By Asia to Australia - an 1849 Diary The Diary of a Voyage in 1849 by James Broom; edited by Beryl A. Kingan. Published by Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society 2004


This Diary covers the first two months of a voyage form Plymouth to Adelaide, and the start of a return voyage in 1851. The diary was found in the Society’s archives within memorabilia of the Foxwell family, whose home was the Post Office in the nineteenth century in Wotton-under-Edge.. Research has revealed that the diarist lived in Warminster, Wiltshire and was writing the diary for his mother in Bath. The results of this research are detailed as are lists of passengers and crew.


Supplied by: Wotton-under-Edge Historical Society

Format: Book

Product Ref: WUE-122