Fremantle Stuff > Timeline > 1828
Syndicate formed in London for colonisation of Swan River.
Decision of British Government to found colony.
Captain Fremantle in HMS Challenger dispatched to take formal possession of Swan River. >
Captain Stirling appointed Lieutenant-Governor.
Battye, JS 1924, Western Australia: A History from its Discovery to the Inauguration of the Commonwealth, Clarendon Press, Oxford.
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