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fremantleFremantle: 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.

References and Links

Battye, JS 1924, Western Australia: A History from its Discovery to the Inauguration of the Commonwealth, Clarendon Press, Oxford.

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