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Fremantle: 1880

Sir William Robinson GCMG Governor again 1880-1883 (he was Governor in 1875-7).

First shipment of bullocks from the north arrives.

Commanded by Captain Archdeacon, HM schooner Meda arrives from England to commence a survey of the coast.

Half-holiday on Wednesdays (afterwards altered to Saturdays) conceded to clerks and shop assistants.

Garry Gillard | New: 6 August, 2015 | Now: 19 December, 2018