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Author Duncan, Beth.

Title Mary Thomas : founding mother : the life and times of a South Australian pioneer / Beth Duncan.

Published Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield, 2007.

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 UniM Bail  994.23031092 THOM/ DUNC    AVAILABLE
Physical description 303 p. [16] p. of plates. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-298) and index.
Summary "In 1836 Mary Thomas, aged 49, abandoned her comfortable life and home in the centre of London for a tent in the sandhills of Holdfast Bay in the new colony of South Australia. Mary Thomas: Founding Mother is the story of her struggle to hold her family together through controversies and conflicts, economic difficulties and tragedy; a tale of endurance and ultimately of triumph against the odds."--Publisher's website.
Subject Thomas, Mary, 1787-1875.
Pioneers -- South Australia -- History.
Women pioneers -- South Australia -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- South Australia.
ISBN 9781862547834 (pbk.)