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Saturday, July 23, 2005

FAMOUS AUSTRALANS--- Caroline Chisholm (1808--1877)


Caroline Chisholm was born in England. She arrived in australia in 1838 and set up a home for other women who had come to live here. She started a loans plan to dring poor children and families to Australia. She arranged free trips so that the families of convicts who were transported to Australia could come to join them. Her face has appeared on stamps and bank note.

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At 8:10 PM, Blogger Rosa said...

Read Eva's post about Sanislawa Dabrowski, another famous Australian. It will help you get to know this country better.

 
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