|PIONEERING DAYS IN WESTERN VICTORIA||1|
|PIONEERING DAYS IN WESTERN VICTORIA||5|
|Pioneering Days in WESTERN VICTORIA||6|
|Pioneering Days in Western Victoria CHAPTER I. Arrival in Melbourne.—Family History and Experiences.||8|
|CHAPTER II. Shifting to New Country—Account of Trip. Arrival.||12|
|CHAPTER III. Remove to Ozenkadnook.—Carting Wool to Portland.—A Long Run.||18|
|CHAPTER IV. My Uncle’s Boundaries.—Other New Settlers.—Applications Dealt With by Captain Fyans at Harlot’s Station, near Horsham.||21|
|CHAPTER V. Shepherding.—The Cook and Irish Bill.— Kangaroos,—Sheep Drafting.—Learning under Difficulties.||25|
|CHAPTER VI. Pioneer Squatters and Their Runs.—Blacks Kill Squatter.—Punishment Dealt Them.—The Petrified Blackfellow.||29|
|CHAPTER VII. South-East Squatters.—Tragic End of One. —Jones’ Mad Gallop with New Chum.||35|
|CHAPTER VIII. Grass in Early Days.—Black Thursday.— Narrow Escape while Shepherding.— Description of Timber.—Brush Fences and Bush Fires.||38|
|CHAPTER IX. To Portland with Wool.—Incident at Newlands.—Description of Journey.—Portland in 1848.||41|
|CHAPTER X. A Sad Day.—My Father’s Death in the Bush.—Blacks Give Timely Help.||45|
|CHAPTER XI Shepherds and Cooks.—Weights of Sheep and Cattle in Shepherd Days.—Effect of Fencing.—Sheep Drafting.||48|
|CHAPTER XII. Effect of Father’s Death.—Dealing with Scabby Sheep.—My Shepherding Experience.—Taking Sheep to Melbourne.||51|
|CHAPTER XIII. Tatiara and Western Wimmera Pioneers.- Sad Fate of Squatters.—Murder of Mr. Young.||56|
|CHAPTER XIV. At School in Launceston.—Prison Life There.—Difficulties of Return Journey.||63|
|CHAPTER XV. Bushrangers.—Morgan, Gardiner, Captain Melville.||67|
|CHAPTER XVI. Labourers.—Shearers.—Swagmen.||76|
|CHAPTER XVII. New Zealand Station.—John and Frank Hamilton.—Marriage.—Tom Hamilton. Trip to Port Darwin.—Aboriginal Cricketers.—Death of Tom Hamilton.||78|
|CHAPTER XVIII. Incidents in Station Life.—Learning to Ride.—Buckjumpers.—Swimming Adventures.||82|
|CHAPTER XIX. To Geelong and Melbourne.—A Sad Experience.—Cobb and Co. in the Fifties.— Noted Drivers and Incidents.||87|
|CHAPTER XX. Incidents of Station Life.—Snakes.—Lightning.—Use of Wool-press as Lock-up.||93|
|CHAPTER XXI. Aborigines.—Their Customs.||97|
|CHAPTER XXII. District Events.—Start of Apsley.—The Race Club.—Show.—Church Services.||105|
|CHAPTER XXIII. Changed Circumstances.—Conclusion.||109|
Hamilton, J. C. (1912). Pioneering days in western Victoria : a narrative of early station life Retrieved March 24, 2018, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-40129670
Hamilton, J. C. Pioneering days in western Victoria : a narrative of early station life Melbourne: Exchange Press, 1912. Web. 24 March 2018 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-40129670>
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| title=Pioneering days in western Victoria : a narrative of early station life
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