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WelcomeGeorgiana Molloy was among the first settlers who arrived in the remote South West corner of Western Australia, in 1830. Her world changed suddenly and completely as she faced new life challenges as a settler, wife, mother and sometimes administrator. Initial disdain for the local flora changed to passion and she became a self-taught botanist whose seed collections were exceptional. Her warmth, wit and passion will finally be shared when we have transcribed all of her letters and diaries for the first time.
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Hope we can get some clues as to what this item is or does! Please let us know your ideas. There are 4 items tied together with black fabric. 1. the brass dome shape with flat base 2. the brass … Continue reading
Now that I have a wee camera, I took myself on a Sunday walk. No excuse any longer to call this the “pink ball blossom thing”. It was easy to google and find it is a native plant of southern … Continue reading
An intriguing piece of paper with the words “Incense from Rome” contains a roll of red wool fabric used for sewing needles. Any ideas about these words? I have seen rolls of fabric online like this, which also holds a … Continue reading
Georgiana’s sewing needles in a small green leather wallet. In the Regency period I am not sure if this was called a wallet or purse. Note to Friends and Subscribers: We have just changed to a new mail out system … Continue reading
This sewing sampler would have been a studious undertaking for Georgiana (Georgiana Kennedy, as she was then) in 1821. As Georgiana was born in 1805, this would mean she was 16 years of age when she stitched her name and … Continue reading
The calling cards used in Britain in the 1800’s were very practical items for social visits. On arrival a visitor would provide a card for the staff to take to the host. This allowed the host to decide if … Continue reading
Georgiana’s thimble is a very personal item and she would have taken great care in choosing it, as it needed to fit snugly as feel just right. She would have used it constantly while sewing new garments for her family; … Continue reading
Dear Friends, it has been a long time between posts. My apologies. I still adore this project and it is now back on the front burner. I started this project in 2004 and the research stage was a joy. I … Continue reading
“Thanks to your research and assistance I was able to visit Crosby Lodge the childhood home of Georgiana Molloy nee Kennedy with my tour group in 2012. As most of the group were from the south west I knew it … Continue reading