A History of Norfolk (Darwen County History) by Susanna Wade Martins

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Published by Phillimore .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • British & Irish history,
  • Local history,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • England,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9579125M
ISBN 101860770142
ISBN 109781860770142
OCLC/WorldCa43847427

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Norfolk Island History. The day after the First Fleet arrived in Botany Bay, Lieutenant Philip Gidley King began selecting the handful of men and women whose fate it would be to colonise Norfolk Island.

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