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Then Tina Met Will

Clementina Goldfinch and William Staker and the life journeys of their forebears

Cheryl Williss

Then Tina Met Will
In the 1860s and 1870s, the reason for the population spread across South Australia's Gulf St Vincent and down through Yorke Peninsula was twofold - opportunity for mining and the opening up of land for farming.

These two worlds collided when Tina met Will.

This book tells the story of the author's maternal grandparents, Clementina Goldfinch and William Staker, and the life journeys of their forebears, providing some insight into significant pockets of social history in rural South Australia and the far-west mining region of New South Wales.

Cheryl Williss grew up in Adelaide's beachside suburb of Brighton. She is sixth-generation South Australian with several families arriving in the first three years of colonial settlement. Cheryl has long held a keen interest in South Australia's social history, particularly women's history and the untold stories. Her contributions to the biographical HerStory project appear on the websites SA History Hub and Adelaidia, and she is a regular contributor to the quarterly journal of the Pioneers Association of South Australia. Then Tina Met Will is her third book.

Praise for the author's Miss Marryat's Circle

'Gives a voice to the women of South Australia's first hundred years of European settlement and an opportunity to reflect on the changing position of women in a male dominated society.' - Nic Klaassen, Flinders Ranges Research

'A comprehensive and well-researched exploration of the role of women in South Australian history.' - Georgina Banfield, Tulpa Magazine
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Format Paperback
Size 234 x 156 mm
ISBN 9781743057612
Extent 238 pages
Price: AU$29.95 including GST
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