At home in Parramatta

2nd February 1829

Around, 2nd February 1829, Allan Cunningham had returned to his cottage in Parramatta after a trip over the Blue Mountains toward Bathurst. He stayed close to Parramatta during February and March 1829 working on specimens and organising shipping for his specimens to Kew in London and arranging transportation for his third excursion to Moreton Bay to continue examination of the northern reaches of the Brisbane River. ((Source: Curry, Maslin and Maslin’s Allan Cunningham Australian Collecting Localities))

Allan Cunningham Cottage Parramatta
Possible location of Allan Cunningham’s cottage
in Parramatta 1823-1831

Note from The Allan Cunningham Project Team: Some time ago we went to Parramatta to find the location of Mr Cunningham’s cottage. Diane Challenor wrote about our search in her article “Searching for Allan Cunningham’s Parramatta Home“. ((Note from The Allan Cunningham Project Team: Some time ago we went to Parramatta to find the location of Mr Cunningham’s cottage. Diane Challenor wrote about our search in her article “Searching for Allan Cunningham’s Parramatta Home“.))


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