Mr Cunningham travels from Parramatta toward Bathurst

31st March 1823

On this day, 31st March 1823, left Parramatta heading toward Bathurst

On the 31st March, the party, which consisted of Mr Cunningham and five men, and five heavily laden pack-horses with provisions for ten weeks left Parramatta for Bathurst, where they arrived on the 5th of April, and on the 15th, they took their departure from that station for the ultimate object of their journey, that is, the finding a practicable passage through the mountains … ((Source: Robert Heward’s Biographical Sketch of Allan Cunningham))