On Sunday 2 November, an anniversary picnic will mark the 175th anniversary of the arrival of the ship “David Clark” bringing the first assisted immigrants to Melbourne, all of whom were Scots. For those with known Scottish heritage and an interest in their past, the full list of passengers is at: http://prov.vic.gov.au/index_search?searchid=24 (then search for the ship “David Clark”).
The historic farm “Gulf Station” at Yarra Glen will host the picnic. It was established by William Bell, a “David Clark” passenger.
Full details of the event are at: http://www.gulfstation.com.au/what_s_on