Sometimes the smallest of details can be very telling. Fong Kay arrived in Australia around 1860 and, in time, made his home at Indigo in north-eastern Victoria. From the late 1870s, he appears as the informant on various birth and…
Kate Bagnall writes here about the history and heritage of Australia's early Chinese communities. I'm particularly interested in the history of women, children and the family.
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