Joseph BlundellAge: 761798–1874
- Joseph Blundell
- Given names
|Marriage||Susan Osborne - View family|
|Australian History|| 1798|
Note: 1798-9 - George Bass and Matthew Flinders sail from Sydney and circumnavigate Tasmania, thus proving it to be an island.
|Australian History|| 1803 (Age 5)|
Note: Matthew Flinders completes the first circumnavigation of the continent (still known as 'New Holland')
|Australian History|| 1804 (Age 6)|
Note: A settlement is founded at Risdon on the Derwent River in Van Diemen's Land by Lieutenant Bowen.
Note: Castle Hill convict rebellion also known as the second Battle of Vinegar Hill
Note: The Risdon settlement is moved to Sullivan's Cove (now Hobart) by Colonel David Collins.
|Australian History|| 1808 (Age 10)|
Note: The Rum Rebellion
|Australian History|| 1817 (Age 19)|
Note: John Oxley charts the Lachlan River
Note: Australia's first bank, the Bank of New South Wales, opens in Macquarie Place, Sydney (it became Westpac in 1982).
Note: Governor Lachlan Macquarie petitioned the British Admiralty to use the name 'Australia' instead of 'New Holland'
|Australian History|| 1818 (Age 20)|
Note: Oxley charts the Macquarie River.
|Australian History|| 1824 (Age 26)|
Note: A penal colony is founded at Moreton Bay, now the city of Brisbane.
Note: Bathurst and Melville Islands are annexed.
Note: Permission granted to change the name of the continent from 'New Holland' to 'Australia'
Note: 1824-25 - Hume and Hovell expedition travels overland to Port Phillip Bay, discovers Murray River
|Australian History|| 1825 (Age 27)|
Note: New South Wales western border is extended to 129 degrees E. Van Diemen's Land is proclaimed.
|Australian History|| 1828 (Age 30)|
Note: Charles Sturt charts the Darling River.
|Australian History|| 1829 (Age 31)|
Note: The whole of Australia is claimed as British territory. The settlement of Perth is founded. Swan River Colony is declared by Charles Fremantle for Britain.
|Australian History|| 1830 (Age 32)|
Note: Sturt arrives at Goolwa, having charted the Murray River.
|Australian History|| 1831 (Age 33)|
Note: Sydney Herald (later to become The Sydney Morning Herald) first published.
|Australian History|| 1832 (Age 34)|
Note: Swan River Colony has its name changed to Western Australia.
|Australian History|| 1833 (Age 35)|
Note: The penal settlement of Port Arthur is founded in Van Diemen's Land.
|Australian History|| 1835 (Age 37)|
Note: John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner establish a settlement at Port Phillip, now the city of Melbourne.
Note: William Wentworth establishes Australian Patriotic Association (Australia's first political party) to demand democracy for New South Wales.
|Australian History|| 1836 (Age 38)|
Note: Province of South Australia proclaimed with its western border at 132 degrees E.
|Australian History|| 1838 (Age 40)|
Note: First Prussian settlers arrive in South Australia; the largest group on non-British migrants in Australia at the time.
|Australian History|| 1839 (Age 41)|
Note: Paul Edmund Strzelecki becomes first European to ascend and name Australia's highest peak, Mount Kosciuszko.
|Australian History|| 1840 (Age 42)|
Note: Australia's first municipal authority, the City of Adelaide, is established, followed by Sydney City Council.
|Australian History|| 1841 (Age 43)|
Note: New Zealand is proclaimed as a separate colony, no longer part of New South Wales.
|Australian History|| 1842 (Age 44)|
Note: Copper is discovered at Kapunda in South Australia.
| Birth of a son|
| 3 March 1843 (Age 45)|
Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
son - George Blundell
|Australian History|| 1843 (Age 45)|
Note: Australia's first parliamentary elections held for the New South Wales Legislative Council (though voting rights are restricted to males of certain wealth or property).
|Australian History|| 1845 (Age 47)|
Note: The ship Cataraqui is wrecked off King Island in Bass Strait. It is Australia's worst civil maritime disaster, with 406 lives lost.
Note: Copper is discovered at Burra in South Australia.
|Australian History|| 1850 (Age 52)|
Note: Western Australia becomes a penal colony.
Note: Australian Colonies Government Act  grants representative constitutions to New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, colonies set about writing constitutions which produced democratically progressive parliaments
Note: Australia's first university, the University of Sydney, is founded.
|Australian History|| 1851 (Age 53)|
Note: Victoria separates from New South Wales.
Note: The Victorian gold rush starts when gold is found at Summerhill Creek and Ballarat.
Note: Forest Creek Monster Meeting of miners at Chewton near Castlemaine
|Australian History|| 1853 (Age 55)|
Note: Bendigo Petition and Red Ribbon Rebellion at Bendigo
|Australian History|| 1854 (Age 56)|
Note: The Eureka Stockade
|Australian History|| 1855 (Age 57)|
Note: The transportation of convicts to Norfolk Island ceases.
Note: All men over 21 years of age obtain the right to vote in South Australia.
|Australian History|| 1856 (Age 58)|
Note: Van Diemen's Land name changed to Tasmania.
|Australian History|| 1857 (Age 59)|
Note: Victorian Committee reported that a 'federal union' would be in the interests of all the growing colonies. However, there was not enough interest in or enthusiasm for taking positive steps towards bringing the colonies together.
Note: Victorian men achieve the right to vote.
|Australian History|| 1858 (Age 60)|
Note: Sydney and Melbourne linked by electric telegraph.
Note: New South Wales men achieve the right to vote.
|Australian History|| 1859 (Age 61)|
Note: SS Admella wrecked off south-east coast of South Australia with the loss of 89 lives.
Note: Australian rules football codified, Melbourne Football Club founded
Note: Queensland separates from New South Wales with its western border at 141 degrees E.
|Australian History|| 1860 (Age 62)|
Note: John McDouall Stuart reaches the centre of the continent. South Australian border changed from 132 degrees E to 129 degrees E.
|Australian History|| 1861 (Age 63)|
Note: The ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition occurs.
Note: skiing in Australia introduced by Norwegians in the Snowy Mountains goldrush town of Kiandra
|Australian History|| 1862 (Age 64)|
Note: Stuart reaches Port Darwin, founding a settlement there. Queensland's western border is moved to 139 degrees E.
|Australian History|| 1863 (Age 65)|
Note: South Australia takes control of the Northern Territory which was part of the colony of New South Wales.
|Australian History|| 1867 (Age 69)|
Note: Gold is discovered at Gympie, Queensland.
Note: Saint Mary MacKillop founds Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart.
|Australian History|| 1868 (Age 70)|
Note: The transportation of convicts to Western Australia ceases.
|Australian History|| 1869 (Age 71)|
Note: Children of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are removed from their families by Australian and State government agencies.
|Australian History|| 1872 (Age 74)|
Note: Overland Telegraph Line linking Darwin and Adelaide opens.
|Australian History|| 1873 (Age 75)|
Note: Uluru is first sighted by Europeans, and named Ayers Rock.
|Death|| 13 February 1874 (Age 76)|
Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
|Family with Susan Osborne - View family|
Birth 1798 Kent, England
Death 13 February 1874 (Age 76) Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
Death 14 February 1874 (Age 62)
Birth 3 March 1843 45 31 Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
Death 18 December 1933 (Age 90) Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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