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Sydney - Places mentioned by John Harrison when in Sydney

South Harbour
Government House
Clarkes Hotel
South Head Road
St James Church and Park
Phillip St
Catholic Cathedral
King St
Pitt St
Georges St
Cambridge St - lower class
Botanic Garden

The circular quay - originally the semi-circular quay, because that was its shape. Dozens of windjammers there by the U-shaped sea wall 1850's-1890's

There was a gold rush in New South Wales in the early 1850s. Although gold was first found in 1841, word didn't get around until 1851. It was apparently a big problem for ships' captains, as so many seamen jumped ship to go prospecting ( perhaps that's why Alfred Herring deserted from the Countess - see the crew list )