6 The Prelude to Emigration, South Australia and Cornwall in the 1830s and 1840s

Early South Australia

Cornwall in the 1840s

Samuel Coombe’s family

William Jacka Snr’s family

The Martin family

Captain Henry Crougey and family

Application for passage


7 Emigration: Departure, Voyage and Arrival, 1839–1851

The Emigrants and their ships

Samuel Coombe and family

William Jacka Snr and family

The Crougey family

The Martin family

Preparation and departure from Plymouth

First-hand accounts of the voyages

The Moffatt, the Success and the David Malcolm

The Sarah, Hugh Wilson’s diary

Arrival in South Australia