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Corporate entry Agricultural Society of New South Wales (1822 - 1891)

From
1822
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
To
1891
Functions
Association and Society or membership organisation
Location
Sydney, New South Wales

Summary

The Agricultural Society of New South Wales was established in 1822. The Society aimed to further the quality of Australia's primary production, staging their first show in Parramatta in 1823. Hawkesbury Agricultural College was established as a result of the Society's movements towards establishing agricultural colleges and experimental farms. In 1891 the Society gained permission to use the prefix 'Royal' and became known as the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales.

Timeline

 1822 - 1891 Agricultural Society of New South Wales
       1891 - Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales

Published resources

Books

  • Fletcher, Brian Hinton, The Grand Parade: a History of the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Paddington, New South Wales, 1988, 328 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith