Browse Entries

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Biographical entry

  • Trove

Biographical entry Somerville, George

Occupation
Unknown

Summary

George Somerville travelled from Sydney to Melbourne in 1839. He described how the drivers coped with steep descents in a wagon by 'spragging' the wheels - that is they thrust a sapling between the spokes of each pair of wheels so that it jammed against the wagon floor.

Published resources

Online Resources

See also

Rosanne Walker