food

Events

the first fleet

1788

An outbreak of smallpox at the Sydney Cove settlement kills many local Eora Aboriginals.

1789

The food situation reached crisis point and the fleet lost most of the passangers

1790

more regular arrival of ships and the beginnings of trades which improved supplies.

1791

Arrival of D'Entrecasteaux at Storm Bay on La Recherche and L'Esperance

1792

First service held in Church built by Rev. Richard Johnson on corner of Hunter and Castlereagh St. Sydney

1793