Unique in Australia, three commons were set aside in the Hawkesbury River catchment for the exclusive use of the colony's free settlers to graze their stock. One of these Ham Common, was sandwiched between the towns of Windsor and Richmond. In this paper, I provide a thumb-nail sketch of the fragmentation of this Common.
|Title of host publication||The natural history of Sydney|
|Editors||Daniel Lunney, Pat Hutchings, Dieter Hochuli|
|Place of Publication||New South Wales, Australia|
|Publisher||Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
Burgin, S. (2010). A natural history of the Ham Common, the lands sandwiched between Richmond and Windsor: Two of Governor Macquarie's five towns. In D. Lunney, P. Hutchings, & D. Hochuli (Eds.), The natural history of Sydney (1 ed., pp. 263-176). Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales. https://doi.org/10.7882/FS.2010.022