Brockman Droving Expedition

The Journal of the Brockman Droving Expedition of 1874-75 to the North West of Western Australia

EDITORS Dr Nan Broad with Peter Bridge.

Published  2006.



The story of one of the greatest early stock droves in Australia.

In 1874 John Brockman answered the call to assist the Clarkson droving party, stranded on the Murchison River in drought conditions.

The party had tragically lost its two leaders and Brockman was able to successfully drove the several thousand cattle and several hundred horses over scarcely explored country with no further loss of men and minimal loss of stock.

The original drove started near Albany, took approximately thirty months and covered about 2400 kilometres, ending in the Roebourne area.

A 32 page introduction examines the background to the drove, the men, and the social-historical context.


ISBN 0 85905 366 0
Published 2006.
Hardcover, Case Bound,  Section Sewn, Dust Jacket, Illustrated, 177 pages, 475 grams.
$60 plus postage.

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