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Posted By: Richard Mellish
26-Oct-17 - 03:49 PM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
Jim said
> It took someone with local knowledge to know that Oxborough Banks referred to an area settled by returning Australian transportees when 'Maid of Australia was composed - our songs are full of snippets of information like this

Where did that information come from. I've read elsewhere that the originally intended location was the banks of the Hawkesbury River in NSW.