Government Farm (Belair National Park)

Government Farm (Belair National Park)

Corporal John Coles was the second person to be appointed as the Keeper of the Government Farm which is now the Belair National Park in the Adelaide Hills. He purchased two sections adjacent to the Farm. Click on this link for a comprehensive history of the Farm by Pam Tamblyn. Referring to Corporal Coles, she said;

“In 1851 Coles produced a sketch map (noted at the time as ‘Mr. C’s rough sketch’), which showed the location of the earliest improvements on the Farm”