From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Capital city of the state of South Australia.

Arthur Conan Doyle

During his lecturing tour in 1920-1921 in Australia, Arthur Conan Doyle arrived in Adelaide in september 1920 from Fremantle and stayed at the Grand Central Hotel. On 24 september, he had a lunch with the governor of South Australia, Sir A. Weigall, and on 25 he had his first lecture at the Town Hall before around 2000 people. In october he attended a Spiritualist service at the Auditorium. In february 1921, on his way back home on the S.S. Naldera, he went via Adelaide.

In the Sherlock Holmes stories

In other stories

My Friend the Murderer

The Fate of the Evangeline

  • The large Norwegian sailing barque, the Freyja, of five hundred tons, which had started five days before from Bergen, was bound for Adelaide in Australia.

The Parasite