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Allan Cunningham - Botanist, Explorer

A New Song - Australia's first folk song

Arthur Phillip - First Governor of NSW

Australian Agricultural Company - Newcastle and Port Stephens 1820's - 1830's

Bold Jack Donohue - Famous Australian Bushranger

Captain Logan's Journal -  Journal of an overland expedition by Commandant at Moreton Bay Captain Patrick Logan

Claims to Leases of Crown Lands Beyond the Settled District - New England 1848

Colonial Events 1788 - 1844

Colonial Medical Practitioners - Details of many of the medical practitioners in Newcastle & Hunter Valley 1820's - 1840's

Colonial Military Officers

Convict Ship Index

Convicts Ships to New South Wales 1835

Convict Ship Surgeon Superintendents

Cottage Creek - Bridge, Cemetery, Cottage (Newcastle)

County Electors - Newcastle 1855

Crossing the Liverpool Ranges - 1840's

Currency Lads and Lasses  Two Years in New South Wales: A Series of Letters, Comprising Sketches of ... By Peter Miller Cunningham

Early Bushrangers - 1800 - 1820

Edward Denny Day - Magistrate at Maitland

Ellen Bundock's Memoir - Sydney - Newcastle - Merton

Emigrants from England, Ireland and Scotland to Hunter Valley 1830s & 1840s

Eraring History

Executions at Newcastle and the Hunter Valley

Female Factory at Parramatta

Female Factory at Newcastle

 

Search Free Settler or Felon to find your convict ancestor

Frank The Poet - Francis McNamara - Convict - Poet

Friedrich Gerstäcker - Traveller

Islands in the lower Hunter River included Moscheto Island, Dempsey Island, Spit Island, Spectacle Island, Bullock Island and Ash Island

Journal of Rev. Christopher Eipper - Moreton Bay

Law & Order - Police Force in the Hunter Valley prior to 1862

Links to Biographies from Memoirs of Hydrography

Maitland Hospital

Map Links

Links to some of the Hunter, Paterson and Williams River Maps listed in the Catalogue at the National Library of Australia.

Memoirs of Hydrography

Men of the Time is part 1 of the Australian Dictionary of Dates and Men of the Time. It is a listing of biographies of men of note with connections to Australia, providing details such as full name, date and place of birth and history of their occupations. Index to Men of the Time

Military History - 28th regiment, 80th regiment, 96th regiment - The Sydney Herald 25 May 1841

Moreton Bay 1824

Morpeth Links

Murrurundi History

Muswellbrook History

Newcastle Gaol

New South Wales Bailliere's Post Office Directory 1867

Pirates

Place Names in the Hunter Valley and beyond

Political Prisoners to NSW

Probable Usefulness  (An account of the Connor Family from Ireland to Australia by Sister Rita King)

Report of the Commissioner of the Inquiry on the State of the Colony of New South Wales {Extracts Relating to Transportation, Disembarkation & Servitude}

Rev Edward Griffith - Two Chapters from 'Memorials of Rev. Edward Griffith' written by his daughter Mary

Rev. Thelkeld - Missionary - Lake Macquarie and Newcastle

Rev. Charles Pleydell Neale Wilton - Newcastle - Timeline and Notes

Robert Lorn Pattison

Rockhampton South Cemetery History

Sarah Morris - from mother to convict to publican  - By descendant Janelle Collins

Scourgers - New South Wales

Sea Grave &  Early Harbour Masters at Newcastle

Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell's Expedition in November 1831

Steamers

Tamworth History Links

United States Exploring Expedition to Lake Macquarie in 1839

William Grant Broughton's  ship board diary on the convict ship John in 1829

William Harrison Craig - Convict Artist

Wollombi History Links

19th Century Medical Terms

 

External Links

Abstract of all Applications for and Assignments of Convict Servants in 1826

Abstract of all Applications for and Assignments of Convict Servants in 1827

Archibald Clunes Innes and Port Macquarie History - The Port Macquarie News 21 November 1931

Beautiful Sydney (1895-96) including Newcastle and Maitland

Historical Records of New South Wales Volume 1 Part 1 Cook 1762 - 1780

Historical Records of New South Wales Volume 1 Part 2 Philip 1783 - 1792

Historical Records of New South Wales Volume III Hunter 1796 - 1799

Historical Records of New South Wales Volume IV Hunter and King 1800 -  1801  - 1802

Historical Records of New South Wales Volume VI King and Bligh 1806 -  1807  - 1808

Historical Records of New South Wales Volume VII Bligh and Macquarie 1809 -  1810 -  1811

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume 1,  1788 - 1796

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume II,  1797 - 1800

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume III,  1801- 1802

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume IV, 1803- June 1804

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume V, July 1804 - August 1806

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume VI, August 1806 - December 1808

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume VII, January 1809 - June 1813

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume VIII,  July 1813 - December 1815

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume IX, January 1816 - December 1818

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume X, January 1819 - December 1822

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume XI, January 1823 - November 1825

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume XII, June 1825 - December 1826

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume XIII, January 1827 - February 1828

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume XIV, March 1828 - May 1829

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume XV, June 1829 - December 1830

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume XVI, 1831 - 1832

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume XVII, 1833 - June, 1835

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume XVIII, July 1835 - June 1837

Historical Records of Australia, Series 1, Volume XIX, July 1837 - January 1839

First Century of Dairying in New South Wales, Frank McCaffrey, 1909 (Flip Book)

Notes on the Aborigines of NSW - R.H. Matthews

Log of Logs by Ian Nicholson - A Catalogue of Logs, Journals, Shipboard Diaries, Letters  from 1788 to 1988

Pastoral Life in Australasia by James Collier

Philip Parker King - Memoirs of Hydrography

Rev. Dr. John Dunmore Lang's Immigrant ships - 1849 - Passenger Lists for the Fortitude, Chasely and Lima

Rev. Threlkeld's Journal -  Read the original manuscript Journal belonging to Rev. Lancelot Threlkeld, missionary to the Aborigines in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie areas in the 1820s onward which has been digitised and uploaded to the University of Newcastle’s Cultural Collections

Services of the Military Officers on duty in New South Wales in 1841

State Records of NSW Bounty Shipping Lists

The History of NSW by George Barrington, London 1802

The Present state of Australia: A Description of the Country, Its Advantages and Prospects with reference to Emigration; and a particular account of the manners, customs and condition of its aboriginal inhabitants' ... By Robert Dawson

State Records of NSW Bounty Shipping Lists

Surgeons at Sea - The National Archives Wells Gazetteer 1848

New South Wales Bailliere's Post Office Directory 1867

Bailliere's

 

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