A Trip to Maitland in 1826 - In 1826 a correspondent to the Monitor who possessed land in the vicinity of Wallis Plains (Maitland), made a voyage from Sydney to Newcastle in a cutter before transferring to a smaller vessel to convey him to Maitland. In a series of letters to the Monitor in June 1826 he described the trip up the Hunter River.
Bushrangers - Links to Bushrangers of the Hunter Valley
Edward Denny Day -Police Magistrate at Maitland who was known throughout the district for his courage, integrity and persistent pursuit of justice.
Frank Darcy was the brother of Maitland's famous boxing champion Les Darcy. Frank Darcy died of the Spanish Flu in 1919
Hannan House - Hannan House was built on a 40 acre veteran's allotment by John Hannan. By the end of 1843 Hannan House had become a temporary hospital for the district when the Benevolent Asylum situated in Caroline Chisholm's barracks became inadequate for the needs of the community. The house was used in this capacity until the new Maitland Hospital was opened in 1849.
Maitland Gaol - Find out more about the history of Maitland Gaol which in 1848 became the main gaol for the Northern Circuit District. Prisoners confined in Newcastle gaol numbering about forty were transferred by Steamer to Morpeth and transferred to Maitland Gaol in December 1848.
Police Force in Maitland - A list of Police Magistrates, Chief Constables and Constables known to have served at Maitland 1830's - 1850's
Probable Usefulness -An account of the Connor Family from Ireland to Australia by Sister Rita King
Reminiscences of Maitland- A summary and links to a series of articles printed in the Maitland Mercury and the Maitland Weekly Mercury in the years 1893 - 1896 entitled Reminiscences of Maitland includes events between the years 1843 - 1862.
Rev Edward Griffith - Rev. Edward Griffith accepted a call from the Colonial Missionary Society to found a Congregational Church at Ipswich, Queensland in 1854. Later he transferred to Maitland. Rev. Griffith's daughter Mary Griffith published a book entitled 'Memorials of Rev. Edward Griffith' giving an interesting account of the family's years spent in Maitland