Books — Family Histories

The Flying Cosgroves
1996 Jenny Rudd ONeill, tells of this family of actors, silent film producers, horse trainers, auctioneers, publicans and miners who left their mark on the development of many industries
260 x 170, soft cover, 322pp, indexed, descendants timeline, photographs, illustrations
ISBN 0646277510, AUD$49.95 (plus p+h)

Available from
J ONeill, 4 Battle Boulevarde, Seaforth NSW 2092, Australia
The Flying Cosgroves

The Kemps: The Forebears and Descendants of Philip and Charlotte Kemp
The Kemps: The Forebears and Descendants of Philip and Charlotte Kemp
2003 Euphemia Grant Lipp, an account of this couple who came to Australia in 1852 from Ipswich in Suffolk; their families in England and their familys lives in Australia
A5, paperback, appendices, bibliography, illustrations, index, photos
ISBN 0957892217, AUD$15.00 (incl p+h in Aus)
Available from
A E Grant Lipp, 86 Dexter Street, Cook ACT 2614, Australia

The Nicholl Brothers: Pioneers of Northern Rivers Shipping
2007 Jean Jehan, OAM, the story of brothers George Wallace Nicholl and Bruce Baird Nicholl who served the early settlers from 1856–1905 by transporting their crops, dairy produce and passengers to the cities from the Northern Rivers in their trim ketches, schooners and steam ships
A4, soft cover
ISBN 0957707923, AUD$18.00 (incl p+h in Aus)

Available from
Hurstville Family History Society Inc
PO Box 331, Hurstville BC NSW 1481, Australia
The NICHOLL Brothers: Pioneers of Northern Rivers Shipping

The Schoolmaster from Ballyrashane: the story of John Thompson and Anna Bella McGRATH and their descendants in Australia
The Schoolmaster from Ballyrashane: the story of John Thompson and Anna Bella McGrath and their descendants in Australia
a family from Northern Ireland who arrived in Victoria on the Wanata in 1852
A4, soft cover, 133pp, bibliography, family trees, index, map, 31 photos
AUD$40.00 (incl p+h in Aus)


Available from
J M Smith, PO Box 128, Corindi Beach NSW 2456, Australia

The Story So Far
documents the lives and families of Edward Powell and Elizabeth Fish who married in 1793 in Port Jackson, Richard Siddins and Jane Powell who married in 1816, Ezekiel Graham and Jane Elizabeth Cunningham, and Robert Geelan and Jane Waters who arrived in Australia in 1851

A4, soft cover, 78pp, photographs, AUD$30.00 (incl p+h in Aus)

Available from
I McLeod, PO Box 660, Taree NSW 2430, Australia
The Story So Far

The Trail to Treagolden
2nd ed 2012 Ida McLeod (first published in 1993) this update records the travels of Edward Gostwyck Cory, his wife Frances née Johnson and their 3 servants, Mary Hosegood, William Chapman and Thomas Lang, from England in 1823 to the Paterson River and finally Treagolden in the Manning district of NSW

A4, soft cover, 142pp, AUD$30.00 (incl p+h in Aus)

Available from
I McLeod, PO Box 660, Taree NSW 2430, Australia
The Trail to Treagolden

They Came Before
They Came Before
2003 Caroline J Ansell, traces the ancestry and life of her grandfather, Richard Tilden Smith who, with his brother Charles, left Sussex, England in 1853 to became Hunter Valley pioneers in Australia, and records the mining and other entrepeneurial activities of their families
B5, soft cover, 211pp, index, photographs, references

ISBN 0626423495
, AUD$24.00 (incl p+h in Aus)
Available from
C J Ansell, 24 Carinya Crescent, Karana Downs Qld 4306, Australia

Trunk, Boughs and Branches

Trunk, Boughs and Branches
2006 Eileen Hookway, the history of the Harlow, Bell and Hume families who planted roots in a new land and continued to spread branches and boughs far and wide. It aims to shed a little light on the people who are part of these family trees and tells of their growth in Australia and their struggle to survive
155mm x 220mm, soft cover, 156pp, illustrations, maps, photos, stories
AUD$37.0 (plus p+h)


Available from
E Hookway, 6 Cromwell Crescent, Devonport Tas 7310, Australia


Turnbulls on the Coromandel 1802: Hawkesbury River Colonists
2002 Dorothy & Roy Turnbull, records the lives of the Turnbull family who arrived as free settlers in 1802 and settled on the Hawkesbury; detailing the lives of each of their children with an indexed genealogy of 6 generations
A5, soft cover, 312pp, bibliography, index, b/w photographs, illustrations,
ISBN 0958017204, AUD$45.00 (plus p+h)


Available from
R & W Turnbull, 6/430 Port Hacking Road, Caringbah NSW 2229,
Australia
Turnbulls on the Coromandel 1802: Hawkesbury River Colonists

Until the Day Breaks (and Shadows Flee Away): The life and times of Ernest Goodwin
2008 Glenda Goodwin, a self–published history of the life and times of the authors father
A4, soft cover, 167pp, family trees, indexes, photos
AUD$36.00 (incl p+h in Aus)


Available from
Mrs G Russell, 39 Church Street, Ross Tas 7209, Australia
The Unfolding Years

Voyage of The City of Brisbane 1862
Voyage of The City of Brisbane 1862
2001 Bill Barlow, 2nd edition revised and expanded (1st edition 1993), the chronology of an immigrant ship containing details of the voyage, a complete list of all passengers (cabin class, second class and steerage) and crew plus the Journal of Mark Blasdall, the Diary of John Thomas, the Hodgson family story, the Bee Miles connection, and Kempsey NSW in the 1930s
A4, Soft cover, 192pp, photos, index
ISBN 0959385428, AUD$22.00 (plus p+h)
Available from
B Barlow, PO Box 71, Concord NSW 2137, Australia

William Parkinson: 19th Century operatic tenor and Professor of Singing
2013, Patricia Rogerson, this biography details the life of a Lancashire cotton mill workers son who became an opera singer and theatre proprietor, and then after immigrating to Australia, a leading teacher of voice production
B5, paperback, 177pp, appendices, bibliography, illustrations, index, references, ISBN 9780992340902, AUD$37.00 (incl p+h in Aus)
Available from
P Rogerson
10 Pile Street North, Bardwell Park NSW 2207, Australia
William Parkinson

Without Rhyme or Reason: poems by the family of John & Ann Nichols nee Pugh
Without Rhyme or Reason: poems by the family of John & Ann Nichols née Pugh
2013 John Nichols Family Society, a book of poems by the family to commemorate the 225th Anniversary of the First Fleet Landing
A4, paperback, references, authors, ISBN 9780646595832, no price given

Available from
Membership Secretary
John Nichols Family Society
PO Box 200, Panania NSW 2213, Australia

Women of Ryde: not only Granny Smith
published 2011 to celebrate the Societys 50th anniversary, this collection of more than 70 biographies is a tribute to the many women who lived and worked in the district of Ryde beginning with the Wallumedegaliang through to the present day
A4, soft cover, 142pp, ISBN 9780980595840, AUD$30.00 (incl p+h in Aus)

Available from
Ryde District Historical Society Inc
770 Victoria Road, Ryde NSW 2112, Australia
Women of Ryde: not only Granny Smith

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