Books — New South Wales

Port Stephens
Pioneers and their Descendants 1
Pioneers and their Descendants: Nelson Bay, Port Stephens and Beyond 1824–1920 Volume 1
2013 Tomaree Family History Group, biographies including references compiled from a large number of sources incl BDM details, set out in chapters: Foreword, A–M entries, Reference Sources, Photos Index, Volume 1 Index
A4, soft cover, 494pp, biographies, photographs

Book 1 of 2 book set –
see details below

Pioneers and their Descendants 2
Pioneers and their Descendants: Nelson Bay, Port Stephens and Beyond 1824–1920 Volume 2
2013 Tomaree Family History Group, biographies including references compiled from a large number of sources incl BDM details, set out in chapters: M–Y entries, Reference Sources, Photos Index, Volume 2 Index
A4, soft cover, 406pp, biographies, photographs
ISBN 9780992337407, set of 2 AUD$100.00 (incl p+h in Aus)

Available from
Tomaree Family History Group
18 Wynne Crescent, Corlette NSW 2315, Australia

Queanbeyan
Calamities, Fatalities and Realities: Local and Regional anecdotes from The Golden Age 1860–1864, Queanbeyan NSW
2005 Patricia M Frei, compilation of local and regional anecdotes printed in The Golden Age from 1860–1864 with sections covering a wide variety of events, experiences and occurrences such as accidents, fatalities, court cases and general happenings in and around the town of Queanbeyan
A4, soft cover, 225pp, photographs, index
ISBN 0975747207, AUD$43.00 (incl p+h in Aus)

Available from
P Frei, 2 Eucumbene Drive, Duffy ACT 2611, Australia
Calamities, Fatalities and Realities...

Index to Queanbeyan Newspapers Vol 1 September 1860-December 1861
Index to Queanbeyan Newspapers Vol 1 September 1860–December 1861
2004 Brooke Watson and Wendy Eldridge, contains 7,200+ Australian and New Zealand related entries listed alphabetically by surname from all sections of the Golden Age newspaper
A4, soft cover, 145pp
ISBN 1741302595, AUD$27.50 (incl p+h in Aus)

Available from
B Watson, 18 Moreton Street, Russell Vale NSW 2517, Australia

Index to Queanbeyan Newspapers: News from around Australia, UK and New Zealand Volume 2 January 1862 to December 1863
2006 Brooke Watson and Wendy Eldridge, contains more than 11,200 entries listed alphabetically by surname extracted from births, death and marriage announcements, obituaries, funeral descriptions, inquests, trials and court appearances, news, advertisements, political issue, notices and much more
A4, soft cover, 257pp
ISBN 9781741302899, AUD$45.00 (incl p+h in Aus),
[AUD$35.00 for orders of 3 or more]
Available from
B Watson, 18 Moreton Street, Russell Vale NSW 2517, Australia
Index to Queanbeyan Newspapers...Volume 2 ...

Raymond Terrace
They Were Here - The Convicts of Raymond Terrace & District Volume Two
They Were Here: The Convicts of Raymond Terrace & District Vol Two
2007 compiled by June Reeks, details of male and female convicts, females and males listed as marry permission to marry or married to other convicts, convict masters (all with source references), convict transport ships, convict occupations, statistical information
A4, soft cover, 345pp, bibliography, glossary of terms
ISBN 0958681961, AUD$49.00 (incl p+h in Aus)

Available from
Raymond Terrace & District Historical Society Inc
PO Box 255, Raymond Terrace NSW 2324, Australia

They Were Here: The Convicts of Raymond Terrace Volume One
2006 compiled June Reeks, a guide to convicts who were at one time in Raymond Terrace and includes references and some details from convict indents, Colonial Secretary papers, permission to marry, assignments, musters and news articles, as well as some Irish and Trial records and births, deaths and marriage information A4, soft cover, 231pp
ISBN 0958681953, AUD$44.00 (incl p+h in Aus)

Available from
Raymond Terrace & District Historical Society Inc
PO Box 255, Raymond Terrace NSW 2324, Australia
They Were Here - The Convicts of Raymond Terrace Volume One

Richmond
The Australian: Windsor Richmond & Hawkesbury Advertiser Newspaper Index 1873-1883
The Australian: Windsor Richmond & Hawkesbury Advertiser Newspaper Index 1873–1883
2003 Rod & Wendy Gow, contains over 4,400 entries in BDM, Court cases, Inquests, Insolvencies, Licences, Obituaries, Personal, Probate and many other categories
ISBN 0958099766, AUD$25.00 (incl p+h in Aus)
[also available on CD-ROM for same price]
Available from
R & W Gow, 50 Ferry Lane, Cundletown NSW 2430, Australia

Reminiscences of Richmond: From the forties down
2011 Cathy McHardy, originally published as a series of over 120 weekly columns in The Hawkesbury Herald newspaper from 1903–1905, this most enjoyable read was written by Samuel Boughton (1841–1910) under the nom–de–plume of Cooramil
A4, soft cover, 319pp, index, photographs,
ISBN 9780975139530, AUD$50.00 (incl p+h in Aus)

Available from
C McHardy
PO Box 258 Kurrajong NSW 2758 , Australia
Reminiscences of Richmond: From the forties down

Ryde
Historic Ryde: a guide to some significant heritage sites in the City of Ryde
2002, contains a short overview of the history of Ryde and short chapters on more than 53 heritage sites B5, soft cover, 149pp, index, maps, photographs
ISBN 095939625X, AUD$22.45 (incl p+h in Aus)


Available from
Ryde District Historical Society Inc
Willandra, 770 Victoria Road, Ryde NSW 2112, Australia
Historic Ryde: a guide to some significant heritage sites in the City of Ryde

Shellharbour area
Index to the Albion Park and Shellharbour Chronicle & Advertiser 22 Sept 1904-15 June 1905
Index to the Albion Park and Shellharbour Chronicle & Advertiser 22 September 1904–15 June 1905
2002 compiled by Susan Lark, contains over 3,300 references to residents of Shellharbour and Albion Park plus Wollongong, Dapto and Shoalhaven areas
A4, soft cover ring bound, 84pp
ISBN 0957908113, AUD$22.50 (incl p+h in Aus)


Available from
S Lark, 26 Cedar Ridge Road, Kiama NSW 2533, Australia

Shoalhaven
Orange Blossoms In The Shoalhaven Volume 2 1900–1905
2013 Marianne Faull, compiled from local newspapers, over 140 entire announcements are listed in alphabetical order giving the names of many hundreds of guests who were local residents and relatives, including some marriages of Shoalhaven residents celebrated elsewhere
A4, spiral bound, 1022pp,b&w photographs, illustrations, groom-bride and bride-groom indexes, AUD$24.00 (incl p+h in Aus)

Available from
M Faull
PO Box 45, Culburra Beach NSW 2540, Australia
Orange Blossoms In The Shoalhaven Volume 2 1900-1905

Orange Blossoms In The Shoalhaven 1856–1899
2008 compiled by Marienne Faull, contains details of 180 weddings transcribed from Shoalhaven newspapers, many with details not found elsewhere, includes description of clothing, names of wedding guests and gifts
A4, soft cover,90pp, glossary, index by bride, index by groom
AUD$24.00 (incl p+h in Aus)


Available from
M Faull
PO Box 45, Culburra Beach NSW 2540, Australia
Shoalhaven Pre 1900 Pioneer Register Volume 1 A-L

Shoalhaven Pre 1900 Pioneer Register Volume I A–L
2003, contains details of pioneers who settled in the area bounded by Albion Park, Tarago, Braidwood and Ulladulla
A4, paperback, 420pp, index, maps, photographs
see Volume II below for price


Available from
Shoalhaven Family History Society Inc
PO Box 591, Nowra NSW 2541, Australia
Shoalhaven Pre 1900 Pioneer Register Volume 1 A-L

Shoalhaven Pre 1900 Pioneer Register Volume II M-Z
Shoalhaven Pre 1900 Pioneer Register Volume II M–Z
2003, contains details of thousands of pioneer families who settled in the area bounded by Albion Park, Tarago, Braidwood and Ulladulla
A4, paperback, 420pp, index, maps, photographs
AUD$70.00 (incl p+h in Aus)
[sold as a set with above]


Available from
Shoalhaven Family History Society Inc
PO Box 591, Nowra NSW 2541, Australia

Shoalhaven Pioneers & Settlers to 1920
2010, pioneers and families are listed alphabetically by surname with birth, marriage and death dates given together with biographical and other notes
A4, spiral bound, 286pp, index, map, photo gallery, list of contributors,
AUD$60.00 (incl p+h In Aus)

[also available on CD AUD$53.00 incl p+h in Aus]
Available from
Shoalhaven Family History Society Inc
PO Box 591, Nowra NSW 2541, Australia
Shoalhaven Pioneers & Settlers to 1920

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