Mitchell’s 1828 Field Book

Newcastle in 1828 from Signal Hill (now Fort Scratchley)
Newcastle in 1828 from Signal Hill (now Fort Scratchley)
Nobbys or Whibayganba 1828
Nobbys or Whibayganba 1828
Newcastle from the Windmill (now Obelisk Hill) (1828)
Newcastle from the Windmill (now Obelisk Hill) (1828)

For the complete Field Books relating to Sir Thomas Mitchell’s Survey’s of Newcastle please see the following items kindly supplied by the State Library of New South Wales.

1828. Mitchell, Sir Thomas Livingstone (1792-1855) Field Book – Port Jackson and Newcastle, 1828 (C 40) 55MB PDF (Courtesy of the State Library of New South Wales)

1828-1830. Mitchell, Sir Thomas Livingstone (1792-1855) Field, Note and Sketch Book, 1828-1830 (C 42) 14MB PDF Database Picman (Courtesy of the State Library of New South Wales)

Emeritus Professor John Fryer is currently working on these Field Books, deciphering the survey readings and we will bring you news as it comes to hand.

Kind Regards,

Gionni Di Gravio
Chair – Coal River Working Party,
University of Newcastle Australia


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