This work is conducted in memory and respectfully honours the First Australian People, the Aboriginal People of this land.
The following NSW Government records are primary sources associated with the Mid-North coast of New South Wales, including areas of Port Stephens, Gloucester and Barrington. Many thanks to Robert Syron for sharing the following primary sources, and for his ongoing research. Also see The Kabook and Watoo People of the Gringai Barrington River Gloucester, NSW.
Meeting minutes of the ‘Aborigines Protectorate Board
The following records “Meeting minutes of the ‘Aborigines Protectorate Board” relate to 25 October 1890, 11 December 1890, 6 August 1891 and 20 August 1891.
1836 Return if aboriginal Natives, taken on the 19th July 1836 for the District of Port Stephens & Gloucester