The Southon Family of Builders

The Southon Family of Builders: Biographical Notes, Photographs and Newspaper articles. Transcribed and Compiled by Denise Porter (7.2MB PDF File) FREE DOWNLOAD Denise Porter has transcribed and compiled information relating to the Southon Family of builders, responsible for the construction of a number of notable buildings across the Hunter Region and beyond. She has decided … More The Southon Family of Builders

Photographs of Newcastle and Inverell from the Glennie Family Albums

Over the past two years Anne Glennie has been kind enough to scan some astonishing images of Newcastle and Inverell from the Glennie Family Albums. Most are taken in Newcastle around the 1870s to the 1880s, and form great complement to other collections of images taken around the same time located within the George Freeman … More Photographs of Newcastle and Inverell from the Glennie Family Albums

General View of Cessnock (Panorama)

Mr Robert Watson, a researcher with the Hunter (Living) Histories Initiative has stitched the following three photos of Cessnock together to make a single image, a panorama of Cessnock. https://www.flickr.com/photos/uon/8556463882/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/uon/8555353613/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/uon/8555354267/ The three images are labelled General View, Cessnock No. 1, 2, 3 and form part of the archives of the Coalfields Heritage Group, … More General View of Cessnock (Panorama)

The Twelfth Man: John Fleming and the Myall Creek Massacre By Patricia Withycombe

In 2015 Patricia (Patsy) Withycombe wrote a Honours thesis The Twelfth Man: John Fleming and the Myall Creek Massacre as part of a UON Bachelor of Arts (Hons). Patsy completed her Bachelor of Arts in 2013, having majored in History and French. In 2015 Patsy completed her History honours thesis, which argues that that John … More The Twelfth Man: John Fleming and the Myall Creek Massacre By Patricia Withycombe

Beautiful Images of Newcastle in the 1870s from the State Library of Victoria

These wonderful postcard image Views of Newcastle from the mid-1870s are available in both jpg and tif format from the State Library of Victoria site here: http://search.slv.vic.gov.au/primo_library/libweb/action/dlDisplay.do?vid=MAIN&docId=SLV_VOYAGER2517591&fn=permalink Click on the images to see the higher resolution jpgs generated from the original tif images. Dr Ann Hardy has located very similar postcard images in the Holtermann … More Beautiful Images of Newcastle in the 1870s from the State Library of Victoria