HEALTHCARE IN NEWCASTLE 1817-1860 Presented at The Hunter Postgraduate Medical Institute one-day seminar at HMRI on 11 November, 2017. Dr Ann Hardy Newcastle hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in Australia, founded in 1817, however limited primary sources have survived relating to healthcare. To commemorate 200 years of the Newcastle Hospital a secondary written … More Healthcare in Newcastle 1817-1860
The Illustrated Sydney News, from time to time, would provide updates on the progress of various townships and cities across New South Wales. In some cases it was accompanied with a spectacular engraving. What fascinates us, besides the wonderful detail, is how it was done? The perspective appears to be in the sky, but how … More Newcastle in 1889 (Illustrated Sydney News 27 June 1889)
This extraordinary view is based upon a photograph taken around 1865. See: https://coalriver.files.wordpress.com/2008/02/1990-mulimbahhouseeje.pdf
WRECK OF THE VICTOR, AT NEWCASTLE. ON the 16th ult. the brig Victor, of and for Melbourne from Newcastle, with coals, was becalmed off the latter port, and slowly drifted ashore until the captain, not liking the vessel’s position, attempted, unsuccessfully, to wear her, and immediately afterwards she bumped heavily. The steam tug Prince … More Wreck of the Victor, at Newcastle. 16th April 1866
B17334 Honeysuckle Project Historical and Industrial Archaeological Survey. C. & M.J. Doring Pty Ltd Consulting Engineers. October 1991. 440p with plans (217 MB PDF File) (Donated by Professor Howard Dick) Digitised by volunteer Matthew Carr-Kirwan.
VIEW OF NEWCASTLE. IN point of commerce the city of Newcastle is the second city of New South Wales, ranking next in importance to Sydney. It is situated on the slope of a hill, on the southern shore of the embouchure of the Hunter River, about seventy miles north of Port Jackson. Like its great … More Newcastle in 1865 (Illustrated Sydney News)