Healthcare in Newcastle 1817-1860

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

Newcastle in 1889 (Illustrated Sydney News 27 June 1889)

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)

Newcastle in 1855 (Illustrated Sydney News)

NEWCASTLE. Newcastle, formerly known as King’s Town, is a free port in the County of Northumberland. It is situated about eighty miles from Sydney, at the mouth of the Hunter, which, rising in the Liverpool Range, passes through a fertile and extensive tract of country, and receiving, below the thriving inland town of Maitland, two … More Newcastle in 1855 (Illustrated Sydney News)