Bikinis or Coal Jetties on Stockton Beach? An Alternate Vision from 1911

The three Newcastle plans below form part of a collection of twenty one (21) plans held at the University of Newcastle’s Cultural Collections that originally accompanied the 1911 Royal Commission as to the Decentralisation in Railway Transit, see: https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/38817720?q&versionId=51544349 and https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-234152383/view Unfortunately only the front cover of the report held at the National Library of … More Bikinis or Coal Jetties on Stockton Beach? An Alternate Vision from 1911

5,500 Place Names of Aboriginal and European Origin Across New South Wales Mapped in Google Earth

The full digitised manuscript of Canon Stretch’s “Toponomy:  Place Names of New South Wales, Their Origin, Meaning and Locality” (Archives Location: A9082 ) is here: https://livinghistories.newcastle.edu.au/nodes/view/77235 Google Earth .KMZ File Containing 5,500 Aboriginal & European NSW Place Names http://livinghistories.newcastle.edu.au/assets/downloadwiz/235789 Google Earth .KMZ of Craigies’ Map http://livinghistories.newcastle.edu.au/assets/downloadwiz/235788 Please Note: Open both .KMZ files in the stand … More 5,500 Place Names of Aboriginal and European Origin Across New South Wales Mapped in Google Earth

Part of Hunter’s River: (or the Coal River) surveyed by Lieutenant Charles Jeffries, Commander of H. M. G. Brig. Kangaroo.

  This is a linen copy of the Jeffries 1816 chart held in the State Library of New South Wales. The original is held in the Hydrographic Office, Taunton United Kingdom, under the following title: E186  Aust Folio 1   Part of the hunters River, 1816  (High Street, (Watt St)  Lighthouse (Beacon) also three mine entrances … More Part of Hunter’s River: (or the Coal River) surveyed by Lieutenant Charles Jeffries, Commander of H. M. G. Brig. Kangaroo.