There is a quote from Windross & Ralston (1897) Historical Records of Newcastle 1797 – 1897 that says the following: “The hill at the back of the gas works was then covered with honeysuckle, and was used by the aboriginal tribes as a camping ground. In that year, “King Bully” the last of the kings … More Where was King Bully of the Newcastle Tribe buried in 1857?
Coal River Working Party researcher Mr. Russell Rigby today alerted us to a series of articles in TROVE relating to a discovery of Aboriginal remains on the corner of Parry Street (and the present Union Street) in 1881. They have been kindly transcribed by him and are located below. The Newcastle Herald has not been … More Aboriginal Burial Ground Discovered on Parry Street