Nobby – Whibayganba first recorded mention 1828

Late yesterday afternoon we received a copy of the Mitchell Field Book that contains the first recorded mention of Nobbys as ‘Whibayganba’. The Mitchell Library reference is: Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855. Field Book – Port Jackson & Newcastle, 1828. Includes sketches (Locn No.: C 40 – Request Microfilm CY 1560) We have seen numerous references … More Nobby – Whibayganba first recorded mention 1828

Journey to the Centre of Nobbys

The University of Newcastle’s Coal River Working Party have begun the search for the long lost gun powder chambers that secretly lie within the Nobbys Headland. The following document outlines the story. 1854, July 18th. New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative Council. New South Wales. Parliament. Legislative Council. Nobby’s Island. Laid upon the Council Table by … More Journey to the Centre of Nobbys