The Nobby Rock, Newcastle (Illustrated Sydney News, 25 November 1871)

THE NOBBY ROCK, NEWCASTLE. Newcastle, whose trade is second only to that of Sydney, owes its commercial importance, if not its existence as a large shipping port, in no small measure to the works which have been completed there. There are at present two breakwaters in course of construction at Newcastle – one about 2000 … More The Nobby Rock, Newcastle (Illustrated Sydney News, 25 November 1871)

Newcastle and related newsreels from British Pathe

Fish Feeder (aka Fish Charmer) (1939) https://www.britishpathe.com/video/fish-feeder-aka-fish-charmer-issue-title-is-one/ Description: Part of issue ONE FOR THE ROAD. Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Issue Date: 04/05/1939. Various shots of disabled man on crutches, Mr. Laskey, being helped into sea from pier. Mr. Laskey holds a loaf of bread beneath the water, soon a shoal of small fish surround him, nibbling … More Newcastle and related newsreels from British Pathe

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