Listing and comments continued:

  1. Kearns, R. H. B. Silverton : a brief history Broken Hill, N.S.W. : Broken Hill Historical Society, 1976. 3rd ed. 52p. : ill., facs., map, portrs. ; 24cm. ISBN: 0959949577 : Notes: New South Wales. Silverton, to 1972 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0121355) Index. Bibliography: p.51.

    Only history on area - useful background.
  2. Kelly, B. M. From wilderness to eden : a history of the City of Griffith, its region and its people Griffith, N.S.W. : City of Griffith Council, 1988. 304 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 26 cm. ISBN: 0731639944 : Notes: Includes index. Available from the Secretary, City of Griffith Council, Neville Place, Griffith, N.S.W. 2680. Bibliography: p. 299-300.

    Not read yet.
  3. Kennedy, Brian Silver, sin and sixpenny ale : a social history of Broken Hill, 1883-1921. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1978. xii,202p., [12]p. of plates : maps ; 22cm. ISBN 0522841414 : Notes New South Wales. Broken Hill. Social conditions, 1883-1921 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0217689) Trade unions. New South Wales. Broken Hill, 1883-1921 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0217697) Index. Bibliography: p.187-197.

    Interesting account of the developing Broken Hill, from the workers perspective. Adds another perspective to the picture. Interesting
  4. Kenny, E. J. West Darling district : a geological reconnaissance with special reference to the resources of subsurface water Sydney : Govt. Printer, 1934. 180 p., [15] leaves Series Mineral resources (Geological Survey of New South Wales) ; no. 36. Notes At head of title: New South Wales. Department of Mines. Geological Survey. 2 maps in pocket. Includes index.

    More for dipping in to than reading. Interesting assessment of the country. Very useful map includes boundaries of runs as at 1933. see also Mulholland 1940 for East Darling District
  5. Kerr, Margaret, and Kerr, Colin, The river men Adelaide, S. Aust. : Rigby, 1975. 63 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. ISBN: 0851798616 : Series: Pageant of Australia Notes: Rivers. Shipping. Australia. History (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0028983)

    Not read yet.
  6. Kijas, Johanna. Women and landscape : NSW Western Parks Project : an historical study of women and outback landscapes for the Cultural Heritage Division of NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. Sydney, N.S.W. : NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, 2003. 98pp ill., facs., map, portrs. ; 30cm. Series PANDORA electronic collection. Notes Includes bibliograhy (pp. 90-98).available from

    Contains interesting review of literature on the Western Division - useful!
  7. Lake, John S. Freshwater fish of the Murray-Darling River system; the native and introduced fish species [Sydney] N.S.W. Chief Secretary's Dept. [1967] 48 p. illus. 24 x 19 cm. Notes Bibliography: p. 48.

    Not read yet.
  8. Lalor, Myles with Beckett, Jeremy, Wherever I go : Myles Lalor's 'oral history' / edited, with an introduction and afterword by Jeremy Beckett Carlton South, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2000. xii, 179 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm. ISBN 0522849180 : 0522849180 (pbk.) 0522849180 (pbk.) : Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-176) and index. Also Titled Myles Lalor's 'oral history'

    Not read yet.
  9. Lancaster, Danielle, & Lancaster, Nick Out around the Bulloo Goondiwindi, Qld. : Writelight Pty. Ltd. : Bluedog Pub., 2004. 1 v. : col. ill., map, ports. ; 21 x 23 cm. ISBN 0958193479 : Available From Bluedog Publishing, PO Box 624, Goondiwindi QLD 4390

    A collection of stunning captioned photos from the Bulloo area. Short info blurb at the front - raising money for the Bilby Fund and RFDS. A bit out of my main area of interest, but ROGERS are known to have worled out that way. Little direct info but a great look at the landscape.
  10. Langley, Michael, Sturt of the Murray: father of Australian exploration Penrith, Discovery Press 1972; 272 p. 12 plates, illus., facsims., maps, ports. 23 cm. ISBN 709109261 Notes Bibliography: p. [259]-261. 1st published London, Hale, 1969.

    Not read yet.
  11. Lans, Rob. , Smith, Thelma. Smith, Bill (A. William) The history of Pooncarie and district Red Cliffs, Vic. : Sunnyland Press, [1988]. 198, [2] p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 27 cm. ISBN: 0731624734 : Notes: Maps on inside cover. Bibliography: p. [200].

    Another of the limited number of local histories. Has strengths and weaknesses. Some family mentioned. Useful.
  12. Larkins, John, & Howard, Bruce Australian pubs Adelaide : Rigby, 1973. 280 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. ISBN: 0851796206. Notes: Hotels. Australia (ANB/PRECIS SIN 600208885)

    Looking for background on early pubs. Not read yet.
  13. Lazarus, Mary A tale of two brothers : Charles Dickens's sons in Australia Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1973. 220 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., facsims., maps ; 23 cm. ISBN 0207124973 : Notes Australia. Social life, 1865-1912. Dickens, Alfred d'Orsay Tennyson, 1845-1912 & Dickens, Edward Bulwer Lytton, 1852-1902. Biographies (ANB/PRECIS SIN 600176738) Novels in English. English writers, 1837-1900. Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Family life, 1851-1865 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 600176746) Index. Bibliography: p.201-212.

    An interesting aspect of outback history, but more for Dickensian studies. Some background and minor elements useful for Western Division history.
  14. Leyland, Mike & Leyland, Mal. Great ugly river. Melbourne : Lansdowne, 1965. 226 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 25 cm. Notes: Maps on endpapers.

    Boys own adventure down the Darling in early 1960s. Nice picture of area at time, but concentrates on upper reaches. Does mention a Tony Guyer. Not particularly useful.
  15. Low, Nancy. Pioneers of Gunbar [Sydney] : N. Low, 1984 118 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm. Notes: Cover title.

    Another local history - a nice little read. Some family mentioned. Useful.
  16. Lunney, Daniel, et al (Eds) Future of the fauna of western New South Wales Mosman, N.S.W., Australia : Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, 1994. x, 246 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 30 cm. ISBN 0959995196 Series Transactions of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Notes Derived from a symposium of the same name organized by the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, and held at the University of New South Wales, Mar. 23-24, 1991. Includes bibliographical references and index.

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  17. Macdonald Ronald Rainy;, compiled and edited by Sally Heerey Ronald Rainy Macdonald OBE : a life of service to others, wing commander, country doctor and gentleman Blackburn, Vic. : PenFolk Publishing, 2007. xi, 139 p. : ill. ports., facsims., ; 21 cm. ISBN 9781875894666 (pbk.)

    Chapter Two give details on life on Terywynia/Henley in the 1920s/30s along with information on surrounding stations. The whole story is fascinating.
  18. Mackay, Norman & Eastburn, David (Eds) The Murray Canberra : Murray-Darling Basin Commission, 1990. xix, 363 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 30 cm. ISBN 1875209050 Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.

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  19. Macintyre, Stuart, & Thomas, Julian, The discovery of Australian history 1890-1939 Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1995. ix, 219 p. ; 22 cm. ISBN 0522846998 : 0522846998 : 0522846998 Notes: Includes index.

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  20. Maclean, Meta Drummond of the Far West [Manly, N.S.W.? : M. Maclean], 1947 (Manly, N.S.W. : Manly Daily). 216 p. : port. ; 19 cm.

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  21. Maiden, Sandra, Menindee, first town on the River Darling Riverton, W.A. : S. Maiden, 1989. 200 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. ISBN: 0731669312 : Notes: Available from Ms. S. Maiden, 8 Kalangedy Drive, Riverton WA 6155. Bibliography: p. 199-200.

    The first book I acquired on the area. An important local history - twenty years on some errors are visible, but its a central and very useful resource!
  22. Maiden, Sandra, Squatters, Squires and 'Blutty Rabbits' Kelmscott, W.A. : S. Maiden, 2000. 82 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 21 cm. ISBN: 095778872X : Notes: Printed by Scope Print 2/32 Gympie Way, Willeton WA 6155

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  23. Main, George V., Gunderbooka : a 'stone country' story. Kingston, A.C.T. : Resource Policy & Management, 2000. Printer Description 91 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm. ISBN 0646403206 Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 80-91)

    A mix of pre and post European history with a solid look at the human effect on the ecology of the Western Division. Much of this could apply anywhere along the Darling. Very interesting.
  24. Manning, Geoffrey H. Whisky Makes You Well The Family of Francis Maiden, Adelaide South Australia, 1983. 66 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. (ISBN: 095918760X). Notes: memoirs of Francis James Maiden; signed by F. J. Maiden on front endpaper

    Fun biographical material on former Menindee local - lots of mentions of local people and local places. Fascinating read and very useful!
  25. Martin, Vivien S. Mostly Mount Barker in South Australia : aspects of the early history of the district, including Blakiston Adelaide, [S. Aust.] : V.S. Martin, 1982. ix, 107 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0959277005 Notes: Ill. on lining papers. Inlcudes index. Bibliography: p. 100-101.

    Looking for information on the community where the Henry & Johanna GEYER married. Interesting local history. Some useful details.
  26. McBurney, Yvonne Road to Cobar Strathfield, N.S.W. : Educational Material Aid, 1984. 51 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 19 cm. ISBN 0908053207 : Subjects Mackenzie, Charles Roy, - d. 1939

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  27. McInerney, Michael & Middleton, Colin Tilpa Vol.II 1857-1994 Tilpa, N.S.W. : Tilpa Flood Plain Wool Press, 1994. 98 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm. ISBN 0959457224 Series: Tilpa history series. Notes: published to coincide with the centenary of the "Royal" hotel, Tilpa. Bibliography: p. 96.

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  28. Memmott, Paul Humpy, house and tin shed : Aboriginal settlement history on the Darling River Sydney : Ian Buchan Fell Research Centre, Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney, 1991. xvii, 355 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 29 cm. ISBN 0855770236 : 0855770236 (pbk.) 0855770236 Notes Bibliography: p. 345-355.

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  29. Merrylees, Caroline. Brave beginnings : a history of the Carrathool District. [Carrathool : Carrathool Centenary Committee], 1983. 88 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. ISBN: 0959180702 : Notes: New South Wales. Carrathool region, to date (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0674079) Available from The Carrathool Public School, Clover Street, Carrathool, N.S.W. 2711. Includes bibliographical references.

    Great little local history with a number of contributors - including family. Gives more insight into pioneer life than Parkers. All those yesterdays. Very useful.
  30. Merrylees, Caroline. (Ed) Ringer : tales of Hay and the Western Riverina / a collection of articles and memoirs from the archives of the Hay Historical Society : compiled by Caroline Merrylees. Hay, N.S.W. : Hay Historical Society, c2004. 220 p. : ill., maps, plan, ports. ; 30 cm. ISBN: 0957761058 Notes: Includes index.

    Title says it all. Some of the articles are found in other HHS publications. Interesting read. Contains H.Geyer photos. Information not as immediately useful as Brave beginnings.
  31. Merrylees, Caroline and Woolcott, Derek The Witcombe heritage : a history of the buildings of Hay / written and compiled by Caroline Merrylees and Derek Woolcott for the Hay Historical Society. Hay, N.S.W. : Hay Historical Society, c1993. 84 p. : ill., facsims., plans, ports. ; 30 cm. ISBN: 0646162225 Series: Proceedings (Hay Historical Society) ; no. 8. Notes: Bibliography: p. 5.

    Interesting look at Hay history through the buildings. Some family mentions. Useful.
  32. Moore, Peter L. Pride of the hills : the story of Rostrevor House Blackwood, S. Aust. : Lynton Publications, 1975. 187 p. : ill. maps, plans, ports. ; 22 cm. ISBN: 0869462008 : Notes: Buildings of historical importance: Rostrevor House. Adelaide. Magill (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0080365) Limited edition of 1000 copies. Ill. on lining papers.

    Story of home variously owned by Ross Thompson (one time owner of Tintinallogy & Tolarno), John Pile (Cuthero), and James Smith (businessman of Wilcannia and Broken Hill). Interesting biographies of thes owners with many details of activities in Darling country. Useful!
  33. Moore, Stephen J. and Clark, Karen. The non-indigenous cultural heritage values of the Menindee Lakes area : a report to the Menindee Lakes Ecologically Sustainable Development Project Steering Committee / prepared by Stephen Moore and Karen Clark. Buronga, N.S.W. : Dept. of Land & Water Conservation, 2001. iv, 53 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm. ISBN: 0734751729 Notes: Cover title. "January 2001". Includes bibliographical references (p. 40-41)

    Report on various items of historic interest in Menindee area - useful background.
  34. Morris, Albert Plantlife of the West Darling Broken Hill, N.S.W. : Barrier Field Naturalists Club, 1975. 2nd ed. 164p. : ill. ; 26cm. ISBN: 0959843000 : Notes: Indigenous plants. New South Wales. West Darling region (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0147494) Index.
  35. Morris, Allan. Rich river Belmont, Vic. : Neptune Press, 1979. 3rd ed. enl. and updated. 217 p. : ill., facsims., maps, plans ; 22 cm. ISBN: 0909131252 : 0909131260 (Paperback) Notes: Victoria. Echuca, to 1978 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0322555) River transport. Victoria. Murray River, to 1978 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0322563)

    Was looking for background on local vegetation, but this is a collection of reprinted articles. Does say what can be found where, but not so much about the plants themselves.
  36. Mudie, Ian, Riverboats Adelaide : Rigby, 1961. 238 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Notes: Maps on lining papers.

    A great read on the riverboat trade. Very useful
  37. Mulholland, C. St. J Geology and underground water resources of the East Darling district Sydney : Govt. Printer, 1940. 80 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm. Series Mineral resources (Geological Survey of New South Wales) ; no. 39. Notes At head of title: New South Wales. Department of Mines. Geological Survey. 2 maps in pocket. Includes index.

    More for dipping in to than reading. Interesting assessment of the country. Very useful map includes boundaries of runs as at 1939. see also Kenny 1934 for West Darling District
  38. Mulvaney, D. J. The prehistory of Australia Ringwood, Vic. ; Harmondsworth, England : Penguin Books, 1975. 327 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm. ISBN 0140217738 : Notes Australian Aboriginal antiquities. Australia, to 1788 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0026646) Index. Bibliography: p. 304-320.

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  39. Murphy K.C., Moroney, J.M.& McLean A.B. Sacred Heart Cathedral, Broken Hill Broken Hill, Wilcannia Diocese Centenary Committee, 1987; 80pp ill, map, ports. 29cm

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  40. Nesdale, Iris. Schools amid silver mines : across the Barrier Range Adelaide : I. Nesdale, 1983. viii, 137 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. ISBN: 0949552054 Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. 133-134.

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  41. New South Wales. National Parks and Wildlife Service / Peter Freeman Pty. Ltd Former Kinchega Station sites : Kinchega National Park conservation management & cultural tourism plan [Hurstville, N.S.W. : NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service], 2002. 2 v. (197, [29]; 152, 9, 2 leaves) : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.) ; 30 cm. Notes "Final ; September 2002"--Covers of both vols. Cover title. "... the Inventory has been placed within a second volume, refer Volume 2, Inventory."--Leaf 48 vol 1. "Volume 1 : The plan"--Cover vol. 1. Bibliography: leaf 45-47 vol. 1. Also Titled Kinchega National Park Station sites : conservation management plan : inventory

    Only Have Vol.1 A wide ranging assesment of Kinchega National Park. The historical overview (chap 3) is particularly interesting, but the whole volume is useful.
  42. New South Wales. Water Resources Commission. The Menindee Lakes storage. [Sydney] : The Commission, [1980?] 18 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 col. map. ; 23 cm. ISBN: 0724034986 Notes: Cover title.

    A publicity booklet - short background and various details.
  43. Nicholson, John, The incomparable Captain Cadell East Melbourne, Vic. : Allen & Unwin, 2004. xii, 307 p. ill. maps., port. 22 cm. ISBN 1741141087 : Notes Includes index. Includes bibliographical references.

    An interesting read. Interesting background to the early river operations. Inaccuracies in maps makes me wonder (unnecessarily I hope) about the text. Good to distinguish the man from the legend. Useful
  44. O'Connor, Pam, & O'Connor, Brian J. Second to none : the story of the pioneers of rural Mount Gambier [Mount Gambier, S. Aust.] : P. O'Connor, 1988. 368 p. : ill., ports ; 22 cm. ISBN: 0959915451 Notes: This book was commissioned by the Mount Gambier District Council. Maps on lining papers. Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Looking for information on GEYERS - includes details of known employers. Very useful!
  45. O'Sullivan, John, Mounted police in N.S.W. Adelaide : Rigby, 1979. Printer Description ix,150p., [16]p. of plates ; 22cm. ISBN 0727007955 : Notes Mounted police. Australia, to 1978 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0216399) Index.

    Not read yet.
  46. Ollif, Lorna & Crosthwaite, Walter Early Australian crafts & tools Adelaide : Rigby, 1977. 63p. : ill. ; 25cm. ISBN 0727005235 : Series Pageant of Australia Notes: Rural crafts. Tools. Australia (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0174742)

    Not read yet.
  47. Painter, Gwenda, The river trade : wool and steamers Wahroonga, N.S.W. : Turton & Armstrong with the Pioneer Settlement Press, 1987. 2nd ed. viii, 104 p. : ill., ports. ; 15 x 24 cm. ISBN: 0908031300 : Notes: First published: Wahroonga, N.S.W. : Turton & Armstrong with Pioneer Settlement Press, 1979. Includes index. "Photographs from the Godson Collection'. Maps on lining papers. Bibliography: p. 101.

    Not read yet.
  48. Palmer, Yvonne S. Track of the years : the story of St. Arnaud. Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1955. vi, 308 p., [6] p. of plates, [8] leaves of plates : ill., facsims., maps (1 folded).

    Henry GEYER's nephew George settled in St.Arnaud, and Henry GEYER is believed to have lived there for several years. Not read yet
  49. Parker, W. G. All those yesterdays : a history of Carrathool Shire, New South Wales. Wagga Wagga, N.S.W. : Institute of Riverina Studies in conjunction with Carrathool Shire Council, Goolgowi, N.S.W., 1975. xvi,286p., 16p. of plates : table ; 22cm. ISBN: 0909561052 : Notes: New South Wales. Carrathool Shire, 1906-1973 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0046906)

    History of Carathool shire - very administratively focused. Limited usefulness.
  50. Parsons, Ronald, Ships of the inland rivers : an outline history and details of all known paddle ships barges and other vessels trading on the Murray-Darling system Gumeracha, S. Aust. : Gould Books, c1987. xiii, 152 p. : ill., maps, 1 port. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0959544631 : Notes: Includes index. Available from The Manager, Gould Books, P.O. Box 126, Gumeracha, S.A. 5233.

    Dictionary of vessels accompanied by brief history of river trade and sundry appendices. Amazing piece of research. McInnes vessel 'Maggie' has entry. Useful when tied to other sources.
  51. Parsons, Ronald Southern passages : a maritime history of South Australia Netley, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 1986. xi, 417 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm. ISBN 0949268666 (pbk.) : 0949268674 : Notes Includes index. Ill. on lining papers. Bibliography: p. 408-409.

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  52. Parsons, Ronald Migrant sailing ships from Hamburg . North Adelaide, S. Aust. : Gould Books, 1993. 24 cm. ; 21 cm. ISBN 0947284257 : Notes: 2nd ed. Dec. 1993Available From Available from Gould Books, 171 O'Connell St, North Adelaide SA 5006

    Booklet outlining German companies involved in the Australian trade and a list of details for vessels not described in Migrant ships for South Australia. Handy reference.
  53. Parsons, Ronald Migrant ships for South Australia, 1836-1866 Gumeracha, S.A. : Gould Books, 1999. 176 p. : ill., facsims., maps ; 24 cm. ISBN 0947284362 Notes: 3rd ed. Includes index of captains. "Description and details of ships conveying passengers from Great Britain and Europe that arrived in South Australia 1836-1866": p.55-163.

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  54. Parsons, Ronald Inland shipping revisited : an investigation into the often involved arrangements to construct the vessels and some of the operational problems encountered by the masters and owners Murray Bridge [S. Aust.] : Ronald Parsons, 2007. 151 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. ISBN 0909418829 NotesIncludes bibliographical references (p. 2) and index.

    Huge compilation of details relating to vessels, shipbuilders and operator, mainly from newspaper and other contemporary account. Primarily relates to the Murray, but some Darling material also. One mention of Tintinallogy. Author's critique of various sources (primary and secondary) is invaluable.
  55. Parv, Valerie The changing face of Australia : the impact of 200 years of change on our environment Sydney : Bay Books, 1984. 184 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. ISBN 0858357003 Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. [181]-182.

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  56. Penzig, Edgar F. Bushrangers - heroes or villains : the truth about Australia's wild colonial boys. Edition: Special Bicentennial edition. Katoomba, N.S.W. : Tranter Enterprises, 1988. xx, 197 p. : ill., facsims., ports. (one col.) ; 25 cm. ISBN: 0958765022 : Notes: Includes index. Available from The Manager, Tranter Enterprises, P.O. Box 43, Katoomba, N.S.W. 2780. Bibliography: p. 192-195.

    Revisionist history of bushrangers - takes away romantic gloss and displays them for the thugs they generally were. Details of Pearson & Rutherford. Useful.
  57. Phillips, Peter J. (Peter James) Redgum & paddlewheels : Australia's inland river trade Collingwood, Vic. : Greenhouse, 1980. 165 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 29 cm. ISBN 0909104263 (corrected) : 909104263 Notes River transport. Paddle steamers. Australia. Murray River, Darling River & Murrumbidgee River, ca 1850-ca 1899 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0471313) Maps on lining papers.

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  58. Phillips, Peter J. Riverboat ways : Australia's Inland paddlewheelers Richmond, Vic. : Greenhouse Publications, 1983. 61 p. : facsims., ill. ; 28 cm. ISBN: 0909104638 (pbk.)

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  59. Plowman, Peter The wheels still turn : a history of Australian paddleboats Kenthurst, [Australia] : Kangaroo Press, c1992. 160 p., [21] p. of colored plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. ISBN 0864174284 Notes Includes bibliographical references (p.[158]) and index. Also Titled Australian paddleboats History of Australian paddleboats

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  60. Porter, Hazel V The story of Euston [S.l.] : H. Porter, [1949] 40 p. : ill., map ; 19 cm. Notes Cover title.

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  61. Priestley, Susan Echuca : a centenary history Brisbane : Jacaranda, 1965. vi, 188 p., [14] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 22 cm. Notes Published in association with Borough Council of Echuca. Includes bibliographical references and index.

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  62. Prior, Tom; Wannan, Bill; &. Nunn, Harry W. A Pictorial history of bushrangers [Dee Why West, N.S.W.] Hamlyn [1970, c1968] 183 p. illus., ports. 29 cm. Notes: Title on two pages. First published in Melbourne 1966 by Lansdowne under the title: Plundering sons. Includes bibliographical references.

    General history - takes traditional positions. Not particularly useful.
  63. Richards-Mousley, Claudia Tall Men Long Shadows: A story of the History and Happenings of a Sheep Station on the River Darling 'Windalle' (2nd Edition) Menindee?, The Author, 2003 107p. : ill., maps; 30cm. Original edition 1995

    Rare local history of Albemarle/Windalle stations. Limited private edition. Includes family mentions. Incredibly useful!
  64. Reynolds, Henry The other side of the frontier : Aboriginal resistance to the European invasion of Australia . Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 1982. xii, 255 p. ; 21 cm. ISBN 0140224750 : Notes Australian Aborigines. Effects of colonisation of Australia by Great Britain, to 1910 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0483079) Previously published: Townsville, Qld. : History Dept., James Cook University, 1981. Includes index. Bibliography: p. 222-247.

    An eye opener - gives a whole new view to what I had been lead to believe about the colonisation process. Interesting and useful.
  65. Reynolds, Henry With the white people . Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 1990. ix, 288 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. ISBN 0140128344 (pbk.) : 0140128344 0140128344 (pbk.) Notes Includes index. Cover subtitle: The crucial role of Aborigines in the exploration and development of Australia. Bibliography: p. 255-276

    Follows on from the previous volume - gives a new view about Aboriginal life during the 19th and early 20th century. Interesting and useful.
  66. Reynolds, Henry Frontier : Aborigines, settlers and land St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1996. ix, 234 p. ISBN 1864481919 : 1864481919 : Notes Includes index. First published: Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 1987. CIP changed : formerly called 2nd ed. Bibliography: p. 211-229.

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  67. Reynolds, Henry, This whispering in our hearts St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1998. [xviii], 284 p. : ports. ; 20 cm. ISBN 1864485817 (pbk.) : 1864485817 (pbk.) 1864485817 : 1864485817 (pbk.) : NotesIncludes bibliographic references and index.

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  68. Reynolds, Henry, Black pioneers Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 2000. 354 p. ; 20 cm. ISBN 0140298207 (pbk.) 0140298207 Contents 1. Conquering the interior -- 2. Black pioneers -- 3. Black troopers -- 4. Living with the white people -- 5. Fringe dwellers -- 6. Amalgamation or segregation? -- Conclusion. Notes Includes index. Revision of: With the white people. 1990. Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-341) and index. Cover Title How Aboriginal and islander people helped build Australia

    Revised edition of With the white people .
  69. Richards-Mousley, Claudia Tall Men Long Shadows: A story of the History and Happenings of a Sheep Station on the River Darling 'Windalle' (2nd Edition) Menindee?, The Author, 2003 107p. : ill., maps; 30cm. Original edition 1995

    History of Albermarle and surrounding area down to post war. Describes people places and events. Hugely useful resource!
  70. Robertson, Rev. William Sunshine and shadow : sketches of a western parish [Sydney : W. Robertson, 1918] Printer (Sydney : W.C. Penfold) xi, 205 p. : ill. ; 19 cm. Notes Chapters first published in the "Messenger" under the nom-de-plume Strathearn-Hay. Illustrated by A.H. Moginie

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  71. Rogers, Anne Bush verse and others Menindee [N.S.W.] : A. Rogers, c1982. 32 p. ; 21 cm.

    A short book of verse on country themes, by a family member! Really like the "Scaredy cat, Dog".
  72. Rolls, Eric C. They all ran wild : the animals and plants that plague Australia London ; Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1984. xvi, 546 p. : ill., facsims., map, port. ; 27 cm. ISBN 0207145105 : 0207145105 : Notes Feral animals. Australia (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0606774) Previous ed.: Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1969. Includes index. Bibliography: p. 516-533.

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  73. Ronald, Robert Bruce. The Riverina : people and properties [2nd edition] Hay, N.S.W. : Riverine Grazier, 2004. vi, 183 p.: .ill., maps on endpapers; 22 cm. ISBN: 0646438662 : Notes: Previously published: Melbourne : F. W. Cheshire, 1960. Includes index. "Second print 2004" on verso of title page. "2nd edition" on first page following title page

    Not Read Yet.
  74. Rowe, Gwen. Saltbush Rainbow White Cliffs, N.S.W. : G. R. Rowe, 1983. 57 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm. ISBN: 0959192808 Notes: New South Wales. White Cliffs, to date (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0697966) Cover subtitle: The early days at White Cliffs. Available from Ms. G. R. Rowe, Saltbush Corners, White Cliffs, N.S.W. 2836. Map on inside covers. Bibliography: p. 57.

    General history of White Cliffs - great local history. Shame the follow up volume was not completed. Useful!
  75. Roysland, Dorothy A pioneer family on the Murray River Adelaide : Rigby, 1977. 63 p., [4] p. of col. plates : ill. ; 25 cm. ISBN 0727003925 : Series Pageant of Australia series Notes South Australia. Renmark. Social life, ca 1900. Personal observations (ANB/PRECIS SIN 014939x)

    Not Read Yet.
  76. Sadleir, John, Recollections of a Victorian police officer Facsimile ed. Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin Books Australia, 1973. 312 p. : ill., ports. ; 20 cm. ISBN: 0140700374 : 0140700374 : Series: Penguin colonial facsimiles Notes: Reprint of: Melbourne : George Robertson & Co., 1913. -(Told by the pioneers series) Police work. Sadleir, John, 1833-1919. Victoria, 1852-1896. Autobiographies. Facsimiles (ANB/PRECIS SIN 600193438) Includes index. Includes List of cadets, Victorian Police Force, 1852-1854. Includes List of police officers in Victoria from 1852 to 31st October, 1907.

    John Sadleir was brother of Nicholas Sadleir of Albermarle. Interesting read, but not useful to my research.
  77. Sharpe, Alan. Illustrated Sydney news.Colonial N.S.W., 1853-1894 / compiled by Alan Sharpe. Sydney : Harper & Row, 1979. 159p. : ill. ; 29cm. ISBN: 0063120348 : Notes: New South Wales, 1853-1894. Extracts from newspapers (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0387053) Index. Bibliography.

    Extracts from Illustrated Sydney News. Fun reading and gives some background on colonial events - but not particularly useful.
  78. Shaw, Mary Turner On Mount Emu creek : the story of a nineteenth-century Victorian sheep station Melbourne : Robertson and Mullens, 1969. 208 p. : ill., geneal. tables, maps, ports. ; 23 cm. Notes: Bibliography: p. 203-204.

    Not read yet.
  79. Shaw, Mary Turner Yancannia Creek Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 1987. xv, 264 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm. ISBN 0522843425 Notes Includes index. Maps on lining papers. Bibliography: p. 253-257.

    Very interesting study of Yancannia and surrounding stations to the NW of Wilcannia. Specific mentions of Duncan ROGERS (manager for Kidman 1921-33) and other people of interest, along with excellent background on the area.
  80. Simmons, Kaye. & Reynolds, Garry. Out there : a history of education in the west. Bathurst, N.S.W. : Robert Brown & Associates, c1987. 156 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 30 cm. ISBN: 0949267643 : Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. 148-149.

    Not read yet.
  81. Simpson, Margaret & Simpson, Phillip John Old farm machinery in Australia : a fieldguide & sourcebook Kenthurst, N.S.W. : Kangaroo Press, 1988. Description 160 p. : ill., 1 facsim. ; 25 cm. ISBN 0864172230 : 0864171587 (pbk.) : Notes Includes index. Bibliography: p. 154-156.

    Not read yet.
  82. Skinner, Leslie E. Police of the pastoral frontier : native police, 1849-59 St. Lucia, Q. : University of Queensland Press, 1975. x,455p., 18p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23cm. ISBN: 0702209775 : Notes: Australian Aboriginal police. Australia. Rural regions, 1849-1859 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0045381) Index. Includes bibliographical references.

    Tintinallogy had a police station in the 1850s. Not read yet.
  83. Stevens, Christine Tin mosques & ghantowns : a history of Afghan cameldrivers in Australia Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1989. xii, 372 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 27 cm. ISBN 0195549767 : Notes Includes index and appendices. Bibliography: p. 357-363.

    Not read yet.
  84. Taylor, Peter, Station life in Australia : pioneers and pastoralists Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 1988. viii, 241 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), facsims., ports. ; 27 cm. ISBN: 0043321356 : 0043321356 Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. 233-236.

    Purchased for general background. An interesting read.
  85. Thompson, Elaine & Green, Jack A Brewarrina teamster : memories of a bygone era / as told to Elaine L. Thompson by Jack Green Brewarrina [N.S.W.] : [Brewarrina Historical Society, 1985] 56 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 30 cm. ISBN 0958823804

    Not read yet.
  86. Townsend, Helen Serving the country : the history of the Country Women's Association of New South Wales Sydney : Doubleday, 1988. vii, 248 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. ISBN 0868242942 : Notes Includes index.

    Not read yet.
  87. Tulloch, David. History of Wentworth ... Sunraysia's oldest town. Wentworth, N.S.W., Wentworth Shire Council] 1969. [3rd ed.? 104 p. illus. 22 cm. ISBN: 0959996508 Notes: Cover title: The historic town of Wentworth at the junction of the Murray and Darling Rivers.

    Centennial type publication - compilation of short articles with half-tone pictures interspersed with advertisments. Some interesting details to be found.
  88. Van der Sluys, Leslie, George William Geyer of St Arnaud : the story of a German pioneer, his Scottish wife, and their Australian-born children. Clifton Hill, Vic. : L. van der Sluys, 2006 Rev. ed xiv, 200 p. : ill. (some col.), geneal. table, maps, ports. ; 21 cm ISBN 0646450697 Notes L. van der Sluys, PO Box 312, Clifton Hill, VIC 3068 "2005, fourth impression" -- T.p "Revised and amended with addenda, 2006" -- T.p. verso Includes bibliographical references (p.183-185) and index

    Biography of the nephew of Henry GEYER. Considerable quantity of historical background, family information, and the story of their colonial experience. A standard of research and production to aspire to! Valuable.
  89. Walker, Hope Memories of the Past [] H.Walker c.1999 25 p. ill, ports. ; 21cm. Notes: contents glued inside front cover, author's inscription to prev. owner dated 24.8.1999

    Rare local history of Mossgiel through a personal account. Interesting.
  90. Wall, Don The other side of Bourke Mona Vale, N.S.W. : D. Wall, [1998] ii, 98 p. : ill. (some col.), map, ports. ; 21 x 26 cm. ISBN 0958541809 Series The fragile land ; v. 1 Notes Title appears on item as "... the other side of Bourke"

    Not Read Yet
  91. Wallace, Pearl A river woman : Australia's first female riverboat captain tells her story / Pearl Wallace as told to David Bennett and Matthew Wallace Lismore, N.S.W. : Southern Cross University Press, 2001. x, 276 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map, ports. ; 21 cm. ISBN 1875855564 :

    Fascinating account of life on the Murray and Darling rivers. A must read! Perhaps not as useful as Drage, but useful and interesting.
  92. Walsh, Gerald On the wallaby : pioneering days in the Australian bush Rockhampton, Qld. : Central Queensland University Press, 2005. [vi], 151 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. ISBN 1876780622 : Notes Includes bibliographical references and index. "...continuation of ... The bush and the Never Never, published in 2004." -- Preface.

    Follow on to The bush and the Never Never - further compilation of various items of bush history - still fascinating and readable.
  93. Walsh, Gerald Pioneering days : people and innovations in Australia's rural past St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1993. xv, 301 p. : ill., maps, ports., facsims. ; 25 cm. ISBN 1863731938 : 1863731938 Notes CIP confirmed. Includes index. Bibliography: p. 275-288.

    Collection of historical essays on the title theme - lots of interesting stories and anecdotes. A good read and very handy.
  94. Walsh, Gerald The bush and the Never Never Rockhampton, Qld. : Central Queensland University Press, 2004. xii, 171 p. : ill., facsim., ports., ; 25 cm. ISBN 1876780517 : Notes Includes index.

    Another compilation of various items of bush history - fascinating and readable. Well worth reading.
  95. Webb, Paul Brothers in the sun : a history of the Bush Brotherhood movement in the outback of Australia Adelaide : Rigby, 1978. 199 p., [8] p. of plates ; maps ; 22 cm. ISBN 0727006231 : Notes Anglican missions. Australia. Bush Brotherhood, 1897-1970 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0208558) Index. Bibliography: p. 191-194.

    Not read yet
  96. Wheelhouse, Frances Digging stick to rotary hoe : men and machines in rural Australia Melbourne : Cassell Australia, 1966. xvii, 222p. : ill. Notes Index. Bibliography: p.215-216.

    Not Read Yet
  97. White, Myrtle Rose No roads go by Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1934. ix, 239 p. ; 19cm.

    Not read yet
  98. White, Myrtle Rose Beyond the western rivers Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1955. 230 p. ; 21 cm.

    Not read yet
  99. White, Myrtle Rose From that day to this Adelaide : Rigby, 1961. 234 p. : maps ; 22 cm. Notes Maps on lining papers.

    Not read yet
  100. Whitelock, Derek (Ed) Hahndorf past, present and future : Papers given at a University of Adelaide seminar at Hahndorf on 16 October, 1976 Adelaide : Dept. of Adult Education, University of Adelaide, 1976. 82 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. ISBN: 0855782889 : Series: Publication (University of Adelaide. Dept. of Adult Education) ; no. 50. Notes: South Australia. Hahndorf, to 1976. Conference proceedings (ANB/PRECIS SIN 0174165)

    Not read yet
  101. Withers, Maxine. Bushmen of the Great Anabranch Adelaide, S. Aust. : M. Withers, 1989. viii, 280 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm. ISBN: 0731681231 Notes: Errata slip inserted. Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-276) and index.

    Solid and well written. A brilliant addition to the lmited number of local histories along the Darling river - very useful!
  102. Withers, Maxine. The Talyawalka Creek and Associated Lakes. Report funded by Murray-Darling Ministerial Council and Environment Protection Authority of NSW Springwood Station, Wentworth, NSW : M. Withers, 1996. 105p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm.

  103. Study of the title region looks at environment and predominantly rainfall and effects, but includes an amount of historical data and reports of various historical events. Acknowledgements include a variety of bibliographic references. Handy!


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