General and Local Histories

Barney, Norm,  A-Z of Newcastle and the Hunter. Newcastle. Newcastle: Newspapers Pty. Ltd., 1998.  

Bingle, John,  Past and present records of Newcastle, New South Wales. Newcastle NSW: Bayley, Son and Harwood, 1873.  

Bramble, Christine M.,  "Relations between Aborigines and White settlers in Newcastle and the Hunter District 1804-1841, with special Reference to the influence of the penal establishment, Bach. of Letters Thesis, University of New England, 1981.

Brayshaw, Helen,  Aborigines of the Hunter Valley: a study of colonial records. Scone N.S.W: Scone & Upper Hunter Historical Society, 1986.  

Clouten, Keith H.,  Reids mistake: the story of Lake Macquarie from its discovery until 1890. Boolaroo NSW: Lake Macquarie Shire Council, 1967.  

Davies, Noel,  Convict Nobbys: The Story of the Construction of Macquarie's Pier and the Reconstruction of Nobby's Island. Belmont NSW: Noel Davies, 1996: 17.  

Dixon, J.,  "The Ebenezer Coalworks", Newcastle and Hunter District Historical Society Journal and Proceedings 3, 10 (July 1949): 145-7.  Click here to download

Docherty, J.C.,  Newcastle: The Making of An Australian City. Sydney: Hale and Iremonger, 1993: 1, 57.  

Goold, Wilfred James,  The Birth of Newcastle. Newcastle: Newcastle and District Historical Society, 1981  

Harris, John,  One Blood: 200 Years of Aboriginal Encounter with Christianity: A Story of Hope. Sydney: Albatross Books, 1990.  

Hartley, Dulcie,  Lake Macquarie Memories. Fennell Bay NSW: Dulcie Hartley, 1998.  

Heath, John,  "Muloobinbah" in Riverchange: Six New Histories of the Hunter, ed. Cynthia Hunter. Newcastle: Newcastle Region Public Library, 1998: 37-73.  Click here to download

Heaton, John Henniker,  Australian dictionary of dates and men of the time: containing the history of Australasia from 1542 to date. Sydney: G. Robertson, 1879.  

Henwood, Tricia,  "Reverend L.E. Threlkeld and the Awabakal Aborigines: an example of cultural interaction. 1824-1841", B.A. (Hons.) thesis, La Trobe University, Bundoora (Vic.), 1978.  

Maynard, John,  "Yutilliko (Awobokol - `To Guide')", Wollotuka School of Aboriginal Studies, University of Newcastle, 2002. < >  

Maynard, John,  "Muloobinbah (Newcastle) an Aboriginal industrial presence: past and present", JRAHS 87, 2 (December 2001): 248-66.  

McEwen, Annette,  "The effect of European civilization on the Aboriginal women of Lake Macquarie and surrounding districts", essay submitted for the Judy Inglis Memorial Prize, 1978.  

Miller, James,  Koori: A Will to Win.The Heroic Resistance, Survival and Triumph of Black Australia. North Ryde NSW: Angus and Robertson, 1985.  

Turner, John (ed.),  Newcastle as a convict settlement: the evidence before J.T. Bigge in 1819-1821. Newcastle: Newcastle Public Library, 1973.  

Turner, John,  Joseph Lycett: Governor Macquarie's Convict Artist. Newcastle: Hunter History Publications, 1997.  

Turner, John, and Greg Blyton,  The Aboriginals of Lake Macquarie: a brief history. Newcastle: Lake Macquarie City Council, 1995.  

Windross, J., & J. Ralston,  Historical Records of Newcastle, 1797-1897. Newcastle, N.S.W.: Federal Printing and Bookbinding Works, 1897.  

Wood, W. Allen,  Dawn in the Valley: The Story of Settlement in the Hunter River Valley to 1833. Sydney: Wentworth Books, 1972.