Publications for sale

The following journals are available to purchase from the Historical Society:

Journal of Hunter Valley History. Vol.1 No.1 1985, 141 Pages

Contents; Dean Lynch; Catholic Priest and Community Leader.

                 Railway Builders in the Hunter Valley 1854—1878.

                 The Glendon Stud

                 Marriage and Settlement of Hunter Valley 1818 – 1838

                 Michael Scobie   1802 – 1903

                 The Establishment of Secondary Education in Newcastle,  
                 Maitland District.

Journal of Hunter Valley History. Vol.1 No. 2 1985, 112 Pages

(Note; This Volume limited supply, only sold in set of four volumes)

Contents; The Life and Times of Henry Reeves of “Segenhoe” and

                 The Hunter as it was: Documents and News Items.

Journal of Hunter Valley History. Vol. 2 No. 1 1986, 176 Pages

Contents; German Immigration to the Hunter Valley in the Mid—19th

                 John Earl of Glenridding.

                 Hunter Valley Inns and Innkeepers Part 1: 1820’s

                 Enduring Fabric: Life and Society in the Upper Hunter.

                 Impressions of Early Newcastle 1825 – 1840.

                 John Gillies: Member for Maitland.

                 Government Cottages at Hunter’s River.

                 Charles Hughes: An Early Innkeeper at Newcastle, Maitland
                 and Black Creek.

                 Scottish Influence in the Upper Hunter.

Journal of Hunter Valley History. Vol. 2 No. 2 1986,   154 Pages

Contents; Gold Fever in the Hunter. Part 1 “Off to California”.

                 The Life and Times of John Herring Boughton.

                Down Memory Lane: The Victoria, Newcastle’s First Grand

                From Convict’s Surgeon to Settler. The Life and Times of Dr.
                William Evans.

               The Governor Comes to Town: Official Tours of the Hunter 
                Valley in the 1830’s— 1840’s

                 William Vile 1812 – 1907.

                 Hunter Valley Inns and Innkeepers Part 2: 1830’s.

The four abovementioned Journals are available for $20.00 each plus Postage through Australia Post.

Also Available:

Hunter Valley Directory 1841 By Elizabeth Guilford. Pub. 1987

248 Pages, Hard Cover.

Contents; Part A: the General Directory; Population, Police Districts, Civil Establishments, Aust. Agric. Co., Education Establishments, Businesses, Industries, Professions, Shipping, Mail and Coach Services, Societies and Associations.

Part B: The directory of Inhabitants.

This Book costs $25.00 Plus Postage

To order, please email

or phone 0438623299


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