Pictorial Histories Q to Z

These books are presented with over 120 photographs and 30,000 words of text describing the Aboriginal history, white settlement, development and growth of your city, shire or suburb. They bring back many memories of places changes ... or gone altogether.

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Pictorial History Randwick

Covering Clovelly, Coogee, Maroubra, Malabar, Little Bay, La Perouse, Frenchmans Bay and Yarra Bay and the historic areas of Randwick, Kensington, Kingsford and the beautiful Centennial Park. Includes 160 rare and interesting photographs and a fascinating overview of the history of the area from Aboriginal to modern times. more

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Pictorial History Ryde

In this pictorial history the suburbs Putney, Gladesville, Meadowbank, Marsfield, Rhodes, West Ryde, Kissing Point, Ryde, Top Ryde, North Ryde and Eastwood are all represented. The Aboriginal occupants of the Parramatta River, the first convict and soldier settlers and land grantees map out their terrritory in the beginnings of white land use. more

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Pictorial History Shoalhaven District

The City of Shoalhaven is a local government area in the south-eastern coastal region of New South Wales. This Pictorial History Shoalhaven District covers Berry, the Nowra area, inland Kangaroo Valley, the coastal townships from the Shoalhaven River to Point Perpendicular, Jervis Bay, Sussex Inlet and the Milton and Ulladulla districts. more

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Pictorial History St George

This updated third edition of the history of the St George district covers the areas of Rockdale, Kogarah and Hurstville. It includes the suburbs of Allawah, Arncliffe, Banksia, Bardwell Park, Beverly Hills, Bexley, Brighton-le-Sands, Carlton, Carrs Park, Dolls Point, Kingsgrove, Lugarno, Mortdale, Oatley and Peakhurst. more

Pictorial History Southern Highlands

Well-known local author Linda Emery covers the history of the Shire from Aboriginal settlement to modern times. This edition of the book has 200 black and white photographs, many never before published. Each township and locality is recorded in words and black and white photographs. more

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Pictorial History South Sydney

A history of South Sydney, from Woolloomooloo, around Garden Island, Elizabeth and Rushcutters Bays, through the Cross and Darlinghurst, and over to Waterloo, Zetland, Rosebery via Moore Park. Heading east, South Sydney stretches to Paddington, and then through Redfern and into Alexandria, Erskineville and Newtown. more

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Pictorial History Sutherland Shire

The Shire is a beautiful and distinctive part of Sydney, surrounded by waterways and beaches. People have lived here in splendid isolation fishing, swimming, sailing, boating and surfing. From the Dharawal people to the wealthy white landowners the beauty and plentitude the land has offered has been Sydney's secret. more

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Pictorial History Warringah

The spirit of Warringah: the beaches, the bushland, the volunteer spirit and the will to have a go, all captured in photographs of the area. Suburbs from Killarney Heights to Forestville, Frenchs Forest to Belrose, Allambie to North Balgowlah, Narraweena to Beacon Hill, Brookvale and Dee Why, North Manly to Curl Curl are covered. more

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Pictorial History Willoughby

A new book about Willoughby, incorporating the history and development of the Willoughby and its surrounding suburbs, in commemoration of its 150th year. Includes the suburbs of Artatmon, Castle Cove, Castlecrag, Chatswood, Middle Cove, Naremburn, Northbridge, St Leonards and Willoughby itself. more

Pictorial History Wollongong

With around 200 beautiful black and white photographs, this book covers the history of the city from Aboriginal to modern times. Located south of Helensburgh and the Royal National Park, Wollongong was first sighted by Captain Cook in 1770. Wollongong grew into a city with post-war migration in the 1950s. more

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