Related Publications

The following list of related publications has been collated by the Tomaree Museum Association to promote interest and research in local history.

Many are available from Tomaree Library or can be purchased from local historical associations listed on the Useful Links page.Please let us know if you know of any other references which should be added to our list.

A Million pounds, a million acres :

The pioneer settlement of the Australian Agricultural Company, 

Bairstow, Damaris (2003):
Cremorne, NSW: D. Bairstow, 2003

The Port Stephens Story,

Bartlett, M. A. (1980):

Nelson Bay, NSW: Port Stephens Historical Society

The Present State of Karuah, Port Stephens: Re-visiting Robert Dawson’s Accounts of his early contacts with local Indigenous Australians 1825 to 1829,
Benson, David (editor) (c2015): 

https://aacoroad.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/present-state-final.pdf

Myall Lakes National Park: A people's history,
Broomham, Rosemary (c2010):

Nelson Bay, NSW: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

Oysterman the world's biggest oyster farm,
Clarke, John (2013):

Fingal Bay, NSW: John Clarke

The Outer Light,
Clarke, John (2013):

 Fingal Bay, NSW: John Clarke

Old Salt, Fingal Bay,
Clarke, John (2011):

Fingal Bay, NSW: John Clarke

Broughton Islanders,
Clarke, John (2009):

Fingal Bay, NSW: John Clarke

Henry F. Halloran in Port Stephens, the Legacy,

Fraser, Yvonne (2002): 

Tanilba Bay, NSW: Port Stephen's Family History Society

 

Bob's Farm Cadre Camp: Refugees from Timor in Port Stephens during World War II, Fraser, Yvonne (2014):

Tanilba Bay, NSW: Port Stephen's Family History Society

 

Convicts of the Australian Agricultural Company, 1825- 1850,
Fraser, Yvonne and Dial, Marie (2004): 
Tanilba Bay, NSW: Port Stephen's Family History Society

History and Heritage of Tanilba House,
Gaudion, Denise (2019): 

Tanilba Bay, NSW: Port Stephens Family History Society

Fly Point Burial Ground Nelson Bay,

Gaudion, Denise (2010):  

Tanilba Bay, NSW: Port Stephens Family History Society

Coast : a history of the New South Wales edge,
Hoskins, Ian (2013): Sydney, NSW: New South Publishing

Raymond Terrace and District: History and Heritage,

Hunter, Cynthia (1996):
Raymond Terrace, NSW: Raymond Terrace and District Historical Society

Sheer Grit,
Murdoch, A. (2017):  
Nelson Bay, NSW: The Blue Cow Press

Early Days of Port Stephens - extracts from Sir Edward Parry's Diary, 
Parry, Sir Edward (1790-1855, re-published 1952): 
Newcastle, NSW: Cambridge Press

The Naval Heritage of Port Stephens,
Pfennigwerth, Ian (2007): 

Ian Pfennigwerth, Nelson Bay, NSW: Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol

Port Stephens Pilot, Jul 1926 to Feb 1930, Index of Domestic and other Notices,
Port Stephens Family History Society Inc:  CD-ROM

 

Anna Bay Lawn Cemetery, Headstone Inscriptions and Photographs,
Port Stephens Family History Society Inc:  CD-ROM

 

Nelson Bay Cemetery, Carumbah Memorial Gardens and Columbarium. Headstone Inscriptions and Photographs,

Port Stephens Family History Society Inc:  CD-ROM

 

Remembering Aboriginal Heroes : struggle, identity and the media,
Ramsland, John & Mooney, Christopher (2016):
Melbourne, Victoria: Brolga Publishing

Port Stephens Narrative,
Russell, Kevin (2018):
Nelson Bay, NSW: Port Stephens Historical Society

Past Port,

Scanlon, Mike (2020):

Mayfield West, NSW: WHO Publishing

Bush Mates - a guide to the wildlife of Nelson Bay,
Smith, Joseph Michael (2016):
Free-Ebooks.net

The Guns of Tomaree,

Smith, Michael & Steinbeck, Graeme (2016): 

Free-Ebooks.net

The guiding light in Port Stephens heritage : Nelson Head Inner Lighthouse,
Tawse, Dawn (1998): Nelson Bay, NSW:
Nelson Head Lighthouse & Rescue Station Reserve Trust

Pioneers and their descendants : Nelson Bay, Port Stephens and beyond : 1824 -1920,

Tomaree Family History Group (2013):  

Corlette, NSW: Tomaree Family History Group Nelson Bay 

Hawks Nest A Bird's Eye View,
Winn, Janice: (2018):

Tea Gardens, NSW: Janis Winn

 

Various Port Stephens Historical Society booklets available at Tomaree Library:

'Local History',
'History of Tourism',
'History of Transport',
'Shipwrecks in our Region',
'History of Nelson Bay Marina',
'The History of Fishing in Port Stephens',  

'The Lost Ships of Port Stephens/Newcastle',
'Extraordinary People - Sir Edward Parry and Lady Isobella Parry'

ABOUT US

The Tomaree Museum Association Incorporated aims to develop a  regional museum and interpretative centre to document, protect and promote the history and changing natural environment of Port Stephens.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF TRADITIONAL CUSTODIANS

The Tomaree Museum Association acknowledges the Worimi people,
the traditional owners and custodians of the land and waters upon which Tomaree Museum stands. We should like to pay our respect to the Elders
past and present, and through them to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander peoples.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this
website contains a range of material which may be culturally sensitive
including records of people who may have passed away.