Newcastle Family History Society Inc.

Publications

Society Members receive a 10% discount on their first purchase of any Society publication that costs more than $10.

In the list of Current Publications below, some titles have a direct link to an information sheet about the publication.

Current Publications

General Family History Resources

Bulletins and Journals (1983 – 2017) (CD/USB Only)

Family Record Charts

Geographical Encyclopædia of NSW Originally Published in 1892 by William Hanson (CD Only)

Research Guide 1: Family History – How to Begin

Research Guide 2: Is There a Convict in the Family?

Research Guide 3: Family History Through Family Photographs

Research Guide 4: Is There a Serviceman or Woman in the Family?

 

Cemeteries

Branxton General and Catholic Cemeteries, NSW

Catherine Hill Bay Cemetery, NSW Gravestone Inscriptions 1896-1994

Christ Church, Newcastle, 1804-1900 Transcriptions & Indexes of Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers

Copeland Goldfield, NSW History and Heritage Cemetery

Greta Cemetery, NSW

* Minmi – A Private Town – A Private Cemetery

Newcastle West Burial Grounds (Presbyterian, Roman Catholic & Wesleyan Methodist)

Small Cemeteries in the Hunter Valley

Stockton Cemetery Burials, NSW 1890-2005

Stockton Cemetery Burials – Photographs of Headstones

* Teralba (Big Hill): A Tribute to the Pioneers Interred in Teralba and District Cemeteries, NSW

Wallsend Cemetery, NSW (Burials in the ‘old’ cemetery) 1863-1896

Wallsend Cemetery, NSW (Burials) 1896 – 2008

Waratah/Mayfield: St Andrew’s Church of England Burial Ground, North Waratah (Mayfield) 1862-1902

* West Wallsend Cemetery

 

Church Records

Christ Church, Newcastle, 1804-1900 Transcriptions & Indexes of Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers

St John’s Anglican Church, Newcastle, NSW

St Luke’s Anglican Church, Wallsend, NSW

 

Convicts (and Early Settlers)

Christ Church, Newcastle, 1804-1900 Transcriptions & Indexes of Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers

Early Newcastle – The Fettered and the Free

Research Guide 2: Is There a Convict in the Family?

Surgeons at Sea: Index to the Filmed Surgeon’s Journals on the Convict Ships to Australia, with Some Strays

They Sent Me North: Female Convicts in the Hunter

 

Maitland and the Hunter Valley

Small Cemeteries in the Hunter Valley

Branxton General and Catholic Cemeteries, NSW

Gloucester: Copeland Goldfield, NSW History and Heritage Cemetery

Greta Cemetery, NSW

Maitland: Irish Relief Fund List of Subscribers Published in the Maitland Mercury in 1846

Maitland Municipal Petitions 1861-1862

 

Mining and Industry

Coal & Shale Mining Non-Fatal Accidents, NSW, 1876-1920

Coal Mining Related Deaths, Hunter Valley, Nineteenth Century

Coalmining Related Deaths, Hunter Valley New South Wales, 1901-1925

Coalmining Related Deaths, Hunter Valley New South Wales, 1926-1950

Coalmining Related Deaths, Hunter Valley New South Wales, 1951-1975

 

Newcastle and Lake Macquarie

Newcastle & Lower Hunter Region Pioneer Register – Pre 1900 & 1920 Index Only (Limited copies)

Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners’ Advocate Court Reports 1879-1898 (irreg.)

Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners’ Advocate Domestic Notices, Accident Reports 1879-1898 (irreg.)

Catherine Hill Bay Cemetery, NSW Gravestone Inscriptions 1896-1994

Lambton: The Story of Lambton – a Suburb of Newcastle NSW

* Lambton: Newcastle Pasturage Reserve (“The Commonage”) A List of Applicants to Purchase

Mayfield/Waratah: St Andrew’s Church of England Burial Ground, North Waratah (Mayfield) 1862-1902

Merewether: History of Merewether

* Minmi – A Private Town – A Private Cemetery (under revision)

Newcastle: Christ Church, Newcastle, 1804-1900 Transcriptions & Indexes of Baptism, Marriage and Burial Registers

Newcastle: Civic Week Souvenir, Newcastle City Council 1929

Newcastle: Huntington’s History of Newcastle and the Northern District, August 1897 to August 1898

Newcastle: Knaggs Almanac – an Index to the Newcastle Section, 1866, 1868-1899, 1901-1906

Newcastle: Remembrance: Newcastle’s First World War Memorials

Newcastle: St John’s Anglican Church, Newcastle, NSW

Newcastle West Burial Grounds (Presbyterian, Roman Catholic & Wesleyan Methodist)

Stockton Cemetery Burials, NSW 1890-2005

Stockton Cemetery Burials – Photographs of Headstones

* Teralba (Big Hill): A Tribute to the Pioneers Interred in Teralba and District Cemeteries, NSW

Wallsend: St Luke’s Anglican Church, Wallsend, NSW

Wallsend Cemetery, NSW (Burials in the ‘old’ cemetery) 1863-1896

Wallsend Cemetery, NSW (Burials) 1896 – 2008

Waratah/Mayfield: St Andrew’s Church of England Burial Ground, North Waratah (Mayfield) 1862-1902

* West Wallsend Cemetery

 

Personal Accounts and Diaries

Diaries of John Reid, Victorian Schoolmaster, 1853-1856 (Currently out of print)

Diary of a Voyage on the Dirigo, Liverpool, UK, to Rocky Creek, NSW

 

Ships and Shipping

Diary of a Voyage on the Dirigo, Liverpool, UK, to Rocky Creek, NSW

Surgeons at Sea: Index to the Filmed Surgeon’s Journals on the Convict Ships to Australia, with Some Strays