Emily Caroline Creaghe - Diary, 22 Dec. 1882 - 5 Sept. 1883

Emily Caroline Creaghe - Diary, 22 Dec. 1882 - 5 Sept. 1883

Describes her journey from Sydney in the ship Corea with calls at Queensland ports, reaching Thursday Island 9 Jan. 1883, arrival at Flinders telegraph station 14 Jan. 1883, and the journey from Normanton to Port Darwin, sailing from Port Darwin for Sydney 22 Aug. 1883 on the steamer Feilung....

    Francis Forbes - Correspondence relating to the Sudds, Thompson, and Robison cases, ca.1824-1830

    Francis Forbes - Correspondence relating to the Sudds, Thompson, and Robison cases, ca.1824-1830

    In 1826, the privates Joseph Sudds and Patrick Thompson deliberately committed theft in the expectation that they would be transported, a fate they believed to be preferable to continued service in the army. Lieutenant Governor Ralph Darling, Governor of N.S.W., commuted their sentence to a...

      Gillette Safety Razor Company - Cables and radio scripts concerning the 'bodyline' cricket series, 1932-1933

      Gillette Safety Razor Company - Cables and radio scripts concerning the 'bodyline' cricket series, 1932-1933

      Bodyline cricket series https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YolEXLy9 Restrictions on commercial radio in the United Kingdom in the 1930s resulted in radio stations being established on the continent beamed directly to the United Kingdom. The main station was situated in Paris. One of its...

        Hassall family papers - Series 07: Rowland Hassall, Parramatta store day sales books, 1803-1804, 1809-1812 - Part 1

        This collection contains store ledgers, produced by the Hassall family. It is part of the larger collection that can be found at Hassall family papers, 1793-2000 We have moved some of the store ledgers to their own sub-collection to be transcribed as they suit to be transcribed as tabular...

          Hassall family papers - Series 07: Rowland Hassall, Parramatta store day sales books, 1803-1804, 1809-1812 - Part 2

          This collection contains store ledgers, produced by the Hassall family. It is part of the larger collection that can be found at Hassall family papers, 1793-2000 We have moved some of the store ledgers to their own sub-collection to be transcribed as they suit to be transcribed as tabular...

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            Hassall family papers - Series 08: Rowland Hassall, Parramatta store ledger, 1811-1822

            This collection contains store ledgers, produced by the Hassall family. It is part of the larger collection that can be found at Hassall family papers, 1793-2000 We have moved some of the store ledgers to their own sub-collection to be transcribed as they suit to be transcribed as tabular...

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              Hassall family papers, 1793-2000

              Hassall family papers, 1793-2000

              Hassall Family Papers https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1Jk404VY This collection contains correspondence, diaries, ledgers, and letter books produced by several generations of the Hassall family. Rowland Hassall (1768–1820) was born in Coventry, England, and was one of the first...

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                John Pentecost diary, 1882

                A one volume diary written during an expedition from Sydney to the Ord River, Western Australia, January to December 1882. Please note that several pages in the diary are written in shorthand.

                  Macarthur papers, 1789-1936

                  Macarthur papers, 1789-1936 https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YRlZ80gn John Macarthur (1767-1834), soldier and pastoralist, was commissioned as an ensign in the British Army in 1782 and transferred to the New South Wales Corps in 1789 with a promotion to lieutenant. Macarthur, and his...

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                    Miles Franklin diaries and personal papers

                    Miles Franklin diaries and personal papers

                    Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin – known as Stella to her family and friends, and as Miles to her readers – was born on 14 October 1879. The young Miles published her best-known and much-loved work My Brilliant Career in 1901. One of the greatest insights into the life of Miles Franklin is...

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                      Records of male convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land, 1820-1844, and female convicts, 1844-1852

                      Records of male convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land, 1820-1844, and female convicts, 1844-1852

                      In times past, having a convict in your family history was something to be ashamed of – it is ironic that now it is almost un-Australian not to have one! Apart from the usual personal details of when and where the person was born, what you find in these records are the reasons for your...

                        Sydney Female Refuge Society records

                        Sydney Female Refuge Society records

                        In 1848 the Sydney Female Refuge Society was established to provide a home for women escaping from prostitution and for young unmarried girls who fell pregnant. This collection includes the digitised pages of three 'minute books' from the Society records. The refuge was established on 21...

                          Vocabulary of New South Wales Aboriginal Dialects

                          Vocabulary of New South Wales Aboriginal Dialects

                          This collection includes word lists of Indigenous Australian to English (6 volumes), and English to Indigenous Australian (4 volumes), with map, and location index in Volume 01.