Journal #52 – June 2015

The Crowdy-Harrington Railway; Part 2: 1900 to 1927

The history of the railway used in construction of the breakwater at Harrington.
by Ian McNeil

Criticism of the Harrington Breakwall

The northern breakwall cost a huge amount of money, and was heavily criticised.
by Maurie Garland

A Trip to the Manning

A nurse’s voyage to the Manning in 1909.
by “M R”

Memories of Crowdy and Harrington

Jean Ebzery (nee Muir) recalls her childhood in the 1920s and 1930
by Jean Ebzery

From the Museum

A report from our museum curator.
by Terry Tournoff

Pictorial: The Dangerous Harrington Breakwall
Ships wrecked on the Harrington Breakwall 1909 – 1910.
by Maurie Garland
Sergeant Hogan: Policing the Manning

Sgt Hogan spent two terms in the Manning Valley, the first as a constable at Cundletown, the second at Taree as Sergeant in Charge of the Manning District.
by Maurie Garland

The Don on the Manning

Don Bradman played cricket against Manning teams in 1928 and 1929.
by Bill Beach

From the Archives

A report from our archives co-ordinator.
by Kaye Wallace

MRDH Hospital Admissions 1895

Some records from the 1895 admissions book transcribed by Katherine.
by Katherine Bell

MRDH Hospital Admissions 1911

Looking at a statistical analysis of the 1911 admissions made by Eugenie.
by Eugenie R Lumbers

The First Pilots at the Manning River Entrance

The first pilot to assist shipping over the bar was appointed in 1856.
by Maurie Garland

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