Journal #53 – December 2015

Pioneering Women

Stories of remarkable pioneering women in the Manning Valley
Edited by Maurie Garland

Elizabeth Wynter: First Lady

Elizabeth was one of only a few women in the Manning Valley during the 1830’s.
by Katherine Bell, MVHS Archives

Mary Ann Bugg and the Bushranger

The story of an aboriginal woman and her relationship with Captain Thunderbolt
by Maurie Garland

Sarah, Annie, Margaret and Alice: Midwives, Private Hospitals

Manning Valley midwives and private hospitals
by Katherine Bell

Gertrude Richardson: Taree Mayor

Gertrude was the first female mayor outside the Sydney metropolitan area
by Kaye Wallace

Changes of a Lifetime

In 1995 the late Tom Woollard published a book of memories of his lifetime
by Tom Woollard

Tommy Carr on the word “Obey”

A satirical story written by Henry “Hawkeye” Edwards in 1928
by Hawkeye

Bridget Murray:A Kerry Girl
review of Kay Moloney Caball’s book ‘The Kerry Girls’
by Katherine Bell
Pioneering Women

Cameo portraits of Manning Valley women who were pioneers in their field by Barbara Waters

Nancy Bird: My God it’s a Woman

The late Nancy Bird Walton wrote this article for our society in 2004
by Nancy Bird Walton

Cost: $10.00 36 pages A4:21cm x 29cm