Journal #39 – April 2010

A Visit to Manning River Catholics in 1900

from Freeman’s Journal 1900
edited by Maurie Garland

Our Debt to Lachlan Macquarie

by Alan Richardson

Book Review: Postcards from the Front

by Penny Rich

The Bonnie Manning

by Mieke van Werdt

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Journal #38 – January 2010

The Searle Connection:

Robert Searle and Mary Cann
by Royce & Janet Byrnes

Who Named Our Town Wingham, and Why?!

by Mieke van Werdt, Eric Richardson
& Penny Rich

Birth of Government Schools

(National Schools)
by Penny Rich

Testing Times for Tinonee Teachers

by Mieke van Werdt & Penny Rich

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Journal #37 – August 2009

’No Geisha Silk, No Cottin, No Nothin’:

Comboyne Plateau 1933-34
by Marion Hosking

Guy Watts Tells His Story:

Recollections of a Local Octogenarian
by Guy Watts

Putting It On Record

by Alexander Lobban
from Manning River Times Mar 26, 1910

The Oxygen Farm, Elands

by Jane Watson

Wingham Racecourse

by Mal Rattray

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Journal #36 – March 2009

Discovering John Newby:

A Remarkable Man
by Mieke van Werdt

William Willmet Board & Son (Peter):

Pioneers in Chosen Fields
by Marion Hosking

Manning Packet:

Exposing a Myth
by Penny Rich

South for Surprises, Young Man
Honest Publicity for Emmigrants
Reprint: Emigrant’s Guide, 1852
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Journal #35 – December 2008

Wingham on Growth:

MVHS Museum History
by John McKenzie

Lease of Life For Old Church:

St Barbabas, Oxley Island
by David Freeman

Elands to Wingham: The Longest Journey

Life of Hilton Rose
by Royce & Janet Byrnes

Youth’s Reflections on Australia Day

Address by Wingham High Captains
by Rowan Kendall & Hannah George

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Journal #34 – August 2008

Neville Reginald Howse, 1863-1930:

Surgeon, soldier & statesman
by John Ramsland

Victoria Cross

by Penny Rich

The Howse Collection

by Penny Rich

Strolling Around Wingham

by Arthur Cooper, et. al.

Educating the Children of Killawarra

by Glenda Smith

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Journal #33 – March 2008

The Fortunes of a Family

(The Wootton Racing Dynasty)
by Royce Byrnes

Gould League of Bird Lovers

(Celebrating 100 years)
by Glenda Smith

Benjamin Joyce:

Second Landowner at Bow Bow Creek
by Glenda Smith

Realities of Convict Transport

by Penny Rich

Floods: Bane of the Manning

Empire newspaper article, 1866

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Journal #32 – November 2007

Inheriting Grace in Adversity:

Ella Simon, 1902-1981
by John Ramsland

They Shall Grow Not Old

(Manning’s Vietnam War Losses)
by Eric Richardson

Kimbriki School 1869-1972:

Struggle For Survival
by Glenda Smith

Looking Back:

Manning Schools in the 1850s
by ’Rustic’ (Alexander Lobban), 1910

Legend of the Three Bothers Mountains

Extracted from Chronicle 1982

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Journal #31 – August 2007

A Breach of Promise Case, 1903

by Maurie Garland

Growth begets Growth

(Taree’s Christmas Tree)
by Penny Rich

Photographic Gallery: Taree

by Maurie Garland

A Century of Women’s Fashion:

1900-2000
by Eric Richardson

Recollections of the Manning, 1873

by Rev J A Waddell (written 1924)

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Journal #30 – March 2007

Herbert Guyler: Soldier

Researched by Margaret Clarke

Book Review: The Swiss Swagman

by Penny Rich

From Winchelsea to Kelvin Grove

(The Martin family and Volwing Cottage)
Researched by Merle Martin

Wooden boat building research:

Call for assistence
by Eric Richardson

The Aboriginal school at Purfleet – Part 2

by John Ramsland

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Journal #29 – November 2006

Education: The Handmaiden of Religion

by Eric Richardson

The Aboriginal School at Purfleet – Part 1

by John Ramsland

A Matter of School Discipline, 1866

by Maurie Garland

Photographic Blow-up: Taree 1923

by Maurie Garland

Rev Thomas Watt Versus Henry Flett – Part 2

by Maurie Garland

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Journal #28 – August 2006

Wingham Public School:

A Decade of Change 1978-1988
by Royce Byrnes

The Fight to Save a Heritage Building

by Eric Richardson

Rev Thomas Watt Versus Henry Flett – Part 1

by Maurie Garland

Tales of Reconcilliation:

Kooyong’s Rescue
Researched by Valerie Djenidi

The Manning in 1873

from The Sydney Morning Herald, 1873

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Journal #27 – May 2006

The Bulley – Wingham Connection

by Royce Byrnes

What’s in a Name?

by Eric Richardson

Adventures of an Editor in Search of News

(A Taree A&H Committee Meeting)
by Horace Dean (1866)

Sea Voyage Aboard SS Diamentina

from Sydney Morning Herald, 1873

Be a Historian – Write History Parts 3&4

by Alan Richardson

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Journal #26 – Nov 2005 – Jan 2006

Farewell to Scotland; Welcome to the Manning

by Prof. John Ramsland

100th Anniversary of Great Taree Fire

by Katherine Bell

Historic Woodside House, Built circa 1839

by Judy Welch & Therese Archinal

Be a Historian – Write History Parts 1&2

by Alan Richardson

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Journal #25 – June – Oct 2005

Old Bar Airstrip

Rich in aviation history

Theatres of a Different Kind

by Penny Rich

A Walk up Pulteney Street

By Katherine Bell

New Industry for Wingham

(The Slipper factory 1945-52)
by Glenda Smith

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Journal #24 – May 2005

Taree’s Sesquicentenary

Celebration of historical significance

Taree: The Dream of Two Pioneers

by Penny Rich & Kathy Bell

Henry Flett

Founder of Taree

Faith in the Manning’s Future

A letter written in 1865

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Journal #23 – December 2004

Wingham’s Sesquicentenary week

by Penny Rich & Glenda Smith

Our Past is a Fingerprint of History

Speech given by Michael Collins
(Chairman, Heritage Council NSW)

Regeneration of Wingham Brush.

Edited by Penny Rich

Reminiscences of Wingham Brush

by Royce Byrnes

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Journal #22 – June 2004

The Birth of Rugby League in Australia

had a Wingham connection
by Mal Rattray

Young Researcher Scoops Prize for Local History

Kyle Cameron wins state-wide competition
by Penny Rich

Let’s Never Forget

World War I in a country town
by Mal Rattray & Penny Rich

Blow up: Historic Photo

Tinonee Punt, Chapman’s Emporium, c. 1900

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Journal #21 – February 2004

From Steam Boat to Steam Train

Address given by Jim Revitt
Heritage Week 2003

One Aspect of Wingham’s Social and
Religious Past

by Royce Byrnes

Building of Bonnie Doon, Rawdon Vale, 1889.

Edited by Penny Rich

Blow up: Historic Photo

Wingham-Taree school bus c. 1924

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Journal #20 – October 2003

Story of Local Brickmaker, Stan Strange

Archive Information by S. H. Strange
Edited by Penny Rich

Brickmaking 1800s-style

Archive Information by S. H. Strange
Edited by Penny Rich

Lincoln Brickworks

Information from John Baker
Edited by Penny Rich

Blow up: Historic Photo

Broomfield Sister, Bow Hill, Wingham

The Story of Zulu (Melbourne Cup Winner)
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