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You can search the catalogue of the State Library of NSW on line at http://www.slnsw.gov.au/  (try searching Subject for eg "Lismore AND History" or "Bellinger Valley Historical Society", but without the quotation marks)

The National Library of Australia is on line at http://www.nla.gov.au/ and would also have ALL except the most minor booklets on all North Coast places, as by law book publishers must provide a copy. Search their java catalogue (try searching "Australian Genealogy").

[CHCL] = held  Coffs Harbour City Library
[NSL]    = held Nambucca Shire Libraries

The following book list was compiled by the previous Bellingen GenWeb Coordinator, Paul Hanly.  Please note that this list will not be expanded.

1."Your Father is a Moran & Your Mother was a Murphy" by Andrew James Moran of 14 Research Road, Narara, NSW, 2250. Published 1987.17 photos/illustrations. 175 pages. Available from the author.  ISBN 07316 1118

2. "Alma Doepel History of an Australian Schooner 1903-1975" by Captain Ralph McDonell. ISBN 0731619315

3. "Pioneering in the Bellinger Valley" produced by the Bellinger Valley Historical Society. 

4.. "Valley of the Crooked River - European Settlement on the Nambucca" ISBN 0 86840 205 2 by Norma Townsend.

5. "Men and a River" - a History of The Richmond River District 1828-1895 by: Louise Tiffany Daley. Printed by Melbourne University Press. First published 1966. SBN 522 83921 5. Dewey Decimal Classification Number 994.4 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 66-28534 Aus 68-1725

6. "The Winding Sheet" - Port Macquarie Historical Society

7. "Savins in Australia: A story and family tree of Benjamin Savin and his descendants" by G H SAVINS & I F SAVINS contains material about Frederick Savins, who settled in the Bellingen and Mid North Coast areas at the turn of the century.

8. "Red Cedar Our Heritage" by Alex Gaddes. It was available through the Nambucca Shire Council. Publisher Wyndham Observer (M.S.396,Nanango Qld,4615) National Library of Australia Card Number and ISBN 0 646 02322 5. Printed in Burnett Printing Company

9. "At The Crossroads" The history of the Wilsons Ridges/Wollongbar/Alphadale Cemetery and St Pauls Church. Details of local families. By Glenda Manwaring 1996. Inquiries should be made to the publisher. Published by Glenda D Manwaring P O Box 5143, Daisy Hill, Qld 4127 Australia  Has Listing of WOLLONGBAR Cemetery.

10. "Valley of the Macleay" by Marie H Neil, published by Wentworth Press, Sydney 1972. Should be considered essential reading for those with early roots on the Macleay River.

11. Macleay River Cemetery Transcriptions: Volume 1 East Kempsey, Volume 2 West Kempsey, Volume 3 Frederickton. Transcribed by Judy Hoole. Copyright Judy Hoole, Judy Hoole 23 Arkana Avenue Cundletown, NSW 2430 (065) 53-9187

12. Index of Transcriptions Pioneer Wall (Old Cemetery) East Ballina, Rous and Tinten bar Cemeteries. Richmond-Tweed Family History Society Inc Po Box 817 Ballina NSW 2487. Compiled and Edited by Mrs Judy Scott 1991

13. Lower Clarence Cemetery List, compiled and researched by the Cemetery List Committee of Maclean District Historical Society ISBN 0 909323 12 5 90pages. Alphabetical listing for Lower Clarence Cemeteries: Ashby, Iluka, Lawrence, Maclean, Smalls (Private), Taloumbi Station (Private), Yamba.  Available Maclean District Historical Society $15.00 plus postage.

14. "A History of Coutts Crossing & Nymboida Districts - 1837 to 1985", by Pat & John Edwards by The Coutts Crossing & Nymboida Districts Historical Society, 1985.(At least 2 volumes, indexed) 

15. "Coffs Harbour [CHCL] = held Coffs Harbour City Library
   ·  A History of Nana Glen Primary School 1892-1992, Annette Green & Margaret Franklin (compilers), (Centenary Committee Nana Glen Primary School), 84 pages [CHCL]
  · A Pioneer and the Eastern Dorrigo, 63 pages, (Coffs Harbour, The Central North Coast Newspaper Company Pty. Limited, 1977). [CHCL]
  ·  Bonville Public School Centenary 1888-1988, T. J. Andrews (compiler), 1988 [CHCL]
  ·  Celebrating 100 Years of Settlement : Bonville 1880-1980, (Coffs Harbour, H.W. & L.T. Young, 1981), 36 pages [CHCL]
  · Coffs Harbour & district pioneer register/ by Coffs Harbour District Family History Society. ( the Society. c.1987). ISBN 095923831X (v.1) 0959238336 (v.2) 0959238328 (SET)
  ·  Coffs Harbour Vol. I : Pre 1880-1945, Neil T.M. Yeates, (Coffs Harbour, N.S.W. : Bananacoast Printers for Coffs Harbour City Council & the author, 1990), 284 p. ISBN 0958786631, Includes index & bibliography. Availability: Coffs Harbour Historical Society & C.H. City Council for $25 per volume. [CHCL]
 · Coffs Harbour Vol. II : 1946-1964, Neil T.M..Yeates, (Coffs Harbour, N.S.W. : Bananacoast Printers for Coffs Harbour City Council & the author, 1994), 354 p. ISBN 095878664X, Includes index & bibliography.[CHCL]
 ·  Coffs Harbour High School : The First Fifty Years 1938-1988, C. T. Hemmings (editor), ( Coffs Harbour, N.S.W : Coffs Harbour High School, 1988), 138 pages. Available: Coffs Harbour High School, Coffs Harbour Jetty, N.S.W. 2450 [CHCL]
 ·  Coffs Harbour Public School Centernery 1885-1985, (Coffs Harbour, N.S.W. : Coffs Harbour School Centenary Committee, 1985) 48 pages ISBN 0958992002 [CHCL]
 ·  Coffs Harbour - On Full War Alert 1942-1943, Edward J Ovens, (Commercial Radio Coffs Harbour Limited ,1990) [CHCL]
 ·  Coffs Harbour Surf Lifesaving Club 1925-1983 : the first 60 years, (Coffs Harbour SLSC)[CHCL]
 ·  Crayons to Computers - Crossmaglen Public School : The First Fifty Years 1936-1986, Alison Fleck (compiler). 111 pages [CHCL]
 ·  From Dunvegan On : History of the Upper Orara and Dairyville School 1891-1991, (The Upper Orara Centenary Committee), 56 pages. [CHCL]
 ·  Introduction and History of Karangi, Joan Scouller (compiler), (Upper Orara-Karangi Centerary Association and Upper Orara-Karangi Historical Committee, 1987) [CHCL]
 · Kororo Primary School - Centenary Book 1893-1993, 160 pages [CHCL]
 ·  Looking Back - Nana Glen 1879-1979, (Nana Glen Centenary Committee), 72 pages [CHCL]
 · Resources Listing at 21 January 1999 of: Coffs Harbour Family History Society Inc. - 30 pages catalogue. [CHCL] - held at the Reference Desk
 ·  Red Gold to Green Gold : The Early History of the Upper Orara Valley, 1886-1986, Michael Secombe, (The Upper Orara-Karangi Centernery Association, 1986) [CHCL]
 ·  The History of the Coastal Strip Known as "Look-At-Me-Now" - Moonee Creek Settlement (100 years) The Skinner Family and Descendants, Benjamin J. Holder, 204 p. [CHCL]
· The History of Coffs Harbour [CHCL]
·  Woolgoolga 1872-1976, (The Central North Coast Newspaper Company Pty. Limted), 65 pages [CHCL]
·  Woolgoolga : The History of a Village, Neil Yeates (Banana Coast Printers,1994),276 pages ISBN 0959319603 [CHCL] 

BELLINGEN & NAMBUCCA DISTRICTS

· Pioneering in the Bellinger Valley, H. Beard & N. Braithwaite (compilers), (Bellinger River Historical Society, 1978) [CHCL]
· Our Highland Heritage (Angus Mackay of Sutherland), Nancy Mackay Edge (1988) [NSL] Macksville Branch. See Contents
· When the River was the Road, Glen C. Bradley [NSL]
· Valley of the Crooked River [NSL]

GRAFTON & CLARENCE RIVER DISTRICT  

·  Discovery and Settlement of the Lower Clarence, E. H. McSwan (compiler), (Maclean District Historical Society, abt.1976), 12pages, [CHCL]
· A History of the Clarence River District 1837-1915, John McFarlane, (Clarence Press, 1980), 75 pages, index. [CHCL]
 · A History of Yamba and Iluka, compiler Eleanor H McSwan, (Maclean District Historical Society, 1978) [CHCL]
· "Casino" From Crossing Place to Municipality 1840-1980, Maurice Ryan (Ron Howard, Casino 1980), 160 pages [CHCL]
· Echoes of the Clarence, Kevin Shortt, (International Colour Prod., Stanthorpe, QLD,1980) [CHCL]
· Ferries of the Lower Clarence, Maclean Hist. Soc., (Maclean Clarence Press,1985), 60 pages [CHCL]
· The Bawden Lectures : The First Fifty years of Settlement with notes by Mr. R.C. Law, 182 pages, (first lecture delivered by Mr. Bawden was on 8 June 1886.) [CHCL]

TAREE & MANNING RIVER DISTRICT

· A Time on the Manning, Graham Payne, (Grafton Print, 1984), 49 pages, [CHCL]
· Pioneering Around Taree, W. F. Connors, (about 1985), 174 pages [CHCL]
· The Struggle Against Isolation : A History of the Manning Valley, John Ramsland, (Greater Taree City Council, 1987), 336 pages, indexed [CHCL]

PORT MACQUARIE

· Place of Banishment : Port Macquarie 1818-1932, Iaen McLachlan, (Hale & Ironmonger, abt.1988), 242 pages, indexed [CHCL]

TWEED & RICHMOND RIVERS

· Men and a River : Richmond River District 1878-1895, Louise Tiffany Daley, 1966 [CHCL]
· Wollumbin : The Creation and Early Habitation of the Tweed, Brunswick and Richmond Rivers of NSW, N. C. Keats, (abt.1988), 573 pages, indexed [CHCL]
 
a) Vol 1 : Pre-1880 to 1945/ by Neil T. M. Yeates  ISBN 0958786631, Includes index & bibliography.
b) Coffs Harbour Vol 2 : 1946 to 1964/ by Neil T. M. Yeates  ISBN 095878664X, Includes index & bibliography.  Publisher: Coffs Harbour, N.S.W. : Bananacoast Printers for Coffs Harbour City Council and the author, 1990-1993; Availability: Coffs Harbour Historical Society & C.H. City Council for about $25 per volume
Book runs to 284 pages with index, extensive source foot notes throughout, and many photos.
c) Coffs Harbour & district pioneer register/by Coffs Harbour District Family History Society.  ISBN 095923831X (v.1) 0959238336 (v.2) 0959238328 (SET)  Publisher: the Society. c1987-
d) Coffs Harbour High School : semi-centenary history, 1938-1988/by C.T. Hemmings ISBN 0731637062 Publisher: Coffs Harbour, N.S.W : Coffs Harbour High School, 1988 , Description: 138 p. : ill., facsims., ports ; 30 cm., Available: The Secretary, Coffs Harbour High School, Coffs Harbour Jetty, N.S.W. 2450
e) Coffs Harbour Public School centenary, 1885-1985/ by Coffs Harbour Public School. Centenary Committee
ISBN 0958992002, Publisher: Coffs Harbour, N.S.W.] : Coffs Harbour School Centenary Committee, 1985 Description: [48] p. : ill., facsims., ports ; 27 cm.

16. "Irish assisted immigrants to New South Wales, Australia" [microform] by Richard E. Reid. Published by University of Wollongong, 1982. Made up of 8 microfiches (11 x 15 cm). This list "was complied from the Board's immigrant lists, 1848-1891 (4/4909 - 4/5036) held by the State Archives of New South Wales. Where the Board's lists were missing (in the case of about 10 ships) the Agent's lists were used (4/4782 - 4/4812)" In summary, records cover the period 1848-1870. Fiche 1-3, list passengers alphabetically by surname, providing details of their Irish county of origin, age in years, name of ship and date of arrival.

17. Family, Farm and Forest - a History of the Eungai District, NSW. by David Dunne (1990) ISBN 0 7316 8920 8 (See the Contents)

18. Maclean The First Fifty Years 1862-1912, by Eleanor H. McSwan, 1992. ISBN 0909323 12 7. Printed by Clarence Press, Centenary Drive, Maclean, NSW 2463.  Available from Maclean District Historical Society Inc, PO Box 257, MACLEAN, NSW 2463. Cost as at October 1999 $29.00 including postage.

19. North Coast Women by Baiba Berzins ISBN 0 909954 49 6 219 pages \ a history of experiences of over 800 women on the North Coast of New South Wales before 1939.  Purchased from Royal Australian Historical Society, History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney.

20. The Bawden Lectures: June 1886, July 1886, Aug 1888 from records in the Clarence River Historical Society, with notes by R.C. Law, 182 pages. No index or contents. Series of 3 lectures delivered by Thos. Bawden of personal recollections on the first 50 years of settlement on the Clarence.

21. Lawrence: The history of a Clarence River Settlement compiled by Mike Gillespie ISBN 0 7316 3680 5 105 pages. Available Maclean District Historical Society $12.00 plus postage.

22. Yamba Yesterday 1885-1985 by Keith Howland and Stuart Lee ISBN 0 9589691 0 8 136 pages. A pictorial history of Yamba over recent years.  Available Maclean District Historical Society $12.50 plus postage.

23. Centenary History of Brushgrove 1885-1985 compiled and written by Pamela G Leslie ISBN 0 9589178 0 9
56 pages.  History of the village of Brushgrove and families from the first white settlers.

24. The Irish Famine Immigrants 1846-1851

25.  a) History of Education on the Lower Clarence: Maclean compiled and researched by E H McSwan and Margaret Switzer, Maclean District Historical Society ISBN 0 909323 14 3 104 pages.  The first in a trilogy of histories of schools, past and present, on the Lower Clarence.  Available Maclean District Historical Society $15.00 plus postage.

25. b) History of Education on the Lower Clarence: Past Schools compiled and researched by Margaret Switzer, Maclean District Historical Society, 136 pages ISBN D909323143.

26. The Trojan Maclean Intermediate High School School newsletter 1958 39 pages, 1959 39 pages, 1960 48 pages.

27. A History of Yamba and Iluka compiled by E H McSwan, Maclean District Historical Society ISBN 0 909323 04 6 92 pages.  Historical beginnings from 1861. 

28. Maclean & the Scottish Connection by E H McSwan Maclean District Historical Society ISBN 0 909323 08 9, 92 pages.  History of Scottish people of Maclean

29. Champions in Sport: Henry Searle and Chimpy Busch compiled by E H McSwan.  Maclean District Historical Society 15 pages 1998.  Story of two local sportsmen.  Available Maclean District Historical Society $5.00 plus postage.

30. History of The Anglican Church on the Lower Clarence Malcolm and Helen Oliver, Editors 40 pages.
History of the Lower Clarence Parish Church of England 1868-1996.

31. Echoes of the Clarence by Kevin Shortt ISBN 0 86774 001 9, 191 pages.  History of barge and tugboat on the Clarence River.

32. Ferries of the Lower Clarence by D Stuart Towner 60 pages 1985.  History of Maclean Shire Council ferries. Available Maclean District Historical Society $6.00 plus postage.

33. The Twins of Townsend by Elsie W Tyler ISBN 0 909323 07 0 94 pages.  Recollections of a Clarence River childhood.

34. Woolgoolga: The history of a village Mid-North Coast NSW by Neil Yeates.  ISBN 0 9593196 0 3  (276 pages) Purchased from author, 5 Arthur Street, Woolgoolga NSW 2456

35. Clarence River Advocate May 1985, Sep 1995 - Maclean District Historical Society. 10 pages.  Quarterly publication for family historians by the Society.

* after the number means this is a Publication from Maclean District Historical Society, PO Box 257, Maclean NSW 2463

36.* Davis Family and Descendants 1848-1988 by A Marsh $15.00 plus postage

37.* The History and Recollections of Calliope Public School by Fred Ellem.  $12.00 plus postage

38.* Brooms Head Revisited: A Retrospective View 1842-1990 by J Plater $10.00 plus postage

39.* Shark Creek Tales by D Moloney, 50 pages, ISBN 0959348328D  $7.00 plus postage

40.* A Journey Through Time (The Whalan Family) by F Manfield.  $32.00 plus postage

41.* Celebrating a Century of Service (Salvation Army).  $10.00 plus postage

42.* Old Yamba Town by Stuart Lee, 44 pages ISBN 0646309528 $7.50 plus postage

43.* Discovery and Settlement of the Lower Clarence compiled by E H McSwan Maclean District Historical Society, 11 pages ISBN 090932302X $6.00 plus postage

44.* Ram. The Man the Legend - Ram Chandra Biography by Nan Rogers.  $12.00 plus postage

45.  Letters From The Boer War by I.W. Symonds, Port Macquarie Historical Society, available from them at $10 plus postage; 89 A4 pages, date-11 Oct 1999.  Table of contents:- Map of Sth Africa, Foreword, Introduction, Port Macquarie 1899, Ominous Clouds, War Military Units, Welcome Home, Epilogue, Index. Briefly, it is the history of the 26 volunteers from this district who served with British and Australian forces in the Boer War 1899-1902, giving brief biographies of each, plus a background look at Port Macquarie of that time.

46. "Biographical Register of Port Macquarie" Contributors Edition. Port Macquarie Historical Society, available from them.

47. "Our Highland Heritage" (Mackay families of Bowraville and Nambucca.) Nancy Edge

48. Grace Family - Early Years" (associated names Argent, Simon, Pike, Mackay. Stephenson, Hulbert and others) Nancy Edge.

49. "A History of the Clarence River District 1837-1915" by John MacFarlane M.L.A.with notes by E.H.McSwan 1980.for the Maclean D.H.S.

50. Articles were published in the Grafton "Daily Examiner" by G. Dennes dealing with Clarence River families who had come out 100 years earlier from Scotland on the "William Nicol, Midlothian, Brilliant, St George, Boyne, James Moran and Lady MacNaughton" The original bound copies of the :Daily Examiner" are held at the Clarence River Historical Society in Grafton.Some early copies are in microfiche. Enquire at your nearest library with a F.H.Section. 

51. draft MacDonald family history (family of John MacDonald "the elder" and Ann Gillies MacDonald of Redbank and later of Maclean) at a fairly advanced stage under title "Over the seas from Skye", but no idea when I'll get around to finishing it a/c incomplete research in USA and Canadian branches of this MacDonald family. contact Daryl Lightfoot 

52. "A Giant for Jesus - the story of Silas Gill" (Rev.Eric Clancy - reprints available from Daryl Lightfoot)

53. "A Cow and a Haypress" (Daryl Lightfoot - still available from author) deal with the Gill and related families of Beckley, SSX, who came in 1837 and 1838, and whose descendants were Methodist pioneers on the northern rivers and elsewhere in NSW last century.

54. "North Coast Run - Men and Ships of the N.S.W. North Coast" by Mike Richards; 3rd edition 1996; published by Turton & Armstrong, 21 Lister Street, Wahroonga NSW 2076 Ph. 02 94896719; ISBN 0 908031 67 X 174 pages, illustrated with b & w photographs. See the contents, there is no index.  Enquire at Angus & Robertson Bookworld at GRAFTON NSW - the proprietor is a keen supporter of local history publications.

55. "A History of Nana Glen Primary School 1892-1992" [CHCL]  Annette Green & Margaret Franklin (compilers), (Centenary Committee Nana Glen Primary School),   84 pages of History and lots of school photos
Purchased from Nana Glen Primary School

56. "Looking Back Nana Glen 1879-1979" 72 pages of History and Early pioneering families with photos; lots of families mentioned.

57. "The Shipbuilders of Brisbane Water", by Gwen Dundon  

58. "Leaves on the Tree of Saul" - the ancestors and descendants of Jeremiah; Saul who came from the Lakes District England to become a cedar cutter in the Northern Rivers district of NSW. Details associated families.

59. "I Found it in the Northern Star 1877-1881" extracts from the Northern Star (Lismore newspaper) for the period noted.

60. A short history of Kempsey and the Macleay Valley / by Patricia Riggs ; art [by] Tony Nolan.  Published Kempsey, N.S.W. : Kempsey Shire Council, c1986.

61. A short history of Kempsey and the Macleay Valley / by Patri and A century of caring : a history of the Kempsey District Hosp

62. "PORT MACQUARIE A History to 1850" Edited by Frank Rodgers.

63. "History of the German Community in the Clarence River District of NSW".  Authors: Geoffrey Burkhardt & Nola Mackey.  Published by: Grafton Family History Centre 1999

64. "The Road to the River" covering Draylines to Deep Water in the 1839 to 1939 period. Lismore, Bording's. 1977. 218pp. 8vo. Paperback. Illus. History of the construction of the road to the Clarence River in northern NSW . It was published in 1977 (2nd edition) Kathi Ann Gaffy may be able to help with this book.

65. Royal Commission of Inquiry on Forestry, 1907 and 1908 contained in a book on the history of the Forestry 
Commission in NSW.

66. 'Around the Channon' A history of it's place and people by Pauline Barratt, 1999.  Introduction: The ridges and valleys of Terania and Tuntable Creek make up the area loosely referred to as The Channon. It was one of the last areas of the 'Big Scrub' to be settled. The area which Around the Channon covers includes The Channon Road, the top end of Keerong and Pinchins Lane, Terania Creek, Tuntable Creek and Koonorigan Road. These areas supplied The Channon Butter Factory when it was in operation and were serviced by The Channon businesses. Part I covers early Aboriginal significance and history of the area. Part II brings together detailed history of early settlement from the late 1800's to WWII. Part III acknowledges the families who have been in the area for three and four generations, including brief histories of their times there. The final part gives a glimpse into the more recent history of The Channon.

67. Cecilia McNally "Duchess of Spring Hill" written by Dan O'Donnell Published by the Playground and Recreation Association of Queensland Inc. PO Box 133, 10 Love Street, Spring Hill , Brisbane Queensland 4004 (This book costs $6).

68. URUNGA PUBLIC SCHOOL 1882-1982, The Centenary of Public Education in this Area; including Tarkeeth, Wenonah Heads and Nessville Schools.  See the Index contributed by Marie Riley 69 The Brunswick - another River and Its People

70. What They Did - Families of the Brunswick

71. "Magdalen" by Dorothy KINNY, publisher: Neptune Press, Newtown Vic., 1983.  Over 200 pages with photographs. No index or contents. Contact Kay Williams 

72. "From out of the Wilderness. The Early days of ELTHAM and it's school."  Author and Publisher unknown.

73. "Disputed Plain Armstrongs and their Magnificent Horses" by Keith McLeay.  ISBN : 1 86252 555 2 Perhaps published by Richmond River Historical Society.   Printed by : Northern Star Print (066 24 4000)

74. "Centenary 1890 - 1990 Green Hill public School" by The Greenhill Centenary Committee available from Macleay River Historical Society. About 50pp. Some photographs back to 1918.

75. "Timber Tales" By Macleay River Historical Society, published 1984.

76. "What A Difference A Vowel Makes". The Sellings-Sullings History. ISBN No: 0-7316-7694-7

77.  Index of the Records (July 1935 to December 1945) of the old firm of William Riley & Sons, Undertakers, Lismore NSW. Burials took place from Sydney to Cooroy Qld. Mostly in Northern Rivers area. Includes maps of layouts of many cemeteries mentioned in the book and photos of some. Records of William Riley's during this period were mostly notes written beside obituaries.

78. Glenreagh - A Town Of Promise. A history of the Glenreagh, Tallawudjah and Sherwood Districts. By Elizabeth Webb. Published by Elizabeth Webb, Glenreagh, NSW.

79. "Chain of Hearts: Descendants of Donald and Margaret Anderson". Author/Contributor: Anderson-Hoschke, Kylie (ed). Date of Publication:.01 Sep 2001 Price: $30.00. Format:.PB Size:.210x148 No. of Pages: 300. ISBN 0-9579458-0-9

80. "Kyogle - a Part of Paradise" V G Alcorn ISBN 0 646 16687 5 (self published in late 1990's)

81. Index of the Records (1946 to 1955) of the old firm of William Riley & Sons, Undertakers, Lismore NSW. Burials took place from Sydney to Cooroy Qld. Mostly in Northern Rivers area. Includes maps of layouts of many cemeteries mentioned in the book and photos of some. Records of William Riley's during this period were mostly notes written beside obituaries.

82. "THE BRISBANE WATER STORY" {Click link on "Part' below for index}
Part 1: Gosford and the Henry Kendall Country By Charles Swancott. Published 1953 Second Edition 1966
Part 2: Woy Woy & Hawkesbury By Charles Swancott. Published 1954.
Part 3: Enchanted Waters - Terrigal, Wamberal, Kincumber, Erina, Avoca to Wagstaff Point. Published 1961
Part 4: The Rest of the Story - Koolewong to Cooranbong, including The Story of Henry Kendall, T.A. Scott, E.H. Hargreaves, Published 1955

The above book list was compiled by the previous Bellingen GenWeb Coordinator, Paul Hanly.  Please note that this list will not be expanded.

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