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Image for The O'Connors of Connorville : a great Australian story.

The O'Connors of Connorville : a great Australian story.

By: ALEXANDER, Alison.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hobart, Fullers Bookshop: 2017

Seller ID: 35534


Large 8vo. 306pp, well illustrated in colour and b&w. Soft covers with French flaps. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0995381437 View more info

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St Matthew's of Clarence Plains 1843-1993.

By: ARNOLD, Fonda.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author?: 1993

Seller ID: 36011


4to. 68pp, illustrated. Duplicated typescript. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Winspear : history and recollections 1783-2001.

By: BARTER, Susan.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), n.p.: 2001

Seller ID: 14112


450 copies thus (another 50 in hardback). 4to. 284pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, errata slip loosely inserted. Soft covers. Fine. Signed by the author (at the launch, for which there is an invitation loosely inserted) ISBN 064641030X ***Family history - origins in Warkworth, Northumberland - settling in Victoria and Tasmania in the 1850s. View more info

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Port Cygnet English Convicts.

By: COAD, David.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kingston (Tas), Author: 2017

Seller ID: 35040


4to. 264pp, illustrated with black & white photographs, index. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0980692377 *** 86 mainly English convicts (includes a few Irish and Scots who married an English convict) who settled in the Port Cygnet district of southern Tasmania from the 1840s. View more info

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Historic New Norfolk, Series IV : St Matthew's Church Burial Records from 13th March 1826 [to] 30th October 1903.

By: CORDWELL, Stanley; Joe Cowburn & Rita Cox.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Norfolk, Tasmania, New Norfolk Council Historical & Information Centre: nd

Seller ID: 35905


Numbered edition (this is #372) but limitation not stated, signed by the authors. Oblong 4to. 26pp, illus, 54 leaves of burial records, printed rectos only. Staple-bound in cloth-backed soft covers. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646157477 View more info

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Dispatched to the Derwent.

By: DALE, Malcolm.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: n.p., Oracle Press: 2003

Seller ID: 18789


198pp. Laminated soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***A novel, based on family history - the story of William Mansfield, transported to Van Diemen's Land. View more info

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A Story of a Pioneering Family in Van Diemen's Land.

By: DOUGHARTY, Kate Hamilton.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Launceston, Author?: 1953

Seller ID: 10255


Preface by Karl von Stieglitz. 96pp. Stapled in wrappers. A very good clean copy. Owner's small name stamp inside front wrapper. ***A fictionalised account of the author's forebears - the Grey and Innes families - in early VDL. View more info

Of Yesteryear and Nowadays : my childrens' family history.

By: EDWARDS, Paul Bathurst.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Hawley Beach, Tasmania, Author: 1994

Seller ID: 31413


Issued in an edition of 200 numbered copies; this one out-of-series (unnumbered) and not signed by the author. 4to. 116pp, illustrated, family trees. Case-bound in synthetic cloth (lacks the dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646190288 ***The forebears include Colonel William Sorell (Lt-Governor of Van Diemen's Land 1817-24), Anthony Fenn Kemp, and William Kermode Archer. View more info

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The Convict Letter Writer.

By: HODGSON, Alice Meredith.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hobart, Forty South Publishing: 2018

Seller ID: 35924


274pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0648265110 ***THe correspondence of an ex-convict servant, Eliza Williams, to her former masters, the Leake family of 'Rosedale' in Tasmania's midlands. View more info

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Inscriptions in Stone. St David's Burial Ground 1804-1872: a record of some early history of Hobart Town from head stones of Van Diemen's Land's first cemetery.

By: LORD, Richard.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hobart, St George's Church, Battery Point: 1976

Seller ID: 6474


1000 numbered copies. 210pp, colour frontis, illustrated. Corrigenda slip loosely inserted. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. View more info

The Journals of Charlotte Cleveland.

By: MORRIS, Gill.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Friends of the Library, Launceston: 2006

Seller ID: 21491


(Local History Series, No. 1.) 88pp, illus. Soft covers. Fine (new). ISBN 0977546209 ***Charlotte Cleveland (1819-84) arrived in Launceston, Van Diemen's Land, with her husband William and four small children in August 1852. William had previously been in the colony 1838-42, trading cargo between Launceston, Adelaide and Sydney in his vessel 'Munford', and had bought property near Launceston before his return to England. The family lived in Launceston until 1864 when they moved to Melbourne, but returned in 1877. This book features her journal of the 1852 voyage, with additional informat... View more info

Tasmanian Ancestry : Index to Volumes 21--25. Journal of the Tasmanian Family History Society.

By: RACKHAM, Sally

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Family History Society: 2007

Seller ID: 32659


172pp. Soft covers. Very good. View more info

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From Green Knowe to Green Hill and Beyond : a strand of the Reid story.

By: REID, O.W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1989

Seller ID: 19189


Small 4to. 122pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0731667182 ***Family history - James Reid and family, from Edinburgh, arrived in Van Diemen's Land in January 1823 - with something of the author's own life and career in the Tasmanian Education Department. Much on the Circular Head district. View more info

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The Abel Family : Part 1.

By: SIMS, Peter C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Quoiba, Author: 1985

Seller ID: 7793


4to. [18] (paginated as 1-9, printed rectos only) 10-196pp (the last printed on inside of rear cover), a few b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

Tasmanian Historical Studies : Volume 9. Family and Gender in Australia and Tasmania.

By: Tasmania:

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Hobart, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies: 2004

Seller ID: 18259


Small 4to. 147pp. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Includes papers from the Centre's 2003 conference, as well as three from the special 'Windschuttle debate' conference in Launceston May 2003. Anna Haebich: 'Bridging the Gap - Assimilation and Aboriginal Women and Their Households'. Patricia Grimshaw and Sharon Low: 'Looking Again at the Women's Vote in Tasmania'. Marilyn Lake: 'Translating Needs into Rights - Race, Manhood and the Family Wage'. Andrew Piper: 'Admission to Charitable Institutions in Colonial Tasmania - from Individual Failing to Social Problem'. Dianne Snowden: 'Convict Marriage... View more info

Tasmanian Historical Research Association Papers & Proceedings. Volume 58 : number 1.

By: Tasmanian Historical Research Association.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmanian Historical Research Association: April2011

Seller ID: 29501


118pp, black & white illustrations. Soft covers. Fine [new]. ***Eldershaw memorial Lecture 2010 - John Hirst, 'Quite conrary: turning over Australian history' / Death and convict transportation / Free children transported with convict parents / A Yorkshire rebel's (William Rice) struggle to obrtain his freedom / Daniel Herbert / William Cuffay in Tasmania / Eugene Rossiet Lennon / Thomas Meagher, Sgt Daniel Murphy and the Bennett family, Richmond, Tasmania. View more info

Image for All That We Inherit: being family memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and the reminiscences and memories of James Backhouse Walker and Sarah Benson Walker, the wife of George Washington Walker, banker, both of early Hobart Town, Tasmania.

All That We Inherit: being family memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and the reminiscences and memories of James Backhouse Walker and Sarah Benson Walker, the wife of George Washington Walker, banker, both of early Hobart Town, Tasmania.

By: WALKER, Peter Benson.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1968

Seller ID: 5411


500 numbered copies, signed by the author. Small 8vo. 158pp, illus, 7 pedigrees. Blue cloth and clear acetate dustwrapper. Slight offsetting on endpapers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Royal Marine and the Convict : Samuel Thorne, James Ward and their heritage at Pitt Water and the Lower Ferry.

The Royal Marine and the Convict : Samuel Thorne, James Ward and their heritage at Pitt Water and the Lower Ferry.

By: WARD, Malcolm.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Orford (Tas), Family and Property History Research: 2016

Seller ID: 34943


4to. 112pp, well illustrated, index. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0980307031 View more info

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The Diaries of John Helder Wedge.

By: WEDGE, John Helder (edited by The Hon. Mr Justice Crawford, W.F.Ellis and G.H.Stancombe).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania: 1963

Seller ID: 30552


Second impression (500 copies). Small 4to. xliv, 100pp, frontis portrait, full-page map, Wedge family tree, 2 illustrations. Blue cloth, as issued (without dustwrapper). In fine (unused) condition. ***Wedge, an early Van Diemen's Land surveyor and explorer, was later a member of the Port Phillip Association and a participant in the foundation of Melbourne. View more info