The museum has a large number of books and pamphlets available for sale.
These not only cover the history of Wellington and adjacent areas but
also publications of a more general nature.

The adventurous memoirs of a gold diggeress - 1841-1909
Kate Gibbs 1985

*******OUT OF PRINT*********

Exciting and true story of Mary Ann Tyler who was a remarkable pioneer woman. Not many pioneer women in the same situation wrote about their innermost feelings and opinions of life. She endured extraordinary hardships as well as joyous and delightful times. She would reflect on the beauties of nature even during the hardest times.

Soft cover 66 pages and illustrated

They came to a valley - Wellington 1817-1967
D I McDonald 1968

Written by Mr McDonald a research officer of the Royal Australian Historical Society as part of the sesqui centenary project. A very well written and authoritative history of Wellington - exhaustive and detailed. 22 chapters. Well indexed.
Hard cover and illustrated
226 pages

Wellington caves
M Augee, C George, B Welch & C Denver

A beautifully illustrated book in colour and full of all the information you need to know about these beautiful caves. Excellent history and maps.
Soft cover with colour illustrations
32 pages
A steal at $5.00

Curra Creek
F Vernon

An entertaining and thoroughly researched history of the Curra Creek area near Wellington. Fred said that the book was written with the express purpose of preserving as much of the past as possible. It is a plain easy to read book with many interesting and at times humorous anecdotes. He covers early settlement to modern times. Every endeavour was made to include all people who lived in Curra Creek or
seemed part of the area.
Soft cover  illustrated  178 pages

A pictorial history of Wellington NSW
C Gass & J  Hiatt 2003

This attractive book  is a pictorial record of the history of Wellington. In themed chapters it covers the character, personalties and development of the town. A visual insight into Wellington and district with 100s of photographs  it preserves in images history for the benefit of future generations.
Stiff cover 242pages

The flora of Mt Arthur - Wellington NSW
G Althofer & G J Harden 1980

****OUT OF PRINT******

A beautifully illustrated book with a number of colour plates. Detailed drawings by G Harden. It covers the varied and extensive flora found in the Mt Arthur reserve. Due to its geographical position at the northern arm of the Catombal Range and at the junction of the western slopes the flora is an interesting mix of plants more commonly growing wide distances apart.

Stiff cover 81 pages

Pioneer families and settlement in the Wellington district
L Anderson 1983

Les has written a very readable history of Wellington and district by way of personal reminiscences. He has based the book on extensive research and interviews, hearsay, folklore absorbed during a lifetime in the area.
Soft cover 63 pages

Roads not taken
R Lang 2008

This is an attractive book of Reg's life in the bush that involved education, politics, religion, sport, travel and medical matters. At times very humorous.
Stiff cover illustrated  205 pages


Pictorial booklet of Wellington NSW
C Gass  2008

A smaller companion piece to the Pictorial History of Wellington above. Also with themed chapters but includes a number of photos not used previously. Our pictorial series aims to preserve and record the town's history.
Soft cover 98 pages

The Dripstone story
G Althofer  1985

A comprehensive social and natural history of Dripstone near Wellington from early times to today.
Humorous reminiscences, many gleaned from interviews, records and research.
Hard cover illustrated 200 pages

Wellington NSW - the second vale of Tempe
J Jervis

Entertaining and themed history of Wellington and district, Includes missions, caves, gold mining, churches,
sport, the hospital and bridges.
Soft cover  142 pages

Heritage week  booklets
Industrial heritage week 2006. Covers Sandy Hollow- Maryvale Railway and includes colour photographs. 6 pages.

Historic cemeteries of Wellington 2008. Colour photographs. 21 pages

Each booklet $2.00

The winds of change
B Hansford 1988

Reprinted 2011

200 pages plus index


Branches from Ironbark
"A journey through time"
Stuart Town Book Committee

286 pages


Whispers from Ironbarks
Stuart Town Bicentennial Committee


Gould League Centenary Booklet

103 pages


The Gould League in NSW
Peter Roberts and David Tribe

68 pages


Hot of the press!
Book celebrating the 150th
anniversary of the Wellington Public School.


Cost of postage and handling for one book is $15.00

For more than one book cost will be advised on
receiving your order as it will depend on weight.

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