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
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
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
A steal at $5.00
Ghosts of burrendong
****OUT OF STOCK*****
Dale is one of only a few with intimate knowledge of the land and pioneers from early settlement until the dam was completed and the valley filled with water. His first hand knowledge and research had enabled him to compile this essential record for future generations.
Stiff cover and illustrated. 84 pages
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
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
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
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
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
Stiff cover illustrated 205 pages
booklet of Wellington NSW
C Gass 2008
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
Soft cover 98 pages
The Dripstone story
G Althofer 1985
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
Entertaining and themed
history of Wellington and district, Includes missions, caves, gold
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
200 pages plus index
Branches from Ironbark
"A journey through time"
Stuart Town Book Committee
Whispers from Ironbarks
Stuart Town Bicentennial Committee
Gould League Centenary Booklet
The Gould League in NSW
Peter Roberts and David Tribe
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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