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Replies of Dungog Bench, Report from the Select Committee on the Condition of the Aborigines,1845.

Australian National Library

Dungog Magistrates’ letterbook for the police districts of Dungog and Port Stephens, New South Wales, 1834-1839.

Australian Archives

SP109/3; Miscellaneous Newspapers – Dungog “Chronicle”

AA: SP 32/1, Postmaster, Dungog to Secretary, General Post Office, Sydney, 18/4/1882.

A2483; Dungog Patriotic Funds

A1928; Public Health Engineering NSW – Dungog

A101; Rifle Range Dungog

A1336; Copyright Registered 2nd Dec 1953, ‘Apparatus for Bottling Fruits and Vegetables by Vacuum’.

A1336; Copyright Registered 6th Aug 1964, ‘Reach Me Down a Star’

A2487; Wallarobba Local Committee, 1919.

Clarence Town Historical Society Files

Clarence Town’s Early Chinese Citizens 19th and 20th Centuries.

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Clarence Town Post Masters.

Police Postings at Clarence Town, NSW.

Dungog Historical Society Files

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Postmaster General’s Report, 1861.

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Gresford District Historical Society Files

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NSW Government Gazette

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser

The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser

Maitland Weekly Mercury

Australian Town and Country

Dungog Chronicle

Supplement to the “Dungog Chronicle”, Education in Dungog 1851 – 1976 … and beyond, September 30, 1976.

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Cameron Archer – interviewed 9/4/2012

Tom Boorer – interviewed 21/2/2012

Rita Bosworth – interviewed 5/3/2012

Margaret Dent – interviewed 5/4/2012

Diane Ellis – interviewed 28/3/2012

Glynn Hefren – interviewed 23/4/2012

Delma Lawrence – interviewed 5/4/2012

Ian Lyall – interviewed 28/3/2012

Allan Nash – interviewed 8/3/2012

Ray Neilson – interviewed 26/4/2012

Ken Rubeli – interviewed 4/3/2012 & 25/3/2012

Grafton Shelton – interviewed 19/4/2012

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