Thursday, May 28, 2009

BOOK LAUNCH- Huntington's History of Newcastle and the Northern District The Story of Lambton - a Newcastle Suburb

Two new important works of local history, Huntington’s History of Newcastle and the Northern District. Compiled by Ken Shilling with additional biographical material written by Cynthia Hunter. Published by the Newcastle Family History Society Inc 2009, and The Story of Lambton –a Newcastle Suburb. Compiled by Maree Shilling with contributions by Newcastle Family History Society Inc. and Residents of Lambton Past and Present, will be launched at a ceremony to be held at Lambton High School Hall tomorrow morning (Saturday 30th May 2009) beginning at10.30am. Both works will be launched by University of Newcastle Archivist and Chair of the Coal River Working Party, Mr Gionni Di Gravio, who originally suggested the idea to the Society of reproducing Huntington’sHistory, which is arguably the finest history of Newcastle and district that has ever been published. Info is also on the Coal River blog located here:

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