Weight testing the new Hawkesbury River Bridge 1946

Weight testing the new Hawkesbury River Bridge 1946

Weight testing the new Hawkesbury River Bridge in 1946. They used two 38 class locomotives (Today's restored 3801 is now the only one remaining in its class.)

Weight testing the new Hawkesbury River Bridge in They used two 38 class locomotives (Today's restored 3801 is now the only one remaining in its class.

The Great North Road, Wisemans Ferry, NSW. Built by convicts using only the simplest of hand tools

The Great North Road, Wisemans Ferry, NSW. Built by convicts using only the simplest of hand tools

“Historical Records of the Central Coast of New South Wales: The Brisbane Water Case 1837-8” by the Gosford District Local History Study Group. Published 1989 by Gosford District Local History Study Group, Narara. The Brisbane Water Cases were a series of legal actions fought out during the latter part of the 1830s. The parties involved were some of the principal land holders of the Brisbane Water district against the government of the day.

The Brisbane Water Case 1837-8: Historical records of the Central Coast of New South Wales

The Brisbane Water Case Historical records of the Central Coast of New South Wales

“Historical Records of the Central Coast of New South Wales: Rev Alfred Glennie Journals 1855-60” by the Gosford District Local History Study Group. Published 1987 by Gosford District Local History Study Group, Narara. Alfred Glennie was the Rector of Gosford in the years 1850-1865 and this book is a collection of his transcribed diaries, which helps to shed light on what the area was like and who was residing in Gosford at this particular point in history.

Rev Alfred Glennie Journals 1855-60: Historical records of the Central Coast of New South Wales

Rev Alfred Glennie Journals 1860 on: Historical records of the Central Coast of New South Wales

“Historical Records of the Central Coast of New South Wales: Agnes Fagan’s Diary 1885” by the Gosford District Local History Study Group. Published 1991 by Gosford District Local History Study Group, Narara. Agnes Fagan is described as a well-educated, intelligent and mature woman who upon a three-week stay in Gosford in 1885 recorded her impressions and recollections. She later visited the area again a year later and once again wrote down her recollections.

Agnes Fagan's Diary 1885

“Historical Records of the Central Coast of New South Wales: Agnes Fagan’s Diary 1885” by the Gosford District Local History Study Group. Published 1991 by Gosford District Local History Study Group, Narara. Agnes Fagan is described as a well-educated, intelligent and mature woman who upon a three-week stay in Gosford in 1885 recorded her impressions and recollections. She later visited the area again a year later and once again wrote down her recollections.

“Historical Records of the Central Coast of New South Wales: Bench Books and Court Cases: 1826-74” by the Gosford District Local History Study Group. Published 1990 by Gosford District Local History Study Group, Narara. It is a series of records pertaining to the history of the Brisbane Water District; it is collated chronologically and includes a comprehensive compilation of primary source records.

Bench Books & Court Cases 1826-74: Historical records of the Central Coast of New South Wales

Bench Books & Court Cases Historical records of the Central Coast of New South Wales

“Historical Records of the Central Coast of New South Wales: Masonry in the Central Coast 1892-1992. Book One” by the Gosford District Local History Study Group. Published 1993 by Gosford District Local History Study Group, Narara. This book contains the history of the Central Coast’s local Masonry society. It has been compiled from member records and recollections, as well as minute books from the various chapters and documents in private hands.

Masonry in the Central Coast 1892-1992. Book One.

“Official Opening of Pioneer Park: A joint project of Gosford Shire Council and the Apex and Rotary Clubs of Gosford” 26th February 1977. This is a copy of the original program from the Pioneer Park opening ceremony. It includes a president’s message from Cr. M.H. Brooks, a brief history of the park area and the Gosford Apex and Rotary Club, maps, and a list of persons interred in the Point Frederick cemetery.

Official Opening of Pioneer Park [former Point Frederick cemetery]

“Official Opening of Pioneer Park: A joint project of Gosford Shire Council and the Apex and Rotary Clubs of Gosford” 26th February 1977. This is a copy of the original program from the Pioneer Park opening ceremony. It includes a president’s message from Cr. M.H. Brooks, a brief history of the park area and the Gosford Apex and Rotary Club, maps, and a list of persons interred in the Point Frederick cemetery.

“Historical Records of the Central Coast of New South Wales: Rev Alfred Glennie Journals 1860 on.” by the Gosford District Local History Study Group. Published 1988 by Gosford District Local History Study Group, Narara. Alfred Glennie was the Rector of Gosford in the years 1850-1865 and this book is a collection of his transcribed diaries, which helps to shed light on what the area was like and who was residing in Gosford at this particular point in history.

Rev Alfred Glennie Journals 1860 on: Historical records of the Central Coast of New South Wales

“Historical Records of the Central Coast of New South Wales: Rev Alfred Glennie Journals 1860 on.” by the Gosford District Local History Study Group. Published 1988 by Gosford District Local History Study Group, Narara. Alfred Glennie was the Rector of Gosford in the years 1850-1865 and this book is a collection of his transcribed diaries, which helps to shed light on what the area was like and who was residing in Gosford at this particular point in history.

Tourist Guide - The Glorious Gosford District. In the front rank of the world's best tourist resorts. Published by R.H. Clifton, Gosford's self-appointed "tourism officer". Original in the Collection of Gosford City Library.

The Glorious Gosford District (1920)

Tourist Guide - The Glorious Gosford District. In the front rank of the world's best tourist resorts. Published by R. Clifton, Gosford's self-appointed "tourism officer". Original in the Collection of Gosford City Library.

Settling on the Central Coast: A book of advise to visitors and purchasers of land, houses, farms and businesses on the Central Coast of New South Wales (circa. 1960). Original booklet in the Collection of Gosford City Library.

Settling on the Central Coast (circa. 1960)

Settling on the Central Coast: A book of advise to visitors and purchasers of land, houses, farms and businesses on the Central Coast of New South Wales (circa. Original booklet in the Collection of Gosford City Library.

1954 Summer Tourist Guide for the beautiful Gosford District; including maps. Original booklet in the Collection of Gosford City Library.

Beautiful Gosford District 1954: Summer tourist guide

Tourists' Handbook of the Hawkesbury River and North Coast District, issued by the Government Tourist Bureau, Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney.

1954 Summer Tourist Guide for the beautiful Gosford District; including maps. Original booklet in the Collection of Gosford City Library.

Beautiful Gosford District 1954: Summer tourist guide

1954 Summer Tourist Guide for the beautiful Gosford District; Original booklet in the Collection of Gosford City Library.

Gems of ... Coastal Scenery revealed by the new Scenic Highway in the Shire of Erina, near Gosford, NSW, Australia. (circa 1938). Original booklet from the Collection of Gosford City Library.

Gems of Coastal Scenery (circa 1938)

Coastal Scenery revealed by the new Scenic Highway in the Shire of Erina, near Gosford, NSW, Australia. (circa Original booklet from the Collection of Gosford City Library.

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