MOONTA. It was at the mouth of one of the numerous 'homes' of the burrowing wombat that a specimen of the very precious green copper stone was first sighted. That was in the year 1861 and Moonta was born.

It was at the mouth of one of the numerous 'homes' of the burrowing wombat that a specimen of the very precious green copper stone was first sighted. That was in the year 1861 and Moonta was born.

SEMIPRECIOUS & ORNAMENTAL STONES of SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Emphasis is placed upon geological and mining aspects of the deposits. With the exception of the Mount Fitton talc and Cowell jade there is little discussion of the considerable work involved in the treatment and/or cutting and polishing of these minerals to produce saleable or artistic items.

SEMIPRECIOUS & ORNAMENTAL STONES of SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Emphasis is placed upon geological and mining aspects of the deposits. With the exception of the Mount Fitton talc and Cowell jade there is little discussion of the considerable work involved in the treatment and/or cutting and polishing of these minerals to produce saleable or artistic items.

TJEIRINGA: STORY of the SHERINGA DISTRICT. The township of Sheringa is situated on the Eyre Highway, 129 km northwest of Port Lincoln on Eyre Peninsula. The name is of Aboriginal origin, Tjeiringa being the name of a yam which grew in abundance in the area long before the township came into existence. The Port Lincoln to Fowler's Bay telegraph line, constructed in 1876, passed diagonally through the centre of the town.

TJEIRINGA: STORY of the SHERINGA DISTRICT. The township of Sheringa is situated on the Eyre Highway, 129 km northwest of Port Lincoln on Eyre Peninsula. The name is of Aboriginal origin, Tjeiringa being the name of a yam which grew in abundance in the area long before the township came into existence. The Port Lincoln to Fowler's Bay telegraph line, constructed in 1876, passed diagonally through the centre of the town.

RELUCTANT HARBOUR port pirie south australia history railway mining

RELUCTANT HARBOUR port pirie south australia history railway mining

In 1852 John Cleland arrived in South Australia with his wife, Elizabeth, & 2 sons. This book tells how the rest of their 6 sons & their descendants were born & raised as the colony itself grew up to statehood and into the present century. This is the story of the Cleland family, as the daughter of Sir John Burton Cleland looks back on her family and its involvement with the Royal Adelaide & the Parkside Hospitals; with the beginnings of the University of Adelaide.

In 1852 John Cleland arrived in South Australia with his wife, Elizabeth, & 2 sons. This book tells how the rest of their 6 sons & their descendants were born & raised as the colony itself grew up to statehood and into the present century. This is the story of the Cleland family, as the daughter of Sir John Burton Cleland looks back on her family and its involvement with the Royal Adelaide & the Parkside Hospitals; with the beginnings of the University of Adelaide.

FLINDERS RANGES. This book presents a wide selection of the diverse works of man in the Flinders. A few of the subjects are well off the beaten track, but most may be seen on a drive through the ranges. Bill Wall's paintings, specially commissioned for this book, are vivid portraits of these memorials to our colonial past, while much of the history related in Hans Mincham's text is based on his recent original research and is presented in this form for the first time.

FLINDERS RANGES. This book presents a wide selection of the diverse works of man in the Flinders. A few of the subjects are well off the beaten track, but most may be seen on a drive through the ranges. Bill Wall's paintings, specially commissioned for this book, are vivid portraits of these memorials to our colonial past, while much of the history related in Hans Mincham's text is based on his recent original research and is presented in this form for the first time.

captain henry richard hancock moonta mininig company south australia history.  For 34 years Hancock ruled over the copper triangle, the miners, the companies, the workers, their wives, their children and in fact everybody in the area. Yet his reign was not a tyranny, and he was well respected by the miners and all others who dealt with them.

captain henry richard hancock moonta mininig company south australia history. For 34 years Hancock ruled over the copper triangle, the miners, the companies, the workers, their wives, their children and in fact everybody in the area. Yet his reign was not a tyranny, and he was well respected by the miners and all others who dealt with them.

St PETERS. The new town was named after the Church of England Collegiate School of St Peter, founded in Hackney, 1849, and named after St Peter's College, Westminster, where the first Bishop of Adelaide had been a scholar. This is a history of a town from its first unformed days of farms  nursery gardens through to the present.

St PETERS. The new town was named after the Church of England Collegiate School of St Peter, founded in Hackney, 1849, and named after St Peter's College, Westminster, where the first Bishop of Adelaide had been a scholar. This is a history of a town from its first unformed days of farms nursery gardens through to the present.

HOMESTEADS of the STONY DESERT. Landscape book covering the Stony Desert Areas of Australia, the people, its history and how the unforgiven desert and land won. Not just the story of struggle to conquer the harsh gibber-strewn country in northern South Australia and south western Queensland, but also a tribute to those who made the attempt.

HOMESTEADS of the STONY DESERT. Landscape book covering the Stony Desert Areas of Australia, the people, its history and how the unforgiven desert and land won. Not just the story of struggle to conquer the harsh gibber-strewn country in northern South Australia and south western Queensland, but also a tribute to those who made the attempt.

ADELAIDE TOWN HALL south australia history architecture colonel william light

ADELAIDE TOWN HALL south australia history architecture colonel william light


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