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HELENSBURGH & DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

P O BOX 150, HELENSBURGH NSW 2508

www.historichelensburgh.org.au

info@historichelensburgh.org.au

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NEW RELEASES

TIMBER ROLLED OUT and MONEY ROLLED IN
The Story of James Foster

By Pam Hesse and Janet Lee

$15 + Postage

This is the story of James Foster, one of Helensburgh’s early pioneers – a self-made man who worked hard, transforming from a humble bushman and labourer to industry leader and entrepreneur, playing a major role in the local community and the development of the Illawarra. After many years of research by Pam Hesse, great grand-daughter of James Foster, the life of this remarkable man has finally been documented for all to read, complete with over 90 family and local photos.

THE DECADE AFTER WWII IN HELENSBURGH, OTFORD, STANWELL PARK, STANWELL TOPS, COALCLIFF, AND DARKES FOREST.

By DR LORRAINE JONES VICE PRESIDENT HELENSBURGH AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

$15 + Postage

This publication takes the reader from the end of WWII into the modern era of industrialisation and the production and use of consumer goods within Australia. What an exciting time. Full work for all! No youth unemployment! 

Lots of exciting stories are contained in this easily readable book. It is lavishly illustrated with local photographs. It will entertain you during these troubled times.

“JESUS LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY – The History of Helensburgh and Stanwell Park Anglican Churches”

By Bryan Findlayson, Jan Lee and Trish Croft

$15 + Postage

A 92 page, full colour, glossy book with over 260 photos, covering the history of Helensburgh and Stanwell Park Anglican Churches from the 1880s to November 2020.

GEORGE RICKETT, MASTER BUILDER

$10 + Postage

Revised, updated and reprinted in colour
George Rickett was a pioneer of Helensburgh, involved in many organisations and responsible for many buildings eg. Waterfall Sanitorium (Garrawarra), Helensburgh Post Office, St George’s Stanwell Park.

CIVILIAN LIFE DURING WORLD WAR II

by Dr Lorraine Jones

$10 + Postage

CIVILIAN LIFE DURING WORLD WAR II by Dr Lorraine Jones tells the story of life in the Helensburgh district for the businesses, families and loved ones of our servicemen and women during the years 1939-1945.

The Big History of Little Stanwell Park

THE BIG HISTORY OF LITTLE STANWELL PARK

by Michael Adams

$35 + Postage

Historian, Michael Adams, has spent many years researching for this book. Michael has already produced several books on the history of the northern Illawarra area, and on Lawrence Hargrave whose experiments in the Stanwell Park area contributed to the story of aviation.

Our Boys Not Forgotten

Our Boys Not Forgotten

$10 + Postage

“Drawing on World War One service records, letters home, official correspondence, newspaper reports and old photographs, Our Boys Not Forgotten tells the stories of more than 400 men who went to war, a quarter of whom never came home.”

Written by Jenny Donohoe and Mary Steenson

More from our New Series on Helensburgh District Pioneers

Gill Family of Helensburgh

The Gill Family of Helensburgh
Written by Susan M Bradshaw
$10 + Postage

Dr Frederick Cox, Mine Doctor
Written by Robin Wines
$10 + Postage

Stanwell Park Public School 1917-2017: History Rewritten
$10 + Postage

Researched & transcribed from Trove, newspapers, State Archives & church records

Helensburgh Railway Story

The Helensburgh Railway Story including The Centenary of the current Railway Station 1915 – 2015
$5 + Postage
                                                                                    

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MISCELLANEOUS

I love Helensburgh stickers  $1 plus Postage

Historic Helensburgh Postcard Set $5 for set of 5 plus Postage