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A Guide to the Churches and Graveyards of the Norfolk Plains

 

Avoca a Brief History

 

Online Cemetery Register Enquiry The Northern Midlands cemeteries are rich in history and are the resting place of some of the first settlers and many convicts.

 

Convict Brick Trail Database

 

Longford for the Family Historian.  Reference Guide to the Locality of Longford Businesses 1814 to 2014

 

Longford Then and Now - A Collection of Images

 

The Story of Lake Leake's First 100 Years 1883 to 1983

 

Tom Roberts

 

War Memorials including Honor Boards and Rolls

You Tube

Glance into the Past - The History of Cressy, Tasmania

 

Lest We Forget - The History of Cressy's Contribution. Includes information on the Boer War, World War One and Two, Vietnam, Memorials / Honor Boards and Arthur Green OAM.

 

When the Queen Came to Town - As part of Elizabeth's 1954 tour of Australia, she stayed at Connorville, Cressy. To find out more about the Royal families' connection to the O'Connors of Connorville watch this video.

 

The Cressy Cigar.  Do you know what the Cressy Cigar is? The Cressy Cigar is one of the most famous and creditable UFO sightings.

 

 

 

 

 

Publications From Other Sources

Perth and its Story by Basil W. Rait

 

Daniel Connors and the Murder of Ellen Moriarty by Steve Rhodes, FAS Volunteer

(Founders &Survivors Chainletter, Issue No 13, May 2013)

 

“The Brumby Family of Norfolk Plains” by Ian Brumby

 

Police Statement - William Brumby

 

Children Born to Female Convicts Under Sentence (extracted from Tasmanian BDM Records)

 

Sammy Cox or Samuel Emanuel Jervis by Ivan Badcock

 

"Early Bracknell Residents and/or Property Owners (inc Maps)" by Ivan Badcock

 

"Francis French and John Badcock Families, 175 Years in Australia" by Ivan Badcock

 

Richard Chugg by Nichole Clark (Bower)

 

Roy Richard Chugg by Stuart Green

 

Postcards - mainly relating to the Holgate family, a wonderful insight to people's lives (submitted by David Cooper

 

William Gwillim WALKER Family and Vron Property by Ivan Badcock

 

Christ College Bishopsbourne by Ivan Badcock

 

 

 

Local Churches and their History

 

The Story of Holy Trinity Church, Cressy 1858 to 1958

 

A Century of Methodism in Longford, Tasmania 1834 to 1934

 

150 Years of Witness (1834 to 1984) Longford Parish, The Uniting Church in Australia

 

Church Centenary St Luke's Church of England, Campbell Town - The Mercury, 30 November 1933

 

 

Books By K R vonStieglitz

 

A Short History of Campbell Town and the Midland Pioneers

 

A Short History of Cressy and Bishopsbourne - With some notes on the Lake River Pioneers

 

Days and Ways in Old Evandale

 

Longford Past and Present - With notes on Perth, Pateena and Illawarra

 

A Short History of Ross - Wtih some tales of the Pioneers

 

Six Forgotten Bushrangers of Van Diemen's Land

 

Tasmanian Bushrangers

 

 

 

 

Records held by Tasmanian Archives

Church Records (may not be a complete list)

Other Sources

Tasmanian Place Names and Changes

 

Assessment Roll of the Rural Municipality of Longford 1895

Northern Midlands Council

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PO Box 156

Longford  Tasmania  7301

 

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