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The Resource Cotter country : a history of the the early settlers, pastoral holdings and events in and around the County of Cowley, NSW, by Bruce Moore

Cotter country : a history of the the early settlers, pastoral holdings and events in and around the County of Cowley, NSW, by Bruce Moore

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Cotter country : a history of the the early settlers, pastoral holdings and events in and around the County of Cowley, NSW
Title
Cotter country
Title remainder
a history of the the early settlers, pastoral holdings and events in and around the County of Cowley, NSW
Statement of responsibility
by Bruce Moore
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
History of the early settler familes and their properties, Indigenous residents, places and events in and around the County of Cowley on the ACT side; p. x assistance of local Aborigines to open up the area; p. 9, 22, 25 Garrett Cotter's friendship with Honyong; p. 51 two Aboriginal men capture bushrangers Watson and Green at Conlon's Corner; p. 56 Long Jimmy rescues shepherd from drowning; p. 70, 142 William Davis Jnr's Ginninderra Cricket Club included Aboriginal members Bobby Deumonga, Jemmy Taylor and son Johnny; p. 79 Black Peter, a 'servant' of Dr Andrew Gibson, a magistrate in Goulburn, acts as guide for Terence Aubrey Murray; p. 95 Commissioner Bingham meets 'natives' at Yaouk and takes arms from them; p. 99 Gudgenby area a gathering place for Aboriginal people; p. 108-109 Aboriginal people at Boboyan; p. 139-143 ch. 24 title 'Local Aborigines'; includes photos of Murray Jack, Bobby Hamilton (Deumonga), his wife Nellie and children Eddie and Millie; p. 139 Elizabeth McKeahnie's letter to the Queanbeyan Observer mentions that her parents spoke of a plan by Aborigines to murder all of the men on Acton; p. 147 black trackers commended by the Governor in 1828 for assisting in the capture of bushrangers Tennant and Ricks; p. 157 Christy Goody dies after fall from horse; p. 201 photo of James (Jack) Clements (Marvellous) from Tumut at the opening of Parliament House 1927; p. 221-231 Appendix 3 - Early Burials - mentions Aboriginal burials; various meanings for place names or Aboriginal names for places mentioned throughout - p. 3 Monaro Plains; p. 53 Cuppacumbalong; p. 67 Booroomba; p. 72 Congwarra; p. 79 Coolalamine; p. 81 Urayarra; p. 144 Mount Tennant
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
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1913-1985
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, Bruce
Dewey number
994.47
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Onyong
  • Cotter, Garrett
  • Hamilton, Bobby
  • Hamilton, Nellie
  • Canberra Region (A.C.T.)
  • Queanbeyan Region (N.S.W.)
Label
Cotter country : a history of the the early settlers, pastoral holdings and events in and around the County of Cowley, NSW, by Bruce Moore
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reprinted 2006
  • Includes index
  • Maps on lining papers of the Southern Highlands area of New South Wales
Contents
Cotter country -- The pioneer -- The squattage age -- The overlanders -- Herberts of Naas Valley -- The Chippendales of Naas -- Upper Naas Valley -- James Wright of Cuppacumbalong -- The Webbs of Tidbinbilla -- Freshford -- Booroomba -- Congwarra -- Urayarra -- Boboyan -- Crawford / Brayshaw - Boboyan -- Yaouk -- Gudgenby -- Orroral -- The McKeahnie story -- Bumbalong -- The De Salis story -- Farrer - Lambrigg -- Later Uriarra -- Local Aborigines -- Bushrangers -- Mountain tragedies -- Roads, tracks and the Murrumbidgee -- The pioneer doctors -- The mountain cemeteries -- Social changes - religion, postal, education -- Other notes - 1850s / Federal capital -- Poems -- Appendix 1 The "limits of occupation" -- Appendix 2: 1841 census - mountain runs -- Appendix 3: Early burials
Control code
000021493661
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 249 p.
Isbn
9780959464948
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
Cotter country : a history of the the early settlers, pastoral holdings and events in and around the County of Cowley, NSW, by Bruce Moore
Publication
Note
  • Reprinted 2006
  • Includes index
  • Maps on lining papers of the Southern Highlands area of New South Wales
Contents
Cotter country -- The pioneer -- The squattage age -- The overlanders -- Herberts of Naas Valley -- The Chippendales of Naas -- Upper Naas Valley -- James Wright of Cuppacumbalong -- The Webbs of Tidbinbilla -- Freshford -- Booroomba -- Congwarra -- Urayarra -- Boboyan -- Crawford / Brayshaw - Boboyan -- Yaouk -- Gudgenby -- Orroral -- The McKeahnie story -- Bumbalong -- The De Salis story -- Farrer - Lambrigg -- Later Uriarra -- Local Aborigines -- Bushrangers -- Mountain tragedies -- Roads, tracks and the Murrumbidgee -- The pioneer doctors -- The mountain cemeteries -- Social changes - religion, postal, education -- Other notes - 1850s / Federal capital -- Poems -- Appendix 1 The "limits of occupation" -- Appendix 2: 1841 census - mountain runs -- Appendix 3: Early burials
Control code
000021493661
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 249 p.
Isbn
9780959464948
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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