The township of Wollombi is surveyed, with allotments offered for sale in 1833 By the early 1830s, most of Wollombi township is settled. Australia’s first soldiers settlement is established at Wollombi, with discharged members of the NSW regiments receiving (from 1830) grants of 100 acres along the Wollombi Brook. The main industry is timber getting. Wheat, butter, barley, beef, oats and wine is also produced. (Hoipo 2004:4).