Information trail


Primary sources

Bonwick Manuscripts, Mitchell Library State Library of NSW 

Early Neutral Bay, LF Mann RAHSJ Vol xviii, part iv (1932), Local History section North Sydney Library

Governor Phillip’s Journal, Sept 1790

Historical Records of Australia

Historical Records of New South Wales

Hornishaw, B. L (1933) in “Mankind” Vol 1 no. 7 Aug 

Keed, K, 28/5/1984 North Sydney Local History Library

Kennedy, Janet, (1937) Letter to Les Wellings, Town Clerk of Manly 

Kohen, J   (2000) ‘Sydney and Gosford (Kuringgai Tribe) Aboriginal Blanket Distribution list’, Macquarie University

Manly Jubilee Souvenir (1927) Manly Council Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies  (AIATSIS) MF.  29/4/81 – 3/8/81 

Mikhailov, P and Korneev, I, “Russian Artists in the Area of Sydney” 1820 AIATSIS

NSW Legislative Council. Votes and Proceedings. Select Committee 1846. Government Printer  

Official Jubilee Souvenir, Manly Council (1910)

Snell, Stuart, (1990) Hornsby Advocate, Feb 22

Smith, K. V.,   “Kuringgai and Eora: A Cultural Profile”, ms. King Bungaree, 1982 

Sydney Archives Office of NSW Reel 4/2723

Sydney Herald

Watsons Bay File no 2 Woollahra Library.

Warringah Council, Minutes  28 November 1939  28 November 1960, in Warringah Library, Local Studies section.



Anderson, M (1996) “The Story of Pittwater 1770-1920: Royal Australian Historical Society, Journal and Proceedings", Vol. V1, part 1V, 1920 Jan Roberts (ed), Sydney: Ruskin Rowe Press 

Attenbrow, V (2003) "Sydney’s Aboriginal Past : investigating the archeological and historical records", Sydney : UNSW Press  

Bradley, W (1989) "A Voyage to New South Wales, 1786-1792", Facsimile edition, Sydney : Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales 

Browne, Father (1995) "Father Browne’s Australia", Dublin : Davison and associates

Champion, G and S (1997) “Manly, Warringah and Pittwater 1788-1850”, Glebe: Fast Books 

Curby, P (2001) "Seven Miles from Sydney", Manly Council

Collins, D (1975) "An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, ed B H Fletcher, Terrey Hills A H and A W Reed" in association with the RAHS 

De Boos, C (1991) “My Holiday and Other Early Travels from Manly to Palm Beach 1861”, compiled by Jennins, Guy, Newport Beach, Sydney: Aramo, 

DET NSW Metropolitan North Regional Office, n.d., “These are My People, This is My Land: Aboriginal people and their culture, north of Sydney Harbour” Hornsby 

Docker, E. G (1964) Simply Human Beings Sydney, Jacaranda Press

Foley, D (2001) Repossession Of Our Spirit: Traditional Owners of Northern Sydney, Canberra: Aboriginal History Monograph no. 7

Gayle, F & Brookman, A (1975) Race Relations in Australia: the Aboriginal Experience, Sydney: Mc Graw Hill 

Govett, W. R (1977) 1836-37 Sketches of New South Wales, Gaston Renard Melbourne

Isobel [sic] (1994) Nanbaree: extracts from journals, Sydney  

Jacobs, I (2003) A History of the Aboriginal Tribes of Sydney’s Northern Beaches Brookvale, Sydney : Northside Printing 

Jacobs, I (2007) “A Fascinating Heritage of Sydney’s Northern Beaches” Brookvale, Sydney : Northside Printing 

Kennedy, Janet (1937) “Letter to Les Wellings, The Wreck of the Hazard and other True Sea Stories of Broken Bay Greenacre", Sydney : Gowan and Sons 

Lee, E., and Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council (2003) "The Tale of a Whale; Significant Aboriginal Landscapes of the Northern Beaches", Warringah Shire

Maybanke, A (1920) "Story of Pittwater: 1770 to 1920", Sydney : Ruskin Rowe Press 

McLoughlin, L (1985) "The Middle Lane Cove River, A History and a Future", Macquarie University  

Morris, B (1978) “The Colonial Occupation of NSW, The Aboriginal Experience” B.A. Honours Thesis, Macquarie University 

Read, P (2000) "Belonging: Australians, Place and Aboriginal Ownership", CUP

Richmond, T (2000) "Love Among the Prawns", Sydney

Richmond, T (2007) “The Blood of Bungaree”, Brooklyn

Smith, K V (1992) "King Bungaree", Sydney : Kangaroo Press

Smith, K V (2006) "Eora. Mapping Aboriginal Sydney 1770-1850", State Library of New South Wales, 2006

Swancott, C  (nd) “Manly 1788-1868”  in DET NSW Metropolitan North Regional Office “These are My People, This is My Land: Aboriginal people and their culture, north of Sydney harbour” Hornsby, NSW (n.d.)

Tench, W. (1789 and 1793) "1788 : A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay and a Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson ; edited by Tim Flannery",  (1996)  Melbourne : Text Publishing Company 

Turbett, P (1989) "The Aboriginals of the Sydney District Before 1788", Sydney : Kangaroo Press  

Willey, K (1979) "When the Sky Fell Down", Sydney :  William Collins  


Journal, newspaper and magazine articles

Bradley, William “A Voyage to New South Wales,1786-1792". Facsimile ed. Sydney: trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales, 1969

Champion, S and G 1992 “The Work of Early Surveyors -Survey of Middle Harbour: 21st to 24th April, 1788"  

Edwards, J.G (1921) ”Reminiscences of J G Edwards 1843-1927”,  Evening News July 

Sydney Herald 17 April 1837

Anderson, M., Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society Journal (RAHSJ) Vol 6, no. 4 Wheeler, J S N, “Early Days of Pittwater” Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society Vol 26, no. 4  

Mann, L F 1932, “Early Neutral Bay” RAHSJ vol xviii part iv1932, Local History Section, North Sydney library)

Phillip, Arthur “Log of the Proceedings of His Majesty’s Ship Sirius, commencing the 25th October 1786 and ending the 31st of August 1788. Bonwick Transcripts. Phillip Papers, Vol. 4, no. 317 (Mitchell Library MS BT 4b Ser 2) 

Richmond, T (2007) “The Blood of Bungaree”, Brooklyn 

Stephens, T (2002) Sydney Morning Herald, Weekend edition, May 11-12 

Brisbane Water Historical Society, The, The Story of the Aboriginal People of the Central Coast of New South Wales 1968, ed. F C Bennett, published jointly by Brisbane Historical society and the Entrance and District Historical society, reprinted in 1981

Sydney Gazette 1826 -1835