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The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Australia: New South Wales Members, 1895-2017: An Official Complete Annotated Listing By Matthew Glozier
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This book is the first official, complete, annotated listing of NSW members of the Venerable Order of St John 1895-2017, Queen Victoria’s prestigious Royal Order of Chivalry. St John Ambulance... More > training began in NSW in 1881. A state branch of the St John Ambulance Association started in 1890; the St John Ambulance Brigade in 1900. By that time NSW had six members of the Order. By 1905, five Australians were Knights of the Order, all of them from NSW. From 1942 NSW played a key leadership role nationally through Sir Hugh Poate, Australia’s first Bailiff Grand Cross. Membership of the Order is prestigious and rare, and mostly includes first-aiders operating within the traditions established by the Association training arm of St John and by the active-response Brigade. Their achievements are a fitting reflection of the ideals of medieval chivalric self-sacrifice which continue to inspire and inform St John activity world-wide today.< Less
A History of the Grocott Family fifth edition By Allan M. Grocott
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A general survey of life in rural Leicestershire and the background history of the Groocock family from John Groocock in the 16th Century to the emigration of Francis in the mid 19th century and his... More > descendants in Australia as Grocotts.< Less
History of the Trans-Australian Railway By Roger Smith
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The task to join Western Australia with the Eastern States with a Trans Australian Railway was never going to be an easy one. It took many years, much hardship and ingenuity by those entrusted with... More > the operation. Along with the building of such a railway there was also the issue of families, their children and their children's education. Down the years, many dedicated teachers with their families have served the country in this way. Heat, isolation, dust, lack of plentiful water, as well as marginal housing faced most of these faithful servants of the community. In spite of this, those of the teachers who still survive, have wonderful stories to tell, and this account is no exception. Roger Smith served at the Zanthus school on the Trans line in 1965 and 1966. This is a new edition of the Thesis he put forward as part of his Teacher's Higher Certificate back in 1966-67.< Less
Sundry Extras: Byways in sports history By Bernard Whimpress
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Based on a talk about my sports writing career to the Historical Society of South Australia, 4 August 2017.
History of Bathust Aviation (Black&White) By Jerry Trevor-Jones
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Bathurst (Australia) Aviation stalwart Jerry Trevor-Jones has put together this detailed account of the history of aviation in Bathurst from the very first flight accross the mountains to Bathurst,... More > to the current day industry players. The book was published for the 70th anniversary of the Bathurst Aero Club.< Less
The Australian Outback: The History and Mythology of the Land Down Under By Robin Bell
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Take a journey through space and time to discover the history, exploration, culture, traditions, myths and lifestyle of the Australian Outback from pre-history to tomorrow.
My Maylard Family The Genealogical History of an Ordinary Family By Susanne E Hayter
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This is a genealogical biography of the parents, siblings and descendants of the Rev John Maylard, (Hereford 1816 - Bingley 1896), and their relationship to the author. The book describes the... More > exploits of John himself, and his family including Australian convicts, United States immigrants, a tragic death and a family reunion after 125 years. Primary research has been carried out by the author in the Hereford, Burnley and Cottingley areas. Incorporated into the book is a considerable amount of genealogical material kindly provided by current family members and the first biography of John Maylard 'From Prison to Pulpit' written by the Rev. Thoseby at the time of John Maylard's death in 1896.< Less
The Forgotten Synod: A History of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Australasia By Jake Zabel
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The Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Australasia (ELCAsia) was a small synod located in Queensland, Australia. This synod is often forgotten in the Australian Lutheran History. This book provided the... More > most indepth history on the ELCAsia.< Less
A Brief History of the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Adelaide By Valdis Andersons
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This paper was original presented by Valdis Andersons to the Friends of Lutheran Archives, at Bethlehem House, Adelaide, South Australia on Monday 11th April 2011, at 7.30pm. This paper gives a... More > brief but informative history of the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Adelaide.< Less
Evolution in Art As Illustrated by the Life-histories of Designs By Alfred C. (Alfred Cort) Haddon
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alfred Cort Haddon, Sc.D., FRS, FRGS (24 May 1855 – 20... More > April 1940, Cambridge) was an influential British anthropologist and ethnologist. Initially a biologist, who achieved his most notable fieldwork, with W.H.R. Rivers, C.G. Seligman, Sidney Ray, Anthony Wilkin on the Torres Strait Islands.He returned to Christ's College, Cambridge, where he had been an undergraduate, and effectively founded the School of Anthropology. Haddon was a major influence on the work of the American ethnologist Caroline Furness Jayne.In 2011, Haddon's 1898 The Recordings of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits were added to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia's Sounds of Australia registry. Excerpt from:< Less

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