The Hawkesbury and Shoalhaven Calendar, Directory, Guide and Historical Record


Cat No.:   AU2017:

Written for the people of the Shoalhaven and Hawkesbury districts in 1905, this book includes a large variety of general and household information, including a calendar, cultural and cookery guide, directory, historical record and useful household compendium. It also includes many photos and sketches.

A large proportion of the book contains a detailed account of the area and its history including information on the districts growth and development, events, churches, schools, agriculture and culture. Biographical notes on several prominent people are also included. The directory gives a list of people in certain roles in the community.

The calendar, cultural guide and cookery guide provide a unique view of life in the district at that time.

This book is very useful to the local and family historian, providing direct information on many people and events as well as giving amazing insight into life and culture in the Shoalhaven and Hawkesbury districts.

The whole text is searchable. Search for any word in the text - names, places and more.

High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD can be viewed by any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 4 or later recommended). The data on this CD is completely self-contained, and requires no installation.

System Requirements: Windows 95 or later, CD-ROM drive, Adobe Acrobat. Also suitable for Macintosh or Unix operating systems.

No. of CDs is:  1 ;   Format is:  PDF ;   Searchable?:  YES;

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