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Winspear : history and recollections 1783-2001.

By: BARTER, Susan.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Devonport (Tas), n.p.: 2001

Seller ID: 14112


450 copies thus (another 50 in hardback). 4to. 284pp, illustrated in colour and b&w, errata slip loosely inserted. Soft covers. Fine. Signed by the author (at the launch, for which there is an invitation loosely inserted) ISBN 064641030X ***Family history - origins in Warkworth, Northumberland - settling in Victoria and Tasmania in the 1850s. View more info

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Kettle on the Hob : a family in Van Diemen's Land 1828-1885.

By: COTTON, Frances.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Orford (Tas), Joan Roberts: 1986

Seller ID: 11316


84pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. View more info

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The Cocker Connection : Yorkshire, Van Diemen's Land, Melbourne, British Columbia, Mexico, Tonga & Michigan.

By: Dalby, Mark

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Regency Press: 1989

Seller ID: 4516


160pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0721207847 ***The emigrant Benjamin Cocker, Yorkshire weaver and Wesleyan preacher, and his sons. View more info

Of Yesteryear and Nowadays : my childrens' family history.

By: EDWARDS, Paul Bathurst.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Hawley Beach, Tasmania, Author: 1994

Seller ID: 31413


Issued in an edition of 200 numbered copies; this one out-of-series (unnumbered) and not signed by the author. 4to. 116pp, illustrated, family trees. Case-bound in synthetic cloth (lacks the dustwrapper). A very good clean copy. ISBN 0646190288 ***The forebears include Colonel William Sorell (Lt-Governor of Van Diemen's Land 1817-24), Anthony Fenn Kemp, and William Kermode Archer. View more info

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The Fords of Ford Green : Tasmanian Branch, from the year 1841.

By: FORD, Peter J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Author: 2002

Seller ID: 35606


Third edition. 4to. 132pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ***The two previous editions contained information about the history of the Ford family from Stoke-on-Trent, England. This work deals only with the arrival in Van Diemen's Land in 1841 of the free emigrant Frederick Wilbraham Ford, his subsequent marriage to Eleanor Elizabeth King, and their descendants. Ford settled on north-west coast and commenced farming there, the family later moving to the form... View more info

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Tracing my Giblin Ancestors.

By: GIBLIN, L.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hobart, LAG Press: 1982

Seller ID: 9208


1000 numbered and signed copies. Small 4to. 66pp, illustrations, map. Soft covers. Fine. ***Tracing the English background to the author's family. View more info

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The Whitesides of 'Birralee'.

By: GRANEY, Joan.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hobart?, Author?: nd

Seller ID: 32936


4to. vi, 96, [10]pp, illustrated, 5 family tree charts, errata slip. Soft covers (slight discolouration). A good to very good clean copy. Signed by the author. ISBN 0646248944 ***An account of eight members of the Whiteside family who lived at 'Birralee' in Lambert Ave, Sandy Bay [Hobart] 1903-53. Covers also the Beaugarde, Field and Lindsay families. View more info

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From Chains to Freedom. Supplement: corrections and additions to the Garth, Bellett and Kidner families, 1788-1994.

By: MASON, Thais Sylvester.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Narre Warren, M.G. Bell: 2002

Seller ID: 25786


Oblong 4to. 273pp. Soft covers. Numbered edition. Fine. ISBN 095929712X View more info

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From Chains to Freedom. Volume 1: a history of the Garth/Bellett Family, 1788-1982.

By: MASON, Thais.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Author: 1982

Seller ID: 4638


Oblong 4to. 236pp, illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with gold-lettered title on spine and front, ship illustration laid into front cover. Numbered edition. A very good clean copy. ISBN 0959297103 View more info

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From Chains to Freedom. Volume 2: the Bellett linkage plus the Kidner family, 1788-1988.

By: MASON, Thais.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Author: 1988

Seller ID: 10441


Oblong 4to. 468pp, illus, many family trees, errata slip tipped to verso of front free endpaper. Soft covers. Fine. Signed by the author and numbered. ISBN 095929712X View more info

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The Von Bibra Story.

By: NYMAN, Lois & Graeme von Bibra.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Launceston, Authors?: 1996

Seller ID: 6775


140pp, b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***The Prussian family which emigrated to Van Diemen's Land in 1823. View more info

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From Green Knowe to Green Hill and Beyond : a strand of the Reid story.

By: REID, O.W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hobart, Author: 1989

Seller ID: 19189


Small 4to. 122pp, illustrated. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0731667182 ***Family history - James Reid and family, from Edinburgh, arrived in Van Diemen's Land in January 1823 - with something of the author's own life and career in the Tasmanian Education Department. Much on the Circular Head district. View more info

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The Norfolk Settlers of Norfolk Island and Van Diemen's Land.

By: SIMS, Peter C.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Quoiba (Tas.), Author: 1987

Seller ID: 24760


First edition. #193 of 500 numbered copies, signed by the author. 4to. 356pp, well illustrated. Synthetic cloth with dustwrapper (slight crease at head of front panel; now in protective sleeve). The top edge of the lower board has a bump, near the spine, which does not affect the text pages; otherwise a very good clean copy. Owner's name on imprint page. ISBN 0908010036 View more info

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The Abel Family : Part 1.

By: SIMS, Peter C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Quoiba, Author: 1985

Seller ID: 7793


4to. [18] (paginated as 1-9, printed rectos only) 10-196pp (the last printed on inside of rear cover), a few b&w illustrations. Soft covers. A fine clean copy. View more info

A Convict pioneer and his descendants.

By: SMITH, B.G. & P.C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ayr, Contour Press: 1996

Seller ID: 19269


v, 378, xxiii pp, illustrated. Soft covers, the lower slightly creased. Owner's name and his annotations on several pages; otherwise a good clean copy. ISBN 0646183591 ***Cooper Smith, of East Sussex, transported to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) in 1844. View more info

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From Beaver Rock to Mystery,

By: THOROGOOD, Mary & Ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scarborough, Queensland, Author?: 2002

Seller ID: 34064


Revised edition. 254, vi pp, illustrations. Soft covers. A very good clean copy. ***Family history / memoir. View more info

Image for One for All, All for One : the Viney family history, from Somerton UK to Australia, 1698 to 2000.

One for All, All for One : the Viney family history, from Somerton UK to Australia, 1698 to 2000.

By: Viney Family:

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Viney Book Committee: 2000

Seller ID: 33581


#280 of ??? copies. 4to. 500pp (with insert pp342a-342d tipped-in), illustrated. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper (small piece missing from head of spine, some silverfish holes along the rear folded edge; now in protective sleeve). The book in very good clean condition, the wrapper good. ISBN 0646399055 ***Charles & Mary Viney, from Somerset, arrived in VDL in March 1842. Charles had been engaged as a farm servant by James Cox of 'Clarendon'. View more info

Image for All That We Inherit: being family memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and the reminiscences and memories of James Backhouse Walker and Sarah Benson Walker, the wife of George Washington Walker, banker, both of early Hobart Town, Tasmania.

All That We Inherit: being family memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and the reminiscences and memories of James Backhouse Walker and Sarah Benson Walker, the wife of George Washington Walker, banker, both of early Hobart Town, Tasmania.

By: WALKER, Peter Benson.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Hobart, J. Walch & Sons: 1968

Seller ID: 5411


500 numbered copies, signed by the author. Small 8vo. 158pp, illus, 7 pedigrees. Blue cloth and clear acetate dustwrapper. Slight offsetting on endpapers. A very good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Royal Marine and the Convict : Samuel Thorne, James Ward and their heritage at Pitt Water and the Lower Ferry.

The Royal Marine and the Convict : Samuel Thorne, James Ward and their heritage at Pitt Water and the Lower Ferry.

By: WARD, Malcolm.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Orford (Tas), Family and Property History Research: 2016

Seller ID: 34943


4to. 112pp, well illustrated, index. Soft covers. Fine (new). ***Signed by the author. ISBN 0980307031 View more info

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The Forgotten Generation of Norfolk Island and Van Diemen's Land.

By: WRIGHT, Reg.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sydney, Library of Australian History: 1986

Seller ID: 5206


198pp, illustrated. Synthetic cloth with dustwrapper. Edges a trifle yellowed. A 5-page typed list 'General Return of the Inhabitants of Norfolk Island 10 April 1812' is loosely inserted - it was fastened with a pin which had gone rusty (no longer present) and this has left a tiny stain and indentation in the front endpaper. Otherwise this is a very good clean copy. ISBN 0908120621 View more info