Whether you are researching your family or local history in the Shoalhaven this is the place to start. Here you’ll find some useful resources relating to the Shoalhaven LGA.
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Berry Show 1903
Cemeteries, Monuments, Memorials, etc.
Graphs depicting the demographics of the Shoalhaven - Age, Country of Birth, Civil Condition, Education, Housing, Marital Status, Occupations, Religion and Gender.
Directory of Shoalhaven Towns & Villages: 1867
Electoral Roll for 1855 - 1856
“Electoral List for the Eastern Division of the County of Camden, for the Year 1855 - 56. Shoalhaven District,” compiled at Worregee, 21st December 1855 by Bernard Brown, Collector, and Andrew Aldcorn, J.P., Chairman; printed by Thomas Garrett at the Illawarra Mercury General Printing Office, Wollongong.
Explorers & Travellers Tales
- Relating to the History of the Shoalhaven and other topics.
Historical Photographs Gallery
Nowra & Good Dog Land Sales 1829 - 1859
Index to Signatories of Various Petitions Relating to Shoalhaven Municipality 1859
Oz History Mine Reference Library & Archive
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Post Office Petitions
- Download our free Research Forms to record and organise your information.
Shipwrecks of Note
Includes shipwrecks in, and related to, the Shoalhaven area - The Sydney Cove, 1797; Nancy, 1805; Endeavour and Mercury, 1813; Brisbane, 1832; Hive, 1835; Blackbird, 1836; Flying Fox, 1847; Susan, 1849; Juniper, 1850; Medina, 1850; Currency Lass, 1851; Chase, 1853; Susan, 1853; Unknown Vessel, 1853, Unknown Vessel, 1855; Martha and Elizabeth, 1855; Mountsbay, 1858; Caroline, 1859; Unknown Vessel, 1860; Solon, 1860; Emma, 1864; Ewald, 1864; Pacific, 1864; Sarah [Also known as the Sarah Jane], 1864; Mynora, 1864;Julie Heyn, 1865; Colina, 1865; J. G. Coleson, 1867; Aeolus, 1867; Prince Patrick, 1867; Chippewa, 1868; Clio, 1869; Hannah, 1870; Walter Hood, 1870; Summer Cloud, 1870; Maid of Riverton, 1870; Camden, 1870, Mary Cosgrove, 1870; Agnes and Harry, 1870; Coolangatta, 1873; Mary, 1874; Rose of Australia, 1874; Henrietta, 1875; S.S. Dandenong, 1876; Lady of the Lake, 1879; Henrietta, 1880; Alfred Edward, 1882; Esther Maria, 1882; Maggie Scott, 1889; Norkoowa, 1889; Prince Alfred, 1891; Taramung, 1891; Marvel, 1892; Samoa, 1893; Mary Warner, 1894; Bonnie Dundee, 1897; Hilda, 1908; Brooklyn, 1911; Merimbula, 1928 - Photo Gallery; Northern Firth, 1932.
The Shoalhaven’s First Municipal Council
- The First Municipal Council in the Shoalhaven District celebrated its Sesquicentenary in 2009, and the story of its formation and subsequent dissolution due to the opposition of the Shoalhaven Incubus, Alexander Berry, had far reaching ramifications. We did invite our Mayor, Paul Green, or any of his fellow Councillors to contribute their comments on this important anniversary, but as yet - nearly 12 months later, we await the courtesy of a reply from any of our elected representatives.
Committees and Petitions relating to the Council
Summary of Minutes of Council Meetings
Shoalhaven Miners Index
- An index of names from 1861 to 1899, covering Yalwal, Grassy Gully, Touga, Tim’s Gully, Brooman, Brimbaramalla, Clyde River, Brooma, Currawan, etc.
Shoalhaven Mining History Pages
Shoalhaven Mining Sketch Maps
South Huskisson : Vincentia
St. John’s Parish, Shoalhaven
List of Contributors to the Stipend Fund for the Year Ending Easter 1888.
Nowra and Outstations: Terrara, Worrigee, Yalwal, Pyree, Numbaa, Burrier, Greenwell Point, Bamarang, Currambene, Nowra Hill, Saltwater Creek, Yerriyong and Tomerong.
List of Contributors to the Stipend Fund for 1890
Nowra and Outstations: Terrara, Worrigee, Numbaa, Burrier, Saltwater Creek, Pyree, Comerong, Yalwal, Greenwell Point and Tomerong.
List of Contributors to the Stipend Fund for 1891
Nowra and Outstations: Comerong Island, Bamarang, Nowra Hill, Terrara, Worrigee, Saltwater Creek, Greenwell Point, Pyree, Numbaa, Tomerong, Currambene and Yalwal.
List of Contributors to the Stipend Fund for 1892 - 1893
Nowra and Outstations: Tomerong, Terrara, Worrigee, Greenwell Point, Saltwater Creek, Currambene, Comerong Island, Yalwal, Numbaa, Mount Joy, Pyree and Nowra Hill.
List of Contributors to the Stipend Fund for 1894 - 1895
Nowra and Outstations: Bamarang, Terrara, Tomerong, Burrier, Falls Creek, North Huskisson, Worrigee, Greenwell Point, Numbaa, Saltwater Creek, Pyree, Comerong and Yalwal.
Church of England. Parish of Shoalhaven. Collector’s Guild. List of Subscribers, 1900 - 1901.
Nowra and Outstations: Bomaderry, Wogamia, Terrara, Nowra Hill, Comberton Grange, Greenwell Point, Huskisson, Burrier, Saltwater Creek, Cambewarra, Numbaa, Pyree, Worrigee, Tomerong and Yalwal.
Telephone Directory 1952
South Coast and Southern Tablelands Directory, 1952, includes all Shoalhaven towns & villages.