Snippets from Yesteryear

Hunter Street Memories

LADY BARTON: HER EARLY LIFE IN NEWCASTLE ~ The death in Sydney this week (March, 1938) removed one who, during her long life, had been a notable figure in the public life of the Commonwealth. This was Lady Barton, widow[…]



Coal Exports May 1875

From the Newcastle Chronicle, 1 May 1875   The export of coal for the week ending Friday April 30th, amounted to 2o,440 tons , of which, 7248 tons were sent to Sydney, 4533 to Melbourne, 2988 to Adelaide, 3113 to[…]



Newcastle Council meeting 8 April 1924

  Alderman Grahame directed attention to the accumulation of trams and omnibuses in Hunter-street at night, between 10.15 and 10.45 o’clock, resulting in the blocking of the greater part of the thoroughfare, between Market and Perkln streets.   On his[…]









From the Archives
  • Newcastle Council meeting 8 April 1924   Alderman Grahame directed attention to the accumulation of trams and omnibuses in Hunter-street at night, between 10.15 and 10.45 o’clock, resulting in the blocking ...
  • Coal Exports May 1875 From the Newcastle Chronicle, 1 May 1875   The export of coal for the week ending Friday April 30th, amounted to 2o,440 tons , of which, ...
  • Hunter Street Memories Hunter Street Memories LADY BARTON: HER EARLY LIFE IN NEWCASTLE ~ The death in Sydney this week (March, 1938) removed one who, during her long life, ...
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