Free Settler or Felon is an on-going project. Use the Search Box to find references to people and places in Newcastle
and the Hunter Valley.
Search by First Name, Surname, Ship or all three.
Other pages give details of Bushrangers, Convicts
, Coal Miners
, Medical Practitioners
, Military Officers
, Law and Order
in the Hunter Valley.
Information about many of the Convict Ships
arriving in New South Wales, Norfolk Island, Van Diemen's Land and Fremantle between the years 1788 and 1862 can be found here
. The men who served as Surgeons on Convict Ships
are on separate pages.
More about Female Convicts many of whom were sent to the Hunter Valley district can be found here
Browse the Links page
to find Journals, Diaries and Reminiscences of life in colonial New South Wales or find the latest Australian History News here