For more information about Doctors, Ministers, Soldiers or Police, enter their title in the First Name search field, eg. Rev - Dr- Constable- Major - Captain- Corporal etc.
Areas covered include: Maitland, Dungog, Wollombi, Scone, Newcastle, Brisbane Water, Raymond Terrace, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Murrurundi, Merton, Paterson, Lake Macquarie, Lochinvar, Jerry's Plains, Morpeth, Cassilis, Hinton, Clarencetown, Black Creek, Port Stephens, Hexham, Sugar loaf and many more.
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
There are a number of references to Local History of the Valley. Click on the quick links below: