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  1. Web page: A Brief history of Norah Head
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  2. WRECK OF THE ELIZABETH SELDON.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 10 December 1861 p 5 Article
    Abstract: THIS vessel, commanded by Captain M'Eveny, left sydney on Saturday last, bound for Newcastle, with a strong breeze from the S.E., and shortly before ... 407 words
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    Wreck of the Elizabeth Seldon in 1861

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  3. SHIPS' MAILS.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 4 March 1863 p 4 Article
    Abstract: MAILS will close at the General Post Office as follows:— FOR LONDON,—By the Sarah Neumann, this day, at noon, if not underway. FOR AUCKLAND AND CALIT ... 1120 words
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    Accident to the steamer Coonambarra off Norah Head in 1863

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  4. NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 9 October 1868 p 4 Article
    Abstract: October 7.—Lady Enmore, brig. 128, M'Eachern, from Brisbane. October 7.—Drover, brig, 17[?], Furguson, from Nelson, DEPARTURES. October 7.—Water Lily ... 330 words
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    Wreck near Norah Head in 1868

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  5. LOCAL NEWS.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 26 February 1870 p 2 Article
    Abstract: WEST MAITLAND BOROUGH COUNCIL — The usual weekly meeting of this Council was held last evening, in the Chambers Devonshire-street. The correspondence ... 3408 words
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    Edward Hammond Hargraves' angora goat raised at Noraville near Norah Head

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  6. LOSS OF THE TAMAR (S.) (From the Newcastle Chronicle, January 30.)
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 31 January 1873 p 4 Article
    Abstract: YESTERDAY, a Court of Enquiry was held in the magistrates' ro[?]m, at the Court-house, Newcastle, respecting the loss of the steam-tug Tamar. The cou ... 811 words
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    Loss of the steamer Tamar off Norah Head in 1873

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  7. NEWCASTLE. December 19.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 22 December 1877 p 38 Article
    Abstract: A close, humid air during the day, and a lowering sky at night, with an occasional thunderstorm of short duration, is about the state of the weather ... 1522 words
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    Wreck of the schooner Industry in 1877

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  8. GOVERNMENT GAZETTE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 20 July 1878 p 3 Article
    Abstract: THE following notifications appear in the Government Gazette published yesterday:— APPOINTMENTS.—Mr. Arthur Wigloey Batman, L.R.C.P., Edinburgh, L.R. ... 523 words
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    Removal of the lifeboat stationed at Norah Head in 1878

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  9. SHIPMASTERS' ASSOCIATION.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 14 November 1882 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The half-yearly general meeting in connection with the Shipmasters' and Officers' Association was held at No. 11, Bridge-stree last night, Mr. Alexan ... 992 words
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    Shipmaster's Association calls for a light and signal station to be erected at Norah head in 1882

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  10. Early Morning Experiences of Sydney. II— FISH MARKET AND SURROUNDINGS.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 15 September 1883 p 25 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: YES, amid the discoloured polluted waters, these fish were rinsed backwards and forwards in order to "freshen" and give them a more presentable appea ... 1892 words
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    Tuggerah fish carted over to Norah Head and forwarded by steamers the night before the fish markets in Sydney 1883

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  11. THE WEATHER. SOUTHERLY AND WESTERLY GALES ON THE COAST. LOSS OF A SYDNEY-OWNED VESSEL. THE CREW'S ESCAPE. HEAVY SNOWFALL INLAND.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 11 July 1892 p 8 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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    Wreck of the vessel 'Mystery' off Norah Head in 1892. The Myster was built at Brisbane Water

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  12. LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS [FROM GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY.] SYDNEY. Friday, received 3.0 afternoon.
    The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 15 March 1884 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Flour, £9 to £10 15s per ton; wheat 4s 2d to 4s 4d per bushel; maize, 4s l0d to 5s. Cattle in heavy supply; best beef, 24s per l00lbs; sheep, in mode ... 1108 words
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    Petition for the erection of a light house at Nora Head 1884

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  13. WRECK OF A SYDNEY STEAMER. THE GWYDIR, FROM SYDNEY TO NEWCASTLE. ASHORE ON NORAH HEAD. PARTICULARS OF THE DISASTER.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 30 November 1894 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Groping her way along the coast in fog and smoke before daybreak yesterday, the steamer Gwydir found herself upon a rock off Bungaree Norah, with eve ... 379 words
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    Wreck of the steamer Gwydir in 1894

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  14. THE WRECK OF THE GWYDIR. THE VESSEL IN AN ALMOST HOPELESS POSITION. SEAS BREAKING OVER HER. THE QUESTION OF SIGNALS AT NORAH HEAD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 1 December 1894 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Everything in the line of news yesterday received from the Gwydir points in the direction as first indicated, namely, that the rocks off Norah Head w ... 342 words
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    Calls for a lighthouse at Norah Head after the wreck of the Gwydir 1894

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  15. WRECK OF THE STEAMER WOLLUMBIA. ALL HANDS SAVED. (By Telegraph from our Correspondent.) NEWCASTLE, January 27.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 29 January 1896 p 5 Article
    Abstract: News was received here to-day of the stranding of the steamer Wollumbia, which, was bound North, at Norah Head early this morning. The steamer left 310 words
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    Wreck of the vessel Wollumbia off Norah Head in 1896

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  16. PUBLIC WORKS TENDERS.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 29 January 1901 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Tenders were accepted for the following public works for the week ending 26th instant:- Road Works.—Bombala to Nimitybelle, P. Keefe, Cooma, £366 19s ... 611 words
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    Tender for the erection of a lighthouse at Norah Head in 1901

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  17. New Public Works.
    Australian Town and Country Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1870 - 1907) Saturday 12 April 1902 p 59 Article
    Abstract: Tenders have been accepted for the following public works:—Roads: Inverell to Strathbogie, Caldow and Poulton, Inverell, £237 9s; Cooranbong to Watta ... 322 words
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    Tender to provide wharf material in connection with the Norah Head lighthouse in 1902

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  18. NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 1 November 1902 p 12 Article
    Abstract: The following preliminary notice to mariners respecting the proposed Norah Head Lighthouse it published in the " Government Gnzctte ":—" Notice is he ... 126 words
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    Notice to Mariners - the Norah Head Light house in course of construction

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  19. NORAH HEAD LIGHTHOUSE.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 30 October 1903 p 7 Article
    Abstract: Arrangements have been completed by the Department of Navigation for the opening of the Norah Head Lighthouse about the 15th proximo (says the 117 words
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    Opening of the Norah Head lighthouse in 1903

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  20. LOSS OF A SCHOONER. THE VENTURE FOUNDERS. CLOSE TO THE HEADS. AN EXTRAORDINARY INCIDENT.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 5 March 1904 p 11 Article
    Abstract: The little fore-and-aft schooner Venture, in command of Captain Charles Lloyd Gittins, founded off the Heads in about 30 fathoms of water at an early ... 373 words
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    Loss of a schooner that had loaded gravel at Norah Head in 1904

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  21. SAILOR LOST OVERBOARD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 17 August 1904 p 10 Article
    Abstract: On arrival yesterday morning from Newcastle Captain Joseph Sanders, of the schooner Isabella, reported to the Water Police that one of his crew was 180 words
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    Sailor lost overboard near Norah Head in 1904

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  22. INTERSTATE TELEGRAMS. NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY, THURSDAY. A BOY KILLED.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 16 September 1904 p 4 Article
    Abstract: A boy named William Patrick Farrell was in h[?] father's cart at Redfern to-day when he fell out, and the wheels passing over him inflicted injuries ... 433 words
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    Drowning of fisherman near Norah Head in 1904

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  23. A COLLIER ASHORE. THE MAUD WESTON SPRINGS A LEAK. Sydney, November 11.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Saturday 12 November 1904 p 12 Article
    Abstract: The steam collier Maud Weston, on a voyage from Newcastle to Sydney, sprang a leak off Norah Head, and had to be beached. 213 words
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    Collier Maud Weston wrecked in Norah Head in 1904

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  24. CIVIC ADMINISTRATION. THE SURVEYOR'S DEPARTMENT. A MATTER OF GRAVEL SUPPLY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 18 January 1905 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The special committee appointed by the City Council to inquire into the administration or the city surveyor's department met yesterday afternoon. The ... 989 words
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    Norah Head gravel company 1905

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  25. COLLISION AT SEA. THE TUG ENERGY FOUNDERS. ELECTRA RETURNS TO PORT. THE LIFEBOATS LAUNCHED. ALL HANDS SAVED.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 1 June 1906 p 7 Article
    Abstract: A collision of a serious character, resulting in the total loss of the well-known steam tug Energy, but happily unattended by loss of life, occurred ... 1852 words
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    Steam Tug 'Energy' lost of Norah Head in 1906

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  26. SMALL COASTER ASHORE. NO LIVES LOST. NEWCASTLE, Sunday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 22 October 1906 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The steamer Sphene, which arrived from Sydney on Saturday morning, reported having seen a small steamer like the Colo ashore six miles south of Norah ... 309 words
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    Steamer Colo on shore near Norah Head 1906

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  27. PICTURES OF TRAVEL. VI. NEWCASTLE TO SYDNEY.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 31 January 1914 p 5 Article
    Abstract: To the ordinary business traveller, Newcastle is a well-known centre for coal and commerce; consisting of miles of straggling coal trucks, shops, and ... 1628 words
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    A visit to Norah Head in 1904 describing E.H. Hargraves house

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  28. Advertising
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 2 December 1921 p 6 Advertising
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    Vincent Rosetti, born in Italy and residing at Norah Head (fisherman), applying for naturalization 1921

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  29. WRECK OF YACHT. CORONER'S INQUIRY. LOSS OF TWO MEN. NEWCASTLE, Monday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Tuesday 1 October 1935 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Eye-witnesses gave graphic descriptions of the loss of the yacht Warrani, north of Norah Head, in the huge seas of June 18, at a magisterial inquiry ... 298 words
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    Wreck of the yacht Warrani near Norah Head in 1935

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  30. Deep Sea Trapping
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 14 September 1946 p 6 Article
    Abstract: SAM KNOX, a local fisherman, was standing on the verandah when I opened the door of my cottage at Noraville, near Wyong. 1189 words
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    Fishing off Norah Head in 1946

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  31. BEACHED
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Thursday 20 November 1947 p 4 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: When her wooden hull sprang a leak during a voyage from Swansea (N.S.W.) to Sydney with coal, the coastal steamer Paterson was beached in Bungaree Ba ... 65 words
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    Coastal steamer 'Paterson' wrecked near Norah Head in 1947

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  32. FATAL DEATH ADDER BITE
    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Tuesday 17 October 1950 p 5 Article
    Abstract: A three-year-old boy who was bitten by a death adder at Norah Head, died in Royal Newcastle Hospital early next 162 words
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    Boy died in Newcastle hospital after being bitten by a snake at Norah Head. The snake was later killed by S. Rosetti.

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  33. SMALL INSECT COULD CAUSE A SHIPWRECK
    The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953) Sunday 5 June 1949 p 6 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: A BLOWFLY could sink a ship! If you pay a visit to Norah Head Lighthouse, 40 miles north of Sydney, you will notice how 158 words
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    A small insect could cause a shipwreck! - Norah Head Lighthouse 1949

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  34. "HERALD" SATURDAY MAGAZINE Lighthouse Won Freedom For Convict
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 30 May 1953 p 9 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: NEXT Monday will be the 70th anniversary of the lighting of the Macquarie 1509 words
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    History of Lighthouses in New South Wales

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