1999, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Cotter country : a history of the the early settlers, pastoral holdings and events in and around the County of Cowley, NSW / by Bruce Moore. Moore, Bruce.

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Cotter country : a history of the the early settlers, pastoral holdings and events in and around the County of Cowley, NSW / by Bruce Moore
 
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Physical Description
  • xiii, 249 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Published
  • Lyneham, A.C.T. : Greg Moore, 1999.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Cotter country : a history of the the early settlers, pastoral holdings and events in and around the County of Cowley, NSW /​ by Bruce Moore.
Author
  • Moore, Bruce.
Published
  • Lyneham, A.C.T. : Greg Moore, 1999.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • xiii, 249 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • History of the early settler familes and their properties, Indigenous residents, places and events in and around the County of Cowley on the ACT side; p. x assistance of local Aborigines to open up the area; p. 9, 22, 25 Garrett Cotter's friendship with Honyong; p. 51 two Aboriginal men capture bushrangers Watson and Green at Conlon's Corner; p. 56 Long Jimmy rescues shepherd from drowning; p. 70, 142 William Davis Jnr's Ginninderra Cricket Club included Aboriginal members Bobby Deumonga, Jemmy Taylor and son Johnny; p. 79 Black Peter, a 'servant' of Dr Andrew Gibson, a magistrate in Goulburn, acts as guide for Terence Aubrey Murray; p. 95 Commissioner Bingham meets 'natives' at Yaouk and takes arms from them; p. 99 Gudgenby area a gathering place for Aboriginal people; p. 108-109 Aboriginal people at Boboyan; p. 139-143 ch. 24 title 'Local Aborigines'; includes photos of Murray Jack, Bobby Hamilton (Deumonga), his wife Nellie and children Eddie and Millie; p. 139 Elizabeth McKeahnie's letter to the Queanbeyan Observer mentions that her parents spoke of a plan by Aborigines to murder all of the men on Acton; p. 147 black trackers commended by the Governor in 1828 for assisting in the capture of bushrangers Tennant and Ricks; p. 157 Christy Goody dies after fall from horse; p. 201 photo of James (Jack) Clements (Marvellous) from Tumut at the opening of Parliament House 1927; p. 221-231 Appendix 3 - Early Burials - mentions Aboriginal burials; various meanings for place names or Aboriginal names for places mentioned throughout - p. 3 Monaro Plains; p. 53 Cuppacumbalong; p. 67 Booroomba; p. 72 Congwarra; p. 79 Coolalamine; p. 81 Urayarra; p. 144 Mount Tennant.
Contents
  • Cotter country
  • The pioneer
  • The squattage age
  • The overlanders
  • Herberts of Naas Valley
  • The Chippendales of Naas
  • Upper Naas Valley
  • James Wright of Cuppacumbalong
  • The Webbs of Tidbinbilla
  • Freshford
  • Booroomba
  • Congwarra
  • Urayarra
  • Boboyan
  • Crawford /​ Brayshaw - Boboyan
  • Yaouk
  • Gudgenby
  • Orroral
  • The McKeahnie story
  • Bumbalong
  • The De Salis story
  • Farrer - Lambrigg
  • Later Uriarra
  • Local Aborigines
  • Bushrangers
  • Mountain tragedies
  • Roads, tracks and the Murrumbidgee
  • The pioneer doctors
  • The mountain cemeteries
  • Social changes - religion, postal, education
  • Other notes - 1850s /​ Federal capital
  • Poems
  • Appendix 1 The "limits of occupation"
  • Appendix 2: 1841 census - mountain runs
  • Appendix 3: Early burials.
Notes
  • Includes index.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 0959464948
Dewey Number
  • 994.47
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