Copies of the publications are available from the Old Courthouse Museum during opening hours, or if you would like to order a copy to be posted to you, please contact the Museum on (02) 4472 1635.
Remembering the Bay
The Batemans Bay and Clyde River Historical Society released its publication Remembering the Bay in
May 2012 . It has proved to be popular with both locals and visitors,
with over 70 copies sold in just a few weeks. The book is the
culmination of many months of gathering memories from residents of the
Bay during the period 1930s to 1970s, as part of the Memory Book
Project, and is selling at $24.00.
Then and Now - A Pictorial History of Batemans Bay
Remembering the Bay was followed up in March 2013 with the publication of a companion volume “Then and Now – A Pictorial History of Batemans Bay”. "Then and Now" aims to document the changes that have occurred in Batemans Bay during the last thirty years. It is selling at $21.00.
Member Dianne Hantas proudly displays a copy of the latest publication from the Museum "Then and Now".
'Clyde River Chronicles Volume 2’ launched at Heritage High Tea event
Funded by a grant from the Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS), the Clyde River Chronicles Volume II (or ‘Almanac’ as it is officially known), was launched at a presentation conducted during the ‘Heritage High Tea’ event at the Museum on Wednesday 31st August 2016. The grant allowed for the 50-copy publication to be printed professionally. The Almanac was compiled from contemporary newspapers and journals by Historian Dianne Hantas
In the picture, Vice-President Nerida Castle is seen presenting a copy of the Almanac to author Dianne Hantas.
(Chronicles Volume 2 is now available for purchase at the Museum, for $35 per copy.
Launch of the Clyde River Chronicles Volume 1 (February 2015)
After a year of research, the Historical Society has proudly launched its latest historical publication. Covering monthly events year by year, Clyde River Chronicles Volume 1, 1770-1900, was compiled from contemporary newspaper and journals by historian Dianne
Hantas (pictured above with Society President Ewan Morrison). Local tragedies and triumphs are put into context by side notes on regional/national events. A useful research tool is the use of symbols against each entry, enabling a reader to easily trace the development of themes, such as shipwrecks and land sales. Dianne has been pivotal in the publication of our last 3 books, and is now working on Vol 2. Vol 1, 1770-1900 is available for sale at the Museum, price $24.00, plus postage if required.
Then and Now
Clyde River Chronicles Volume 1
Clyde River Chronicles Volume 2
A Boy in the Bay
Batemans Bay Honour Stone
Braidwood and District Post Office and People
Index to Deaths in the Eurobodalla Shire 1856-1905
Deaths in Our Area: Burials, Buried in our area or cremated 1988 - 1997, Batemans Bay
Narooma, Nerigundah and Tilba Cemetery Listings