Ashfield History: The Journal of the Society

Over time our journals have evolved from being a collection of often eclectic articles by members about their particular interests to a journal issue with all articles devoted to a specific topic. The articles are written by our members who are dedicated to ensuring that our history and heritage is preserved.

Preserving Their Names

Ashfield History No. 22: Preserving Their Names 1914-1918.

$25.00 plus $15 postage

When our Society began working on what became Ashfield History No. 20, it was lamented that there was no central and all-inclusive WW1 honour board or memorial showing individual names. Society member and local resident, Kerry Ann O’Reilly then set to work locating all the remaining honour boards and making a database of the names listed. Read More…

 


Ashfield History No. 21: Houses of the Ashfield District

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Authors: Ann O’ Connell, Bernadette  Williamson, Chris McQuellin, Chris Pratten, David Rollinson, Dennis McManus, Jennifer Winton & Stephanie Coleman Hull, Mandy Keevil, Mark Sabolch, Robert Irving. Read More




Ashfield Answers the Call

Ashfield History No. 20: Ashfield Answers the Call

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Authors: Ann O’Connell, Celia Berry, Chris McQuellin, David Rollinson , Gail Wightman, Mandy Keevil, Margaret Tolmie, Mark Sabolch, Peter Byron, Ross Howard. Read More



Pratten Park 100 Years.

Ashfield History No. 19: Pratten Park 100 Years

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Authors: Ann O’Connell, James Cockington

This publication explores the history of Pratten Park. Read More.


Croydon in Focus

Ashfield History No. 18: Croydon in Focus

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Authors: Ann O’ Connell, Debby Cramer, Denis Gojak, Jennifer Horsfield, Julian Holland, Philip Keenan, Robert Mills Read more …

This journal has a focus on Croydon.


Journeys.

Ashfield History No. 17: Journeys

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Authors: Ann O’Connell, Ken Kershaw, Kim Mikkelsen, Paul-Alan Johnson, Robert Irving and Noel Irving, Vicken Babkenian.

This jounal explores and documents some of the remarkable journeys people made to settle in Ashfield and district. Read more…


Ashfield’s Men of Mark

Ashfield History No. 16: Ashfield’s Men of Mark

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Authors: Ann O’ Connell, Chris Neave, Donald Hunter Dougan, Graham Hunt, Ken Kershaw, Peter Maguire

In this journal the lives and deeds of some of Ashfield’s ‘Men of Mark’ are documented. Read more …


Along Parramatta Road

Ashfield History No. 15: Along Parramatta Road

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Authors: Ann O’ Connell, Felicity Barry, Ian Jack, Matti Keentok, Paul Ernest Moroney, Robert Irving, Vicki Eldridge, Vince Crow

This journal documents some of the significant buildings and features along Parramatta Road. Read more …


Ashfield History No. 14

$15.00 plus $12 postage

Authors: Ann O’ Connell, Chris Pratten, Geoff Grace, Ian Arthur, Margaret Hodgeman, Margaret Swift

This journal has a number of articles related to a diversity of topics. Read more …


Ashfield & District Historical Society Journal  No. 13

$10.00 plus $12 Postage

Authors: Ann O’ Connell, Betty Nicholson, Cathy Moran, Chris Pratten, Christopher Rogers, Nora Peek, Norma Oong, Robyn Conroy, Lesley Muir

This journal has a number of articles related to a diversity of topics. Read more …


Ashfield Remembers

Ashfield & District Historical Society Journal  No. 12: Ashfield Remembers

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Authors: Chris Pratten, Lieut-Colonel W.A. Longfield, Nora Peek, Roy Helm

This journal has a number of articles that explore how residents of Ashfield engaged in wars including the Maori Wars and the First World War and the various monuments and memorials that have been erected in the district. Read more


Ashfield & District Historical Society Journal  No. 11

$10.00 plus $12 Postage

Authors: Ann O’Connell, Bob Irving, Chris Pratten, Doris Dickinson & Friends, Joan Francis, Lorranie Huddle, Nora Peek, Rosemary Annable

This journal has a number of articles related to a diversity of topics. Read more …


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Ashfield & District Historical Society Journal  No. 10

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Authors: Chris Pratten, Ena Harper, Robert Irving, John Ward, Nora Peek, Richard Mackay

This journal has a number of articles that investigate the early history of Ashfield and district together with the first 20 years of the Society. Read more …

Ashfield & District Historical Society Journal  No. 9

Authors: Robert Irving, Lesley Muir, Chris Pratten, Nora Peek, Gwen Gardiner. Read more …

 


Ashfield & District Historical Society Journal  No. 8

Authors: Chris Pratten, Ena Harper, Gwen Gardiner, Nora Peek

This journal has some great articles about public houses in the early years of Ashfield that contrast nicely with others about schools and churches. Read more …


Other Journals

Nos 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 —-  Please email the Society for the contents of each and to see if we still have any left in print.