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Booklets that are available from the society 


This 29 page A4 booklet contains a history of the cemetery, copies of plans, list of residents and write ups for the more prominent headstones.

AU$10.00 each plus postage.   (Currently out of print)



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This 24 page A4 booklet is a collection of articles extracted from "The Echo" and "Castlemaine Leader" between 1874 - 1910.

AU$10.00 each plus postage.



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"THE THOMAS MARTIN LETTER": Memories of Strangways and Newstead     

An 88 page A5 soft cover book with map & index. Containing a copy of a 20 page hand written letter by Thomas Martin in 1936 about his life and memories of Strangeways & Newstead from 1858.

Compiled and edited by Liz Coady

Published 2010 by Newstead and District Historical Society, ISBN: 978-0-9775280-1-1. 

AU$25.00 each plus postage

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"Newstead Mechanics' Institute": It's Role in the life of a Central Victorian Community.

An A4 size 78 page softcover book detailing the history of this building & its function, from1868 to the present.

By Adrian R Haas

Published 2006 by Newstead and District Historical Society, ISBN: 0-9775280-0-6.

AU$20.00 each plus postage

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An A4 size 88 page softcover book. After describing Newstead as it was in the 1850s Adrian went on to detail 4 murders that lead to a police presence in the town. Adrian died before publication could be achieved, however his son Damien has brought this project to completion.

By Adrian R Haas

Published 2012 by Newstead and District Historical Society, ISBN: 978-0-949398-75-8.

AU$30.00 each plus postage

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To order any of these publications please contact Newstead Historical Society or by printing and posting one of these forms; Booklets.doc or Booklets.pdf

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