Gosford and Brisbane Water Pioneers
These resources have been compiled for the use of students, family and local historians.
Larger lists are in searchable pdf format.
Thank you to our wonderful team of volunteers for their continuing efforts in making these resources available.
Gosford City Community Profiles (current and historical from 1996 onwards)
Census and Commercial Directory listings
NSW Post Office Directory - 1911 (Gosford Region listings)
- Moore's Australian Almanac and New South Wales
Country Directory and Tourist Guide for the year 1940 (Gosford Region listings)
- UBD Local Universal Guide for the Central Coast N.S.W., 1958.
Brisbane Water and Gosford area extracts from NRS 343, Register of Coroners inquests and magisterial inquiries, 1834-1942: Microfilm reels 2921-25, 2225, 2763-65, 2766-69 *ARK.
Please be aware that this material reflects attitudes of the time in which it was written. This information is presented for historical research purposes, and should not be used to cause hurt or embarrassment to descendants.
R.H. Creighton Gosford funeral records index 1909-1951 (Microfilms held by Gosford City Library)
- Section 1: 1909-1919
- Section 2: 1920-1932
- Section 3: 1933
- Section 4: 1934-1937
- Section 5: 1938-1940
- Section 6: 1940-1942
- Section 7: 1943-1945
- Section 8: 1950-51
Gosford District Cemetery records from R.H. Creighton funeral parlour, Gosford (Held by Gosford City Library)
These resources are drawn from a number of original registers recovered from R.H. Creighton, Gosford, at the time of closure of their Mann Street funeral parlour. The records are possibly incomplete, and sometimes quite limited in the years that they cover, but they can quite useful in locating ancestors.
Point Clare Cemetery
- Point Clare Baptist burial c1950-1969
- Point Clare Catholic portion c1916-1967
- Point Clare Church of England burials c1917 - 1947
- Point Clare Church of England burials c 1916 - 1969
- Point Clare General cemetery c1931-1967
- Point Clare Methodist cemetery c1929-1967
- Point Clare Presbyterian cemetery c1927 - 1968
- Point Clare Seventh Day Adventist c1966-69
Wamberal Cemetery c1895-1967
Cemetery receipt books, R.H. Creighton 1942-1947
Point Clare Cemetery and Wamberal Cemetery
The following link provides information concerning both cemeteries; including the ability to search for individual grave sites, as well as cemetery maps and general information (concerning reservations, burials, etc.).
Gems from our collection
- “Our School Paper”: original children’s work from Somersby and Ourimbah Creek half-time school, circa 1905.
Take a trip back to 1905, and marvel at the standard of work done by students at a tiny half-time school. Somersby and Ourimbah half-time school operated between 1893 and early 1906. Contains work and signatures of children from the Pile; Jaques; Glashoff; Dodds; Frazer; Bridge; Tynan; Beck; Tollis; Gray and Edmunds families.