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Credits & Acknowledgements


Our thanks and acknowledgement is given to the organisations, people, and businesses in the West Wyalong who have offered advice, assistance, and encouragement in the construction of this site.

Particular thanks to:

The management and staff of West Wyalong S&C Club; West Wyalong Visitor Information Centre; Bland Shire Council; Mirrool Hotel & patrons; Dawn & Geoff Smith, Colonial Motor Inn; West Wyalong Historical Society; Tom & Lan Templeton, Naradhan; and many others.


All graphics © Geoff. A. Hinde and Furry Software Pty. Ltd. 2006 - 2008 unless otherwise indicated.

Other photos provided by Bland Shire Council; West Wyalong S&C Club.


All text, historical essays, and copy on hosted pages © Geoff. A. Hinde & Furry Software Pty. Ltd. 2006 - 2008 unless otherwise attributed. Reproduction in part or whole in any medium, other than for legitimate educational or research purposes without written permission is prohibited. All rights reserved.


The following sources were consulted in the preparation of historical material on this site:

Map of West Wyalong - courtesy Bland Shire Council.

Anon: "West of the Bland"; Bland Historical Society 1978
Anon: 'Pages of the Past, Barmedman Mineral Pool 1951 to 1991'; Private Imprest, 1991
Bland Shire Council; "West Wyalong and the Bland Shire" 2006
Clark, C.M.H: "A History of Australia Vol. III"; Melbourne University Press, Melbourne 1978
Clark, C.M.H: "A History of Australia Vol. IV"; Melbourne University Press, Melbourne 1980
Clark, C.M.H: "A History of Australia Vol. V"; Melbourne University Press, Melbourne 1981
Dutton, Geoffrey: "The Squatters"; Currey O'Neill Ross, Melbourne, 1985
Fitzgerald, M: "Where the Line Ends - A history of the Burcher district"; Burcher Jubilee Committee, 1979
Gunn, John: "Along Parallel Lines - A history of the railways of New South Wales 1850 - 1986"; Melbourne University Press, Melbourne 1989
Henley, D.H et al (eds.): "Astride the Humbug - 1872 - 1972, Ungarie, 100 years of town building"; Private imprest, Ungarie, 1972
Johnson, Richard: "The Search for the Inland Sea - John Oxley, explorer, 1783 to 1828"; Melbourne University Press, 2001
Lawson, Will: "When Cobb & Co. Were King"; Angus & Robertson, Sydney 1958
Lee, Roberts: "The Greatest Public Work - The New South Wales Railways 1848 to 1889"; Hale & Ironmonger, Sydney 1988
Mason, B et al (eds.): "Astride the Humbug II - to 1997, Ungarie"; Private imprest, Ungarie, 1997
McLaren, Beth: "Trials and Triumphs, Barmedman 1874 - 1974"; Private Imprest, 1974
Musgrave, Sarah: "The Wayback"; The Cumberland Argus, Parramatta, 1926
Orr, J.H.; "Humbug Forever. A light hearted history and memroies of Ungarie Central School 1891 - 1991" Orana Education Centre, Dubbo 1991
Studholme, D et al (eds.): "Talk About Weethalle, 75th Celebration 1924 - 1999"; Weethalle 75th Celebration Committee, 1999
Templeton, Lan et al; "Naradhan 1929 - 2004"; Back to Naradhan Committee 2004, private imprest
Watt, Robert D.: "The Romance of the Australian Land Industries"; Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1955
Webster, Rob: "Bygoo and Beyond"; Private Imprest, Ardlethan 1985
further references to be listed

Last updated 22/7/08