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Books & CDs for Sale

The Society offers a range of interesting historical books and CDs for sale. Click on the following titles to find out more. To order please email or call us on (02) 6670 2273 (answering machine available):


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The Ghost of Duck Creek, The Tamworth Show, Poems and short stories.

Jack Watts

Jack stories whether amusing or sadly serious are told in the manner of story tellers of old and give us a glimpse of life in the country half a century or so ago.

$5.00 each

Glimpses at the Past - Memories of the Tweed Coast and Hinterland

David Rae

A comprehensive, richly illustrated exploration.

$55.00 each - NEW EDITION

The Concise Guide to Tweed History. The Tweed Coast and Hinterland

David Rae

A guide to Tweed history. An exploration of the Tweed coast and hinterland.

$40.00 each

Reflections, The Tweed Valley Since Federation

The Combined Tweed Historical Societies

A collections of photographs of the Tweed Valley comparing yesterday and today.


Red Sunday

Murwillumbah Historical Society

The new revised and reformatted 2nd edition of the complete story of Murwillumbah's disastrous fire of 1907.

$15.00 each

My Mother Told Me - Memories of a Pioneering Family

Florence Bray

Step back in time with the author.

$15.00 each

Historical Manuscript of the Tweed

Harold Denning

Originally commissioned by Tweed Shire Council to be published in 1988, Australia's Bicentennial year, this is a pioneer publication and broke new ground in documenting the history of the Tweed district and its towns. Interestingly told and richly illustrated with historic photographs, this book is an asset to any collection.

$10.00 each

Tales of our Times

Ron Johansen

Interesting stories told with flair and humour of the history around the people and places of the Tweed Valley with Murwillumbah being the main focal point. The author was born and raised in the area and was one of the town's local historians and President of Murwillumbah Historical Society from 1992 to 2011. He gathered a wealth of information over the years on Murwillumbah and the Tweed Valley and much of the history can be found only in these volumes. Each volume is $25 separately or buy all 12 volumes and pay for only 11 - $275 (save $25).

12 volumes at $25.00 each

Under The Pinnacle

Norm Smith

Norm describes the history of the Brays Creek area in great detail and the book fill a gap in the recorded history of that part of the Tweed and provides great reading.

$30.00 each

Sunkissed Playground, The - a Historical Manuscript of the Tweed, Mullumbimby and Byron Bay Areas

Harold Denning

A comprehensive book produced for Tweed and Byron Shire Councils and Mullumbimby Municipal Shire Council

$25.00 each


Maria Goulding

Recollections of a childhood in the Netherlands and Australia 1944-56.

$10.00 each

Secrets of Success. Sunshine Sugar

Patrick Briody

History of the Tweed sugar industry.

$5.00 each

Politics in the Blood. The Anthonys of Richmond

Paul Davey

History of the Anthony Family of Murwillumbah, with a particular focus on political roots.

$25.00 each

From Tjolling and Chillington

Cathie Humphreys

A history of the Holston and Garrett families from Norway and England, to Australia and beyond. A comprehensive study of these families and the cultures of Norway and England.

$63.80 each - please contact the author direct to buy at

From Wellington, the Weald and Wurttemberg

Cathie Humphreys

The Ashwood, Coppins, Schumacher and Winkler families from England and Germany, to Australia and beyond.

$62.50 each - please contact the author direct to buy at

History Of Tyalgum and District

From Indigenous inhabitants and continuing with earliest European settlers.

$30.00 each or a special combined price of $50 with "Pioneering and Historical Families of a Tyalgum District. A Pictorial History"

Pioneering and Historical Families of a Tyalgum District. A Pictorial History.

$30.00 each or a special combined price of $50 with "History Of Tyalgum and District"