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Assessment of historical and archaeological resources of the Lilyvale site, The Rocks, Sydney (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Penny Crook. Laila Ellmoos. Tim Murray.

Assessment of historical and archaeological resources of the Lilyvale site, The Rocks, Sydney. Resource assessments were carried out for all sites selected for the EAMC during the first stage of the project in order to determine the priorities for analysis.

Australian Journal of Historical Archaeology Volume 02
PROJECT Uploaded by: Penny Crook

Archive of papers from Volume 2 of the Australian Journal of Historical Archaeology, published by the Australian Society for Historical Society (ASHA) in 1984.

The Excavation of the Mount Wood Woolscour, Tibooburra, New South Wales (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Michael Pearson.

In this paper the author, who is Historian in the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service, reconstructs the little-known process of station-based woolscouring from documentary and archaeological evidence. It is argued that the relatively Late survival of this form of scouring In western New South Wales resulted primarily from severely limited transport facilities. The considerable variation in scour design, evident in the literature and at Mount Wood, as attributed to individual...

Exploring the Archaeology of the Modern City project
PROJECT Historic Houses Trust. Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority. NSW Heritage Office . Heritage Victoria. City of Sydney. Godden Mackay Logan.

The ‘Exploring the Archaeology of the Modern City’ project (EAMC) was established in 2001 by Professor Tim Murray of the Archaeology Program of La Trobe University and Industry Partners, to analyse and interpret the large assemblages excavated from historical archaeological sites which are held in storehouses across Sydney. Funding for the project was provided by the Australian Research Council through its Linkage Scheme. The project gave to the analysis of ten discreet household assemblages...

The Historical Archaeology of the First Government House site, Sydney: Further Research (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Penny Crook. Tim Murray.

This publication presents the results of the EAMC analysis of assemblages at the First Government House site. It includes a discussion of the site’s formation processes and three studies of different aspects of the historical archaeology of First Government House: one, the printing office and additional lead type recovered in Young Street; two, the tablewares and dining equipage of Governors King and Macquarie; and three, the unusual architectural history of the guard house, built c. 1812 and...

People in the landscape: A Biography of two villages (1984)
DOCUMENT Full-Text J. H. Winston-Gregson.

Interpreting the Australian rural landscape is presently an uncommon skill. While developing an archaeological test for historical and geographical locational models, the author, a consultant archaeologist based in Canberra, discovered a string of deserted villages in the eastern Riverina. This paper summarises the historical material about two of the villages to indicate the scope of data that may be overlooked by other disciplines but rediscovered by archaeologically guided research. The...