The links below are to short biographies of people who contributed to the development of Wollongong and its surrounds..
The entries are the result of research enquiries and articles published in the Illawarra Historical Society Bulletin. They are exhaustive but serve as quick references. Where possible indications are provided to further sources. Click on the red text for more information.
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Want to do your own research?
Finding information about people who have contributed to the history of Illawarra requires the use of multiple sources. A good place to start is the Local Studies collections of the Wollongong Central Library. The collection is located on level 1.
Wollongong Central Library
41 Burelli St, Wollongong, NSW, 2500
Telephone: 02 4227 7414
Details of the Local Studies Library are available online: http://www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/library/services/pages/localhistoryinformation.aspx
Other useful resources:
Illawarra Family History Group : http://illawarrafhg.blogspot.com.au/
Illawarra Images : http://mylibrary.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRN/PIC/BSEARCH
Trove (National Library of Australia) : http://trove.nla.gov.au/
University of Wollongong Archives : http://www.library.uow.edu.au/archives/index.html
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