Occasional Papers

All the Launceston Historical Society Occasional Papers are out of print.

Copies are available to read, photocopy or scan at the Launceston LINC, Civic Square.

 Volume 1, 1993 – OUT OF PRINT

Paul Brunton, The Mutiny on HMS ‘Bounty’
Sir Raymond Ferrall, History of the River Tamar
Sir Phillip Bennett, Government Houses of Tasmania
Dr Stefan Petrow, The Launceston Mechanics’ Institute 1842 to 1971
Kevin Green, ‘A Superior Class of Immigrant’:  The Launceston and St Andrews Immigration Societies and the Immigrants they introduced to Tasmania, 1855-1862


Sheila Burchill, Edward Ackerman
Anne Bartlett, John Dell and the founding of Launceston
Dr Eric Ratcliff, A Permanent Advantage’: The Princes Square Fountain, Launceston
Lorraine Macknight, Launceston and All’ (Launceston City Council Records)
Marion Dowsett, Field Trip, Sunday 12 February 1995 (Evandale / Nile area)
Stefan Petrow, The best governed city in Australia: Launceston 1885-1914
Bruce Scott, Jackson’s Lock and Brass Works

 VOLUME 3, 1996 – Remembering the 1939-1945 War – OUT OF PRINT

Barbara Briggs, My childhood memories of an Italian Prisoner of War in World War II
Peter Webb, When the Japanese bombed Darwin: A personal memoir
Jean Wiberg, The WAAAF at Western Junction, 1942 – 1945
Ernst Kropf, A German in an Enemy Alien Camp in South Australia
Shirley Thomas, Childhood memories of Malta during the bombing of the island
Adye Rockliff, In the Middle East 1941 – My first year of War service
Caryl Woof, A child in Britain during the War
John Kolkert, Just another bl….Aussie

 VOLUME 4, 1997 – 150 Years of Anasthesia – OUT OF PRINT

Alan R Scott, Jacob Mountgarrett 1773-1828                                                            Paul Richards, History of the Launceston General Hospital with particular reference to John Ramsay Surgeon Superintendent 1898-1912                                                           Gwen Wilson, William Russ Pugh: Man of Mystery                                                           Donald Beard, ’47 – A Great Year; 1847 Surgery and Anaesthesia, Launceston; 1947 Surgery and Anaesthesia, Adelaide, South Australia                                                         Stefan Petrow, Dr Edward Swarbreck Hall: Tasmania’s First Sanitarian                           Barry Baker, Crawford Williamson Long                                                                           Harry Ellis, Royal Operations                                                                                             Princes Square and Surroundings