Assessing the architectural merits of the former Bank of NSW Adelaide
This essay first appeared in the Newsletter
of the Historical Society of SA 1992.
Fraud - Walter Watson Hughes & the Moonta and Wallaroo Mines
This essay was first presented at the 18th
State History Conference in Kadina, 31 July -2 Aug 2009. It is an extract from ‘Walter Watson Hughes and the Moonta and Wallaroo Mines’ by Patricia June Sumerling. MA Thesis, Department of History, Flinders University, March 2001.
Heritage of Eyre Peninsula: a short history
This essay first appeared as the historical section of the Heritage of the Eyre Peninsula
, a report prepared as part of the SA State Historic Preservation Plan Regional Heritage Survey Series by and was published in 1987 by the Department of Environment and Planning. It is republished here with the permsission of the Department with minor amendments.
Hotels in the Adelaide Hills: patterns of development
this essay was first presented to the Historical Society of SA in 2006
Madam Harpur: the trials and tribulations of an Adelaide doctoress
Winner of the Catherine Mary Gilbert Prize organised by the History SA 2006
The Darker Side of Motherhood: Abortion and Infanticide in South Australia
This essay first appeared in the Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia
, vol 13, 1985, pp.111-127.
The Old Spot Hotel, Gawler: a development history
This article was part of a conservation study of the Old Spot Hotel undertaken by Bruce Harry Architects ca 2006-7 and is reprinted here with permission.
The West End of Adelaide, 1870-1930
This essay was first published in Brian Dickey (ed), William Shakespeare’s Adelaide 1860-1930, Adelaide, Association of Professional Historians, 1992, pp.27-41, and is reprinted here with minor changes.