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SEE HOW THEY RING

By AscetDevTeam | August 10, 2018
$55.00 inc GST

The stories of travelling bellringers, their tours, tragedies and triumphs, bring glimpses of a forgotten lifestyle and reveal new insights into the popular culture of the day. This colourful world of entertainment is brought to life through personalities, music, spectacle and laughter, 243pp, B&W, many rare illustrations, comprehensive index.

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WOMEN OF THE DIGGINGS 1854

By AscetDevTeam | August 10, 2018
$55.00 inc GST

This book writes the women of Eureka and Ballarat in 1854 into mainstream history. The first section relates how women lived, what they did, what occupations they undertook and how they survived in a male oriented world. Their roles were important in many aspects of life and importantly in the lead up and during the…

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THEY ANSWERED THEIR COUNTRY’S CALL

By AscetDevTeam | August 10, 2018
$33.00 inc GST

WWI soldiers buried in the Ballaarat Old and New Cemeteries feature in this publication supported by Ballarat Cemeteries Trust. Snowden not only collects the list of soldiers’ names, but delves into their life and service. Women who served in the war are also included with stories of courage and devotion to duty. Incredible photographs and…

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SWISS AND ITALIAN PIONEERS IN AUSTRALASIA

By AscetDevTeam | August 10, 2018
$44.00 inc GST

This work aims to assist those researching early Italian speakers in gathering accurate information on this very interesting early migration to Australia. Many previously published accounts about Swiss and Italians Pioneers are, in part, inaccurate due to difficulty in pronunciation and name spellings. The information in this directory should be used as a starting point for research as not all information has been gained from primary sources.

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THE SILENT CITY

By AscetDevTeam | August 10, 2018
$11.00 inc GST

The Silent City is the story of Ballarat’s “Old Cemetery”, “New Cemetery” and the Crematorium. Descriptions of the Chinese celebrations at the Old Cemetery; the unfortunate accident and burning of the sexton’s daughter and the pioneer’s plot are uncovered. Symbols on graves and their meanings are discussed, as well as interesting facts about death and burial. King Billy’s funeral and the first cremation are illustrated. 72 pp, colour Illus., indexed.

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SCOTS UNDER THE SOUTHERN CROSS

By AscetDevTeam | August 10, 2018
$13.20 inc GST

Scots Under the Southern Cross is a collection of essays from speakers at the Scottish Symposium held in Ballarat 9–11 May 2014. The chapters reflect the many styles, themes and formats embracing the Scottish Diaspora in Australia. The essays tell the stories of Scottish immigrants and their successful establishment of economic and cultural networks in Australia.

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HISTORY OF BALLARAT

By AscetDevTeam | August 10, 2018
$66.00 inc GST

This exciting account of Ballarat from its glorious golden era to 1870 was written in the memory of pioneers who lived through those ‘stirring times’. This history includes marvellous personal reminiscences, viewpoints and documents. Some Ballarat Reminiscences, written by William Bramwell Withers 25 years later, that resulted from further research undertaken by him, complements his previous history, and is incorporated in this volume. By W.B. Withers, 336pp Facsimile Edition, B&W illustrations, large pull-out 1100mm panoramic view of Ballarat, 1870, index, hardcover.

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HISTORY OF BALLARAT (LEATHER BOUND)

By AscetDevTeam | August 10, 2018
$165.00 inc GST

This exciting account of Ballarat from its glorious golden era to 1870 was written in the memory of pioneers who lived through those ‘stirring times’. This history includes marvellous personal reminiscences, viewpoints and documents. Some Ballarat Reminiscences, written by William Bramwell Withers 25 years later, that resulted from further research undertaken by him, complements his previous history, and is incorporated in this volume.

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GROWING A GARDEN CITY

By AscetDevTeam | August 10, 2018
$55.00 inc GST

The Ballarat Horticultural Society is the oldest continuous horticultural society in Australia. This book not only looks at its establishment, but questions why its members, men and women, imported seeds and cultivated flowers, fruits, vegetables and trees. It outlines the challenges faced in a new land and how these challenges were overcome.

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