Newspapers

Picton Newspapers are held by the Library on microfilm and are on open access in the Susan Keoghan Local Studies Room. The date range (not complete) is from February 1886 to 23 December 1981.

The Society holds the  following newspapers on microfilm which are only available for research  through the Society.

Feb 13, Aug 14 1886; Oct 19 1887; – 1898, 1899, 1900, 1903, 1904, 1917, 1918, 1925, 1931, 1934, 1947, 1950.

Hardcopy of newspapers – held off site

Many issues of Picton newspapers from 1898 to date are held in hard copy including complete sets Picton Post/Picton News 1970 to 1992, plus the Wollondilly Crier 1973 to 1982

Other

  • Indices to newspapers

  • Yearly index to Picton newspapers 1885 to 1962

  • Name index to newspapers 1885-1888, 1890-1899, 1900-1908, 1952-1969

  • Birth, Death and Marriage index 1885-1962

  • Index and full transcript to Obituaries, Death Notices, Return Thanks, In Memoriam, Inquests   – from Picton newspapers 1929, 1943-4, 1947-8, 1950, 1953-9, 1961-71, 1973

  • Selective index (with clippings) to newspapers from 1991 to date