As well as being entertained by music our forefathers (and mothers) were also wonderful storytellers. The oral tradition was also displayed in the poetry that they wrote.

Read more about the poetry of

Frank Macnamara
Robert Henry Johnson
Henry Lawson



Do you like to read fiction about a place with which you are familiar or which relates to your family history?

Or looking for a light read with a bit of faction? (i.e. fiction, based on fact)

There are a couple of books which may fill the bill when it comes to Hill End.

Read more about Hill End & Tambaroora in fictional books by

Dymphna Cusack
Donald Friend
Harry Hodge
Kim Kelly
Colleen McCullough
Gunter Schaule
Rolf Bolderwood


Hill End Family History Open Weekend 5-7 May 2017

Come and stay for the weekend and enjoy unlimited use of our research resources and be part of a great opportunity to get assistance in tracing your ancestors from the district. Click here for the full program of speakers and workshops.

January 2017 Newsletter

Our latest January newsletter is ready for reading. Check out Issue 20 for all the details of Our next Gathering and lots more. Previous issues of our newsletters are also available here too
click here to read them

Check out the latest Hill End Gathering Group news.

Golden Diggers

"Golden Diggers - Hill End & Tambaroora's contribution to the First World War" by Helen Wood & Lorraine Purcell. Buy your copy now, click here for details.