Compiled by George M. Shaw to celebrate the history and achievements of the Concord community from 1883 to 1933.
The history covers many aspects of the community – public health and safety, transport, education, public buildings, parks, sporting organizations; it also looks at the history of some of the businesses – the bakeries, the Australian Gas Light Company, Lewis Berger and Sons, Tulloch’s Phoenix Iron Works Ltd., and the British-Australian Lead Manufacturers Ltd.
There are "Peeps" at the Past, a map showing land owners in 1833 and many illustrations.
... Among the prisoners at Longbottom were a large number of the so-called Canadian Exiles transported for a rebellion in French Canada between 1835 and 1838. These men were employed in making the Parramatta Road and other works in the district, and the excellent character borne by their comrades in misfortune in Paddington, Macdonaldtown and elsewhere, was shared with the Longbottom contingent ...
This CD contains high quality scanned images of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.