Beverley Earnshaw

PHA NSW Accreditation

Professional Member



Professional Member, PHA (NSW) MA Applied History (UTS) 1994 Dip.Family Historical Studies

Past State President, Fellowship of Australian Writers President, Kogarah Historical Society


T: 9546 1091


Area of Expertise

Convict History, Church History, Local History, Popular History

Publications/Past Work

Voices of the Past (co-editor), Collection of stories passed down in Australian families. 216 pp no illus

Fanned into Flame - The history of the Sunday School Movement, commissioned by the Sydney Diocesan Board of Education. 80 pp

A Century of Pioneers, the histories of five pioneer families in the Central West. 96 pp

A Start in Life, the history of the William Thompson Masonic School 1922-1988. 158 pp.

The Larrikins of Lavender Bay, The Story of the Phoenix Hulk 48 pp

One Flag, One Hope, One Destiny: Sir Joseph Carruthers and Australian Federation, 2000. 190 pp 72 illus

The Land between two Rivers: The St.George District in Federation Times, 2001. A window of local history from 1890 to 1914 including Federation Times at School, at Work, at Sport, the Chinese Population, The Arncliffe Sewer Farm.

An Australian Sculptor: William Priestly Macintosh. 2004

Australia’s most prolific sculptor whose work from 1880 to 1930 included Goulburn Cathedral, The Lands Dept, Queen Victoria Building,

Houses and Heritage: Residences of the Kogarah Municipality.

Contains histories and descriptions of 80 historic and noteworthy houses including mansions, cottages, bungalows, public housing and war service homes.

Carss Park, the principal recreational and sporting complex in the Kogarah Municipality. The history of the park extends from Aboriginal times to the present day, when mangrove swamps have become cricket grounds, Chinese market gardens have been transformed into playing fields and the home of William Carss is now a museum.