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The commodore and the pastoralist : the story of Commodore Heights and West Head at Broken Bay / Tony Dawson. (1st ed.)
Call No: B4.080/1/1
Author: Dawson, Tony, 1940- ; Manly Warringah & Pittwater Historical Society ;
Publisher: Manly, N.S.W. : Manly, Warringah & Pittwater Historical Society Inc., c2011.
Subject: Waddell, Alexander Stuart. ; Lawson, William. ; Lambert, Rowley. ; Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park (N.S.W.) ; Broken Bay (N.S.W.) ; New South Wales - local history ; Australia - New South Wales ;
Material Type: Book
Status: Catalogued
Pagination: vi, 120 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., maps, ports. ; 21 cm.
Edition: 1st ed.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 101-114) and index.
Public Note: Donated by Anthony Dawson
Summary: Examines the history of, and some of the people associated with, an area first described as 'the point of Land on the South Side of Broken Bay, between Pitt Water and Cowan Creek'. It later became known as Commodore Heights and was, at various times, considered for use as a farm, a fortress, a resort, a refuge, a refinery and a recreation reserve.

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