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Elizabeth Hook


Elizabeth has been researching and writing family history, local history and various index projects since 1985. Publications include: Journey to a New Life…the story of the ships Emu in 1812 and the Broxbornebury in 1814; Queensland: Family History Researchers Guide; Index to the Historical Records of Australia 1788-1848; Earliest Pubs in Sydney CBD & Outer Sydney 1788-1848 Volume 1 and her latest publication (October 2010) Earliest Pubs in Sydney CBD & Outer Sydney 1849-1875 Volume 2.

She has also written several books on her family genealogy and is currently working on two projects: Volume 3 of the Sydney pubs index (1876-1900) and a book of biographies of the first 500 railway workers in NSW.