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Noeline Kyle


Noeline Kyle has published widely in the fields of women's history, educational history, biography, and family history. Since retirement from university she continues to teach family history writing courses in the community and has published a biography of her great grandmother Nurse Kirkpatrick (Memories & Dreams, 2001), co-edited an anthology (Remembering Mothers) and  published the  Kyle family History Music, Myth & Memories.  She is the author of We Should've Listened to Grandma:  Women and Family History (1988),  Tracing Family History in Australia (1985)  and The Family History Writing Book (1993). Her book Writing Family History Made Very Easy (Allen & Unwin,) was published in 2007.  Noeline published  A Greater Guilt: Constance Emilie Kent and the Road Murder (Boolarong Press) in 2009.  Noeline has a been working with and supporting family historians since the late 1970s and continues to conduct workshops, seminars and talks on writing family history, writing about women and children, women's professions (especially nursing and teaching) and more recently on her book A Greater Guilt, a true crime, and the family story of Constance Emilie Kent and her family.  Noeline will publish Writing and Publishing Family History in 10 Easy Step with UNSW Press in 2011. Noeline is available for workshops, seminars and talks.


Writing Family History Women's History Women's Business: Midwives of the Mid North Coast of NSW Biography and Memoir