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Book coverThere Must Be A River - A History of the Hornsby Shire - Lorna Ollif.

A history of the Hornsby Shire from its beginnings, with the important discovery by Governor Phillip of the Hawkesbury River, through to present times.

In tracing the history Lorna recognises that it is a story of people and, rather than giving a series of dates and statistics, she has woven the facts of settlement and development in the Shire into the human stories of the people whose lives produced the statistics.

Completing the work is a detailed gazetteer which includes all the towns of the Shire with the story of how and by whom they were founded and named.