Monthly Archives: February 2015

Updated Artifacts catalogue

The Archaeology Students from Flinders University have been busy updating and expanding the artifact list from the remaining artifacts. Some cross referencing is occurring with older catalogues and hopefully we will have a definitive list. The students are going through … Continue reading

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Archaeology invasion

Students everywhere! New Norfolk is host to a group of Students from South Australia who are on what is believed to be one of many trips to Australia’s oldest Asylum that has been on the same ground, and it is … Continue reading

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Six new short glimpses into early New Norfolk life

Six documents from the early 1800’s I have just received six short documents about early visits to the Colony which included New Norfolk’s Bush Hotel and the Lunatic Asylum including diary entries.  Fascinating insight to the early history of New … Continue reading

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Built Heritage

    The Friends of Willow Court and the Derwent Valley Council are each putting a submission into the Legislative Council’s Inquiry into Built Heritage Tourism in Tasmania. I think that Australia’s oldest Asylum that had run continuously on the … Continue reading

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2003 Conservation Report release for public viewing.

Added to the growing open public documentation we now have a copy of the Willow Court Conservation Management Plan  by Nelson, Barwick, Slatyer & Loveday which was created in 2003. Although there are some pages missing the document has 121 pages of … Continue reading

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Administration Building

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