newspaper reports, chronological

"Local and General News", The Inquirer & Commercial News (Perth, WA), Wednesday 29 August 1866, page 2

"Nicol Bay", Perth Gazette and West Australian Times, Friday 03 April 1868, page 3

"Disastrous Hurricane at the North-West Settlement", Perth Gazette and West Australian Times, Friday 24 May 1872, Supplement p1

"The Pearling Fleet, North West", The West Australian, Tuesday 17 February 1880, page 3

"Disaster At The North West", The West Australian, Tuesday 8 February 1881, page 3

"Western Australia", The Argus (Melbourne), Tuesday 29 March 1881, page 6

"Notes from the Nor'-West", The West Australian, Tuesday 28 March 1882, page 3

"The Late 'Willy Willy' At The North West", The West Australian, Tuesday 04 April 1882, page 3

"Cossack and Roebourne", The West Australian, Monday 11 May 1885, page 3

"Our Pearl Shell Fisheries", The Western Mail (Perth, WA), Saturday 10 July 1886, page 18

"Terrible Disaster on the Pearling Grounds", The West Australian, Friday 29 April 1887, page 3

"Roebourne Notes", The West Australian, Friday 13 May 1887, page 3

"Storm at Carnarvon and Sharks Bay", The West Australian, Monday 27 February 1893, page 6

"Western Australia", The Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday 01 March 1893, page 8

"Storm at Bunbury", The West Australian, Wednesday 01 March 1893, page 2

"The Recent Gale on the North-West Coast", The West Australian, Friday 03 March 1893, page 6

"The Storm at Exmouth Gulf", The West Australian, Saturday 04 March 1893, page 3

"Cyclone at the North West", The West Australian, Saturday 28 March 1896, page 3

"The Weather in the Country", The West Australian, Monday 30 March 1896, page 3

"The Recent 'Willy Willy At Condon", The West Australian, Monday 06 April 1896, page 3

"Willy-Willy at Condon", The Daily News (Perth, WA), Saturday 18 April 1896, page 5

"Cyclone at Onslow", The West Australian, Thursday 30 December 1897, page 5

"Shipping", Northern Public Opinion and Mining and Pastoral News (Roebourne, WA), 02 April 1898, p?

"The Hurricane in the Nor'-West", The West Australian, Tuesday 05 April 1898, page 5

"The Hurricane in the Nor'-West", The West Australian, Friday 08 April 1898, page 5

"Cossack Hurricane", The Inquirer & Commercial News (Perth, WA), Friday 08 April 1898, page 9

News, Northern Public Opinion and Mining and Pastoral News (Roebourne, WA), 09 April 1898

"April Weather", The West Australian, Thursday 05 May 1898, page 7

"Another Pearling Disaster", The West Australian, Monday 14 December 1908, page 7

"The Broome Cyclone", The Mercury (Hobart, Tas.), Wednesday 30 December 1908, page 5

"The Broome Cyclone", The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA), Thursday 24 November 1910, page 9

"Broome Cyclone", The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA), Friday 25 November 1910, page 9

"Koombana Still Missing", Geraldton Guardian (WA), Thursday 28 March 1912, page 2

"Willy Willies", The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 30 March 1912, page 5

"A Catechism of Cyclones", The Sunday Times (Perth, WA), Sunday 31 March 1912, page 1

"Story of the Koombana", The Sunday Times (Perth, WA), Sunday 31 March 1912, page 12

academic papers

Coppin, Christopher W., "A North-West tragedy: the big blow of 1887", Early Days (Western Australian Historical Society), December 1947, Vol. 3, pp37-40

personal papers

Low, James Galloway, Letters, 1904-91, Battye Library, MN681, ACC2612A, Letter from Jim to his sister Jane, 21 June 1912

books

Henderson, Graeme & Kandy-Jane, Nedlands, WA, Unfinished Voyages: Western Australian Shipwrecks 1851-1880, 1988, pages 67-71, University of Western Australia Press

Henderson, Graeme & Kandy-Jane, Nedlands, WA, Unfinished Voyages: Western Australian Shipwrecks 1851-1880, 1988, pages 185-188, University of Western Australia Press

Cairns, Lynne and Henderson, Graeme, Nedlands, WA, Unfinished Voyages: Western Australian Shipwrecks 1881-1900, 1995, pages 89-95, University of Western Australia Press

Edwards, Hugh, 1983, Port of Pearls, Rigby, Adelaide, Chapter 6

Edwards, Hugh, 1983, Port of Pearls, Rigby, Adelaide, Chapter 10

Morris, Edward E., 1898, Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages, Macmillan, London

internet

http://www.bom.gov.au/cyclone/history/wa/carnarvon.shtml

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiping_Rebellion

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orissa_famine_of_1866

http://www.macquariedictionary.com.au

www.bom.gov.au/lam/climate/levelthree/c20thc/cyclone1.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lascar

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Barlee

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonial_Secretary_of_Western_Australia