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Talks and tours, activities and events at State Records
Tuesday 14 July 2015: NAIDOC Week event Jul 14, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM State Records NSW 143 O'Connell Street Kingswood ,
Dr Michael Bennett, NTSCorp historian is presenting two talks: Faces in Time: The use of gaol photographs in native title research, and Pathfinders: Aboriginal Police Trackers in NSW 1862-1973
Friday 17 July: Immigration and shipping records Jul 17, 2015 from 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM Springwood Presbyterian Church Hall, Macquarie Road, Springwood,
John Cann will be presenting this talk to the Springwood Historical Society. John will be focusing on shipping and immigration records held as NSW State archives.
Tuesday 21 July: The art of deciphering hand written documents from the late 18th and 19th centuries Jul 21, 2015 from 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM Community Meeting Room 2, Bankstown Town Hall and Library, Rickard Road Bankstown,
Gail Davis will be presenting this talk to the Bankstown Historical Society.
Thursday 6 August 2015: Immigration and shipping records Aug 06, 2015 from 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM Dee Why Library, Pittwater Road Dee Why ,
John Cann will be presenting this seminar at the Warringah Library Family History Group. He will examine shipping and immigration records held by State Records NSW.
Wednesday 12 August 2015: Gaol records Aug 12, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Tuggerah Library, Westfield Tuggerah, 50 Wyong Road, Tuggerah,
State Records holds many records relating to NSW gaol inmates. John Cann will be presenting this session on these records at Tuggerah Library.
Saturday 15 August 2015: Discover Wyong Aug 15, 2015 from 10:45 AM to 01:45 PM Wyong RSL Club, corner Anzac and Margaret Streets Wyong,
John Cann will be presenting this seminar to the Wyong Family History Group Inc. It will focus on researching family history and local history at State Records NSW, and will also delve into land records
Saturday 15 August: Free Immigration 1845-68 Aug 15, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Presbyterian Church Hall, Macquarie Road, Springwood,
State Records holds records relating to immigration to Sydney in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Gail Davis will be speaking at the Blue Mountains Family History Society Seminar about free immigration 1845-68. Her talk will include records on bounty and sponsored immigrants and those that paid their own way.
Saturday 22 August: Patriotic Fund Raising Aug 22, 2015 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Old Gordon Public School (adjacent to Gordon Library), 799 Pacific Highway, Gordon,
John can will be presenting this talk to the Ku-ring-gai Historical Society WWI researchers and writers group. It provides an overview of the NSW government patriotic fund raising efforts during the First World War.
Saturday 5 September: Stories from the archives: Here come the cars! Sep 05, 2015 from 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM Society of Australian Genealogists, Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney NSW 2000,
Stories from the early history of Automobiles in NSW told through the eyes of prominent and seedy characters of NSW History, this talk showcases the hidden automotive treasures of State Records NSW.
Monday 7 September 2015: History Week Event -Treasures from the Great War Sep 07, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM State Records NSW 143 O'Connell Street Kingswood ,
Come along to hear about the NSW Government's role during the Great War and records giving an insight into life in NSW during the war years. Hear about the military horse census and records relating to Gallipoli and Anzac Day, the contributions made by Government employees who went to war, including those who didn't return, those who survived and what happened to them afterwards. Follow this with a guided tour of the Public Service/War Service exhibition.
Friday 18 September 2015: Discover the Hunter Sep 18, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Muswellbrook Library, 126 Bridge Street Muswellbrook,
John Cann will be presenting this seminar at Muswellbrook Library. It will focus on researching family history and local history at State Records NSW, and will also delve into land records.
Thursday 8 October: Pandora's Box Oct 08, 2015 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM School of Arts Kogarah, corner Bowns Road and Queens Avenue, Kogarah ,
Gail Davis will be making this presentation to Kogarah Historical Society. The talk looks at the weird wonderful and sometimes surprising records we hold as NSW State archives.
Saturday 17 October: How to get the most out of your visit to State Records Oct 17, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney,
Gail Davis will be presenting this session to the Society of Australian Genealogists in preparation for a visit to the Western Sydney Reading Room on 29 October.
Tuesday 20 October 2015: Patriotic fund raising during WWI Oct 20, 2015 from 10:15 AM to 12:00 PM Hornsby Library, 28-44 George St (Entrance in Hunter Lane) Hornsby,
John Cann will be presenting this talk as part of the Australian History seminars course offered to the Sydney University of the Third Age at Hornsby Library.
Wednesday 4 November 2015: Land records Nov 04, 2015 from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Tuggerah Library, Westfield Tuggerah, 50 Wyong Road, Tuggerah,
Researching land records can be a lengthy and confusing process. John Cann will discuss major sources relating to land held at State Records at Tuggerah Library
Saturday 7 November: State Records’ website and resources Nov 07, 2015 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Training room, Burwood Library 2 Conder Street, Burwood,
Gail Davis will be presenting this session to the Burwood and District Historical Society.