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Friday, 18 Feb 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

The Royal Commission of Public Charities 1873 advocated the use of a 'boarding out' system for orphans and destitute children to replace charitable institutions and homes. This webinar will focus on the recently indexed and digitised Dependent Children Registers.

FREE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Friday, 08 Apr 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

You can find a wealth of information about 19th and early 20th century military personnel in the NSW State Archives Collection, from regimental orders to details of public servants who served in the military and information about the soldiers settlement blocks they held when they came home.

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Friday, 06 May 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

This webinar marks International Firefighters Day on 4 May, by taking a look at records relating to fires and firefighters serving in NSW. 

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Friday, 10 Jun 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

The NSW State Archives Collection holds records relating to convicts since the arrival of the First Fleet. This webinar is an update of one of our most popular. We will explore our convict records and how you can find them. 

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Friday, 12 Aug 2022
10:30 PM to 11:30 AM

Looking for records of immigration to Sydney before 1923? These records are held in our Collection. This webinar is an update of our talk on immigration and shipping records. 

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Friday, 26 Aug 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Conditional purchase was a process for obtaining a Crown Grant of land in NSW before it was surveyed. Join us for a Live Q&A to discuss how to navigate this tricky area of research.

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Friday, 16 Sep 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

We've been undertaking a large digitisation project of at-risk material in the State Archives Collection. Find out about the glass plate negatives depicting life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, our digitised insolvency files and school files.

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Friday, 14 Oct 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Whilst we don't hold records of patients in private hospitals in the Archives Collection, there are records you can use to find out more about the hospitals themselves.

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Friday, 18 Nov 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Government buildings have shaped where and how we live in NSW. This webinar will explore records that can tell us about these buildings - how they were planned and designed and how they were built. 

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Friday, 09 Dec 2022
10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Until the early twentieth century a journey to NSW involved a sea voyage. Travellers boarding a ship often faced the perils of fire, disease and shipwreck, and the Australian coast is littered with the remnants of many ships that failed to safely reach their destination.

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