Events

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Wednesday, 24 Aug 2022
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Researching your house and property is complicated but can be a very rewarding experience. Join Emily Hanna when she provides some insight on this topic to Central Coast's Tuggerah Library. This is a special Family History Month event.  

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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.

FREE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Monday, 05 Sep 2022
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Are you researching your family history and wondering what you might find in the Archives Collection, and how you would find it? The NSW State Archives Collection holds a wealth of material for the family historian - from probate and divorce records to immigration, schools and property.

FREE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Friday, 09 Sep 2022
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

The NSW State Archives houses one of the oldest and most significant collection of government archives in the country. For History Week 2022, join us for a tour of our Western Sydney Records Centre for a hands on view of the Archives Collection.

FREE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED
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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