Events

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Wednesday, 08 Apr 2020
Gulargambone Public School NRS-15051-1-16-858-12
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

In NSW education has been compulsory since 1880 and the local school is often at the centre of the local community. School records in the NSW State Archives Collection contain a wealth of information about the people who attended school, their teachers and school buildings in which they worked.

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FREE
Friday, 17 Apr 2020
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

We are digitising our railway personal history cards for people born before 1900 and still working for the Railways after 1910. This webinar will show you how to find them. 

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FREE
Friday, 24 Apr 2020
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Tagging records in our catalogue Collection Search helps you quickly return to items and other objects and makes that object more discoverable to other users. This mini webinar shows you how it works.

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FREE
Thursday, 30 Apr 2020
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

What records are available to research convict ancestors? How do you interpret these records? What’s the difference between an absolute and a conditional pardon? And much more…

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Members $24.00, Non Members $37.00, BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Friday, 01 May 2020
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Surveyors out working in the field would forward to the Surveyor General tracings and sketches as part of their work. We have digitized a quantity of these beautiful and informative drawings.  This mini webinar will show you how to find these sketches. 

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FREE
Friday, 08 May 2020
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Convict indents list convicts transported to NSW. You can search for and view the early convict indents, 1787-1801 on our website. This mini webinar shows you how. 

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FREE
Friday, 19 Jun 2020
N.S.S. Nautical School Ship Sobraon - on the deck. NRS-4481-2-4-8624-806
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

The NSW State Government has played a role in the care and protection of children since the early days of the colony.

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FREE
Wednesday, 05 Aug 2020
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11:00 AM to 1:00 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.

Cessnock Library
FREE, BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Tuesday, 11 Aug 2020
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Business and trade records can tell us a lot about how a person was making a living. This webinar will focus business and trade records in the NSW State Archives Collection. 

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FREE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Join John Cann at Hornsby Shire Family History Group for a close look at coastal shipping records including  localised shipping lists, marine enquiries and mariner certification records held at NSW State Archives.

Hornsby Library
FREE, BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Join us as Wyong Family History Group to learn about Collection Search and how its features can help you organise your visit to the reading room. 

Wyong Community Cultural Centre
FREE, BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Friday, 16 Oct 2020
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Researching women in the NSW State Archives Collection can present challenges, especially in the 19th century. This webinar focuses on tips for finding women in the archives - at work, in family life, in the care of institutions and in death.

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FREE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Records of the Higher Courts include the Court of Quarter Sessions, the District Court and the Supreme Court. This webinar will explore the records of these Courts and how to find them.

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FREE