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Friday, 25 Sep 2020
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

We recently uploaded the Index to Tramway Employees and digital copies of the Tramway staff registers to our website. This webinar takes a close look at the registers and what they can tell you. 

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Friday, 09 Oct 2020
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

The Gaol Photographs are an extraordinary collection of images and information of men women and children who were incarcerated in the NSW prison system. We have indexed and digitised our c.1870-c.1930 photographs. This webinar takes a look at the photographs and how to find them. 

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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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Friday, 30 Oct 2020
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

We hold probate packets for the years 1800-1976 in our Collection. This webinar shows you how to find a probate packet and why they are so useful for research.

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Friday, 13 Nov 2020
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Deceased estate files, 1880-1958 are the companion to our Probate packets. This webinar looks at how to find deceased estate files and what you can find in them.

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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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Friday, 04 Dec 2020
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Have you thought about using Collection Search when doing local history research? Collection Search is a powerful search tool that can really help to mine the archives for local history gold. This webinar will give you some tricks and tips to try. 

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Friday, 18 Dec 2020
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Sydney had an outbreak of the Bubonic Plague in the years 1900-1908. This outbreak and its effects on the people are recorded in the Register of Cases of Bubonic Plague, which is indexed and digitised on our website. Find out more about this record of the Black Death in Sydney. 

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