Events

What's On?

Monday, 16 Mar 2020
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Researching your house and property is a rewarding project. In conjunction with the Royal Australian Historical Society and Goulburn-Mulwaree Council Library, this seminar will appeal to anyone who wishes to learn more about historical records relating to their house and property. 

Riversdale Homestead
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.

Your Place
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…

Society of Australian Genealogists
Members $24.00, Non Members $37.00, BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Saturday, 02 May 2020
 NRS-12932-1-[X2449]-9-71
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

In conjunction with the National Trust Australian Heritage Festival Month, the Botany Bay Family History Fair - a day of informative talks, assistance with your family history, exhibitors, local arts and crafts societies, and much more. 

Tradies, The Kingsway
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.

Your Place
FREE
Wednesday, 05 Aug 2020
Books standing upright
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. 

Your Place
FREE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED
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.

Your Place
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.

Your Place
FREE