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