Our program of free webinars focuses on the wonderful resources of the NSW State Archives collection and how to access them.

Register to 'attend' a live webinar below - you'll receive an email with a link that you click on at the appointed time. Joining and participating is easy, if you are new to webinars have a look at the QuickStart tutorial. If you are having trouble registering, please contact us at info@records.nsw.gov.au.

All webinars are recorded and past webinars appear in the library below so you can view them at a time convenient to you.

Upcoming Live Webinars

Mini webinar: Probate packets
Date: Friday, 30 Oct 2020 10am - 11am
Mini webinar: Stamp Duties Deceased estate files
Date: Friday, 13 Nov 2020 10am - 11am
Records of the Higher Courts
Date: Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020 10am - 11am
Supreme Court, King Street, Sydney. NRS-4481-2-4-8603-408
Mini webinar: Researching local history using Collection Search
Date: Friday, 04 Dec 2020 10am - 11am
Mini webinar: Bubonic Plague register
Date: Friday, 18 Dec 2020 10am - 11am

Webinar Library

Women in the archives
Recorded on: Friday, 16 Oct 2020
Nurse weighing baby at the Bourke St Baby Clinic, c.1914. Digital ID 4873_a004_a004000006r
Mini webinar: Gaol photographs
Recorded on: Friday, 09 Oct 2020
Mini webinar: Index to Tramway Staff Registers
Recorded on: Friday, 25 Sep 2020
Mini webinar: Finding certificate of land title numbers in the State Archives Collection
Recorded on: Friday, 11 Sep 2020
How to engage with the A Thousand Words website
Recorded on: Tuesday, 08 Sep 2020
Mini webinar: Hotel plans
Recorded on: Friday, 28 Aug 2020
Was your ancestor in business? Business and trade records in the NSW State Archives Collection
Recorded on: Tuesday, 11 Aug 2020
King Street King Street near corner of George Street - showing miscellaneous variety of unsightly and unsuitable verandahs, awnings, signboards. NRS-745-1-X742B-X742B-8
Mini webinar: Reading Certificates of Title - Old System vs Torrens Title
Recorded on: Friday, 31 Jul 2020
Mini webinar: Using indexes for local history research
Recorded on: Friday, 17 Jul 2020
Mini webinar: Downloading an image from Collection Search
Recorded on: Friday, 03 Jul 2020
Children in Care in the 19th and early 20th centuries
Recorded on: Friday, 19 Jun 2020
N.S.S. Nautical School Ship Sobraon - on the deck. NRS-4481-2-4-8624-806
Mini webinar: NRS 17420, Railway photographs
Recorded on: Friday, 12 Jun 2020
Mini webinar: Unassisted passenger lists online
Recorded on: Friday, 05 Jun 2020
Mini webinar: The 1828 Census
Recorded on: Friday, 29 May 2020
Mini webinar: What happened to Keyname Search?
Recorded on: Friday, 22 May 2020
Mini webinar: How to read a parish map
Recorded on: Friday, 15 May 2020
Mini webinar: Early convict indents
Recorded on: Friday, 08 May 2020
Mini webinar: Surveyor General Sketch Books
Recorded on: Friday, 01 May 2020
Mini webinar: How to tag records in Collection Search
Recorded on: Friday, 24 Apr 2020
Mini webinar: How to find a digitised railway personal history card
Recorded on: Friday, 17 Apr 2020
Webinar: School records
Recorded on: Wednesday, 08 Apr 2020
Gulargambone Public School NRS-15051-1-16-858-12
Mini webinar: Digital shipping lists
Recorded on: Friday, 03 Apr 2020
Webinar: Researching your house and property
Recorded on: Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020
Unidentified house NRS-4481-2-4-8634-1001
Photographs in the NSW State Archives collection
Recorded on: Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019
Cronulla Beach, no date. Digital ID 12932_a012_a012X2441000048
Pre-1856 land tenure records
Recorded on: Thursday, 24 Oct 2019
CROPPED Willoughby - Survey of part of the north Shore shewing the boundaries of the land grant to Alfred Thrupp and Robt, 20 Sep 1828. Digital ID NRS13886[X751]_a110_000031
New Collection Search
Recorded on: Friday, 30 Aug 2019
Tracing Government employees
Recorded on: Tuesday, 27 Aug 2019
Sample from the Botanic Gardens and Government Domains Employees Index. Digital ID NRS13129_X1600_007-008
Records of the 1828 Census
Recorded on: Wednesday, 17 Jul 2019
1828 Census
Records of the Lower Courts
Recorded on: Wednesday, 19 Jun 2019
Newcastle Court House. Digital ID 4481_a026_000535
Marriage: Love & Law - behind the exhibition
Recorded on: Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Marriage: Love and Law
Webinar: Railway Records
Recorded on: Thursday, 11 Apr 2019
Staff from the Eveleigh workshops standing in front of a C3806 locomotive as it prepares for a trial trip. Digital ID 17420_a014_a014000222
Webinar: Tracing people by place
Recorded on: Friday, 22 Feb 2019
Carrs Creek Public School - Mr and Mrs Thomas Ross and family - school teacher Carrs Creek and Cundletown 1905-1911. Digital ID 15051_a047_002592
Sources for Marriage in NSW
Recorded on: Wednesday, 07 Nov 2018
NSW Colonial Secretary’s Correspondence
Recorded on: Thursday, 18 Oct 2018
NSW Professions and Occupations
Recorded on: Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018
Asylum records in NSW
Recorded on: Thursday, 14 Jun 2018
Bankruptcy and Insolvency records in NSW
Recorded on: Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018
Divorce records in NSW
Recorded on: Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018
NSW Probate Records
Recorded on: Tuesday, 07 Nov 2017
Tracing NSW Gaolbirds
Recorded on: Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017
Webinar: Basics of conservation
Recorded on: Thursday, 03 Aug 2017
Use heat to remove sticky tape
Webinar: NSW Shipping & Immigration records
Recorded on: Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017
Henry Parkes - passenger entry on the Strathfieldsay, arrived 25 July 1839, NRS 5316 4-4784-0129