Parramatta & District Historical Society 

Coming up in May:  

Parramatta Lamplight Tours 
As part of the National Trust's Heritage Festival, Parramatta Heritage Partners bring you the
Parramatta Lamplight Tours, a series of themed evening walks to 5 of Parramatta's 
Heritage Properties. Tours cost $30. Book by calling (02) 9635 8149
Fri 6 May   - Stargazers (Parramatta Park and Old Government House)

Fri 13 May - Women of Colonial Parramatta (Hambledon Cottage to Elizabeth Farm)

Sat May 7 - Family History Group, 1.30pm, Burnside Public School Hall 
Our next meeting will hear about "My Girls in the Female Factory", in particular the "Journeys 
not chosen" and the girls who were re-transported after the 1831 riots. 
Speaker: Beth Mathews
 

School Visits 
Joining in our innovative School program, and learning about how life used to be back in the 1800's, are: 
- St Ambrose Catholic Primary, Concord West (2 May)
- Holy Spirit Catholic Primary, St Clair (4 May)
- Samuel Gilbert PS (6 May)
- Bethany Catholic Primary (13 May)
                                    - St Bernadette's Catholic Primary (26 May)g

Wed May 18 - General Meeting & Talk - 7.30pm, Burnside Public School Hall 

The next talk will be on "The Newtown Ejectment Case" detailing some colourful goings-on
in the early development of Newtown. Speaker: Matt Murphy. 
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Visit Hambledon Cottage (1824), our headquarters
 

63 Hassall St, Parramatta (cnr Gregory Pl)
 

For more details on our activities, or to enquire about joining, click on the links below

 

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