FAMILY HISTORY GROUP

Cutting of 20th Birthday Cake in 2014

PURPOSE

The Family History Group of the Society aims to promote family history research, especially in relation to families residing or previously residing in Parramatta.

Benefits of joining the Group are:

·        Have all the benefits of Society membership

·        Receive a newsletter (Parramatta Packet) issued about 3 times per year

·        Hear Guest Speakers at most monthly meetings

·        Receive assistance and suggestions for research into your family history

 

MEETINGS

Meets at Hambledon Cottage Coach House on the 1st Saturday of the month (excluding January), commencing at 1.30pm.

Visitors are welcome.

For information, please contact Enid Turbit at 9871-3658 or Kerry Martin at 9896-3321.

 

GUEST SPEAKERS AND EVENTS

DATE

TOPIC

SPEAKER

2015

 

 

February 7

" Aussie Icons"  

Pat O'BRIEN & Dorothy WARWICK

March 7

"Members Research & Problem Solving"

Members

April 4

"Men on the Prince Alfred Square Memorial" 

Enid TURBIT

May 2

"Our Girls in the Female Factory" 

Beth MATTHEWS & Anne MATHEWS

June 6

"State Records of Public Servants who went to WW1" 

Gail DAVIS

July 4

"The Plight of children in the 19th & early 20th centuries" 

Kay VERNON

August 1

"Out of Sight - the civic legacy of the convict era" 

Babette SMITH

September 5   

"Researching beyond the Census -  English and Welsh pre-1841 back to 1300s" 

Jeremy PALMER

October 3

Members Research 

November 7

9.30am-10.30am        "TBA"

11.00am-12noon     "TBA"

1.30pm                        Members Talk

TBA

TBA

Members

December 5

Christmas Afternoon Tea

 

COSTS

Membership of the Society is required for regular attendance at Family History Group meetings.

A charge of $2.00 is made when attending each meeting.

 

MEMBER’S INTERESTS

There are a considerable number of family historians interested in people in Parramatta.

To view our MEMBER’S INTERESTS, please click here.

 

PUBLICATIONS

The Group also issues publications:

“The Parramatta Packet” newsletter                      $12.00 (including postage) for 3 issues per year

(free to members)

Refer PUBLICATIONS section for details re purchase and other Society publications.

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