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Forest workers

Thursday 12 December 2019, 01:30pm - 03:30pm

Type ~ Lecture
Event Capacity: 40
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Richmond Villa is at the northern end of Kent St near the approaches to the Harbour Bridge. Wynyard Station (train and bus) is a 10 minute walk and ferries are 15 minutes away at Circular Quay. There is some metered street parking but public transport is recommended.

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Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

Presenter: Ralph Hawkins   Bookings essential: $24 members, $37 non-members 

Many men worked in the forests around Sydney in the first 50 years of settlement preparing timber for the Royal Navy and for domestic use. We give an overview of what a forest was, where they were, and what a timberfeller, shingle splitter and sawyer did for a living.


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