This category contains the external tours organised by SAG
External Tour - Wednesday 03 May 2017 08:00am - 04:00pm
Tour of State Archives NSW, Kingswood
Join the bus trip to State Archives’ Western Sydney Records Centre at Kingswood. Do some research in the reading room and bring your walking shoes to participate in the behind the scenes tour of the facility. The tour takes approximately one hour and involves stairs.
BYO lunch. You need a reader’s ticket and should pre-order up to four records one week ahead of the visit.
Price includes bus transport to & from the archives. Pick up/drop off from 120 Kent Street or Strathfield train station. Notify the SAG office which pick up location you want.
Location: Bus leaves from Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)
Tour leaders: Danielle Lautrec and State Archives staff Bookings essential: $42, Members only
External Tour - Wednesday 31 May 2017 10:15am - 03:30pm
Parramatta Female Factory & St John's Cemetery Tour
Tour leaders: Parramatta & District Historical Society and Judith Dunn Bookings essential: $35 members, $45 non-members
Bookings close 24 May
The Parramatta Female Factory was Australia's first purpose-built institution for female convicts and St John’s Cemetery is the oldest existing European burial ground in Australia. Join us for a guided tour of both sites.
BYO lunch. Meet at Parramatta (note, no parking is available at either site). Further details will be provided to participants by email.
External Tour - Wednesday 07 June 2017 10:00am - 12:30pm
Ralph's Millers Point Walking Tour
Location: Leaves from Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)
Presenter: Ralph Hawkins Bookings essential: $30 members, $45 non-members
Walk in the steps of the convict stonemasons, millers, sea captains and merchants of Millers Point. See the history and hear the stories of Sydney’s colourful past.Walk starts with a lecture at Richmond Villa. Limit 15.