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This category contains the lectures organised by SAG

15 June 2017
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    Lecture - Thursday 15 June 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Untying the knot: Divorce records in the NSW State Archives

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

    Presenter: NSW State Archives   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    This session will cover the vast array of records concerning divorce held as NSW State Archives. It will not only highlight the divorce case papers, but will also look at related records such as Court Reporting Office transcripts and Judges’ notebooks.

17 June 2017
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    Lecture - Saturday 17 June 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    What does that say? Tips for reading old handwriting (Australia)

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

    Presenter: Marilyn Rowan   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    Marilyn Rowan has been deciphering old handwriting for over 30 years. She has been an Approved NSW BDM Transcription Agent for the last 22 years, transcribing nearly half a million records over that time. Along the way, she has decoded the many and varied quirks in 19th and 20th century certificates, along with other documents from earlier periods. Benefit from her knowledge as you gain some hands-on experience at interpreting what can sometimes feel like a foreign language!

22 June 2017
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    Lecture - Thursday 22 June 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    The people of Millers Point, 1880-1930

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

    Presenter: Gail Davis   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    Presented by SAG and the Royal Australian Historical Society

    This presentation will explore the lives of those who made their homes in Millers Point in the fifty year period between 1880 and 1930. It will explore a range of sources from the NSW State Archives.

01 July 2017
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    Lecture - Saturday 01 July 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Local history, local places

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

    Presenters: Angela Phippen and Jeff Madsen   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    Learn ways to find out what was happening in the local area when your ancestors lived there, where to locate local histories and maps, and how to incorporate these histories and maps into your family history.

06 July 2017
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    Lecture - Thursday 06 July 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Getting the most out of your SAG membership

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

    Presenter: Danielle Lautrec   Bookings essential: $10 members, $20 non-members

    Discover the benefits you receive as a SAG member, with tips for accessing special deals and services. Find out what’s new and what’s hidden in the basement.

08 July 2017
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    Lecture - Saturday 08 July 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
    GENUKI

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

    Presenter: Heather Garnsey   Bookings essential: $22 members, $35 non-members

    GENUKI is an important online reference library and web directory for UK and Ireland. Find out what it contains and get tips on how to use it.