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Lecture

This category contains the lectures organised by SAG

15 February 2018
  • Lecture - Thursday 15 February 2018 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Shipping and naturalisation records

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

    Presenter: John Cann, NSW State Archives   Bookings essential: $24 members, $37 non-members

    Shipping and naturalisation records can provide a wealth of information about our ancestors but can be a frustrating area of research. Join John Cann as he discusses tips and techniques for tracing shipping and naturalisation records in the NSW State archives.

     

22 March 2018
  • Lecture - Thursday 22 March 2018 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Parramatta Female Factory

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

    Presenter: Gay Hendriksen   Bookings essential: $24 members, $37 non-members

    Gay Hendriksen will share some of the history of the convict female factories and the lives of the women who experienced the factory system with a focus on the Parramatta Female Factory.

05 April 2018
  • Lecture - Thursday 05 April 2018 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Tips for using Ancestry

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

    Presenter: Tiphanee Athans   Bookings essential: $24 members, $37 non-members

    Learn how to access the vast amount of genealogical information held on the Ancestry website. Get tips on searching, downloading images, generating citations and more.

07 April 2018
  • Lecture - Saturday 07 April 2018 01:30pm - 03:30pm
    Talking family objects

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

    Presenter: Janis Wilton   Bookings essential: $24 members, $37 non-members

    This session invites us to think about the ways in which objects kept within families can become a part of our family histories. We will consider the stories that ebb and flow around objects, the significance of present and absent objects, and how to document objects and incorporate them into our family histories. Participants are invited to bring (or think of) one particular family object that has stories to tell.

21 April 2018
  • Lecture - Saturday 21 April 2018 10:30am - 12:30pm
    Are you sure you've checked the SAG collection for that?

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

    Presenter: Heather Garnsey   Bookings essential: $24 members, $37 non-members

    The SAG library and Manuscript collection has some wonderful gems that might just help you solve your family history problems. This session will demonstrate how to thoroughly check the library catalogue, search the manuscript and image collection, and utilise our electronic resources to make sure the breakthrough you are looking for is not right under your nose.