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The English Parish Chest

Saturday 16 March 2019, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Type ~ Lecture
Event Capacity: 40
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Location 

 

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: Kerry Farmer   Bookings essential: $24 members, $37 non-members

In addition to records of baptisms, marriages and burials, parish chests have been used in England since the 16th century to store records of apprenticeships, militia, parish support, fathers of illegitimate children – and much more. Kerry Farmer will demonstrate how these records can be used to solve many genealogical puzzles.

 
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