Third Fleet discovery cruise of Jervis Bay and cruise out to see the whales on Saturday 20 August 2016.
In August 1791 Lieutenant Richard Bowen, aboard the convict transport ship Atlantic, part of the Third Fleet, sailed into the bay and named it in honour of Admiral John Jervis, under whom he had served. Continue reading
What!!! No is alright … but still facebook is History that is Facebook is a great media for communications and history research with the use of facebook groups and facebook pages
Some History Facebbok Groups and Pages that cover family histry research and general locality history resources Continue reading
Australian History Research is having the Big Book Sale at their heritage stall at the Kiama Family History Centre Family, Local & Social History Expo Saturday 16 April 2016
The victualling book 1788 [T1/668], PRO Reel 3551 and COD 88 list of who arrived here in 1788 and receiving rations -stores from the government, births and deaths up to Nov 1788. Copies are held at the National Library Canberra, Mitchell Library Sydney and State Records NSW. Continue reading