Rebecca DAVIDSON, Convict, Lady Penrhyn 1788 died 12 February 1805 Sydney, buried as Rebecca PRICE 13 February 1805 Old Sydney Burial Ground. He short death notice appeared in the Sydney Gazette 17 February 1805 as “wife of Thomas Pryor”.
A Steady Hand is a new perspective that traces the extraordinary life of John Hunter, First Fleet sea captain, colonial governor and artist, complemented by faithful, full-colour reproductions of every painting in John Hunter’s First Fleet sketchbook. Throughout the years of the First Fleet, Hunter kept a sketchbook. Its pages contained some of the earliest artistic impressions of birds, flowers and fishes and people found in and around Sydney, Norfolk and Lord Howe islands.
State Records is marking their 50 year history with: the publication of an anniversary history (State Records NSW 1788-2011, by Dr. Peter Tyler). Peter is a member of the PHA. Download a copy. an online Showcase anniversary exhibition. More details historical notes which highlight milestones in the development of the archives and the State Records NSW
Government funding to the Australian War Memorial is at its lowest since 2003 says Gilmore MP Joanna Gash, and represents a 20% cut to operational revenue this year.