How the Devonshire Street Cemetery Sydney is presented today as public history in our digital world presentation.
What technologies are being used by public historians and the general public to access collections and research materials and discover more information and resources on the old cemetery.
Historian Cathy Dunn takes you on a journey back to the first settlement of Norfolk Island 1788 – 1814 describing the archives and records that are available, where copies are kept and what can be found online.
Also discover the history of the Island’s first settlement and its role in the early colony of NSW. Continue reading
How to use the Early Church Records and Parish registries for NSW, Norfolk Island, Tasmania from 1788 to 1855 presentation
Where to obtain copies both online and in libraries and other History Repositories.
* Indexes online
* Digisitaion of early church records
* Obtaining transcriptions of Baptisms, Burials and Marriages
* Using early church records in family history research
The Island was first occupied and settled by the British in 1788, by a party from the settlement at Sydney then itself only five weeks old.
This 1 hour workshop reviews some of the convict and shipping records for Norfolk Island, along with Birth, Deaths and Marriages records for Norfolk Island 1st Settlement 1788 – 1814, musters and other research resources and much more. Continue reading
1 hour or 30 minute presentation plus question time
Half day workshop Continue reading