Burials in Sydney 1788 – 1820: Thursday 7 Dec 2017
10.30am SAG Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney
Historian Cathy Dunn will take you back in time and review the records and sources of deaths and burial 1788 – 1802 and references to headstones
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First Fleet Showcase and Research Day – Sat 27 Jan 2018 … More Details
Banished to Norfolk island Ghost Tour – Feb 2018 … More details
Norfolk Island Island History Lovers Tour – March 2018 … More details
Law and Order in Sydney 1788 – 1800: Thursday 26 April 2018
10.30am Hunters Hills Historical Society
Venue: Either Hunters Hill Town Hall Council Chamber, or the adjacent museum.
Historian Cathy Dunn reviews some of the cases brought before the Court and Magistrate’s Bench in Sydney, their outcomes and punishments.
- Matters include theft, drinking, rape, escape, debt and others.
- Colonial sentences of lashes, executions, transportation to Norfolk Island and others.
- Discover where the records are available for researchers.
Second Reunion of Descendants of James Rixon & Amelia Goodwin
20 May 2018, 10am – 4pm
St Matthews Church Parish Centre, Windsor, NSW
All descendants of James & Amelia are invited to gather at Windsor to celebrate 220 years of Rixons in Australia.
They had 5 sons William – b.1802, Benjamin & James – b.1806, [3rd triplet did not survive] Thomas – b.1808 and Henry John – b.1810 and 58 grandchildren – the start of the ever growing Rixon Forest.
The day will begin with morning tea in the Parish Hall where there will be tables available to display any historical information, albums, photos etc you may like to bring. Time will be available for anyone to talk about their family or make a presentation. Your picnic lunch can be enjoyed in the Parish Hall or in McQuade Park [opposite the Church]. Reminiscences over afternoon tea from 2pm will conclude the day.
If you are interested in either attending or having your name on the mailing list, Joye Walsh 02 94171043 email: firstname.lastname@example.org