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RAHS/Central Coast Family History Society: Regional Seminar

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 2:45 pm

Regional Seminar

The RAHS in conjunction with Central Coast Family History Society present the next regional seminar in its program funded by Create NSW.

Convicts from another angle

RAHS President, Associate Professor Carol Liston will draw from the research that she and RAHS Treasurer Kathrine Reynolds are currently undertaking. One of the highlights will be a discussion about the convict petitions that are held at The National Archives UK.

The WWI Soldier’s Return: Was it a land fit for heroes? 

RAHS Senior Vice President Christine Yeats will discuss two important records relating to the men and women returning from WWI – Australia’s WWI Repatriation files relating to the Australian soldiers physically or mentally disabled by the war and the post-war Soldier Settlement Schemes.

Research trails

Carol Liston and Christine Yeats will look at the RAHS ‘Governors’ Ladies’ project; making the best use of Trove (Government Gazettes and newspapers) and the Biographical Database of Australia.

Click here to download the seminar program.

Click here to download the media release.

Image: To Gosford (taken from train window) – From the photograph album of L.G. Watt – NSW Board of Fire Commissioners [State Archives and Records NSW]
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