Two fashionable women, Sydney Town Hall, Sam Hall (1872-1953), ca. 1930s [State Library of New South Wales]
Join Carol Liston, Christine Yeats, Noeline Kyle and Joy Hughes as they explore topics from women’s history and techniques for researching women in history.
Speakers and Topics:
- Carol Liston – Women Convicts in NSW: Reassessing the Evidence
- Joy Hughes – Damsels, “Old Dames”, Reprobates and Recidivists: Women of Hyde Park Barracks.
- Noeline Kyle – The Dark Side of Nursing: Mythologies, murder, malpractice and mistakes.
- Christine Yeats – Chasing the ubiquitous “Mrs” in family history: wives, mothers, sisters and aunts in nineteenth and early twentieth century NSW.
Further information about the topics and speakers are available.
Note: This seminar will be held at Richmond Villa, Sydney. Richmond Villa is at the northern end of Kent St near the approaches to the Harbour Bridge. Wynyard Station (train and bus) is a 10 minute walk and ferries are 15 minutes away at Circular Quay. There is some metered street parking but public transport is recommended.
(*SAG is the Society of Australian Genealogists)