HISTORY Royal Aust. Hist. Soc. December 2022
Before the Sheriff: The Provost Marshal in the Colony of New South Wales …. “On 7th February 1788 British rule and its laws were formally declared on the sandy shores of Sydney Cove.”….”New South Wales was established as a far-flung open prison on the remote shores of Sydney Cove, but it was also founded with two courts of justice: a cival court and a court of criminal jurisdiction…..”..Traditionally, the Provost Marshall was a military officer to the Royal forces, naval or land….” early photos of Dawes Point
Establishing Australia’s Heritage Mafia….the battle over the Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf….Critiquing heritage conservation……Heritage and the community….
SDN Children’s Services 19055-2022 …… “Kindergarten teacher and advocate, Amelia Crowley, had been trained in progressive children theories in England before she arrived in NSW in 1881. She tried to introduce public kindergartens in the colony in the 18802 and 1890s….”
Tunnels, Torpedoes and Tags: Sydney’s Hyde Park Air Raid Shelter….. “There exists a silent, subterranean space that tells the story of Sydney’s transportation and military history like no other. Rarely accessed by the public,…..this special place is the disused St James railway tunnels under Hyde Park… Three hostile midget submarines launched their attack in Sydney Harbour.[31/5/1942]. They fired torpedoes which hit the Grden Island Noval Base and destroyed HMAS Kuttabul….. Today six monumental concrete baffle walls, rare ARP posters and several metres of WWII-era graffiti survive in perfect silence….”
Severe turbulence: Unravelling the Botany Bay Airliner Crash of 1961…. “the Botany Bay crash is largely forgotten….fifteen people died…..the Botany Bay crash was overshadowed by other aviation tragedies ….
Estonian Archives in Australia….. “The Estonian Archives in Australia were established in Sydney in January 1952….”
LINK ‘N’ CHAINS. Liverpool Genealogy Society February 2023
The Way It Was…..Historical Sketches of Liverpool. …. How Liverpool School Grew Up…the school opened in 1863 with 50 and the average attendance was 32………. The Old Male Orphan School…there were about 160 boys….. Parents’ and Citizens’ Association….. Moore College….
Edward Dudley Cruwys….brief story of his Life and War-time experiences….
My Two Conundrums……James Joseph Fogarty and Hugh Dougherty…”where did you get to James Joseph Fogarty?’ & From where did (you) inherit dark skin features of Rosetta Doughty?
Not Quite a Bushranger in my Family Tree….encounters with Ben Hall and Ned Kelly….
Carrington’s Contingent from the Riverina……200 volunteers….the regiment emb asked on the last transport ship to leave Durban on 12 July 1902…
Drayton Grange at Albany. Nearly two thousand troops on board. AN EPIDEMIC OF MEASLES…The vessel was quarantined, and all communication with shore prohibited….
THE TAMWORTH FAMILY HISTORIAN March 2023
Theodore Octavius Woodward…born on 7th April, 1898 at Tintinhull…entered the Army in Armidale in 1916…after the Ward, Theo was Caretaker of Tamworth Jockey Club…
Extract from Fifty Early Families of Tamworth & District….The Orman family name has been associated with Tamworth district for the past 134 years…….
Extracts form The Tamworth Observer… Northern Daily Leader….
HISTORY RAHS March 2023
Penelope Lusca, More than a Governess….. “born in central London 1769, her father was a coal, soot and timber merchant….she lived in Brook Green for nearly ten years until 1804 …when John Macarthur found her during his first visit to England from NSW….she was mentor and companion to Macarthur’s daughters…she was an educated woman with 235pounds a year from her father’s estate….
Searching for Annie Masefield: a Family History journey…. “Annie Elizabeth, Lady Sulman, nee Masefield….died in Sydney aged 85 in 1949…..Annie was adopted as an orphan by a wealthy Walker Family…..
The Dragon Tails Conference 2022: Window to the Landscape of Chinese Australian History and Heritage….. “Chinese Australian history is currently one of the most exciting areas in Australian history…. Papers presented at the conference considered not only the historical experience of Chinese migrants who came to Australia and New Zealand from the Pearl River but also from other parts of the diaspora …..
Incident at Sawpit Gully, 1861. ….. “…two Indian ‘jugglers’ … were condemned for murder in 1863…a local medical practitioner….reported on “human remains and wearing apparel”.. formed the opinion ‘that the deceased had come to death by violent means’…. ‘they performned in Torpy’s Inne, Queanbeyan in 1861…. a story to read jgs
Royal Australian Historical Society Annual Report 2022….a lengthy document in which MUFHSI is listed in NSW Cultural Grants for the publication of History of Shopkeepers and their Families in the Milton-Ulladulla District jgs
The South Australian GENEALOGIST February 2023
The 1954 Royal Visit … “the royal visit …was such a big event… decorated factory office….Blair Athol Primary School gathered on Main North Road, Adelaide….
A Celebration of Third-Great-Grandmothers… “I have traced all but one of( my) third-great-grandmothers, and have found eleven of them migrated to Australia, one of whom was a convict”…
Nineteenth Century Emigration from Scotland to South Australia….. a detailed story listing vessels with list of assisted passengers recorded; government schemes and child migration….
The Making of Gladys (Part 1)….Kathleen Louisa Morton was born in July 1909… Kathleen was admitted to the Barnardo’s Home for Girls at Barkingside……admission sheet referred to a ‘Gradys’.
The Pink Family in South Australia…. Thomas Pink family in South Australia began with the arrival of the vessel Norman….
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