History Group Meeting News
MEETING DATES 2012
Meeting held 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10am in the Tebbutt Room, Windsor Library
FAMILY HISTORY CLASSES
LIBRARY EVENT - ADVANCED NOTICE
FOR YOUR INFORMATION
BOOK LAUNCH - HAWKESBURY REGIONAL MUSEUM
AN EVENING WITH STEPHEN DANDO-COLLINS
Hawkesbury Historical Society have advised the above award winning author will be the guest speaker at their meeting on Thursday 23 August 2012. Stephen has recently compiled the fascinating story "Mistaken identity: the trials of Joe Windred" of Windsor. Talk begins at 8pm and is held in the Tebbutt Room of Hawkesbury Library, 300 George Street, Windsor and everyone welcome. Meeting is free, gold coin donation for refreshments.
REX STUBBS OAM MEMORIAL ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP CLOSES 31 AUGUST 2012
Members of the Hawkesbury Family History Group are welcome to enter. Competition closes 31 August 2012. The scholarship funds the attendance of two people (one to be 16 - 26 years of age) at the annual Royal Australian Historical Society state conference. Scholarship recipients also receive a two year Royal Australian Historical Society membership. Brochures available from the Council, Library or http://www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/news-and-events/community-awards/dr-rex-stubbs-oam-memorial-scholarship
REYNOLDS REUNION - DECEMBER 2012
Date to be confirmed but will be held in December 2012, before Christmas. Associated families are: Graham, Hodgetts and Jasper. To be held in Wilberforce Park, George Road, Wilberforce, opposite St Johns Anglican Church. BYO Food, drink, tables and chairs. For more information please contact Heather Green Tel: (02) 9636- 6046 or E: email@example.com
EVERINGHAM FAMILY NEWS
Matthew James Everingham and Elizabeth Rimes get together at Wilberforce Date: Sunday 16th September 2012 -11am Venue: Wilberforce Park - Macquarie Road opposite Church Family souvenirs and trading post good will be for sale.
FAMILY HISTORY STATE CONFERENCE & EXPO 14-16 September 2012
Mark your diary for the above, to be held at Tradies Gymea, hosted by the Botany Bay Family History Society. Earlybird discounts now available. For list of speakers and more information see www.conference2012.org.au
NEW LOCAL STUDIES ITEMS
Below are new items available to consult in the Local Studies Collection at Hawkesbury Library. To check the Library catalogue online go to http://catalogue.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/amlibweb/ Check out the new issues of some of newsletters and magazines kept in Local Studies:
SURFING THE INTERNET...SITES FOR FAMILY HISTORIANS
Members with internet access should check out the following interesting sites. The Library has free access to the internet, contact 4560 4460 for bookings at Windsor & 4578 2002 for Richmond bookings. If you have your own laptop we also have free wireless. The password is available from the Information Desk.
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