History Group Meeting News
~January 2004 ~
MEETING DATES 2004
CASTLE HILL/VINEGAR REBELLION WORKSHOP
Anyone who is a descendant or is interested in participating in a workshop for a display on the Castle Hill rebellion please contact Prue Charlton on 02 4560 4434 or Leanne Bay 4578 8278.
NEXT MEETING 11th FEBRUARY 2004
Please remember that there is no meeting in January. The next Hawkesbury Family History Group meeting will take place on Wednesday 11th February 2004 at 10am.
200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF VINEGAR HILL
Don't forget from Sunday 29 February to Sunday 7 March 2004 a series of major regional events to commemorate the bicentenary of the Castle Hill Rebellion and the Battle of Vinegar Hill will be happening. For further information please contact: Patricia Parker, 43 Phillips St, Alexandria 2015 Email: email@example.com
Edward Moyle aka Miles (1757-1838) First Fleet Convict & was buried at Windsor in 1838. The following descendant is looking for any assistance with locating his birth possibly abt 1756/57 & place. He was convicted at Launceston, Cornwall Assizes on 19 March 1785 and his marriage but no reference to his birthplace or parents' names. Bill Moyle, 44 St George Ave, VINCENTIA NSW 2540 T/F 02 4441 5187 firstname.lastname@example.org
McCABE & HAYNES/HAINES FAMILY
Information sought on Ann McCabe daughter of Alexander & Catherine McCabe, b 1820, bapt 28/8/1823 married Edward (alias Haines) Haynes son of John Haynes & Mary Latham, b 1802 bapt 07/11/1802 Manchester England arrived 1822 Guildford(5) 1836. They had 7 children. Contact Anne Wilson, 141 Bergin Road, Cranbrook 4814 QLD email@example.com
AUSTRALIA DAY ACTIVITIES
Hawkesbury Historical Society have organised an Australia Day Dinner at Trentino's on George, in Windsor on Monday 26 January 2004. The Guest Speaker is the Stephen Pringle, Member for Hawkesbury who is going to talk about Colonial Naval history in Australia. For more information contact Judy Newland on 4572-3007.
Don't forget about the lovely Hawkesbury Calendar 2004 filled with interesting historical images of the Hawkesbury. They are available for sale through the library for $9.60 postage free. To obtain an order form, email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring (02) 4560 4460
This is my country,
NEW LOCAL STUDIES ITEMS AVAILABLE TO CONSULT
ITEMS OF INTEREST
Matthew Flinders : the life & times of Matthew Flinders / ESTENSEN
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. Richmond also has access, for bookings phone 4578 2002.
St. Matthew's Catholic Church, Windsor - burials 1835-1874 ~ www.hawkesbury.net.au/church/stmatthewscatholic_windsor.html
Archives Office of Tasmania - Genealogical sources ~ www.archives.tas.gov.au/genealres/default.htm
Sample Questionaire (to fill in or to give to others. Useful to interview relatives) ~ http://home.vicnet.net.au/~dpsoc/question.htm
GENUKI - Scotland links ~ www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/
Cheshire UK ~ http://www.cheshirebmd.org.uk/
Illustrated Sydney News index to illustrations of ships ~ www.anmm.gov.au/LIB/isnidx.htm
Maitland district cemeteries index ~ www.lakemac.infohunt.nsw.gov.au/library/maitland_cemetery/search.asp
Scottish town plans 1847-1895 ~ www.nls.uk/digitallibrary/map/townplans/
Find your family tree ~ http://www.findyourfamilytree.com/
Newbies helping Newbies ~ http://www.angelfire.com/mt/forbesnewbies/
~ Let us know of sites, that you have tried with (or without) success ~
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