History Group Meeting News
~12th June 2002 ~
HAWKESBURY FAMILY HISTORY GROUP ~ MEETING DATES 2002
10 JULY 2002 LORRAINE STACKER Emu Plains Government Ag Establishment
Cavalcade of Fashion
Come along and enjoy a fashion parade of original clothing from through the ages. To be held at St. Matthew's Church Hall on Saturday 15th June 2002 at 2pm. Tickets $20 contact Joyce Edwards on*.or tickets available at the door on the day. Includes afternoon tea.
Volunteers for cemetery checking
Approximately 6 people are needed to assist with checking headstones at St Matthews cemetery in July. Please see Michelle after the meeting, or contact her on 4560-4466.
Pioneer Registers for Abermain & Weston
Weston & Abermain are on the South Maitland Coalfield, between Maitland and Cessnock, in NSW. Entries for the Register close in November 2002. For more information visit http://www.rootsweb.com/~nswahps & http://www.pjwfcs.com/weston.html
NSW & ACT Assoc of Family History Societies ANNUAL CONFERENCE
"Progress and Unity" at Casino 20-22 September 2002
Reminder : Turnbull Family Reunion
Turnbull Family reunion at Ebenezer Church grounds on Saturday 22nd June 2002 at 10am. BYO lunch, chair & info. Join the Coromandel families at the Annual Pilgramage Church Service at 2pm. Afternoon tea will follow. Registration is $10 per family to cover cost & books will be available on the day. RSVP 14 June 2002 phone (02) 9525 3463 or 6/430 Port Hacking Road, Caringbah.
George Howell & Hannah Hill 200 Year Family Reunion
To be held on Sunday 4th August 2002 at The Richmond Club, cnr. East Market & Francis Street, Richmond NSW. George Howell arrived in 1802 on the ship Perseus and Hannah Hill arrived 1804 on the Experiment. Reunion is from 10.00am to 4.00pm.Lunch 12.00-2.00pm in Club Bistro, cost from $6.30. Children's & Seniors meals available.Only food purchased at the club to be eaten in Club. Children are welcome, but must be supervised within the Club.A visit will be made to view the grave of our ancestors in the cemetery at St. Peter's, Richmond. DESCENDANTS - Please bring your photos, paintings, prints, your family history writings, your camera and your questions. A photocopier, computer, printer and scanner will be available on site. Contact Marion Gozzard or Phone: 02 47212872 email email@example.com Please let us know numbers a
Surfing the internet**. Sites for family historians
The Library has free access to the internet, contact 4560 4460 for bookings. Richmond also has a computer to access the Internet, for bookings phone 4578 2002.
INTERNET ADDRESS DETAILS
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Let us know of any new addresses, that you have tried with (or without) success
New Hawkesbury family history books - now available
Years of Hardship / Compiled by Tom Croucher
"Years of Hardship" tells the story of Catherine Edwards who arrived with the 3rd Fleet in 1791, a transportee on the ship that brought the first Irish convicts to NSW. The book costs $35 per copy. For more info contact Tom or Jenny Croucher. by mail : 4 Burnett Place, Sylvania NSW 2224, or by phone (02) 9522-5679, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Grono - A Captivating Captain & His Descendants / Compiled by Lee Buchanan & Robert Taylor.
Following a Family Gathering at Windsor two years ago, many Grono descendants met for the first time, sharing stories and family information. These descendants of John and Elizabeth were keen to publish a book. Amazingly almost 20,000 names have now been recorded on the John & Elizabeth Grono descendants register. It is a wonderful story not only of one man, but of the history of the Hawkesbury district and its people. The cost of the book is $30 per copy with packaging and postage $10 per book. Cheques payable to Robert Taylor, PO Box 11, Matraville NSW 2036.
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20th Birthday Celebrations - "Members Interest List"
Did you know that in August 2002 the Hawkesbury Family History Group will be celebrating its 20th birthday? As part of the festivities, a "Members Interest List" will be published in the September issue of the Hawkesbury Crier. To participate send the following details relating to your research. This form can be photocopied. Information does not have to be on this form, but please use the same format. Research does not have to relate to the Hawkesbury. Limit of 16 entries per person. Details to be received by the 23rd August 2002.
HAWKESBURY FAMILY HISTORY GROUP MEMBERS INTEREST LIST 2002
e.g. SMITH, ALEXANDER 1820-1860 WILBERFORCE, NSW AUS
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