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Hawkesbury Family History Group Meeting News
~ April 2012 ~


11 April MICHELLE NICHOLS Innovations & Inventions focussing on the Hawkesbury ~ HERITAGE FESTIVAL
9 May JULIE & JOHN SWORD 'Family: The First Century' History of the Sword Family
13 June CAROL LISTON Accessing Land Titles Records

Meeting held 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10am in the Tebbutt Room, Windsor Library

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Take time to view the above exhibition in the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery which takes in many views around Windsor. $10 per person with school age children and under free. Book by phoning Kath Wilkins 45773842.

HERITAGE FESTIVAL 14-29 April 2012

Theme Amazing stories: Innovations & invention see www.nationaltrust.com.au/heritagefestival/nsw

Tour & Devonshire tea at Windsor ~ 74 The Terrace (circa. 1864) on Sunday 15 April 2012
Times: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm (Gates open 12.45pm)
Bookings essential - Phone Helen 4577 6677
$15 per person with proceeds for the reroofing of the bell tower at St Matthew’s Anglican Church

Guided tour of 1920s Windsor on Sunday 15 April 2012
Conducted by Hawkesbury Historical Society beginning at 1pm from Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, 300 George Street Windsor. Takes about 2-2.5 hours easy walking between Johnston and Bakers Streets Windsor visiting 12 sites painted by various members of the Clint family from the 1920s.

FAMILY HISTORY CLASSES - Bookings essential for all classes, phone 4560-4460

  • Thursday 19 April 6.30-8.30pm FREE
    Researching a soldier - with Michelle Nichols, Local Studies Librarian

  • Tuesday 15 May 6.30-8.30pm $10
    'With this ring' - Family History Resources relating to marriages with Michelle Nichols, Local Studies Librarian


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/

  • The Australian Convict Recipe book
  • The Australian National Trust Recipe book
  • The Australian Historical Recipe book

All shelved at RL641.5 CON


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.

~ Let us know of sites, that you have tried with (or without) success ~

Hawkesbury Family History Group meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month (except January) in the Tebbutt Room of Hawkesbury Central Library, 300 George Street Windsor NSW 2756. Anyone interested in family & local history, welcome to attend. Enquiries contact the Local Studies Librarian at above address T: (02) 4560-4466 E: michelle.nichols@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au


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