History Group Meeting News
MEETING DATES 2013
Meeting held 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10am in the Tebbutt Room, Windsor Library
FOR YOUR INFORMATION
MILESTONES - PUTTING YOUR HAWKESBURY ANCESTORS INTO CONTEXT by Michelle Nichols
FAMILY HISTORY CLASSES
The Hawkesbury Library will be holding the following family history classes at the Hawkesbury Central Library. Classes are suitable for beginners or persons wanting a refresher course.
MAKING SENSE OF THE CENSUS ~ Thursday 18 April 6.30pm-8.30pm
ADVANCED STRATEGIES FOR FAMILY HISTORY ~ Tuesday 14 May 6.30-8.30pm
All classes $10 each ~ bookings essential ~ T: 4560 4466 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reminder - There's Nothing Like Australia's Heritage: Community Milestones 18 April - 18 May 2013 HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Tuesday April 23 Rookwood Cemetery guided tour
Hawkesbury Historical Society is running a Bus Trip to Rookwood Cemetery for a guided tour by Friends of Rookwood. Depart Windsor Bowling Club at 8.30am for 10am tour. Cost $33.00 per person which includes bus fare, tour cost and lunch. Little walking but comfortable shoes are essential. BYO morning tea.This is an excellent opportunity to learn some of the history of this Sleeping Suburb followed by lunch of sandwiches, cake, juice and tea or coffee at the beautiful Reflections at Rookwood Cafe. Please book and pay via Kath Wilkins, PO Box 293 Windsor 2756. You may also phone Kath on 4577 3842 to make other arrangements to pay. As seating is limited payment must accompany a booking.
GRONO FAMILY REUNION 2013
Descendants of John Grono & Elizabeth Bristow (arrived Buffalo 1799) are invited to attend the Family Reunion on Sunday 5 May 2013 from 10am in the grounds of Ebenezer Uniting Church, Coromandel Road, Ebenezer NSW.
Spaces available for the talk by Dr Carol Liston on Saturday 4 May, 2013, at Hawkesbury Museum. You do not have to be a Grono family descendant. Book a ticket $7 per person via http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gronofamily/index_files/reunion.htm#museum
NEW LIBRARY CATALOGUE
Check out the new Library Catalogue http://catalogue.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/amlibweb/
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.
~ Let us know of sites, that you have tried with (or without) success ~
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