History Group Meeting News
MEETING DATES 2015
Meeting held 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10am in the Tebbutt Room, Windsor Library
Wednesday 14 October 10-11.45am
FAMILY HISTORY AFTER DARK – all welcome
Thursday 15 October 6.30-10pm
GRANTS FOR CEMETERY WORKS IN THE HAWKESBURY
Hawkesbury City Council are calling for submissions for their Local Heritage Incentive Fund 2015-2016 focussing on minor maintenance works to cemetery monuments in the Hawkesbury district. This is a joint project between the NSW Office of Environment & Heritage with grant money being provided for every dollar spent by the applicant up to maximum of $2000 (GST inclusive). All the relevant documents are found at http://goo.gl/fWgF25 but be quick, entries close 18 September 2015. For enquiries contact Council's Senior Strategic Land Use Planner on (02) 4560 4546.
PARMETER REUNION ~ 16/17 JANUARY 2016
A reunion for the descendants of Thomas Parmeter is planned to be held in Warkworth NSW on 16-17 January 2016. Dr Parmeter, surgeon and poet, arrived in Australia on 18 January 1816 and this will celebrate the 200th anniversary of his arrival. Please contact Fred Carter E: firstname.lastname@example.org or T: 0416 015 580 for more information about getting involved.
STUBBS REUNION ~ 31 OCTOBER 2015
The annual reunion of the Stubbs family will be held at Ebenezer Church grounds on Saturday 31 October 2015 from 9.30am. BYO picnic lunch and rugs, chairs etc plus any items of interest you would like to share. For more information E: email@example.com or check the website http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~stubbs1802/reunion.htm
WHAT’S ON – September to November
Check out what is on offer from the Library Gallery & Museum for Spring available online at http://www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/64386/LMG-Whats-on-Sept-Nov-2015.pdf or pick up one from Windsor or Richmond Library, Gallery or Museum.
ARE YOU FOLLOWING US ON FACEBOOK?
Did you know the Hawkesbury Family History Group has a Facebook page? We have been operating for 5 years and have over 1300 friends following us. Even if you are not on Facebook, you can check out the page. Go to www.facebook.com/HawkesburyFHG
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.
~ Have you visited any good websites lately? Please let us know firstname.lastname@example.org ~
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