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Meeting Calendar 2018

22nd February at 2.00pm: Linda Emery, Captured in the Light

 

22nd March at 2.00pm : Tony Sheffield, Chief Photographer for Highlife Magazine

Tracing the history of Cherry Lea, Moss Vale.

 

26th April at 2.00pm: Terry Nunan,  Illawarra historian

Accessing NSW historical land records on the internet.

 

24th May at 2.00pm: Janet Black, Member BDHS

 

Our member Janet Black will provide a history of the Tallong area, where she lives. The village of Tallong recently commemorated the 200th anniversary of  the survey expedition led by James Meehan, the first known party of European explorers to pass through the area.

 

28th June at 2.00:   Stephen Gard of Thirlmere, author of Once Upon a Hume'

Stephen Gard of Thirlmere will speak about his latest book ‘Once Upon A Hume’ published in 2017. He will take us on a journey down the Great South Road, as the Hume Highway was once known, meeting some of the intriguing folk who lived near, or preyed upon, or prospered by, the road in its earlier days.

 

26th July at 12 noon  Mid-year luncheon at Bowral Golf Club - Special Guest Speaker will be Kim Eberhardt, Archivist, Westpac Archives.

Westpac has a long and proud history as Australia's first and oldest bank. It was established in 1817 as the Bank of New South Wales under a charter of incorporation provided by Governor Lachlan Macquarie. As Westpac's head of historical services, Kim has responsibility for managing the bank's corporate archives – the largest privately held archives in the Southern Hemisphere. Having commenced her career in media and journalism, Kim found her passion in historical research and documentary heritage and, prior to joining Westpac in 2015, has held a number of archivist and research roles, and was President of the Australian Society of Archivists. 

 

23rd August at 2.00pm: 

27th September at 2.00pm: 

25th October at 2.00pm: 

22nd November at 2.00pm - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

AGM will be held in the upstairs meeting room of the Archives and Research Centre, Mittagong

 

December 2018 - CHRISTMAS LUNCH