New South Wales

New South Wales

Something from nothing: reading between the lines of military records

While General Editor of the Biographical Database of Australia, Carol Baxter examined all the Muster Books and Pay Lists for Governor Macquarie’s 73rd Regiment of Foot, which served in New South Wales between 1810 and 1814. By examining the records of all the soldiers, rather than simply looking for information about an individual soldier, she made the astonishing discovery that she could determine a huge amount of information about the lives of the rank and file even when the lists themselves included no information against a particular soldier’s name.


Mary Ann Bugg: Lieutenant and lover

Beautiful, feisty, intelligent and educated, Mary Ann Bugg was the “right-hand man” of bushranger Captain Thunderbolt. She was also his lover, the mother of his children, and the most notorious Aboriginal woman in nineteenth-century Australia.

– 30/60 minutes – no equipment necessary but Powerpoint slides are available


Temptation

Sexy convict Jane New was a temptation that John Stephen Jnr found too difficult to resist. John was the Registrar of the NSW Supreme Court, son of a Supreme Court judge, and brother of a future Lieutenant-Governor of NSW. His relatives in England – also with the surname Stephen – had played a leading role in the abolition of slavery.


NSW church registers: a comprehensive examination

Baptisms, marriages and burials provide critical information about our ancestors’ lives however these details are not always easy to find.


Transcriptions.com.au

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  • Our office hours are 10am to 4pm NSW time Monday through Friday.
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  • 1995

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced researcher, we can help with your NSW family history research.

My name is Marilyn Rowan - a Transcription Agent approved by the NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages to access and transcribe their records.

Order NSW BDM Transcriptions and England & Wales Certificates on-line or, browse our site to find out about our other services and links to other service providers.

Finding your World War 1 ANZACs

Online resources for researching your ancestor who enlisted in World War 1 - whether in the Army, Navy, Flying Corps or Nursing Services. Also covered are resources for researching those who enlisted in the New Zealand or British services.


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  • 2008

Old photos of your ancestors may continue to fade or be damaged and lost. We can turn them into magnificent hand painted oil on canvas paintings. We have produced many wonderful results. Simply send us the photo of your ancestor either by email...or by maill. We will scan the picture you send and return it...or we will use the emailed image to create a colour, painted portrait in the size yoiu nominate...frame it and send it to you...wherever you are around Australia ...or around the world.

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The Prospect Heritage Trust Inc

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  • 11am - 3pm 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month
Approximate Membership
  • 65
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  • Single $20, Household $35, Pensioner/Student $15, plus $1 joining fee
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  • Prospect, yearly
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  • Bellevue News, monthly
Founded
  • 1967

An Historical Society that provides monthly talks on aspects of Australian and Local History, excursions to historical venues, research facilities, St Bartholomew's cemetery transcription records and a local history museum, The Prospect History Cottage.

Meings are held at the Museum at 10.30am, 2nd Sunday of the month, followed by morning tea and a Guest Speaker.

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