Unlock the Past Cruises

Families, Journey through Time

Event Information

  • 25 Apr 2014 10:00am - 27 Apr 2014 4:00pm
  • Taranna Cottages (Future Tasman Historical Museum), 19 Nubeena Road
  • Taranna TAS 7180
  • Tasmania
Other Information
  • Cost: Gold Coin Donation

“Families, Journey through Time” An exhibition by the Tasman Peninsula Historical Society featuring pioneering families of the Tasman and Forestier Peninsulas and their descendants who continue to live here.  Family trees, photographs, stories and memorabilia will be on display. There will be vintage machinery on display (Saturday 26th); “Roses from the Heart”  display by Christina Henri (Friday 26th); presentations focusing on family research websites; how to research, record and document family information; and a number of people on hand to help with family research including the Tasmanian Family History Society. 

 Some of the Family Trees and stories on display will include: Blackwood, Locke, Tatnell, Kingston, Palmer, Spalding, Stacey, Wright, Worledge, Batchelor, Clark, Clarke, Wellard, McGinniss, Hallam, Hansen, Griffiths, Heyward, Robinson, Danker, Banks, Noye.  

 Thank you to local sponsors who have donated raffle prizes for our event  including: Tasman Island Cruises; Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority;  the Fox and Hounds nn; the Lufra Hotel and Apartments; “Tasmania Island of  Treasures” by Sue Atkinson; “Transcribing Tasmanian  Convict Records” by Susan Hood; “Poetry at Port Arthur” by
Laurie Tatnell.  The raffle will be drawn at 3.30pm on Sunday 27th.

The exhibition will be held at Taranna Cottages (future Tasman Historical Museum), 19 Nubeena Road, Taranna, from Friday 25 April to Sunday 27 April from 10am to 4pm daily. Contact: Marje or Colin on 62503436 or 0407 257 713.