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Unlock the Past Irish-Scottish Seminar - Sydney

Event Information

  • 5 Dec 2011 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • State Records NSW, 2 Globe Street, The Rocks
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
Other Information
  • Cost: $40 for full day, $25 for half day

A day of presentations on Scottish, Irish and other topics by leading historians and genealogists.

BOOK NOW to be sure of a place

Join Chris Paton (Scotland) Rosemary Kopittke (Qld) and Brad Manera (Sydney) for a day of inspiration, knowledge and insights into the latest family history research and the impact of War on Sydney in 1942

Monday 5 December at State Records NSW seminar room 10am-4pm

Location: State Records NSW, 2 Globe Street, The Rocks, Sydney

9.30am - registration and exhibitors
10.00am - Chris Paton - Discover Scottish church records
10.45am - Chris Paton - Irish resources online
11.30am - Brad Manera - Sydney under attack May-June 1942
12.15pm - lunch break
1.15pm - 1942: War comes to Australia: Darwin bombed, Sydney attacked
1.45pm - Chris Paton - Scottish censuses 1841-1939
2.30pm - Rosemary Kopittke - Findmypast
3.15pm - finish

Click here for some speaker biographies and here for Brad Manera. Click here for presentation outlines (from the 2nd Unlock the Past History and Genealogy Cruise - from which the speakers are in Sydney)

Admission $40 for full day, $25 for half day 10am-1pm OR 1pm-4pm.
Note: space is very limited in Sydney - book early to be sure of a place

A selection of books from Unlock the Past will be available to view and purchase.

This seminar is organised with the support of the State Records of New South Wales, the Society of Australian Genealogists and Inside History Magazine

CLICK HERE to book. You may also book by phone - (08) 8395 7476 Payment options:

  • Visa or Mastercard card preferred - online.
  • PayPal - online. You will receive an email with instructions on where to send the payment.
  • EFT, phone or cheque/money order by mail. Details will be on your booking confirmation email.

Note: Food - you need to arrange this yourself.