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Title:
'End of Transportation' special presentation
When:
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 17:30pm
Where:
Royal WA Historical Society -
Category:
Special Event

Description

End of Transportation 150th Anniversary - Robert Mitchell - Pensioner Guards and Local Forces

The arrival of the Hougoumont into Gage Roads marked the end of the transportation era worldwide.  The 9 January 2018 will mark the 150th Anniversary of this event and so the WA Genealogical Society and the Royal WA Historical Society are holding a series of Joint Presentations and Displays of Artefacts and Photographs of the men who came to the Swan River Colony, both in chains and in Uniform, during the convict era.

Robert Mitchell, Executive Officer Museums Galleries Australia, Western Australia will talk about the Enrolled Pensioner Force who arrived with the Convicts and the Local Military Forces who looked out for the Settlers.

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Refreshments available from 5.30pm. Bookshop open until 6pm.
Gold Coin donation, Visitors welcome
Venue: Stirling House 49 Broadway Nedlands
RSVP Tel: 9386 3841 email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Venue

Venue:
Royal WA Historical Society
Street:
49 Broadway, Nedlands

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