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Title:
Where Did They Come From? Research day
When:
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:30am - 13:00pm
Where:
State Library of Western Australia - Perth
Category:
Special Event

Description

Research Day at the State Library of WA.

9 January 2018 is the 150th anniversary of the End of Transportation of Convicts to anywhere in the world.  It signals the end of Convicts and Enrolled Pensioner Guards to WA.  The Western Australian Genealogical Society (WAGS) will be holding a research day at the State Library of WA to help you find out where your Convicts, Enrolled Pensioner Guards or any ancestors came from.

WAGS volunteers will be available on the 3rd floor to help you with your research.  PLUS there will be three talks in the Great Southern Room on the 4th floor

10am - 10:30am - Bevan Carter - British Convict Records

10:30 - 11am - Gillian O'Mara - Enrolled Pensioner Guards Military Records

11am - 12pm Mike Murrray - UK records for tracing ancestors and relatives

Further details - Research Day Poster

Presentations are FREE but please book

email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the WAGS Research Centre 5/48 May St Bayswater or phone 9271 4311 during library hours

 

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Venue

Venue:
State Library of Western Australia   -   Website
Street:
25 Francis Street
ZIP:
6000
City:
Perth
State:
WA
Country:
Country: au

Description

You can find the State Library of Western Australia in the Perth Cultural Centre between Francis Street and the James Street Mall. The Library is a short walk north of the Perth Railway Station and the Wellington Street Bus Station. The blue Central Area Transit (CAT) buses travel close to the building with stops in Beaufort, Aberdeen and William Streets.

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