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Sydney Cemeteries

Saturday July 15 – 2pm to 4pm
Sydney Mechanics School of Arts
280 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000
Cost: members $10; non-members $15

 

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Cemeteries are wonderful, quiet places for the living, according to Lisa Murray, author of a new field guide to Sydney’s Cemeteries. Whether you’re interested in family history, exploring lesser known parts of Sydney or finding a beautiful spot for a picnic, this comprehensive, expert guide has something for you.
Lisa will talk about her book, the history of Rookwood Necropolis and touch upon some other cemeteries in Sydney that include Chinese burials.
For questions or queries about this event, please drop an email to contact.cahs@gmail.com

The program for 2017

will include:

* Lecturers and presentations by researchers in the field

* A specially designed tour of Rookwood Cemetery’s Chinese history and features

* The continuation of our successfully launched Family History Research Group

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* much much more time and resources allowing.

Suggestions and support welcome

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