This presentation explores the life of watermen in London over the period from 1600 to the end of the 19th Century. Robyn Ansell also explores her Round family who were involved in this occupation. Handout
Presenter: Robyn AnsellTopics related to this webcast: England, Family-Histories, Victoria
Presenter: Debra ParryTopics related to this webcast: Conservation-and-Preservation
In this talk Debra Parry of Melbourne Conversation Services outlines methods of preserving documents, books, maps, plans as well as ceramics, textiles and other objects.
Presenter: Clodagh NorwoodTopics related to this webcast: Family-Histories, Tasmania
The presenter describes the life of her ancestor Thomas Wainewright. He was transported to Hobart for fraud, became an artist and his portraits provide documentation of personalities in Hobart before 1850.
Presenter: Jillian HiscockTopics related to this webcast: Family-Histories, Victoria
Information for website: The Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) has collected and maintained an ‘Historical Register of Persons who arrived, or were born in Victoria before 1900.’ In this presentation Jillian Hiscock describes the Register and provides information regarding how to access the data.
Presenter: Charles FaheyTopics related to this webcast: Soldier-Settlement-Schemes, Victoria
In this presentation Dr Charles Fahey describes the Soldier Settler Scheme in Victoria and examines the scheme and the effects on the farmers and the community. He also discusses the records that are available for researching soldiers and their farms.
Presenter: Alex de FircksTopics related to this webcast: Family-Histories
Alex describes her journey researching her d Fircks family in Germany and Latvia
Presenter: Jeanette MollenhauerTopics related to this webcast: Family-Histories, Ireland
Dr Mollenhauer describes her researches into the history of Irish Step Dancing in Australia
Presenter: Stephen HawkeTopics related to this webcast: England, Pandemics
In this presentation Stephen Hawke explores the major cholera outbreak in the 1830s in south-west England and also the later outbreaks of the pandemic in the UK in the 19th century.
Presenter: Cathy CarmanTopics related to this webcast: England, Pandemics
Cathy Carman uses the diary of Devon vicar to describe the scenes in a Devon village during the cholera outbreak of 1832.
Presenter: Margaret VinesTopics related to this webcast: Immigration, Ireland, Victoria
In this presentation Margaret Vines examines the migration of people from Ireland to Australia. She considers the choices, the push and pull factors and other reasons for their decision through the eyes of her family ancestors.
Presenter: Maureen Trotter & Gayle NicholasTopics related to this webcast: Family-Histories, Victoria
In this presentation Maureen Trotter and Gayle Nicholas examine how their families lived and survived the 1890s depression years in Victoria.
Presenter: Martin PlayneTopics related to this webcast: Family-Histories, Settlers, Victoria
In this presentation Martin Playne examines the lives of squatters in the early period of the Port Phillip settlement through the eyes of a squatter on the Campaspe River. He then contrasts this with the story of an ancestor who was an early settler on the Mornington Peninsula. Handout