Category Archives: family history

Toby Ryan – celebrating his 200th birthday

James Tobias (Toby) Ryan was born on 4 January 1818 at Castlereagh, the son of convict John, and Mary Ryan. His mother was the daughter of Anthony Rope and Elizabeth Pulley, First Fleet convicts. His father, John Ryan arrived in … Continue reading

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National Family History Month @ Nepean Family History Society

Free Open House  – August 2017 Tues, Wed & Thurs                     10am to 2pm Thursday                                 … Continue reading

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National Family History Month – Activities at Penrith Library

August is National Family History Month and Penrith Library has arranged a varied programme of activities during the month. Tickets will be available from Penrith Library from 17th July. All events are free, but bookings are essential due to limited … Continue reading

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Family History Saturday: “Sourcing and Sorting It”

A big thank you to all of those who participated on the day. We received some lovely feedback on the speakers, the tours and the Library staff. Thank you to Nepean FHS for being there on the day and to … Continue reading

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