Meetings

Kogarah Historical Society meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month from February to November at the Kogarah School of Arts (see Home page). The Guest Speaker talks first, at 2pm, and this is followed by afternoon tea. We then hold a short meeting at which you are invited to stay if you wish.

Date Speaker Subject
9 February Anne Field History of Moorefield Racecourse
9 March Garry Darby + AGM Tips on Trove
13 April Beverley Earnshaw OAM Author The Fascinating History of Kogarah
11 May Rodger Robertson
Oatley Heritage & Hist Soc
History of Oatley and Lugarno
8 June Chris Minns MP
Member for Kogarah
The Minister for Murder
13 July Gillian Lewis
National Maritime Museum
The Life of Bligh
10 August Graham Wilcox
Author
The Struggle for Unity, The Federation of Australia
14 September Anne McLeod
Author
Marie Byles, 1st female practicing solicitor in NSW
12 October Carolyn Little
Author
Ruby Paine-Scott, world’s 1st woman radio astronomer
9 November Fiona Starr
Curator, The Mint
Convict Life at the Rum Hospital
14 December Christmas Party Lunch


Kogarah Historical Society also conducts tours and outings for members. Bookings and enquiries should be directed to Mavis Ward on 9546 5704

28 June Tour of Parramatta with guide Judith Dunn.
(Details to be advised)
to be advised Trip to Quarantine Station
(check newsletters)