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
8 February Graham Sims Bea Miles, a free spirit
8 March Garry Darby + AGM Historic Photos, phonograph and videos
12 April Patrick Kennedy, former paramedic Long Bay Gaol
10 May Patrick Dodd, President of Macquarie Society The Governors travels
14 June Garry Darby, author, KHS member Primrose House, its past and future
12 July Gail Davis, Senior Archivist NSW Animals in the ARKives
9 August Lisa Murray, Sydney City Historian Sydney Cemeteries: A Field Guide
13 September Edith Ziegler, author Leslie Walford & Dora Byrne, Public lives, Private letters
11 October Pauline Curby, author, Sutherland Historical Society The History of St George Girls High School
8 November Beverley Earnshaw, President of KHS Celebrating Success
13 December Christmas luncheon, at a venue to be announced


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

19 April Tour of Victoria Barracks, Paddington
9:30 for 10:00am, $5 entry
2nd outing to be advised