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President's Report, A New Town for New Settlers, Something beginning
with ‘S', Treasure Trove in 28 boxes, William Bligh visits Hobart Town,
Footsteps towards Freedom, Hobart's Carols by Candlelight, Book Launch
, New Books.
Contents include: President's Report, Tasmania's Strong Connections
to the novel 'Oliver Twist', Contact and Conflict on the Eastern Shore,
Out and About, Re-jigging Australia's History, Mrs Fenton's Journey,
The Exodus from Norfolk Island, New Books, New Members, Dates
for your Diary.
Contents include: President's Report, Benefits upon Joining, The Founding of
St David's Church, The First Sermon in Victoria, Out and About, Kempton Coaches,
Hobart Town was a Mess, Other News, New Books, New Members, Dates for your
Contents include: President's Annual Report, A Tribute to our First
Settlers and Convicts, The Prettiest Violet, Out and About, Plants,
Insects and Fish, Financial Statements, Pandemonium at the Tench,
Vale: Dorothy Houghton, New books, Other news, New members, Dates
for your Diary.
Contents include: President's Report; Captain Haig's Unaffordable Home; The Necessity of
a Burial Ground; The Answer to Several Problems; Out and about; Dr Crowther
gives it all away; Eternal Father, Strong to Save; Hobart Town Hall 1866-
2016; Vale: Lois Emily King; Our stuff now have a safe home!; New books;
New members; Dates for your diary.
Contents include: President's Report; On the Street of Hobart -
The History Behind Our Streets; The Church on a Hill -
Aspired to be a Beacon; Exposed on Friendly Beaches -
The Shipwreck of the Viola in 1857; The Chocolate Shop -
For the Sweet-Tooths of Battery Point; The Bellettes of Sorell; Researching
German Immigration in the 19th Century; New Books; New Members;
Dates for your Diary.
Contents include: President's Report; Blessing of the bonnets;
Out and About; Mrs Johnson and the Wallpaper; A Short Cut to Franklin;
Polar Pathways; German Immigration to Tasmania; New Books; New Members;
Dates for your Diary.
Contents include: Remembering the Founders of Hobart Town; Corruption
and Skullduggery; Out and About; Arthur Phillip Turned in his Grave;
Financial Statements; REV. Bruce Mitchell's address at the Floral Tribute;
New books; New members; Dates for your Diary.
Contents include: President's Report; Colonial Artists and Landscape Art;
A Legacy in Stone; A Bleak Day for Christmas; Christmas Day in Hobart in
1819; A Small Man with a Big Voice; Walking with William Cuffay; the Carlton;
New Books; Dates for your Diary; New Members.
Contents include: President's Report;
A Settlement with Secrets;
The Wreck of the HMS Sirius;
A School with Buried Secrets;
Behind the Scenes; New Books and more.
Contents include: President's Report; Convicts with a hint of
lavender; Cascades Probation Station; Early Wallpapers in Hobart; High
Peak a Family’s Summer Chalet; a Town on Fat Doe River; Catherine
May Roberts – the Lady with the Flag; and more.
Contents include: President's Report; Blinkling Pyramid; Thomas
Wiggins, Fruit, Shoes and Violins; Roses from the Heart; convict Joseph
Ward; and more.
Contents include: President's Report; Forty Years On; News from our Patron;
Colonial Coinage and Notes; in Van Diemen's Land; "Out & About" photos;
Underneath Bank Arcade; Memorabilia and Collectables; the Giant Chilcott
of Cornwall; New Tasmanian Names Index; new books; looking after your documents.
Contents include: President's Report; the Bicentenary of the Death of Arthur
Phillip ; Shortcut to Franklin; "Out & About" photos; Where
is Hobart's Oldest Tree? Children of the Voyages; the Two Young Williams;
the Unveiling of Matthew Flinders' Statue; new books.
Contents include: President's Report; news from the Patron; Digging up
Salamanca Quarry; Historic Lighthouses in Southern Tasmania; "Out & About" photos;
Death of Matthew Flinders; Soldiers' Memorial Avenue, Hobart; Theodore
Thompson Flynn, not just Errol's father; new books.
Contents include: Annual Report; annual Floral tribute commemorating
210th Anniversary of Hobart Town in 1804; Visit of The Earl of Buckinghamshire; "Out & About" photos;
visit to Inverawe Native Gardens; Rediscovery of A W H Humphrey's existence;
new books; Kangaroo Valley Pottery; a tribute - Kathleen Mary (Kate)
Contents include: Building of St. Mary's Cathedral; Tribute
to Freda Gray OAM; Info on Robert
14 April, 1813; Items of Interest & New
Books; Joseph Darling (1870-1946);
Claremont house visit; Lieut. Governor Thomas Davey; Marvels & Mystery
Items at October meeting.
Contents include: Lt John Bowen RN; Clash of Two Cultures Sir William Denison and William Smith O'Brien in VDL; Tasmanian Archives and Heritage
Office; Out and About photos; John Bowen's Mistress Martha (Quinn) Hayes; Tasmanian Farm - Oldest Family Business; Risdon Cove; Inverawe Native
Contents include: Lady Jane Franklin's Ambitions; Gathering on Norfolk Plains; Female Convict Research Centre; East Coast Excursion; Abandoning Norfolk
Island; Government Immigration Office 1852.
Contents include: News from the Patron; Eliza Furlonge and Saxon Merino sheep
in Tasmania; "Out & About" photos; Claremont House at Lady Clark
Avenue; local news; Floral Tribute.
Contents include: William & Sarah Vince;
Louisa Smith's Memoirs;
Alexander Laing Fiddle Trail;
Members 'Show & Tell';
News from Janice Hickey in lreland;
Changes to the Constitution;
Leonie Mickleborough - Lt. Governor;
Sir John Eardley Eardley-Wilmot;
Two lmmigrants in VDL: (John Walker & Andrew Counsel);
Colonial ltems Fetch High prices at
Contents include: Memorial to Robert Hobart 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire; the Orphan School; a Tale of Ambition and Unrealised Hope:
John Montagu and Sir John Franklin; The Hobart Police Museum; Out and About photos; antique auction of colonial and convict items; exhibition of
Early Tasmanian Historical Maps and Charts 1811 - 1859; the Tasmanian Laheys - Sheep Stealer to Sheep Farmer; George Loveless and the Tolpuddle
Martyrs; the Wiggins of Wiggins Town and their early business enterprises.
O'Brien's Bridge Chapel burials; Edward Murphy's Signal & Merchant Ship Flag Charts; Peter Sweetlove policeman and photographer; Dr Jane Tolman on Life and Death in Old Hobart Town; 'Out & About' photos; Visit to Cleburne Homestead & Bowen Monument; Extraordinary antique sale of colonial items; First Fleet Flagship HMS Sirius; the Two Headed syndrome.
Contents include: Associate Professor Peter Chapman's talk on Governor Macquarie; Bruny Island Excursion; new books published; John Terry early
settler; Annual Floral Tribute; Shene and Stables at Pontville; Brownell -Tasmania’s greatest Departmental Store.
Contents include: Tour of 'Markree'; New Books Published; Our Members 'Memories on Paper'; The (Original) Lady Nelson brig; Prof. Pam Sharpe talk
'Royston' Battery Point; Cohen Family Reunion and 'Who was the first white woman to step foot in VDL?' Photos of Governor Macquarie Anniversary
Contents include: Strange Old Laundry Practices; Hannah Wilcock's Recipe; Guest Speaker Reports: Hamish Maxwell-Stewart (Founders & Survivors); John Cannon 'From Bootleggers to Snares'; and Colin Thomas 'Scrimshaw'. 'There's a prisoner in the Ceiling'; Antique Auction; Macquarie 2011 Events and Cartoon; The First White Child Born in Van Diemen's Land; New Books Published and James Boyd: Commandant at Port Arthur.
Contents include: "An Unlikely Friendship" with Rev Robert Knopwood; Oatlands Bus Trip; "My First Settler" descendants of Sergeant William Gangell; Variety Bay Historic Sites Bruny Island; 19th Century Properties on the Market; New Books Published; Restoration
of unique 1847 Organ.
Contents include: President's Report; Governor Lachlan Macquarie; Tasmanian Women of Achievement; Re-enactment of the Laying of the Foundation Stone
at Lady Franklin Gallery.
Contents include: various reports; "Tracing My Family Tree"; Collinsvale Walking Tour; Trip to "Redlands" at Plenty; First Chief
Justice of VDL; Thomas Ashton 1818 - 1862; "The Life and Crimes of John Lindon".
Contents include: "Ancient Artifacts"; "Roses from the Heart"; Boer War Commemorative Service; Re-Hallowing of St John's Church;
Newtown; Saving "Princess Royal" A Family Remembers; William Bligh; Winifred Moloughney's three marriages.
Contents include: "Welcome to Country"; Display of the Funeral Parade of Lt Gov David Collins; Tracing early VDL Violin; Convict
William Buckley; Years after Lt Gov Collin's death.
Contents include: Floral Tribute at the Hunter Street Memorial; Review "1788; the Brutal Truth of the First Fleet";
Face to Face with the Past; Trip to Ross.
Contents include: Presentation from the Government; Bowen Lecture Art Competition and Art Exhibition Conference Weekend; St Leonards
Primary School; Women Transported; Book Review.
Contents include: Lord Hobart's visit to Hobart; "More Ripper Tassie Place Names"; Boer War Commemorative Service; "The McGregors";
Melbourne Intercolonial Exhibition.
Contents include: Trading Vessels; Events Program; Floral Tribute; Reception for Lord Hobart; Early Hobart; "Founders and Survivors"