Searching for Little Dorrit – family history discoveries from 19th century London to NSW

19 August 2021 | By Jane Britten | Filed in: Library Event, On-line Event.

Date(s) - 19/08/2021
10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Join  us online to hear Ruth Graham, CEO of the Society of Australian Genealogists, as she provides an insight into researching UK-based ancestors through the discovery of her London heritage and their journey to New South Wales. This session will include instruction on how to navigate contemporary and historical map sources; the Charles Booth poverty map; business directories; census records; Victorian era research sites; migration records; and attempting to look for a Dickens link on the former site of the Marshalsea prison.

To Register, visit Woollahra Libraries What’s on   ‘Discover Your Local History’ .

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