Guest speaker Graham Lupp

Our last General Meeting on Saturday June 16 was followed by a very interesting talk by Graham Lupp. Graham spoke on his recent  new book “Building Bathurst”. This book is the definitive architectural history of  the built heritage of Bathurst and a celebration of the lives of the architects and builders during the first 100 years of settlement. For details …

Perthville Convent – click here

A group of 30 members had an interesting tour of the Perthville convent and cemetery,  hosted by the Sisters of St Joseph on March 17. This was followed by an enjoyable get together for lunch at the nearby Bridge Hotel, Perthville.  

Major General William Stewart

During his appointment as the Lieutenant Governor of the Colony William Stewart conducted the affairs of the colony with great proficiency. His effective administration was marked with many successes and the most notable was the formation of a Mounted Police Force in New South Wales. From his wartime experiences he knew the value of well-armed mounted infantry that could rapidly …

2017 Christmas Lunch

An enjoyable Christmas Lunch was held by 44 members of the Group at the Bathurst RSL Club on Saturday December 9, 2017.      Click heading for photos  

Limekilns Book Launch

The book launch of ‘History of Limekilns NSW’ by Colin Ferguson was held in the Holy Trinity Church Hall, Kelso on November 25, 2017. Click heading for photos