Bathurst Regional Heritage Awards

The Bathurst Family History Group were finalist in the Bathurst Regional Heritage Awards and received two “Highly Commended” Certificates with the following citations: “The Line of Bonnets is a project of the Bathurst Family History Group. It is part of the “Roses from the Heart” Project honouring the nearly 25,000 convict women who were sent to Australia and stayed. A …

Cemetery Restoration Project nominated for Chifley Heritage Award

The Group has received a second nomination for the Chifley Heritage Award, this time for the Cemetery Restoration Project. The award, which will be announced on May 6 at the Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal and Bathurst Regional Heritage Awards dinner, will go to the project that demonstrates the most outstanding contribution to the built, natural or cultural heritage of the Bathurst …

Line of Bonnets project nominated for Chifley Heritage Award

The group has been nominated for a Chifley Heritage Award for our Line of Bonnets project. The award, which will be announced on May 6 at the Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal and Bathurst Regional Heritage Awards dinner, will go to the project that demonstrates the most outstanding contribution to the built, natural or cultural heritage of the Bathurst region. The Line …

Great talk on Irish Orphan girls and women

What an amazing afternoon at the Bathurst Library Meeting Room with our Guest Speakers  – Dr Perry MacIntyre and Leonie Blair. We had a full house with an engaging audience and great presentations. Thank you to all who attended. we are certain you went away in awe of those Irish Orphans girls and women as we certainly did

Autumn Colours

Autumn Colours: Our Group is once again participating in many of the activities that will be held during March – May in Bathurst. A program of the various events our Group will participate in is attached HERE  (1pg) Further details are also available on the autumn colours website.