Former NSW Police Commissioner, Ken Moroney AO APM, will be our speaker on Saturday, 3rd June at 2:00 pm at the City of Canada Bay
The first ice in Sydney arrived in 1839. It had been harvested from North American lakes and carried through the
The Coronation of King Charles III The artist who painted the invitation for King Charles III’s coronation revealed that he was sworn to
Kings & Queens of England Between the years of 1979 and 1981 Franklin Mint issued 43 pewter miniatures, as individual
Private Leslie Joseph Irving (Service No.338) The names of more than two thousand men and women who served in the
Our speaker for July is Bruce Shying, historian, author and raconteur, who will tell us about the Titanic. The sinking
On 10th April 1912, the Titanic set off from Southampton on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic. Already a month behind schedule,
We’d like to thank one of our special members, Patricio Parague, who has just scanned our large collection of over
First Mayor of Five Dock Mr. Arthur William Sutton, the first Mayor of Five Dock, was born in Manchester in
Concord's Infectious Diseases Register Councils were required to keep a register of infectious diseases under the Public Health Act, 1896
William Francis King – his story. In the early days of the colony, pies were hawked around the streets of Sydney.
Kenneth Moroney, a 42-year police veteran, came to the job with a “grassroots” outlook on policing. In 1965 he started
If your family pulls out a board game this winter, there’s a good chance that it’s the world’s most popular
In 1937, Professor von Brauchitsch delivered a lecture at Munich to German officer-cadets on escapology.  It was the sort of
SHOE TREES are foot-shaped blocks inserted into a shoe when it's not being worn to help keep the shoe in shape
In October 1918 the Australian Army Corps in France broke the supposedly impregnable Hindenburg Line, carrying the neighbouring armies eastward
On 23 October 1949, a 21-year-old pilot ran into trouble over Homebush when the engine of his Tiger Moth cut
Most residents of Mortlake-Cabarita and Breakfast Point know the Palace Hotel in Tennyson Road. Opened in 1926, the Palace has