$50 – $60

Launch into Library Research: Land Records in NSW

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Macquarie room, Ground Level

State Library of New South Wales

Macquarie St

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Want to explore the history of a parcel of land in NSW since 1788?

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We’ll show you how to get started through this series of practical sessions and presentations. Get a hands-on introduction to searching the online Historical Land Records Viewer (HLRV) and discover how other Library collection items can enhance your research, including pastoral directories and real estate company records.

The program includes the following sessions:

Introduction: Researching land at the State Library

This session introduces the range of land resources available at the Library and how they apply to your research.

HLRV hands-on Part 1: Maps

Learn how to use parish, town and county maps in HLRV to locate information about a parcel of land in NSW.

HLRV hands-on Part 2: Title documents

Learning how to find grants and title deeds in HLRV to unlock the history of a parcel of land in NSW.

Maps and plans

Learn about the Library's collection of maps and plans and how to find them using the catalogue.

Other land resources in the Library's collection

Discover items in the Library's collection which can further your land records research, including pastoral directories, legal and business records, family papers, and other special collections.

Case study and collection viewing

To round off your learning, we'll present a case study using the resources we've looked at today.

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Macquarie room, Ground Level

State Library of New South Wales

Macquarie St

Sydney, NSW 2000

Australia

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