of Sydney Historical Association (COSHA)
in 2000 with the aim of increasing awareness
and appreciation of the history of the City
aims to make our history more accessible. COSHA
regularly organises guided walks, lectures and
tours of historic sites and buildings.
1:30pm: Annual General Meeting
2.00pm: Guest Speaker - Cathy Dunn
"Law and Order in Sydney 1788 - 1800"
Historian Cathy Dunn will review some of the cases brought before the Court and Magistrate's Bench in Sydney, their outcomes and punishments. Matters include theft, drinking, rape, escape and debts. Colonial sentences consisted of lashes, executions, transportations to Norfolk Island and others. Discover where the records are available for researchers.
Treasury Rooms, Sydney Town Hall
$3 Members $6 Visitors No bookings