On 12 December 1885 Charles Robert Carrington, Lord Carington, began his tenure as Governor of New South Wales
When Lachlan Macquarie began his term as governor of NSW in 1810, Sydney was in desperate need of a new hospital
We looked back at the early life of Phillip, who had enjoyed an extraordinary career before he even set foot on a boat bound for Botany Bay.
On 2nd January 2014 State Records NSW received 22 Presentation albums from the Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
With the Napoleonic Wars over in 1815 and Britain crowded with returned soldiers, poverty and crime, part two finds the colony swamped with incoming convicts.
While some convicts broke the rules and were punished, most of them worked hard and tried to stay out of trouble
On the early morning of 17 April 1816 at least 14 people of the Dharawal tribe were killed when James Wallis’ detachment encountered a camp at Appin near the banks of the Cataract River