Presidents Report

Robert PalmerRobert Palmer
President 2017-2018

A warm welcome to all members of CDFHS.

This year seems to have gone by so quickly with Christmas just around the corner.

Our September course entitled “Convict Records” conducted by David Beddie was well attended with David inspiring a great deal of interest.

The topics for our October and November meetings are “Member’s Interests” presented by our members. A time when we can learn from each other.

Our November course is to be conducted on Sunday the 18th November at the Campbelltown Library beginning at 11am through to 3.30pm, we ask that you arrive 15 minutes prior to the start. The topic being DNA.

The December meeting, last for this year will be held at Cataract Dam as in the past few years. Come along and have a great time together.

Our visit to SAG on the 23 August was cancelled due to sickness of the person who was to be our guide and has been rescheduled for Thursday the 8th November. If you are interested in attending please contact Denise by e-mail on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone on (02) 46258612.

I would like to thank Denise for her tireless efforts in the organisation of speakers for our meetings. Many disappointments when they do not return her calls.

Our Volunteers have a break during December and January and are only called upon if there is an appointment made through the library.

Our first meeting for 2019 will be on the 2nd February and Denise is endeavouring to arrange our first outing in February to the State Records facility at Kingswood with other outings to Joadja, inland from Mittagong and a tour to the Hydro Majestic Hotel Blue Mountains. The Committee will also be organising our 30 year Anniversary celebrations.

I would like to thank all members of the Committee for making this year an interesting and informative one where we all benefited from the speakers and courses that where arranged and the suggestions that were put forward by you the members. Thank You.

I would like to wish all the Committee and Members a very joyous Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year.

Robert Palmer.
CDFHS Presidnet