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A reminder to all that membership renewals are now due. If you do not have a form or you do not wish to renew, please email or phone Kay on 0418493676.


 July 2018


Our display is ''How They had Fun''.

Please visit Glenalvon on one of our Open Days to support the volunteers who work so hard to keep Glenalvon open. 

Monday 2nd July. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.  


Saturday 14th July.  Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.


Sunday 15th July  Campbelltown District Family History Society.   

Irish & Scottish Family History Research Course    Campbelltown Library, Meeting Room 1   

Arrive by 10.45am.   Course duration: 11.00am to 3.30 pm.    Cost: $10.00             

 Bring your own lunch.    BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.    

To book please contact Denise Baxter at:    or phone 02 46258612.          


Saturday 28th July. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.


Saturday 28th July.     Launch of Grist Mills.    Title: "Baptist Place, Castlefield and Pioneer John Hurley".       

Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.    Followed by the General Meeting.    

Meeting Speaker: Ruth Banfield.    Topic: "Denham Court".   

Afternoon Tea will be provided.


August 2018

August 2018. National Family History Month


Monday 6th August. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.  


Saturday 11th August.  Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.


Saturday 18th August.  Twenty Eigth Ivor G Thomas Memorial Lecture.       

Featuring the stories of “Families of Another Time”.           

Stories of the Gore, Morgan, Payten, Lysaght and Langdon families.       

at St John’s Church Hall, Cordeaux Street Campbelltown.        1:30pm       

Tickets $10 each       

RSVP by 11th August to Kay on 0418493676  or       


On this day we will also be launching Andrew Allen’s book:           

“Not Just Bricks and Mortar – remembering Campbelltown’s demolished buildings.”  


Saturday 25th August. Glenalvon is open 10am - 1pm.


Saturday 25th August.     Annual General Meeting.  Time: 1.30 pm. At Glenalvon.   

Speaker: Sue Kijurina.   Topic: "Personal Photos of the War in New Guinea".   

Afternoon Tea will be provided.



Upcoming Activities at Glenalvon for which we need member assistance.

These are not public Open Days - Booked tour groups only.

* Tuesday 3rd July - School tour.* Monday 6th August - afternoon tour (40).

* Monday 13th August - morning tea and tour (40).



Members are required to assist in Glenalvon Garden.
Watering, pruning, weeding etc.
If you are interested, please contact Kay at  or  0418 493 676



Glenalvon is a classic sandstone town house dating from 1830. On open mornings the property is open from 10am to 1pm and activities include tours of the house, heritage gardens, buildings and the Rural exhibition centre.


The contact number for Glenalvon, if you have any questions is: 02 4625 1822.


Please visit our website:

Please also visit our shop at following link:
We have some good titles on our shop, which may interest you.

You can now visit our Glenalvon Facebook page, add your 'Like' to the page. Comments you may leave on the page will also encourage others to visit us.

We also now have a facebook page for our Society.




David Beddie

Treasurer & Newsletter Editor, CAHS



Volunteers and guests at the fishers Ghost Parade Day

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