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Kurrajong-Comleroy Historical Society logoWelcome to the website of the Kurrajong-Comleroy Historical Society, formed in 2001 to research, preserve and promote the heritage of "The Kurrajong", the district north of the Hawkesbury River in the Hawkesbury local government area of New South Wales, Australia.

 

 


St Stephens Church Kurrajong early parish registers

 

The Society is pleased to announce the release of its latest publication - St Stephens Church Kurrajong: Parish Registers 1861-1902. The book is a transcription of the early parish records of St Stephens Anglican Church, Kurrajong, and also incorporates early records from St Philips Chapel of Ease at North Richmond (formerly called 'Enfield'), St James Church of England at Kurrajong Heights, and Salis Flats Mission Church (later called St John the Evangelist) at Salis Flats (aka 'Sallys Flats', and referred to today as 'The Slopes'). The records include baptisms, marriages and burials.

 

Copies may be ordered from the publications section of this website. To go there click here.

St Stephens Kurrajong

St Stephens Church of England, Kurrajong.

 


KCHS Family History Group

The Kurrajong-Comleroy Historical Society's Family History Group is co-ordinating a register of family history studies which have relevance to the Kurrajong district. If you are currently researching a family history where members lived in the Kurrajong district, or you have information, photos, documents or stories that you would like to contribute for other family history studies in the Kurrajong district, then please contact the KCHS Family History Group Co-ordinator by email or by writing to the Secretary, PO Box 174, Kurmond, NSW, 2757.

 

The KCHS Family History Group meets at 10 am on the last Tuesday of every month. They also hold regular research and field days on most Tuesdays. All members are welcome. Please contact Carolynne Cooper on (02) 4576 0356 or by email for details of upcoming meeting locations and events.

 

Researching: The Group charges $25 for a search fee. If you have information or photos you would like to pass on to the Group the fee will be waived. Other charges may apply depending on the amount of printing and research information that is required.

 

The Family History Group is currently working on publishing three new books. The first book is nearing completion and contains the records of the parish registers of St Stephens Kurrajong, St Philips North Richmond, St James Kurrajong Heights, Colo Church, and Sally Flats Mission Church. There are two further books to follow in this series. The first book contains Kurrajong records from St Peters Richmond up to 1902, when Kurrajong was under the parish of Richmond. The second book will contain records of early settlers of the district and research for this book is currently in progress.



DocumentJames Edward McMahon (1868-1946). Colo Shire Councillor for 35 years, from its inception in 1906 until 1941. Kurrajong Park was renamed McMahon Park in 1911 in his honour. [Image source: KCHS photo archive].

WANTED!!

Do you have any old photographs or documents relating to the Kurrajong district? The Society currently has an extensive digital archive of photographs which capture many aspects of the district's heritage, development, people and places. In addition to growing this archive we are currently seeking to compile a register of early land holdings in the district. All these archives will be available for research and display purposes (with the owners' permission). So if you can help by providing access to the Society to any photos or documents relating to the Kurrajong district's heritage please contact the Secretary by email, or phone 02 4567 7410, or write to PO Box 174, Kurmond, NSW, 2757.



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Development of this website has been proudly supported by the North Richmond Community Bank® [A branch of the Bendigo Bank]

Page last updated: 8 January, 2014