17 Brisbane Street
1st Floor ,Sydney
Monday 13th June 2022
Doors opened at 8.45 am
There were 16 members and 3 family attending.
Our thanks to Grant Chauvier for the images.
The members taking their seats and setting up
Rod selling Conference medals.
David Mee and Colin Pitchfork setting up the laptop.
11.30 am Ross Pratley - The
Ross gave us a review of the 1820s Sydney, with the start up of the
He showed share scripts and bank notes of the period.
The Australia Bank went on to start the first coal mine in
Newcastle with a railway to the coast.
They then started the Australian Agricultural Company which owns a
large percentage of Australia today.
Colin thanking Ross and presenting his named Conference medal.
12.00 pm Bruce Short - The
Eighteenth Century Coin Collector
Bruce gave us a Talk on Sarah Banks the younger sister of Sir Joseph
Banks. Sarah was a collector of all sorts of item.
She had a great numismatic collection, puchased from friends, over
her long life.
A portrait of Sarah Banks.
Colin presenting Bruce with his named Conference medal.