Saturday, 26 January 2013

Lord Sydney's Earlier Life

February's Heritage Talk will be given by former State MP Andrew Tink.

Image Source: Wikipedia

In 2012, Tink was appointed as trustee of the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales for a period of three years commencing from 20 July 2012.

In 2009, Tink completed the first comrehensive biography of William Charles Wentworth (1790–1872), Australian explorer, barrister, newspaper publisher, politician and landowner.

In 2011, Tink's second book and the first comprehensive biography on the subject is titles Lord Sydney: The Life and Times of Tommy Townshend.  Lord Sydney (1733–1800) was a British cabinet minister and statesman. Sydney in Nova Scotia, Canada, and Sydney, Australia were named in his honour, in 1785 and 1788 respectively.

Tink's talk will highlight the early years of Lord Sydney.

Lord Sydney. Image Source: Wikipedia
Time: 10:15am-12.15pm, February 23
Cost: FREE
Venue: Herb Greedy Hall,79 Petersham Road, Marrickville

Reference: Wikipedia

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