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UK Study Tour, 2006
Recent Projects
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Parramatta - from gaol town to market town

  • Major archaeological excavations and projects

    North Parramatta - 50-52 O'Connell Street and 6-12 Grose Street.

  • Evidence of cultivation
  • A suburban industrial site – John Downey’s Bakery.
  • Interpretation and display

    On the Trail of the Macarthur Family. Part 1. - Elizabeth Farm, Parramatta.


    On the Trail of the Macarthur Family. Part 2. - "A small miserable hut ", Belgenny Farm, Camden Park Estate, Camden.
  • Season 1 of the excavations.
  • Season 2 of the excavations.

    Central West - Archaeology in the Central West of NSW.

  • Wentworth Mine, Lucknow

    Port Macquarie - penal settlement and historic town.

  • Glasshouse Site, 2006
  • 18-20 Clarence Street, 2007

    Goulburn Region – Historical township and pastoral settlement.


    Innovative approaches to the investigation of sites.

  • Test Trenches - finding sites in large areas - example 1
  • Topsoil survey - finding sites in large areas - example 2
  • The invisible miner’s hut - how do you find sites that are almost archaeologically invisible?
  • Finding a needle in a haystack – the importance of background research to locate sites.
  • Stratigraphy rules OK! – learning basic techniques.
    Study Tours    

    South Australia 2006


    United Kingdom 2006


    General Interest    

    Industrial archaeology – The original Parramatta Railway Station (1855), Mort Street, Granville.


    Chinese porcelain


    Excavation techniques - innovative approaches to the investigation of sites.


    Family history and the Industrial Revolution.

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