History


Hedon Museum sign May 2014

Hedon Museum seeks ‘Meet & Greet’ volunteers

As a volunteer you will greet visitors, and be able to speak with local and like-minded people about history and art. Visitors may ask for biscuits, coffee and a range of teas upstairs or may just wish to look around, but the important thing is that everyone is treated as a friend…


Botany Bay New South Wales 1789 watercolour by Charles Gore snip

Drings in Hedon – Ancestor research appeal

The First Fleet is the name given to the 11 ships which left Great Britain on 13 May 1787 to found a penal colony that became the first European settlement in Australia. One of those First Fleeters was William Dring a convict from Hedon…