CY O’Connor Lecture 2022 – 6 Oct 2022

Railways, harbours, everything… On the trail of ‘The Chief’ presented by Mike Lefroy

Mike is a freelance educator and writer, and former Head of Education at the WA Maritime Museum. He is also a great grandson of CY O’Connor.

2022 marks the 120 years since O’Connor’s death and Mike’s lecture will focus on Charles Yelverton O’Connor the man.

To celebrate his legacy, Mike will explore his great grandfather’s life and achievements through family stories, facts and furphies.

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Light refreshments will be served after the lecture.

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COVID-19 requirements
We will be taking steps to minimise the risk of COVID-19.

Guests are encouraged to wear masks and be mindful of social distancing.

Should government advice change we will follow all requirements and keep guests informed.


If you have any access requirements that we should be aware of, please let us know during the registration process or call us on (08) 9321 6088 or email

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Please join us:

When:  Thursday 6 October 2022

Time:    5.45 – 7.45 pm

Where: NWS Shipping Theatre, Maritime Museum, Victoria Quay Road, Fremantle

Tickets: Adult $20 | Conc. $15 | Members $12. Plus booking fee.

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