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Thousands of people travel through Sydney’s Central Station every day, but how many know what once lay beneath it? This nine-part series will take you on a journey back to 19th century Sydney, to rediscover a place you thought you knew.

The Burial Files State Library of New South Wales

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    • 4.7 • 12 Ratings

Thousands of people travel through Sydney’s Central Station every day, but how many know what once lay beneath it? This nine-part series will take you on a journey back to 19th century Sydney, to rediscover a place you thought you knew.

    TRAILER: The Gatherings Order

    TRAILER: The Gatherings Order

    In 1918–19 an influenza pandemic took an estimated 15,000 Australian lives, and millions more around the world. One hundred years on, as we grapple with COVID-19, this five-part series rakes through the archives of the State Library of NSW with historians, public health experts and scientists to trace the path of the 1918-19 pandemic. An eerily familiar story of loss, resilience and discovery in a world turned upside down.

    • 1 min
    Episode 9: What Remains

    Episode 9: What Remains

    Archaeologists unearth more bones at the Sydney Metro site.

    Music provided by Jamendo: Passando-Mattia Vlad Morleo, Sur le fil-Eracilon, Suspense-Matti Paalanen,Suspence-Rally Wender, Cellenade-Eracilon, Cellofan-Eracilon, Sad Keys-Julian Guacaneme, Respiro-Mattia Vlad Morleo, Merci-Ad Libitum. Additional Music: Cylinder Six-Chris Zabriskie.

    • 33 min
    Episode 8: Murder and Madness

    Episode 8: Murder and Madness

    Sydney’s struggle with the 'unsound mind'.

    Music provided by Jamendo: Funeral piano melody-Nerevarin, Mirage-Ad Libitum, Cellomane-Eracilon, Cellofan-Eracilon, Piano and Classic Man-Armando Lagozza, Cinematic-Moff, Suspence-Rally Wender, Color Blue-Ad Libitum, Strings of Sorrow-Szymon Pytel, Fate-Gregoire Lourme

    • 33 min
    Episode 7: News of a Monstrous Deed

    Episode 7: News of a Monstrous Deed

    A bold plan, a printing press and a violent murder: the rise and fall of Dr Robert Wardell.

    Music provided by Jamendo: Perpetuum II-Ad Libitum, Cellendade-Eracilon, Cellofan-Eracilon, Sad Keys-Julian Guacaneme, Suspence-Rally Wender, Charcoal-Chad Crouch, Folitude (piano)-Eracilon, Szymon Pytel-Strings of Sorrow, Anxious Thoughts-Celestial Aeon Project

    • 22 min
    Episode 6: Digging Up the Dead

    Episode 6: Digging Up the Dead

    How thousands of human remains were exhumed and moved.

    Music provided by Jamendo: Passando-Mattia Vlad Morleo, Cellofan-Eracilon, Mirage-Ad Libitum, Cellomane-Eracilon, Cellenade-Eracilon, Mendelsshon-Barcarola op.19 n.6-Aufklarung, Reflexion-Whiteyes, Perpetuum II-Ad Libitum, Folitude (piano)-Eracilon.

    • 38 min
    Episode 5: Crime and Punishment

    Episode 5: Crime and Punishment

    The gruesome story behind the murder of Samuel and Esther Bradley.

    Music provided by Jamendo: Ad Libitum-Color Blue, Szymon Pytel-Strings of Sorrow, Gregoir Lourme-Insomnia, Titan Slayer-Eerie Atmosphere. Additional Music provided by: RoyaltyFreeMusic, Instrumental Version-Cinematic Dark Mysterious Suspense Grand Piano Drama Pictures Theme Soundtrack 022

    • 25 min

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