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State Library of Victoria: This online archive of historic government gazettes provides access to over 160 years of official information published in and about Victoria. It contains images of every relevant page in the Victoria Government Gazette produced since 1836, as well as a searchable index based on the published indexes in each publication. Not all names in the Gazette are indexed. First published in the earliest days of the colony, the Victoria Government Gazette (1836 to 1997) documents the official notifications of government decisions and legal actions to other governments, government agencies and the general public.
Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages: Provides access to the Historical Index containing information on Victorian births (1853-1912), marriages (1853-1942), deaths (1853-1985) and church baptisms, marriages and burials (1836-1853). Also provides access to the Marine Index, containing over 6,200 entries relating to births, marriages and deaths that happened between 1853 and 1920 onboard international and coastal ships bound for port in Victoria. A fee to search the indexes applies.
Western Australian Genealogical Society: This CD-ROM is an index of approximately 3,500 inquests that were held in various Western Australian police courts to investigate fatalities that occurred in WA during the period 1876-1903.
War Graves Photographic Project: The War Graves Photographic Project aims to photograph the war graves of all nationalities in all military conflicts and to make these available through a searchable database. The site is free to search and view information, including a picture of the grave; photographs of individual graves may be purchased. The site is a joint venture with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, assisted by the Office of Australian War Graves, Canadian Veterans Affairs and the New Zealand Ministry of Heritage and Culture.
Society of Australian Genealogists: Waverley & South Head General Cemeteries are located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, and are the most significant burial sites in that area. South Head General Cemetery opened in 1869 and Waverley in 1877. Both are still in use and over 56,000 transcriptions compiled by SAG volunteers up to 2002 are included. Searches by surname, forename, inscription or year of burial are possible and each entry shows the complete transcription and grave location. Maps are included to help researchers locate specific graves.
Cora Num, Pearce, ACT: An Australian gateway site for tracing family history which includes a categorised list of online resources.
Wellington City Council: This site provides cemetery and crematorium records of three Wellington cemeteries: Bolton St Cemetery (1849 to 1967), Karori Cemetery (1891 to the present day) and Makara Cemetery (1965 to the present day). It supplements the New Zealand Cemetery Records on microfiche at mc 1701 in the Open Access collection of the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room.
Western Australian Genealogical Society: A list of the 711 ships that appear in the Western Australia Passenger Arrivals 1898-1926 index (available on eResources).
Crown Content: Who's Who in Australia is an Australian biographical dictionary and register of prominent people. Includes a People search, Full text search and Education search plus information on Australian awards and peerage. Who's Who in Business in Australia is an Australian biographical dictionary and register of prominent business people. Includes a Company search, People search, Full text search, Category search etc.
Public Record Office Victoria: In 1891 members from the Women's Christian Temperance Union, the Victorian Temperance Alliance and other women's suffrage groups worked together to collect signatures from women throughout Victoria requesting the right to vote for women in the colony. Nearly 30,000 signatures were recorded. The petition has now been digitised and indexed and has a facility for members of the public to add life details for the contributors.
A guide to Australian and selected overseas genealogy resources, including births, deaths and marriages registers, electoral rolls, government records, and shipping records. Arranged by subject within a State or Country.
This resource contains links to a variety of information relating to family history and genealogy including guides, indexes and digitised images of documents. It also provides links to other informative sites and contact with other family historians via indexed family trees, mailing lists and bulletin boards.
A guide to cemetery records held at the National Library of Australia. Includes references to printed works, newspapers, microform and online sources. Types of sources mentioned include burial certificates, church registers, civil death certificates, council and private cemetery registers/records, funeral director or undertaker records, monumental inscriptions (listings of gravemarkers, memorial plaques and monuments) and newspaper funeral notices.
A guide to Australian Birth Death and Marriage records held at the National Library.
The Australian Joint Copying Project or AJCP is a collection of historical material relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific dating from 1560 to 1984. The material has been drawn from records held in the United Kingdom and microfilmed. This guide contains descriptions of the contents of the AJCP handbooks, the material contained in the AJCP,and the related microfilm reel/s,
A description of the microfilm collection held at the National Library of Australia containing the records of those Indians who went to Fiji as indentured labourers.
The National Library of Australia has extensive holdings of material concerning Australia's involvement in the First World War. These cover all formats, including printed works, newspapers, manuscripts, pictorial, oral history, realia and online materials. This guide aims to introduce researchers to key collections and items, as well as advise of where related material may be found that is not held by the National Library.