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Pastkeys: Index lists name, age, arrival date, status, departure ports, including foreign, coastal and interstate and any other information such as nationality, description, occupation and any additional information from the original source. ONLY AVAILABLE ON THE JUKE BOX PC IN THE NEWSPAPERS AND FAMILY HISTORY ZONE OF THE MAIN READING ROOM.
State Records Authority of New South Wales: This index, compiled by the State Records Authority of New South Wales, lists unassisted passengers who came to New South Wales at their own expense, during the period 1842-1855. The list includes ships' crew. This index refers to records of ships' passenger and crew lists, which are available on Open Access in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room, microfilm drawer no. 5, call no. mfm N 229
Public Records Office Victoria: This index can be searched for names of unassisted passengers who boarded ships to Victoria, Australia, from British and Foreign ports between 1852 and 1923. The results screen displays some detail on each passenger and Port type (B, F or N), fiche and page numbers where more detail can be found in the passenger lists. These registers are available on microfiche at mc N 1135 (Foreign ports, mc N 1655 (British ports) and mc N 2256 (New Zealand Ports) in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room on Open Access.
Western Australian Genealogical Society: This CD-ROM contains the details of baptisms recorded in the registers that have passed through the Uniting Church of Australia, Synod of Western Australia Archives up to 1999. Approximately 72,000 entries show the following data - Surname, Given Name (of person being baptised), Father/Mothers Name, Family Residence, Father/Mothers Occupation, Birth/Baptism Dates, Denomination, Place of Baptism, Parish/Circuit, Minister, Register Index #1/2, Remarks.
Gould Genealogy: This is a collection of death records found in various South Australian sources that do not seem to have been registered with the Principal Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Adelaide.
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.
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.
A guide to how to use and find maps in the National Library of Australia to research family history. This guide covers pastoral and squatting maps, county and parish maps, real estate and sales plans.
This guide suggests map resources to try when researching British or Irish origins at the National Library of Australia. Maps suggested include gazetteers, Ordnance Survey maps of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of London and other towns.
A guide to Australian Indigenous language material held in the Manuscript collections of the National Library of Australia. Arranged by State and Territory and then alphabetically by language group. Descriptive information relating to the various manuscript collections containing language material is included.
A research guide to researching your family history in the collections of the National Library of Australia. Includes hints on getting started, resources available at other libraries and societies, looking for your immigrant ancestors and researching convicts and military personnel.