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1. Onsite(CDROM)Bound for South Australia : births and deaths on government-assisted immigrant ships 1848-1885

Robin Haines: A complete listing of 323 voyages to South Australia between 1848 and 1885 under the auspices of the South Australian Government. Information for each ship includes the port and date of departure, date of arrival, number of emigrants, and their age-class and regions of origin. Includes a list of births and deaths at sea for these ships.

2. Bound for South Australia passenger lists 1836-1851

Di Cummings: This CD contains passenger lists for the 3000 overseas and local ships that came to South Australia between 1836-1851. Also includes additional information including individual names, ages and occupations for many of the 60,000 local and overseas families and individual passengers who came to South Australia between 1836-1851.

3. Onsite(CDROM)1841 Census South Australia

Gould Genealogy: View the actual 1841 census together with a modern index and biographies. Population at 01 January - 15,485 persons. The 1841 census is the only one in South Australia for which any detailed records survive.

4. FreeFamily History South Australia

FamilyHistorySA.info: Genealogy and family history information about South Australians and their ancestors at home and abroad. Shipping and passenger lists up to 1842. Marriages up to 1845. Links to numerous resources.

5. FreeFind and Connect

: The Find and Connect website brings together records relating to institutional care in Australia. It contains information about and images of childrens homes, as well as information about where records relating to care can be found such as government departments or past providers of care. It does not contain personal information or private records. This website contains information that is relevant to anyone who experienced out of home care in Australia, not only the Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants but also members of the Stolen Generations, foster children, wards of state and adopted children.

6. OnsiteFindmypast

Findmypast: Find My Past is a family history and genealogy website. The National Library of Australia subscribes to the collections covering the UK, Australia and New Zealand, and Ireland (not the United States and Canada collections). Users may select the collection they wish to search from the Search box on the Find my Past homepage. (If the United States and Canada collection is selected, users are only able to access the small amount of free information available, not the complete collection.) Popular records contained in the collections include birth, marriage and death records; census records; British newspapers; parish baptisms, marriages and burials; military records, and passenger lists of ships leaving the UK. A key collection is that of the British in India, produced in partnership with the British Library, and including the records of the British India Office and the East India company

7. FreeGenealogy SA Online Database Search

Genealogy SA: Genealogy SA provides online access to the following databases: Newspaper Birth Notices Index from 1960 onwards, Newspaper Death Notices Index from 1972 onwards, South Australia Cemeteries Index, Birth Registration Certificates Index 1842 - 1928, Death Registration Certificates Index 1842 - 1972, Marriage Registration Certificates Index 1842 - 1937.

8. Onsite(CDROM)Lonely Graves in South Australia

Gould Genealogy: List includes solitary graves and the tiny cemeteries of former settlements, railway sidings and pastoral stations. The list is not restricted to confirmed graves but also contains suspected grave sites. Scattered ashes are not included unless a memorial has been erected in the vicinity. Other monuments and memorials are not included.

9. FreeNewspaper Indexes at the National Library of Australia

National Library of Australia: This Guide contains a select listing of print and microfilm indexes that can assist you with access to the Library's large collection of Australian and overseas newspapers.

10. Pioneers & settlers bound for South Australia 1839-1840 (vol 3)

Fleurieu Peninsula Family History Group: This CD contains passenger lists for both the overseas and local ships that came to South Australia between 1839-1840. It also includes additional information including individual names, ages and occupations, an index to portraits and headstones, ships diaries and journals, maps and early newspapers.

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Our subject guides

"Australian Birth, Death and Marriage Records Research Guide"

A guide to Australian Birth Death and Marriage records held at the National Library.

"Cemetery records"

A guide to cemetery records held at the National Library of Australia. Contains print sources only; microfiche guides are listed in the online guide called Family History Sources in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room.

"Ship and passenger records"

A guide to ship and passenger records held at the National Library of Australia. Includes records held in print, microform and online formats.