Family history cabinet

This guide is a listing of the family history sources available for self-service in the Open Access area of the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room on the Lower Ground Floor. It is divided into sections for each Australian State and selected overseas countries.

Family History Sources PDF (size: 730Kb)

Use this guide to locate useful indexes and records in microform, paper or electronic formats related to:

  • Births, deaths and marriages
  • Cemetery transcripts
  • Censuses
  • Convicts
  • Electoral rolls
  • Government records
  • Immigration and shipping
  • Inquests and probate
  • Land records
  • Naturalisation
  • Newspapers
  • Parish registers

Other material of interest to family historians, not on open access, may be found using the Library's catalogue.