This page lists Victorian-related online, networked and microform resources as well as print publications available for use within the National Library of Australia.

Online

Ancestry (Library Edition)

You can find Ancestry by visiting our eResources portal and searching for this database under the Browse eResources tab. Currently Ancestry has no Victorian-specific BDM records available through its databases.

Find My Past (World Edition)

You can find Find My Past (World Edition) by visiting our eResources portal and searching for this database under the Browse eResources tab. Currently, Find My Past has the following Victoria-related BDM records available:

Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages

The Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages now provides a free searchable Historical index to the following:

  • Church baptisms, marriages and burials 1836-1853
  • Births 1853-1914
  • Marriages 1853-1942
  • Deaths 1853-1985
  • Events at sea (Marine) births, deaths and marriages on ships bound for Victoria between 1853 and 1920. Ship's names are included on this index. 

PDF images of historical certificates can be purchased and immediately downloaded online.

Index to Victorian Wills, Probate and Administration Records 1841-1925

CD-ROMs in the Library

In addition to the Library's subscription databases, the following CD-ROM resources are available for access within the Library. 

Microfilmed and other published material

The following microfilmed products and published works are available on open access in the Newspapers and Family History zone: