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


Ancestry (Library Edition)

Currently Ancestry has no Victorian-specific BDM records available through its databases.

Find My Past (World Edition)

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

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

The Registry also now provides free online searching of the Events at sea (Marine) index which includes births, deaths and marriages on ships bound to Victoria between 1853 and 1920. 

Ship's names are included on this index.

Networked resources in the Library

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

The following resource is available on the standalone PC in the Newspapers and Family History zone:

Microfilmed and other published material

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