Bendigo Family History Group

This group is a branch of Family History Connections formerly the  Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (AIGS), Blackburn, Melbourne. The Bendigo Family History Group holds monthly meetings with invited speakers, and has an extensive resource collection which is housed in the Bendigo Library. This site offers Free Index Searches of a wide variety of local indexes including:
• Employees List  Bendigo Pottery 1895
• Bendigo bravest citizens, 1875-1987 were recorded on rolls kept by the Royal Humane Society (Victoria) and the Department of Mines, Victoria. A pdf list of name and award dates is available
• Sandhurst [Bendigo] Mining Claims and Leases
• Photographs published in the Bendigo Annals
• Gold Mines and Mine Managers
• Miners and puddlers petition 1857
• Early burials on the Bendigo goldfields 1852-1870
• Bendigo "Fortuna" Army survey regiment - Personnel list 1942-1945
• Bendigo Benevolent Asylum Register Children  in care 1861-1862
• Sandhurst (Bendigo) common school examination register index 1864-1868
• Index to Bendigo Benevolent Asylum Children's Registers
• Bendigo's Lost Miners
• Women's Suffrage Petition 1891 - Bendigo
• St Mary's Catholic School  - School register 1865
• White Hills Hamlets Petition 1856
• Applications to the Licensing Courts 1856 and 1886
• The Ball -A Ball held in honour of the visit to Bendigo from the Princes Albert Victor 1864-1892 and George 1865-1936 sons of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. A list of those who attended.