Miners - Gold Diggers

Family History South Australia – FamilyHistorySA

FamilyHistorySA, by Barry Leadbeater, aims to provide free information for family history and genealogy research on South Australians and their ancestors at home and abroad. The searchable databases include:• Pioneer family arrivals, births and marriages• Early shipping arrivals and passenger…

University of Newcastle, NSW – Special Collections on Flickr

This collection of 76,923+ images has a lot of material for family history research including this small selection: • Anglican Diocese of Newcastle – Churches and rectories, 344 images • Coal mines and coal • Estate posters • Historical photographs…

Outback Family History – Western Australia

This site aims to make the local and family history on the rich and diverse Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia available to everyone free of charge. The site can be keyword searched and is organised in the following categories books,…

Hill End & Tambaroora Gathering Group

Hill End & Tambaroora were important gold mining towns in the Central West of New South Wales, closely associated with the Turon and Macquarie Rivers. The site has maps to find out where Hill End & Tambaroora are in relation…

University of Melbourne, University Library, Digital Collections

The Cultural and Special Collections includes the following material online:• Architectural Atelier Drawings• Library’s Special Collections – includes the Australian Medical Journal 1856-1921• Map Collections – Historic maps from around the world. Emphasis is on Australian and historic maps• Programs…

Australian Mining History Association

This site contains a vast amout of information plus a detailed lists of books. Use the Mining History Tab to access:• Mining Histories of Australian States• Links to National Mining History Websites• Links to International Mining History Groups• A PDF…

The Coal Mining History Resource Centre on Archive.is

This site covers the history of coal mining in the UK. It includes a glossary of mining terms, photographs, maps and much more. The searchable National Database of Mining Deaths in Great Britain by Ian Winstanley lists 164,000+ names. There…

Mining History Network

This site includes Mining History Bibliographies for Britain, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, Japan plus others. There is also an extensive list of mining links.