Electoral rolls and census records

Port Phillip District – Victoria

This site by Alexander Romanov-Hughes includes censuses, directories and electoral rolls for Melbourne and Port Phillip plus biographies of pioneers. There are also alphabetical lists of passenger arrivals to Port Phillip for: • Coastal passengers 1839-1845 • Unassisted passengers from…

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…

Hidden Canberra

This site by Ann Gugler focuses on Westlake, but also includes early Canberra material and photographs. The site documents the hidden temporary camps and settlements where construction workers lived out of sight of permanent Canberra. Photographs, family histories, 1913 census…

Ancestry.com – Australian Census Records Collection

This collection includes: • 1828 New South Wales, census (Australian copy) and 1828 New South Wales, census (The National Archives UK copy) Note: The 1828 census is the only complete Australian census that has survived • 1841 New South Wales,…

Ancestry.com – Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1980

This collection currently includes the following: • ACT 1928-1931, 1935, 1937, 1943, 1949, 1954; 1958, 1963, 1968, 1972, 1977, 1980 • NSW 1903-1904, 1930-1937, 1943, 1949, 1953-1954, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1972, 1977, 1980 • NT 1922, 1928-1931, 1934, 1937, 1943,…

Findmypast – Australasian Records – Census, Land & Surveys

Findmypast is a commercial family history site offering access to a worldwide collection of records. There are free searches available but a subscription or Pay As You Go is needed to access transcripts and/or copies of the digitised original records. The Australasian Census, Land…

ACT Electoral Rolls – 1916-1967

This site by Ann Gugler offers searching of the Australian Capital Territory (Canberra) electoral rolls for 1916, 1917, 1928, 1929 and 1935.  Ann’s other site  Hidden Canberra Electoral Rolls also has the rolls 1928, 1929, 1935 plus rolls for 1943,…

AUS-NSW-WEST Mailing List – 1887 Property Holders

This list is a discussion area for those with an interest in family, local and regional history in Western New South Wales. The major towns covered include Broken Hill, Wentworth, Balranald, Hay, Nyngan, Cobar, Bourke and Walgett. The mailing list…