Local history

Jamieson & District Historical Society – Victoria

The Jamieson & District Historical Society was formed in 1991 and have their headquarters and museum in the Old Jamieson Courthouse. The Society aims to preserve the history of Jamieson and the Upper Goulburn Region which covers Darlingford, Enochs Point,…

Mt Rouse & District Historical Society, Penshurst – Victoria

The Mount Rouse and District Historical Society was formed in 1973 and is located at the old courthouse, Martin Street, Penshurst. Resources include: Individual files on local families, businesses and trades, properties, sports clubs, etc.: Various published family histories; Local…

Ballarat & District Genealogical Society – Victoria

The Ballarat & District Genealogical Society was formed in 1978 as a breakaway group from the Ballarat Historical Society. The aim of the society is to help people discover their family history. To have appropriate records available, with guidance in…

State Library of Victoria – Family History Resources

These include research guides and the following online indexes:• Tetlow Index to the Robert K Cole collection of Melbourne hotel records• Darragh Index to the Melbourne German Sick and Relief Society membership 1861-1924.

Helen Doxford Harris Homepage

The online Victorian Historical Indexes include: • Index to Missing People found in Victoria Police Correspondence Records• Index to Women Lecturers in Victoria 1880-1905• Index to Wife & Child Deserters• Index to Victoria Police & Police Stations• Index to Criminal…

AUS-Tasmania Genealogy

This site, by Meryl Yost, has information and resources for those researching Tasmanian history and genealogy. There is access to a variety of online indexes and databases.

Guide to Resources for Tasmanian Genealogy

This site, by Malcolm Ward, is comprehensive set of resources and links that is well worth checking out if you have family in Tasmania. Scroll down the page for access to these resources and links.

Tasmania Gen Web

This site offers access to over 256 indexes online. Includes birth, death and marriage records, convict records, immigration, directories, occupational records, electoral rolls and more.