Miners - Gold Diggers

Victorian Mining Accident Index

This index by Dave Evans lists the names and some details of 9,100+ Victorian miners who were killed or injured in mining accidents in Victoria early 1850s to 1940s.

The University of Melbourne Archives

This Archives collects, manages and provides access to the historical records of the University, Victorian business, trade unions and other labour organisations, community and cultural organisations, as well as the personal papers of many individuals prominent within them. Records date…

GoldRush Online

This site, by Kae Lewis, has a searchable Goldminer’s database to 50,000+ gold-miners 1861-1872. There is also information and images detailing the methods used to obtain gold in the gold rushes of the 1800s. Records include: • Otago Mining Records…

Queensland State Archives – Lands and Mining

Queensland State Archives holds archival records of maps, land orders, sales and leases, acquisitions and mining records. They also hold records on buildings built or used by the government. There are guides and other information to help you. These records…

A History of Sebastopol – Victoria

Sebastopol history by the Ballarat Genealogical Society.  Information available includes: Sebastopol Timeline: 1800s; Sebastopol Timeline: 1900s; Sebastopol Mechanics Institute, 1864; Alluvial Gold Leads at Sebastopol; Quartz Lodes at Sebastopol; Early Sebastopol Hotels; Locations in and around Sebastopol; Sebastopol Mayors 1865-1991…

Libraries Tasmania – Family History and eResources

Tasmania set up Australia’s first library in 1825 and was the first state in Australia to deliver an integrated library and archive network. They provide modern library services that are accessible and inclusive. Tasmanian Archives are preserving Tasmania’s documentary heritage…

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…

State Archives & Records New South Wales

State Archives & Records NSW manages and provides access to the New South Wales State archives collection of 14 million+ items dating from 1788 to today. Use Collection Search to search series, items, digital images and online index entries. It…