New South Wales

Newcastle Region Library

The library offers access to Local Studies e-resources including the Earthquake database; Historypin; Hunter photobank; Hunter Valley Place Names Index; Newcastle Cemetery Index, Newcastle Cultural Collections and the Newcastle Herald Index 1869-1984.

Mid North Coast Pioneers – Newcastle to Lismore and Beyond

This site, by Stuart Gregory, contains detailed information of families in this area. The searchable database contains 42,000+ names. Most common surnames are Absalom, Atkins, Bignell, Blanch, Brown, Cameron, Campbell, Cox, Davis, Gregory, James, Jeffress, Jones, Lee, Mackinnon, Martin, Moore,…

Manaro Mercury Extracts, (1864-1905)

These extracts, compiled by S and M Grieves, are to Cooma and Monaro district births, deaths and marriages and general information such as hotel licences, land grants and bankruptcy.

Decisions of the Superior Courts of New South Wales, 1788-1899

This site also includes Moreton Bay cases (1850-1859) and Port Phillip District cases (1841-1847). There are subject and case indexes plus information on how to use this site for family history research. There are also links to other similar sites.

Internet History Resources

This site offers over 30,000 pages of online records for family history research in New South Wales. An annual subscription fee ($44) applies but some sample material is available.

Batemans Bay Historical Information

This sites includes some colourful historical stories relating to the Batemans Bay region. These include: • The Bridge over the River Clyde• The Corn Trail• Nelligen Gold• The Dray Trail to Prosperity• The Inlet that Eluded Bass

Life in Bathurst

This site, by the Family History Group of Bathurst, contains a series of downloadable newspaper articles describing Bathurst in the 1830s. There is also a list of Bathurst landholders 1885.