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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…

FamilySearch – India and Sri Lanka

The Historical Record Collections for Asia and the Middle East include:• India, Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947• India, Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948• India, Marriages, 1792-1948•  India, Archdiocese of Goa, Roman Catholic Priesthood, 1724-1996. Dossiers of candidates for appointment to and advancement in…

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…

Royal Australian Navy – Navy Publications

Royal Australian Navy – Historic publications online include:• Commemorative Publications. Collection of publications commemorating the 50th, 75th and 100th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy • The Navy List 1905-1985 with details of the officers of the Australian Navy. Additional…

Carnamah Historical Society & Museum

Carnamah Historical Society & Museum. Carnamah is a town and farming community 300 kilometres north of Perth, Western Australia. The Society was founded in 1983 to collect, record, preserve and promote local history. This extensive site includes the following plus…