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Thursday’s Tips – Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007

My 2x great grandfather, George Oliver, died in 1930 and was buried in Bairnsdale Cemetery.  The only free online records I have found for Bairnsdale Cemetery are on the Australian Cemeteries Index and Gravestone Photographic Resources.  Find a Grave and BillionGraves also have memorials from Bairnsdale Cemetery. I wasn’t able to find George on any… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007

Ancestry.com.au · Cemeteries · Victoria

Thursday’s Tips – Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997

Although there are many free cemetery records available online, sometimes you need to use a subscription website.  Although I found a memorial on Find a Grave for Louisa Mulder (nee House), there was no image.  I was unable to find a memorial for her on BillionGraves.  I therefore had a look for her on the… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997

Ancestry.com.au · Immigration & Travel · Victoria

Thursday’s Tips – Victoria Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists

In my series so far, I have focused on resources from free websites. Since I have already covered the free resources which I have used in my genealogy do-over, I have decided to start writing about collections on the subscription websites. The first collection is Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839-1923 at Ancestry.com.au.… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Victoria Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists

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Cemeteries

In my post about free resources for researching your family history, I mentioned that there were so many websites with records from cemeteries that I was going to set up a separate post. There are the websites I've used so far in my genealogy do-over - there are many more.  I have a section on… Continue reading Cemeteries

Genealogy Tips · Victoria

Thursday’s Tips – Public Record Office Victoria

So far in this series I have covered Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria Trove Other Newspapers for Australia Family Search Cemetery records Military Records The next site I search for information on families in Victoria is the Pubic Record Office Victoria (PROV) website. The collections I use the most are the Probate and Administration Files… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Public Record Office Victoria

Cemeteries · FamilySearch · Researching your family history · Victoria

Thursdays Tips – FamilySearch

At this stage, I am still focusing on websites that are free to search with records from Victoria, Australia.   I started with the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, and then looked at websites with newspapers.  The next type of record I use are cemetery records.  The first site I use to find cemetery records… Continue reading Thursdays Tips – FamilySearch

Births, deaths, marriages · Victoria

Thursday Tips – Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Victoria

This series of blogs highlights resources I use in my family history research, or other tips on researching your family history. Since my ancestors came to Australia between 1840 and 1863, and all ended up in Victoria, my focus to begin with will be on resources here in Victoria. The first resource I am going… Continue reading Thursday Tips – Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Victoria

Ancestry.com.au · Victoria · Wills & probate

Victoria, Australia, Wills and Probate Records, 1841-2009

This collection became available on Ancestry on 9 January 2017.  I must admit, this collection had escaped my notice when it first appeared in the Recently Added and Updated collections, and I only noticed it in the last couple of days, as I have been going through the information I have for my ancestors, and… Continue reading Victoria, Australia, Wills and Probate Records, 1841-2009