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More about the Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997 collection at ancestry.com.au

Yesterday, I provided information about the Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997 collection at Ancestry.  This morning, I was wondering if headstone photographs for these cemeteries were available online, and if there were, would I need the collection at ancestry? I decided to test this by looking for a headstone photograph for the… Continue reading More about the Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997 collection at ancestry.com.au

Ancestry.com.au, Australia - Victoria, Cemeteries

Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997

In preparing today’s Ancestry updates post, I noticed a new collection at ancestry: Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997 I wanted to see exactly what was in this collection, and found it contains the headstone transcriptions, for: Lilydale Cemetery Footscray Cemetery Boroondara Cemetery Kew Coburg Cemetery St Kilda Cemetery This website also has… Continue reading Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997

Australia, Births, deaths, marriages, Books, Cemeteries, Newspapers

Australian State Libraries

In my post Blogging from A to Z Challenge – A is for Avoca, I featured two transcriptions from the Maryborough Advertiser from 1937.  Although Trove is a great resource for finding information about our families, there are still many newspapers that haven’t been added yet.  For example, only the years 1914 to 1918 have been… Continue reading Australian State Libraries

Cemeteries

Wednesdays Resources – Kingston upon Thames and Surbiton Burial Registers

I came across the post on Sunday 2 August 2015 at the Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections blog – Kingston Upon Thames and Surbiton Burial Registers.  Since I know I have some individuals in my tree that died in this area, I decided to check what information I could find in these registers which are available for… Continue reading Wednesdays Resources – Kingston upon Thames and Surbiton Burial Registers

Australia - Victoria, Births, deaths, marriages, Cemeteries, Newspapers

Wednesdays resources – combining resources

Over the past few weeks, I have looked at three types of records that can be used to find birth, death and marriage information for an ancestor/relative in Victoria, Australia.  This week, I will be giving a practical example of how the three records can be used together, to save on the cost of ordering… Continue reading Wednesdays resources – combining resources

Australia, Cemeteries

Wednesday’s Resources – Australian Cemeteries

Two weeks ago I looked at the Birth, Death and Marriages Indexes from Victoria, and mentioned that, due to the cost of ordering certificates, that alternative means of finding death dates were to use cemetery records and death notices or obituaries.  This week I’ll focus on cemetery records. One resource to use when trying to… Continue reading Wednesday’s Resources – Australian Cemeteries