Biographies, family history & local history books

Online biographies, local histories & family histories

The following are resources that I have personally used – there are many more resources available.

Australian Dictionary of Biography Online Edition,

Brigham Young University High School Class of 1911 H.S.

Harvey History Online

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia

The Historical antiquities of Hertfordshire


Wikipedia article – Air Chief Marshal Percy Ronald Gardner Bernard, 5th Earl of Bandon, Wikipedia online

Printed books accessed at State Library of Victoria

Colac & District Family History Group Inc, Colac & District Pioneers & Settlers Register Volume 2 Pre 1920 (Terang, Victoria, Australia: Star Printing Service Pty Ltd ISBN 0-9750679-0-7, 2003).

Edna & Ken Arnold, compiler, Tarnagulla & District – The Way It Was (Golden Square, Victoria, Australia: Crown Castleton Publishers, ISBN 1 875342 04 4 Hardback 1 875342 05 2 Softback, 2004).

Heggen, Colin, Mystic Park memories: a history of Mystic Park and district (Bulleen, Victoria, Australia: Colin Heggen, ISBN 0646131524, 1993)

Kemp, Doris, Maffra, the history of the shire to 1975 (Maffra, Victoria, Australia: Council of the Shire of Maffra, ISBN 0959937218, 1975)

Extracts from books sent to me by family members

Florence Pearce, St. Andrews Church Newry : celebrating a centenary, 1885-1985 (Boisdale, Victoria, Australia: Florence Pearce, c.1985.).

Donald Stevens, The Harley Family (: Unpublished – author died in 1984 before book could be published,).

Kay Kennewell, The Kennewell Family 1846-1999 (: Details not known – excerpts sent to Lois Willis by Linda Maher)

Books I have in my possession

Laity 2002 Genealogy Adventure,” 2002. Russell Laity, Janet Foreman, Carin Thomas, compiler, Laity 2002 Genealogy Adventure (: Unpublished, March 2002).

Nandina Morris, Russellchild Their Story (Box Hill, Victoria, Australia: Kwik Copy Printing, 2001.).


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