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State Library Victoria are undertaking a major re-development via their Vision 2020 Redevelopment Project which will transform the library space and its services.   From 24 August 2018 to 20 September the Newspaper and Family History Reading Room and the Arts Reading Room will…
State Library Victoria are undertaking a major re-development via their Vision 2020 Redevelopment Project which will transform the library…

Cemetery Research Cemetery Research

Lee Anthony from Friends of Coburg Cemetery recently spoke at Diamond Valley Library as part of the monthly Family History Fest program.  Tips for your family and local history research
Lee Anthony from Friends of Coburg Cemetery recently spoke at Diamond Valley Library as part of the monthly Family History Fest program. …

My European Family

A good read for those interested in using DNA to trace their family history
recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

Gale News Vault Gale News Vault

Search across historical US and UK newspapers with over 400 years of content with your library card
Search across historical US and UK newspapers with over 400 years of content with your library card

Petitions for the People Petitions for the People

The Bendigo City Council Inwards Correspondence 1856-1889 contains more than 2000 petitions from residents of Bendigo
Do you have a copy of your ancestor's signature? Perhaps your Goldfields ancestor signed one of the may petitions to Council. The Bendigo City Council Inwards Correspondence 1856-1889 contains more than 2000 petitions from the residents of the city of Bendigo (Sandhurst).

Vagrants and Murderesses Presents 7000 digitised female prison records held by Public Records Office Victoria. Search and…

Presents 7000 digitised female prison records held by Public Records Office Victoria. Search and compare data.
Presents 7000 female prison records held by Public Records Office Victoria. Search and compare data.

Destination Australia Destination Australia

Between 1946 and 1999 government photographers snapped 22,000 images of people arriving and living in Australia. Read migrants' memories
Share your story, read about other migrants' memories and explore the photos – to see if you recognise someone you know. Between 1946 and 1999 government photographers snapped 22,000 images of people arriving and living in Australia.

An Unconventional Addiction An Unconventional Addiction

By Sylph
I don't drink. I don't smoke. BUT, I am addicted to my family history/genealogy pursuits.
I don't drink. I don't smoke. BUT, I am addicted to my family history/genealogy pursuits.

A Timeline of Australian Food

Beautifully presented, fact filled little book for the whole family! Profusely illustrated with nostalgic advertisements and heritage…
recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

State Library Victoria Digitised… State Library Victoria Digitised Collections

Explore SLV's digitised collections. Use the 'Find' function to search all collections or choose the drop down menu to narrow your search.
Explore SLV's popular digitised collections, including Sands and McDougall directories. Use the 'Find' function to search all collections or choose the drop down menu to narrow your search.

Dusty Docs Dusty Docs

Dustydocs is a 'web-linking site' of English Baptisms, Marriages and Burials records for the years 1538 to 1900.
Dustydocs is a 'web-linking site' of English Baptisms, Marriages and Burials records for the years 1538 to 1900. Information is sourced from freely available church BMB records and validated user contributions. Search via family names and/or locations.

The Family History Guide The Family History Guide

Free learning, research, training centre and starting point for your family history research.
Free learning, research, training centre and starting point for your family history research. Extended information on computers, resources, specific country research, DNA. 1000's of links to articles and video and more

DVA's Nominal Rolls DVA's Nominal Rolls

Search Nominal rolls of members of Australia's defence forces who served during World War 2, Korean War, Vietnam War and First Gulf War.
Search the Department of Veterans Affairs Nominal rolls of members of Australia's defence forces who served during World War 2, Korean War, Vietnam War and First Gulf War.

British Newspapers Archive British Newspapers Archive

23 million newspaper pages from over 600 titles available in the British Library's vast collection. Search in the library for free
Search 23 million newspaper pages from over 600 titles available in the British Library's vast collection, including Ireland. Browse by location and Search by subject in the library for free

H.M. Gaol Beechworth H.M. Gaol Beechworth

Criminal in the family tree? Search this database of prisoners who served time in the Beechworth Gaol, from 1860-1940
Criminal in the family tree? Search this database of prisoners who served time in the Beechworth Gaol, from 1860-1940

BDM Victoria Search your family history BDM Victoria Search your family history

Search the Victorian historical indexes of births, baptisms, marriages, burials and deaths dating back to as early as 1836.
The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria (BDM), have been keeping records of significant life moments since the mid 1800s. You can search the historical indexes of births, baptisms, marriages, burials and deaths dating back to as early as 1836.
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