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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

Signed by hand Signed by hand

The National Library of Australia’s recent publication Signed by Hand is a lovely snapshot of Australian history highlighting the handwriting and signatures of famous Australians and others who we know from the past such as authors Jane Austen and Charles Dickins. Personal paper…
The National Library of Australia’s recent publication Signed by Hand is a lovely snapshot of Australian history highlighting the handwriti…

Making Australia Home Making Australia Home

Access twentieth century migration records from the National Archives of Australia.
If you or your family migrated to Australia in the twentieth century, the National Archives of Australia is likely to hold records about your migration. Records are progressively being made available online to give you easier access. You can also purchase a copy of your records.

Interview Questions and tips Interview Questions and tips

Every family has a story to tell—what could you learn from yours? Questions to start the conversation this Christmas via Ancestry
Every family has a story to tell—what could you learn from yours? Questions to start the conversation this Christmas via Ancestry

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.

Sands and McDougall Directories of… Sands and McDougall Directories of Victoria

The Historic Sands and McDougall directories have been released. One in every five directories, dating from 1860 to 1974 are available.
The Historic Sands and McDougall directories have been released. One in every five directories, dating from 1860 to 1974 are available.

My Daughter's Legacy

Relaxing summer reading for the family history researcher
recommended by LSS YPRL Family History

Digtial Panopticon Digtial Panopticon

Tracing London Convicts in Britain & Australia, 1780-1925. Search millions of records from about 50 collections.
Tracing London Convicts in Britain & Australia, 1780-1925. Search millions of records from about 50 collections.

Tracing your Family History

A good starting guide but be mindful it relates particularly to a British audience
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Victorian Female Prison Registers Victorian Female Prison Registers

Victorian Male and Female Prison Registers from 1855-1934 are now available to view online through Public Record Office Victoria.
Victorian Male and Female Prison Registers from 1855-1934 are now available to view online through PROV. The files comprise registers created by the Penal and Gaols Branch to record the registration number , name and personal details of prisoners in custody in Victorian gaols.

Starstruck Australian Movie Portraits Starstruck Australian Movie Portraits

View this collection of casting books of aspiring stars from the 1930's. Do you recognise any one?
Check out this new online exhibition from the National Film and Sound Archive. This collection of digitised casting books from the 1930s, includes photographs of young aspiring stars. Do you recognise any one? The NFSA would love to hear from you,

State Library of Victoria Catalogue State Library of Victoria Catalogue (Beta)

SLV have been working on a new and improved catalogue to help you search our vast collection of more than five million items, including…
SLV have been working on a new and improved catalogue to help you search their collection of more than five million items, including books, maps, manuscripts, newspapers and photographs. The new catalogue is easier to navigate, especially if using a phone or tablet.

Researching your Victorian family… Researching your Victorian family…

recommended by LSS YPRL Family History
Resources available to research your ancestors located in Victoria, Australia
Resources available to research your ancestors located in Victoria, Australia

Publish your Family History

This looks interesting. Added to a list! There a lots of options family history researchers can incorporate to publish their family…
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Historic England Viewfinder Historic England Viewfinder

Use ViewFinder to find historic photographs of England from the 1850's, representing the places your ancestors lived
Use ViewFinder to find historic photographs of England, held in the Historic England Archive. They date from the 1850's and are a resource for people interested in England's social, industrial, architectural & archaeological history. Look for photos of where your ancestors lived
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