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Genealogy

Researching your Australian military… Researching your Australian military ancestor

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Resources to research your Australian military ancestor or relative. The Library also has a number of biographies and histories relevant to our war history.
Resources to research your Australian military ancestor or relative.

Cole-Tetlow Index Cole-Tetlow Index

The Tetlow index to the Robert K Cole collection of hotel records for city and metropolitan hotels in Melbourne now includes Country hotels
The Tetlow index to the Robert K Cole collection of hotel records for city and metropolitan hotels is on the State Library Victoria Australiana Index. Country hotels data has now been uploaded, adding 16348 records

Top Tips to Research Your Family History Top Tips to Research Your Family History

All our top tips from Family History Month in one place.
All our top tips from Family History Month in one place.

Oral History - A How to Guide Oral History - a How to Guide

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A list of resources providing advice on how to conduct an oral history including preparation, setting, questions to ask and equipment to use.
A list of resources providing advice on how to conduct an oral history including preparation, setting, questions to ask and equipment

Convicted

A unique history of Australia retold through the extraordinary lives of Peter Bradley's three ancestors.
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Why you should do a DNA test for family… Why you should do a DNA test for family history

Guest blogger Jean describes the successes she has had in her family history research following her DNA test
Guest blogger Jean describes the successes she has had in her family history research following her DNA test

Education Records Education Records

Researching schools and education records? Check these resources
Researching schools and education records? Check these resources

The Family Tree Cemetery Field Guide

Although American in focus and examples, this is a good resource for the researcher looking to use cemeteries and their records to further… More
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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

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
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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.

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).

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…
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