New to the collection

Findmypast Australasia now available

Findmypast Australasia now available

January 4, 2013

Collections, Family matters, New to the collection:

We are pleased to announce that Findmypast Australasia is now available at the State Library! Search over 50 million historical records, including directories, gazettes, electoral rolls, cemetery records and other… Read More ›

New books in the Genealogy Centre

December 9, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection, Uncategorized:

Workhouse: the people, the places, the life behind doors, by Simon Fowler Starving families, orphans, the sick, the elderly and single mothers – for over 200 years the workhouse was… Read More ›

findmypast.ie now available at SLV!

findmypast.ie now available at SLV!

December 2, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection, Uncategorized:

We are very pleased to announce that the Irish edition of  the major database findmypast is now available free of charge onsite at the State Library of Victoria. This is a… Read More ›

New books in the Genealogy Centre

November 27, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection:

Another lot of new books has appeared in the Genealogy Centre. Charles Bartlett reviews the latest selection. The parishes, registers & registrars of Scotland compiled by Edinburgh, Scottish Association of… Read More ›

New books in the Genealogy Centre

November 7, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection:

Genealogy staff member Charles Bartlett reviews this week’s selection of new books. Family history research in South Australia by Graham Jaunay (2011) This is a comprehensive guide to identifying and… Read More ›

New to Ancestry Library Edition

October 13, 2011

Collections, Family matters, New to the collection, Websites:

Ancestry have added a number of interesting records to their database recently. The Australian Electoral Rolls database has been updated to include years ranging from 1903 – 1980 (previously only… Read More ›

New books in the Genealogy Centre

New books in the Genealogy Centre

August 17, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection:

Want to know how to research an occupation? If records of your ancestor are likely to exist? Guides to occupational records are a fantastic resource for the family historian. For those… Read More ›

findmypast.co.uk now available at SLV

findmypast.co.uk now available at SLV

June 14, 2011

Collections, Family matters, New to the collection:

We are pleased to announce that findmypast.co.uk is now available at the State Library. With approximately 750 million historical records, this database is a fantastic addition to our growing collection… Read More ›

What’s new in the Genealogy collection

March 25, 2011

Family matters, New to the collection:

I think that Pitfalls and possibilities in family history research by Pauline Litton is essential reading for all genealogists: If your ancestors are proving elusive and the records are not… Read More ›

New resources in Genealogy Centre

September 9, 2010

Collections, Family matters, New to the collection:

Guides to researching countries and occupations are among the new additions to our Genealogy collection in the last few months. Looking overseas, we have recently acquired guides to help you… Read More ›