Post Tagged with: "family history"

Law making and breaking in colonial Victoria

Law making and breaking in colonial Victoria

March 9, 2016

People & professions, Social life & customs, Such was life, Tips and tricks:

Criminals, crime and justice in colonial Victoria!

Elektra, 2014, 2000

New Sights and Sounds: Boheme & Bowie, Classics & Colleen, and lots more

February 18, 2016

Arts, Music:

Many great new arrivals for the New Year include latest releases and favourite titles in pop, rock, jazz, rhythm & blues, film soundtracks, opera, dance, classical and children’s songs.  They include baubles, bangles and beads… Read More ›

570 Ballarat mining maps go online

570 Ballarat mining maps go online

May 5, 2015

News:

570 Ballarat mining maps, dated between 1870–1890 (approx), are now available to search and view online using our catalogue.

Have you looked at the online records available at PROV recently? with guest blogger Charlie Farrugia

Have you looked at the online records available at PROV recently? with guest blogger Charlie Farrugia

March 5, 2015

Family matters:

Charlie Farrugia Senior Collections Advisor at Public Record Office Victoria is our guest blogger for March 2015. He updates us on the range of records now digitised, indexed and available… Read More ›

Using the Victorian Police Gazettes to research your ancestors

Using the Victorian Police Gazettes to research your ancestors

January 19, 2015

Family matters:

The Victorian Police Gazette present a fascinating and unique view of social and family history in Victoria. Not only does it provide a detailed record on the history of policing in Victoria but it also include valuable information on individuals – the police, the criminals and the victims.

How many games did you play again?

How many games did you play again?

September 23, 2014

Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

Achieving success at the elite level of sport has been an important part of Australian life for much of its modern history. In Victoria one of the highest achievements is to have played senior football in the Victorian Football League (VFL) or its direct descendent the Australian Football League (AFL).

Recent additions to the Genealogy collection

Recent additions to the Genealogy collection

December 5, 2012

Family matters, Uncategorized:

Guides to researching British Indian ancestors, the Huguenots in Australia and sporting records are among the new additions to our Genealogy collection in the last few months.

What’s Brewing?

What’s Brewing?

August 22, 2012

Collections, Family matters, Uncategorized:

If you had an ancestor who worked at the Carlton and United Breweries or if you are simply interested in the history of the Australian brewing industry,  the CUB staff… 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 ›

Finding early Australian census records

Finding early Australian census records

January 6, 2011

Family matters, Research guides, Research tips & tricks:

Finding early Australian census records, using the Library’s new online research guide.