Births, deaths and marriage records

Arranged chronologically:

Title Dates Format Location #
Death and obituary index: held by the Frankston Historical Society
Fiche K
Registry of births, deaths and marriages, Victoria
Online Internet
Pioneer index. Victoria 1836-1888: index to births, deaths and marriages in Victoria [includes the gazetteer of Victoria, 1879] 1836–1888 CDRom A,B,C,H,K
Index of early church records 1837–1853 Fiche A,B,C,H
Victorian pioneers index [BDM] 1837–1888 Fiche B,K
Inquest index: Victoria 1840–1985 CDRom A,C,H,K
Index to wills, probate and administration records (PROV) 1841–1925 Online Internet
Probate index Victoria 1841–1992 Fiche A,B,C,H,K
Argus births, deaths and marriages index 1846–1860 Fiche A,K
Index to Victorian births 1853–1913 Fiche H,K
Index to Victorian marriages 1853–1930 Fiche H,K *
Indexes of births, deaths and marriages, Victoria Births 1853–1913 Fiche A,B,C
Indexes of births, deaths and marriages, Victoria Deaths 1853–1980 Fiche A,B,C
Indexes of births, deaths and marriages, Victoria Marriages 1853–1930 Fiche A,B,C
Marine births, deaths and marriages 1853–1920 CDRom C,H
Index to Victorian deaths 1854–1960 Fiche H
Index to Victorian deaths 1854–1980 Fiche K *
Divorce index, Victoria 1861–1900 Fiche A,H,K
Federation index. Victoria: index to births, deaths & marriages in Victoria 1889–1901 Fiche & CDRom A,B,C,H,K
Edwardian index. Victoria: index to births, deaths & marriages in Victoria 1902–1913 Fiche & CDRom A,B,C,H,K
Great War index. Victoria: index to births, deaths & marriages in Victoria 1914–1920 Fiche & CDRom A,B,C,H,K
Melbourne Argus index to birth notices: including cross reference to mother's maiden name 1914–1925 Fiche A,K
Marriage index, Victoria 1921–1942 CDRom C,H,K
Death index, Victoria: index to deaths in Victoria 1921–1985 Fiche A,C,H,K
Death index, Victoria: index to deaths in Victoria 1921–1985 CDRom A,B,C,H,K

 

Immigration and passenger lists

Arranged chronologically:

Title Dates Format Location
Assisted immigrants to Port Phillip 1839–1851 Film K
Assisted immigrants from U.K. 1839–1871 Fiche C,H,K
German immigrants to Port Phillip 1839–1850 Fiche K
Immigration to Victoria: overseas and intercolonial ports 1846–1852 Fiche A,H,K
Argus passenger index 1846–1860 Fiche A,K
Argus shipping movements 1846–1860 Fiche A,K
Passengers from overseas to Port Phillip District pre 1852 Fiche A,K
Argus passenger index 1852–1860 Fiche H
Argus shipping movements 1852–1860 Fiche H
Immigration to Victoria, 1852–79: index to inward passenger lists, British and foreign ports 1852–1879 CDRom A,B,C,H,K
Immigration to Victoria: inward passenger lists. Foreign ports 1852–1879 Fiche A,H,K
Victorian deserters from ships 1853–1880 Fiche K
Victorian sponsored immigration index 1856–1858 Fiche K
Argus passenger index and ships movements index 1861–1868 Fiche A,K

 

Directories and electoral roles

Arranged alphabetically:

TITLE Dates Format Location
Bailliere's Victorian directory 1868–1881 Fiche H,K
Bailliere's Victorian gazetteers 1865,1870,1879 Fiche A,C,H,K
Electoral lists (Melbourne area) 1841–1851 Fiche K
Electoral roll for the state of Victoria : federal elections (Chisholm, Higgins, Kooyong) 1990 Fiche A
Official post office directory of Victoria (Bailliere's Victorian directory) 1868–1881 Fiche A,B,C
Port Phillip gazette: and Victoria police gazette 1853–1870 Fiche H
Port Phillip government gazette 1843–1851 Fiche A,H,K
Port Phillip/Victoria directories 1839–1867 Fiche A,B,C,H,K
Sands and Kenny Melbourne Directory 1857–1861 Fiche A,C,H,K
Sands and McDougall Melbourne directory 1862–1910 Fiche A,B,C,H,K
Sands and McDougall Victorian directory 1911–1930 Fiche A,B,C,H,K
Sands and McDougall Victorian directory 1931–1940 Fiche H,K
Victoria electoral roll 1856, 1899, 1903, 1908, 1912, 1949, 1984 Fiche H,K
Victoria electoral roll 1856/57 Fiche A,B,C
Victoria electoral roll 1908, 1912 Fiche C
Victoria electoral roll 1912 Fiche A
Victoria electoral roll, Division of Bendigo 1922 CDRom K
Victoria electoral roll: federal referendum 1899 Fiche A,B,C
Victoria police gazette 1853–1870 Fiche K
Victoria police gazette, consolidated index 1859–1863 Fiche A,H,K
Wise's Victoria post office directory 1884–1900 Fiche A,B,C,H,K

Council records

Title Dates Format Location
City of Boroondara Council minutes(print copies held at Balwyn Library); 1994–, or
stored 2 years online

Film or
Online

A or
Internet
City of Camberwell minutes * 1856–1994 Film A
City of Camberwell rate books * includes records for Ashburton, Balwyn, Balwyn North, Camberwell, Canterbury, Glen Iris, Mont Albert and Surrey Hills 1857–1925/6 Film A
Hawthorn City Council minute books * June 1860–June 1994 Film A,H
City of Hawthorn rate books * includes records for Hawthorn and Hawthorn East 1862–1933
1941–1949
Fiche H
Minutes of Council [Kew] 1861–1946 Fiche K
City of Kew minute books 1946–1994 Film A,K
City of Kew rate books * includes records for Kew and Kew East 1862–1900 Film K
City of Melbourne valuation records 1843–1861 Fiche K
City of Melbourne rate books 1845–1900 Fiche K
Historic rate book records. Request access at the Public Records Office, Victoria
Online Internet

Cemetery records

Title Dates Format Location
Ancestry.com(access within in the Library only)    Online A,B,C,H,K
AIGS cemetery series 1 (Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies)   Fiche K
Alberton Cemetery tombstones Victoria   Fiche H,K
Alberton Cemetery Victoria 1862–1900 Fiche H,K
Australian Cemeteries   Online Internet
Ballarat Crematorium register 1958–1988 Fiche H,K
Ballarat New Cemetery headstones   Fiche K
Ballarat New Cemetery register 1867–1988 Fiche H,K
Ballarat Old Cemetery register 1856–1988 Fiche H,K
Bendigo Cemetery index to transcriptions 1858–1992 Fiche H,K
Bendigo Region Cemeteries: northern and southern districts   Fiche H,K
Berwick Cemetery, Victoria, register and headstones 1867–1999 Fiche H,K
Boroondara Cemetery inscriptions   Fiche A,H,K
Box Hill Cemetery inscriptions   Fiche H,K
Brighton Cemetery headstones   Fiche H,K
Brighton General Cemetery: index and register 1855–1988 Fiche H,K
Bulla Cemetery register and headstone inscriptions   Fiche K
Burial records of the Camperdown Public Cemetery   Fiche H
Burwood Cemetery, headstones 1858–1998 Fiche H,K
Cemetery transcriptions series 2 (Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies)   Fiche K
Cheltenham, cemetery register 1865–1990 Fiche H,K
Coburg Cemetery [funeral service location/register print]   Fiche H,K
Dromana Cemetery 1989–1997 Fiche H,K
Eaglehawk monumental inscriptions 1864–1991 Fiche H,K
Echuca burial index and memorial inscriptions 1860–1998 Fiche H,K
Eildon (Darlingford) Cemetery, headstone inscriptions 1870–1999 Fiche H,K
Fawkner Crematorium and Memorial Park: funeral service   Fiche H
Fawkner Crematorium deceased listing   Fiche K
Fawkner Crematorium register listing   Fiche K
Fawkner Crematorium service location print   Fiche K
Flinders Cemetery 1865–1995 Fiche H,K
Footscray Cemetery, headstone transcriptions   Fiche H,K
Frankston Cemetery Victoria: an index & transcription of monuments 1875–1996 Fiche H,K

Geelong Cemeteries Trust:

  • Barrabool Cemetery
  • Barrabool Hills Cemetery
  • Crematorium Cemetery
  • Duneed Cemetery
  • Eastern Cemetery
  • Eastern Cemetery Geelong
  • Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Grovedale Cemetery
  • Memorial Park
  • Western Cemetery


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Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Roman Catholic section   Fiche H,K
Gisborne Public Cemetery 1857–1993 Fiche K
Gobur Cemetery, headstone inscriptions 1878–1999 Fiche H,K
Harkaway [Cemetery], register and headstones 1863–1999 Fiche H,K
Kangaroo Flat monumental inscriptions 1853–1991 Fiche H,K
Kerang [Cemetery] register of burials 1878–1983 Fiche K
Kyneton Cemetery headstones   Fiche H,K
Lilydale Cemetery headstones 1864–1993 Fiche H,K
Macedon Cemetery 1864–1993 Fiche H,K
Marysville Cemetery burial and headstone 1870–2000 Fiche H
Mid-Gippsland Cemeteries – Childers, Toongabbie, Trafalgar, Traralgon, Willow Grove,   Fiche H,K
Molesworth (Cathkin) Cemetery, headstones 1872–1999 Fiche H,K
Mornington Peninsular Cemetery   Fiche H,K
Old Cheltenham Cemetery, headstone inscriptions 1865–1998 Fiche H,K
Old Melbourne Cemetery 1837–1922 Fiche H,K
Old Melbourne Cemetery, burial register 1866–1917 Fiche H,K
Old Melbourne Cemetery, plans 1873 Fiche H,K
Pakenham Cemetery register and headstones 1850–1999 Fiche H,K
Port Fairy Public Cemetery 1869–1986 Fiche H
PROV guide 5 Family History – Cemetery Records   Online Internet
Riddells Creek Public Cemetery 1869–1990 Fiche H,K
Rushworth Cemetery 1861–1997 Fiche H,K
Sunbury Cemetery register   Fiche H,K
Sunbury Public Cemetery (existing tombstones) as at 19.12.93 Fiche H,K
Tyabb/Hastings Cemetery 1866–1997 Fiche H,K
Warrnambool Cemetery, grave plans 1854–1988 Fiche H,K
Yarck Cemetery, headstones 1883–1999 Fiche H,K
Yarram New Cemetery, inscriptions
Fiche H
Yarram New Cemetery   Fiche H,K
Yea Cemetery, headstone inscriptions 1860–1999 Fiche H,K

Newspapers

Arranged alphabetically:

Title Dates Format Location
ANZ Reference Centre/Ebsco – full-text access
to a range of Victorian newspapers.
1999–Current Online Internet
Login with your library card
Argus on the National Library Australia's Australian Newspapers catalogue 1848–1945 Online Internet
Argus * 1929–1936 Film H
Argus index 1846–April 1859, 1910–June 1949 Fiche A,H,K
Argus index 1870–1879 Online Internet
Argus index Jan 1931–June 1949 Fiche C
Argus missing friends index 1851–1853 Fiche A
Australian (Richmond, Vic.) continued by Richmond Australian * 1861–1900, 1901–1916 Film H
Boroondara standard * 1882–1897 Film A,H,K
Camberwell and Hawthorn advertiser 1888–1920 Film A
Camberwell and Hawthorn advertiser * 1894–1920 Film H
Camberwell Citizen * 1924–1926 Film A, H
Dandenong and South Bourke journal * 1877–1891 Film H
Hawthorn advertiser * 1888–1894 Film H
Hawthorn and Camberwell Citizen * 1900–1915, 1921–1925 Film H
Hawthorn Boroondara standard * 7 Aug 1896–17 Dec 1897 Film A,K
Hawthorn Citizen * 1891–1899 Film H

Hawthorn Kew and Camberwell Citizen *

1915–1920 Film H
Hawthorn standard * 1932–1959 Film H
Kew and Hawthorn express 1882–1909 Film A,H*,K*
Kew mercury * 9 Mar 1888–23 Dec 1911 Film K
Newsbank Newspapers – full-text access to a range of Victorian newspapers 1998–Current Online Internet
Login with your library card
Progress Press 1982–1987 Fiche H
South Bourke and Mornington journal (superseded by the Dandenong Journal) 1877–1927 Fiche A,H*
South Bourke & Mornington journal: genealogical references 1877–1900 Fiche A,B,C,H,K
South Bourke standard * 3 May 1861–26 Dec 1873 Film A,H,K

Other resources

Arranged alphabetically:

Title Dates Format Location
Army and railway records   Fiche H
Ballarat: people and places   Fiche K
Bendigo: people and places 1851–1914 Fiche K
Biography index of the La Trobe Library   Fiche A,B,C,H,K
Census Victoria 1854, 1857, 1861 1871, 1881, 1891 1901 Fiche H
Census of population and housing 1976, 1981 Fiche A
Children's registers of state wards in the Colony of Victoria: old series (admissions) 1864–1899 Fiche K
Children's registers of state wards in the Colony of Victoria:
Estray series registers, girls books and associated registers
1864–1897 Fiche K
Community profile information for the City of Boroondara from the Census 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 Online Internet
Comparative local statistics : Melbourne statistical division 1981, 1982 Fiche A
Cyclopedia of Victoria Vols 1–3 Fiche A,H,K
Depasturing licences index 1840–1851 Fiche K
Early pioneer families of Victoria & Riverina   Fiche H,K
Index to Victorian children's register 1850–1893 Fiche K
Index to Victorian railway employees of the 19th century   Fiche A,H,K
Insolvency index 1840–1854 Fiche A,K
Gibson index: 19th century watch-house charge books   Fiche H,K
Leone index: Italians in 19th century Victoria   Fiche H,K
Local history index: compiled by staff of the La Trobe Library 1909–1969 Fiche H,K
Melbourne Benevolent Asylum register 1851–1858 Fiche A,K
MMBW subdivision plans - Hawthorn ( plus typed street index) *   Fiche H
MMBW Kew old series sewerage plans 1890s–1950s Fiche K
MMBW Melbourne sewerage plans 1890s–1950s Online Internet
Nominal index for pre 1904 Victorian naturalizations 1847–1903 Fiche A,H,K
People in Victoria   Fiche K
Place names of Victoria   Fiche A,H,K
Public Records Office, Victoria   Online Internet
Public servants, Victoria 1884 Fiche A,H,K
Pubs and publicans index 1840–1854 Fiche H,K
Register of employees, State Coal Mine, Wonthaggi   Fiche K
Royal Historical Society of Victoria library catalogue
Fiche or
Online
H,K or
Internet
Small area data: format CSC: legal LGAs local government areas in alphabetical order by name (1986 Census) 1986 Fiche A
St. Augustine's Orphanage – Geelong: Admissions and discharges 1857–1878 Fiche K
Tetlow index to the Robert K Cole collection of hotel records
Fiche or
Online
H,K or
Internet
Tickets of leave and certificates of freedom 1840–1851 Fiche K
Victoria and its metropolis: past and present   Fiche H
Victorian juvenile criminals records index 1890–1924 Fiche K
Victorian prisoners index 1850–1900 Fiche K

# Location Codes: A = Ashburton Library; B = Balwyn Library; C = Camberwell Library; H = Hawthorn Library; K = Kew Library

* = uncatalogued