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State of Victoria Timelines for genealogists. Pirce $10.00 Buy now

This guide is a timeline for the state of Victoria(Aus) highlighting significant events and useful genealogical resources. It focuses on when important records are be available and includes where they can be located. It covers resources in Ancestry, findmpast, Genealogical Society of Victoria and other places.

This will help put Victorian family ancestors into their historical context. Coverage is from 1803 to 1998.

This is a tool for the family historian for both those new or experienced in genealogical research as dates and resources can easily be forgotten or overlooked. It is not exhaustive but offers a guide for family historians to refer to and to help set dates into a wider historical context.

 

Richmond Victoria: index of owners and occupiers of properties,1857-1902 (Rate books). Pirce $45.00 Buy now

New research resource on 360,000 owners and occupiers of houses in Richmond, Victoria, 1857-1902

A new USB (memory stick) product of the Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) has been produced from the Richmond Rate Books, 1857-1902.  This is an invaluable resource for the many genealogists who had or might have had relatives who lived in Richmond.

Richmond had a huge flow of population over the period 1857-1902.  Many of the ‘well-off’ built palatial homes on Richmond Hill, but Richmond’s heart and soul was the multitude of battlers who lived the famed ‘struggletown’ life in this inner suburb.  The contents of the USB cover an incredible period of local history - the later stages of the gold rush, the Marvellous Melbourne period of huge increases in population and wealth for the colony, the devastating economic depression of the 1890s and the slow beginnings of economic recovery in the early 1900s.

The USB has two indexes: an index of some 360,000 names of Richmond owners and occupiers, and an index to Richmond’s streets.  The indexes are linked to images of the relevant rate book pages.  The street index aids tracing the history of properties over street name changes, normally a challenge that demands copious and difficult research.  The USB also contains a very informative introduction which is important reading for all users. 

This new USB works on PCs and MACs with Adobe Reader (free to download) or Adobe Acrobat Pro. It is also likely to run on any other computer that has Adobe Reader.

CEMETERY SERIES

Footscray Cemetery. Price $45.00  Buy now     Footscray cemetery

This DVD (for computer) is an index of names in the Footscray burial register covering 1860 to 1970, and of all names transcribed from memorials in the cemetery to 1997. Each name in the index is hyperlinked to its source — an image of the relevant burial register page, or an image of the relevant page of transcriptions.

In easy to navigate Adobe format the DVD is compatible with both PC and Mac with Adobe Reader 7 and higher.

St Kilda CemeterySt Kilda Cemetery, Transcripts of Memorials and an Index to Name. Price $30.00  Buy now

The St Kilda cemetery opened in 1855. The cemetery covers 18 acres, and is bounded by Dandenong Rd, Alma Rd, Hotham St and Alexandra St.

Memorial inscriptions in the St Kilda Cemetery were transcribed by GSV volunteers and in 1987 they were published in four volumes together with an index to the names as a limited edition. The transcripts exclude verses as well as words and phrases such as "In Loving Memory Of" and "beloved".

There are more than 29,000 names in the index. Each name is hyperlinked to an image of the relevant page of transcripts. The value of this CD can be enhanced by concurrently using the Necropolis Trust's Internet Web pages which include an index to the burials at the St Kilda cemetery.

The fields in the index are :Page number of transcript (Hyperlinked to the page that contains the transcript), surname, given name(s), date of event, event (usually 'death' of course), comment (occasional, usually "infant", "child", or military rank)

Ballarat cemeteriesBallarat Cemeteries & Crematorium. Price $49.00  Buy now

Ballarat Cemeteries & Crematorium-Indexed transcripts of memorials in the Old & New Cemeteries and burial & cremation registers

CD Contents

A brief introduction to the contents of the CD. Transcripts of memorials in the Old and New Cemeteries, and on the Wall erected in memory of babies. Transcripts of the Old Cemetery include the surnames of the owners of the graves. An index of names on the above memorials and of grave owner

Each name is hyperlinked to the page of transcripts that contains the relevant information. This alphabetical index is searchable using the Adobe Reader search option. Two sets of indexes of registers with the kind permission of the Ballarat General Cemeteries Trust. A single alphabetical index of the burial registers of the Old and New Cemeteries, and the Cremations, from their inception to May 2005.

Searchable using the Search function in the Adobe Reader; and three separate indexes of the Old and New Cemeteries, and the Cremations, from their inception to 1989. These have more detail than the set described above. They are in alphabetical order of name and were formerly published on microfiche. Maps of the Old and New Cemeteries

A detailed background to the transcriptions of the memorials and surnames of grave owners in the Old Cemetery, and some history of the cemeteries and crematorium.

 

Boroondara cemetery, KewBoroondara Cemetery, Kew. Price: $44.00  Buy now

Transcripts of memorial inscriptions and index of names. This product is licensed for personal use by the purchaser on a computer(s) owned by the purchaser. A single copy may be made solely for backup or archival purposes. Family History and other "not for profit" societies may use this product on a network of up to 5 computers.

All other organisations need the express permission of the Genealogical Society of Victoria Inc. And an additional license fee for network access may be payable.

All rights reserved. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study, research, criticism, or review, as permitted under the Copyright Act, no part may be reproduced by any process without written permission. Enquiries should be made to The Genealogical Society of Victoria Inc.

System Requirements: PC or MAC. CD or CD/DVD drive. PC: use Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat, version 7 or later. PC with AutoPlay enabled will commence this index automatically, else first open the file Begin.pdf. MAC: commence by opening the file Begin.pdf using Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat, version 7 or later.

Lilydate CemeteryLilydale Lawn Cemetery, Memorials & Index of Names. Price $20.00 Buy now

This product is of the Lilydale Lawn cemetery at 120 Victoria Road, Lilydale Victoria. This CD contains pages of transcriptions of memorials and an index of all names each hyperlinked to the relevant page of transcriptions. Memorials transcribed cover the period 14 May 1864 to 1 May 1993. Originally published on microfiche.

This product is licensed for personal use by the purchaser on a computer(s) owned by the purchaser. A single copy may be made solely for backup or archival purposes.

Family history and other "not for profit" societies may use this product on a network of up to 5 computers. All other organisations need the express permission of The Genealogical Society of Victoria Inc. and an additional license fee for network access will be payable.

A computer with CD drive and Adobe Reader version 7 or later. PCs running Win 8 or Win 8.1 require Adobe reader XI or later. Other PDF readers may work but are not recommended.

Melbourne General CemeteryMelbourne General Cemetery. Price $60.00  Buy now

This CD contains an index and transcriptions of the monumental inscriptions at the Melbourne General Cemetery.

The background behind this CD starts with teams of members of the Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) and the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (AIGS) transcribed the monumental inscriptions in the Melbourne General Cemetery. The GSV then indexed all the names and published it on CD.

This index contains the date of death and the age of the deceased if on the inscription. Each name points to the full transcription. The index contains about 119,600 names indexed from 42,500 memorials which is in a searchable database which also contains burial plot identification (where known) and a map of the cemetery.

System Requirements: Windows 95 to Win 7, IBM Compatible 486 (Pentium recommended), 20MB free disk space (to run from CD) or 50MB free disk space (to run from hard drive), 16MB RAM (32MB RAM recommended)

HOSPITAL SERIES

Victorian Goldfields Hospitals Index

 Index to Victorian Goldfields Hospitals' admissions. Price $30.00 Buy now

The CD is an amalgamation of indexes to records of the following eight hospitals. They are all admission records, except that which we have called the Kyneton Hospital Family record:

Amherst Hospital 1869-1888

Ballarat Hospital 1856-1913

Castlemaine Hospital 1855-1920

Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum 1860-1922

Creswick Hospital 1863-1882

Creswick Hospital outpatients 1873-1877

Creswick Hospital 1883-1894

Dunolly Hospital 1860-1900

Kyneton Hospital Admissions Register 1862-1885

Kyneton Hospital Family Record 1869-1884

Maldon Hospital 1864-1905

Maryborough Hospital 1855-1907

The index comprises ten fields of information: surname; given name(s); admission date; age of patient; patient's place of birth; whether single, married or widowed; occupation; residence; and source. Various additional information is contained in the records.

Melbourne Hospital

Patients in the Melbourne Hospital 1855-1909 (USB) Price  $35 Buy now     "New"

This USB stick is an index fo 87,298 names in the Melbourne Hospital (now Royal Melbourne Hospital) surviving medical ward book which could be called "Case Histories". An estimated 2,000 medical ward books are extant but many more have disappeared. There are 824 medical ward book which have been indexed in this USB which include the books indexed in the earlier edition. These books are held at the Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV). Not all the extant books in the period to 1905 have been indexed yet. 

Every indexed name is hyperlinked to a set of details extracted from that's patient's medical records in the ward book. Details include patient's name, age, and admission date together with some of all of the following: the patients's biography; birth place; the ship on which the person travelled to Australia and it's arrival date; whether married, widowed or single; occupation; religion; residence and the result of treatment. Each set of details includes the full reference to the relevant Medical ward book's location at PROV. 

 Other items

Henderson Pioneer familiesHenderson's two books (DVD) Buy now $60.00

Early Pioneer families of Victoria and Riverina: a genealogical and biographical record, AND Henderson's Australian families: a genealogical and biographical record.

Early Pioneer families of Victoria and Riverina: a genealogical and biographical record families.

Click to see a list of the Family Names Mentioned in this publication

Format:DVD

Postage: Small Item

Author: Alexander Henderson

ISBN: 9780049672681

Year of publication: 2014

Ancestor - Quarterly Journal of the Genealogical Society of Victoria Inc

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