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State of VictoriStimelinesa Timelines for genealogists. Price $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.

 

CEMETERY SERIES

Footscray Cemetery. Price $22.50  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.

 

 

Ballarat cemeteriesBallarat Cemeteries & Crematorium. Price $24.50  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: $22.00  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.

 

 

 

HOSPITAL SERIES

 

 

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 $30.00

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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Date last updated: 28 June 2021 @ 10:42