Microfiche Records

Microfiche readers and the following microfiche records are available at the Glen Waverley Library plus a small collection at the Monash Federation Centre. Ask at the Information Desk for access.

Victorian Records

Birth Records

Please note the Pioneers, Federation, Edwardian, and Great War indexes offer combined birth, death and marriage records for each time period.

Search for more recent records online at Births Deaths Marriages Victoria.

  • Pioneers Index 1837-1888
  • Federation Index 1889-1901
  • Edwardian Index 1902-1913
  • The Great War Index 1914-1920
  • Births Indexes 1853-1913
  • Births Indexes 1888-1913
  • Melbourne Argus Indexes to Birth Notices 1914-1920.

Marriage Records

  • 1888-1930
  • 1854-1930.

Death Records

  • Deaths 1889-1980
  • Deaths 1854-1980.

Shipping Records

  • Assisted immigrants from the UK: 1839-1871. Also searchable on the Public Record Office Victoria site
  • Argus passenger index: 1846-1865
  • Immigration to Victoria from foreign ports: 1852-1869
  • Hughes passengers from overseas to Port Phillip district pre-1852
  • Coastal passengers to Port Phillip: 1839-1845
  • Index to Unassisted Inward Passenger Lists for British, Foreign and New Zealand Ports: 1852-1923.

Cemetery Records

  • Ballarat New Cemetery headstones
  • Ballarat New Cemetery register
  • Bendigo 1858-1992
  • Boroondara Cemetery inscriptions Kew
  • Brighton Cemetery headstones
  • Cheltenham, Coburg, Geelong
  • Fawkner & Coburg cemeteries (see Digger Index Search)
  • Gisborne, Kerang, Macedon
  • Lilydale Cemetery headstones 1864-1993
  • Old Melbourne Cemetery
  • Riddles Creek, Sunbury.

Electoral Rolls

  • 1856-1857
  • 1899 (Federal referendum)
  • 1908 & 1912
  • 1901-1936 (searchable on Ancestry).

Probate Indexes

The Probate indexes are lists of all people who have applied to the Probate Offices in relation to wills and estates. They are arranged alphabetically within time sequences.

  • 1841-1992

Directories

These directories contain alphabetical lists of all the main householders' names and addresses. Trades and professions are often listed geographically (i.e. by township, suburb and street).

Wises Post Office Directory

  • 1884-1885, 1886-1889, 1891-1892, 1893-1894,1895-1896, 1897-1898, 1899-1900

Melbourne Directories

Baillieres Victorian Directory

  • 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871-1872, 1875, 1880-1881

Baillieres Victorian Gazetteers

City of Waverley Records

These sets of microfiche are held at the Monash Federation Centre.

  • Minutes of the City of Waverley
  • Introduction and Protest Book Cover fiche 01
  • Index 28 January 1884 - 2 April 1885 Index fiche 02
  • 30 April 1885 to 16 June 1964 Fiches 1-120
  • 23 June 1964 to 4 July 1972 Fiches 121-241

Other Victorian Records

  • Argus index: 1846-1851, 1855-1859, 1910-1949
  • Argus Births, Deaths, Marriages and Vessel index 1846-1860
  • Port Phillip Herald Passenger Index: 1840-1846
  • Port Phillip Government Gazette: 1843-1851
  • Index to Victorian Children's Register: 1850-1893
  • State Library of Victoria biographical index
  • Victorian Police Gazette: 1853-1870
  • Victorian Railway Employees of the 19th century
  • Victorian Railway Weekly Notices: 1894-1895
  • South Bourke and Mornington Journal
  • See also: Digger Index Search

New South Wales Records

  • Births, Deaths and Marriages: pre-1856 - 1899
  • Pioneers index: 1788-1888
  • Federation series: 1889-1918
  • Between the Wars: 1919-1945
  • Female Factory, Parramatta: 1826-1848
  • Index of Convict indents
  • Register of convicts recommended for conditional pardons: 1826-1856
  • Convict Death Register: 1828-1879
  • Abstracts of all licences granted to free persons: 1813-1827
  • Immigration: members of family Colonisation Loan Society: 1854-1857
  • Immigration: wives and families of convicts on bounty ships: 1849-1855
  • Register of Conditional Pardons: 1791-1825
  • Guides to convict records in the state archives office of NSW
  • See also: Digger Index Search

Northern Territory records

Queensland records

South Australian records

  • Births 1878 - 1922
  • Deaths 1842 -1895, 1916 - 1970
  • Marriages 1842 -1906, 1917- 1937
  • See also: Digger Index Search

Tasmanian records

  • Pioneers Index: 1803-1899
  • Births Index: 1900-1905
  • Marriage Index: 1900-1919
  • Deaths Index: 1915-1919
  • Index of assisted immigrants into Tasmania: 1841-1889
  • Unassisted immigrants and coastal passengers to Hobart: 1829 -1965
  • Tasmania: 1803-1820 People and their families.
  • See also: Digger Index Search

Western Australian records

  • Western Australian Pioneers Index 1841-1905
  • Guide to shipping and free passenger records
  • Battye Library, WA indexes (includes Biographical index, General index and Reviews index)

International records

  • New Zealand: Births 1840-1920; Deaths 1848-1920; Marriages 1840-1920.
  • International Genealogical Index: Compiled by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, this index lists christenings and marriages in the UK and Ireland from 1500 to 1875 (approximately). It is arranged by county, alphabetical order of surnames, then time sequence, and is based on Parish registers. It is not a complete record.

Other records

  • Bibliography of convict transports
  • Central European maps
  • Convicts and Exiles Transported from Ireland
  • First Fleet families
  • Norfolk Island 1788-1813: People and their families
  • Parliamentary return of landholders index: 1885
  • Researching your family tree, here and over there
  • Surnames of the United Kingdom
  • General index
  • Wrecks index
  • Reviews index.












 

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Last updated: 09 July 2018