Online Family History Resources

Early settlers

Family History Microfiche and Digger C-Roms

Information that was previously available on the Digger CD-ROMs is now only available online.

Glen Waverley Library Family History Microfiche resources are no longer available. Some microfiche is available at the Monash Federation Centre. Contact History Monash for more information.

Many records are available from either our family history databases such as Ancestry, Find my Past or My Heritage or on publicly available websites. 

Online Family History Resources


Northern Territory


South Australia

Family Research

Genealogy South Australia

  • Births 1842-1906 1907-1928:  Available on Find My Past:
  • Deaths 1842-1915, 1916-1972: Available on Find My Past:
  • Marriage Registrations 1842 -1916:  Available on Find My Past:
  • Marriage Registrations 1917 – 1937: Available on Find My Past:


Tasmanian Names Index:


Convict Records (Archives Office of Tasmania, 2000)



Victorian Birth Deaths and Marriages (BDM) :

The Digger  indexes below are all covered on the Victorian BDM website:

  • Pioneers Index 1836-1888
  • Federation Index 1889-1901
  • Edwardian Index 1902-1913
  • Great War Index 1914-1920
  • Deaths Index 1921-1985

Inquest Index 1840 -1985:  Public Records Office of Victoria (PROV)

Victorian Deaths 1836-1985 :   Available on MyHeritage, Available on FindMyPast.


Melbourne Sands & Kenny Directories 1857 – 1861

Not yet online but State Library of Victoria and University of Melbourne are currently digitising Sands & McDougall. These Sands & Kenny directories are also available on microfiche at the Monash Federation Centre.

Marriage Index 1921 – 1942: Available from Justice Victoria

Victorian Marriages 1837-1942: Available on MyHeritage.  Available on Find My Past (from 1836-1942)

Marine births, deaths, marriages 1853 -1920. Available on Victorian Births, Deaths and Marriages website.

Immigration 1852 - 1879

Assisted Passenger Lists from 1839 to 1871 and Unassisted from 1852 to 1923 : Available from Public Records Office of Victoria


Fawkner & Coburg cemeteries

This database covers both the above plus another 16 cemeteries connected to the Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust .






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Last updated: 01 April 2020