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WESTERN AUSTRALIA

 

Western Australia has a short but intriguing history, during this time we have seen early pioneers forge a new life in a untamed land, followed by settlers, convicts, pensioner guards and gold miners all looking for a new beginning.

Looking for Western Australian ancestors, whether it is to fill in a gap in your family tree or to start from the beginning, we can help. Cherie and Lorraine have a combined 53 years knowledge of the holdings in the State Records Office, Battye Library, National Archives and Western Australian Genealogical Society, Royal WA Historical Society, having conducted talks on "Beginning your Family History" (for WAGS) and "Family History in the State Records Office of WA" (on behalf of the SRO).

Research sources used include:-

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    Electoral Rolls
    Post Office Directories 1893-1947
    Passenger Lists into Albany and Fremantle
    Convict Records and Musters
    Newspapers
    Police Gazettes Western Australia 1876-1934
    Mining Leases
    Oral History Transcriptions
    Enrolled Pensioner Guards
    Photographs
    Diaries
    Private Archives - Battye Library
    Inquests
    Wills / Probate
    Divorce
    Birth, Death and Marriages Registers
    Land Titles and Transfer of Land
    Rate Books

OTHER STATES OF AUSTRALIA

Swan Genealogy has access to records from all Australian States, including Tasmanian birth, marriages and deaths. Queensland early shipping, New South Wales and Tasmanian convicts, Victorian birth, marriage and death indexes. Electoral Rolls for all States and Territories.

Police Gazettes New South Wales 1862 - 1900
Police Gazettes Queensland 1864 - 1900
Police Gazettes South Australia 1862 -1947

ENGLAND AND WALES

England and Wales Census 1841 - 1911
Passenger Lists to and from United Kingdom 1890 - 1960
London Baptism, Marriages and Burials 1538 -1812
London Marriages and Banns 1754 - 1921
London Deaths and Burials 1813 - 1900