Family history at home

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Its a perfect time to begin researching your family history.

Some handy guides covering key aspects of family history research to help get started:

Getting_started_1.pdf

Finding_your_sources_2.pdf

The_Wealth_of_Resources_3.pdf

Busting_the_Brickwalls_4.pdf

Where_can_family_history_take_you_5.pdf

How_to_use_Ancestry_an_unofficial_guide.pdf

All Port Phillip Library members can now access Ancestry.com at home.

https://library.portphillip.vic.gov.au/eLibrary/History_eResources

Users will be required to login with their library card number and PIN/password.

You can join the Library online via the catalogue and get instant access to Ancestry and all Port Phillip Library Service e-Resources.

The State Library of Victoria (SLV)

The SLV has a comprehensive range of online resources to help begin your family history research and is for a short time offering library members access to Ancestry.com at home. 

Family history tools and online resources - SLV family history tools and resources

Become a member - Become an SLV Member

Other helpful websites for family history research 

Sands & Mc Dougall directories -  https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/sands-mcdougall-directories

Genealogy Society of Victoria - http://www.gsv.org.au/

Biggest Family Album - https://collections.museumvictoria.com.au/articles/2975

National Archives - https://www.naa.gov.au/

Public Record Office Victoria Online Collections - https://prov.vic.gov.au/explore-collection/online-collections

The British Newspaper Archive -https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/

Trove - https://trove.nla.gov.au/  Find and get Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more

 

 


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