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Name
State
Category
Description
WA RootsWeb Message Board
WA
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to Western Australian genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

Saltbush Shepherds
WA
books (incl family produced)
the History of the Broad Family in Western Australia 1852-1988; ISBN 0646100718

Handbook of Western Australian Aboriginal languages
WA
indigenous peoples
an annotated bibliography and guide to the indigenous languages of part of Western Australia

Honour Avenue Plaques
WA
memorials
index to plaques in Kings Park; Perth with transcripts & photos compiled by The Gardens Family History

The Western Australian Racing Calendar
WA
sports
from 1890 to date contains details of race meetings; items of interest to the racing industry and lists of bookmakers; bookmakers' clerks; jockeys; apprentices (hard copy only)

Morawa District Historical Society
WA
historical societies & groups
provides a variety of articles on historical rural interests and indexes to local cemeteries at Morawa and Pintharuka

Ghost Towns and Wayside Inns
WA
ghost towns
alphabetical list of ghost towns and wayside inns of Western Australia by the Morawa District Historical Society

Victoria District Pastoral Leases
WA
sheep; wool & pastoralists
an index of pastoral leases from 1850 in this are of Western Australia

Western Pioneers: the battle well fought
WA
pioneers
the reminiscences of a pioneer settler; early descriptions of Perth; Geraldton; natives; the south west; people and businesses by Jesse E Hammond; index available on-line; ISBN: 0 85905 181 1

Convict Ships to Australia
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1850 to 1868 sent to Swan River Colony (WA); a Perth DPS project

Passenger Ships arriving in Australasian Ports
WA
shipping & passenger lists
passenger ships 1829 to 1889 arriving in Western Australian ports; a Perth DPS project

Midwest Cemeteries
WA
cemeteries
an index to burials covering Carnamah; Dongara & Pt Denison; Utakarra; Geraldton; Meekatharra; Northampton; Greenough; Murchison; Mt Magnet; Nannine; Old Morawa and Sandstone

Midwest Death Register
WA
deaths
a record of Midwest Burial; Cremations and Memorials from 1890 to 1994

Mandurah Family History Society
WA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
can help you learn to use many of the online sites and gain access to their reference library and research centre based in Mandurah

Thomas and Bishop Family
WA
family histories (individuals)
of Western Australia - a history

Western Australia Genealogical Society
WA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
the most important society in the west of Australia; formed in 1979 has over 2;600 members with various events

Northam Cemetery
WA
cemeteries
online index with some photos

our page in History is an online portal to share and preserve your stories
WA
famous Australians & biographies
this is a database of a collection of stories about the people of Western Australia; the site is no longer active but available via Pandora

Western Australia and Federation
WA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
tells the story of Western Australia’s entry into Federation

Secession 1929 to 1939
WA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the story of Western Australia’s attempt to secede from the Commonwealth

State Library of WA
WA
archives
guides relevant to family history researchers in Western Australia

Military History of WA
WA
military & war
available resources available through the State Library

WA Newspapers
WA
newspaper indexes & extracts
nearly 900 titles are held by the State Library ranging from 1830 to modern published titles

The Police Gazette of Western Australia
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
from 1876 to 1900 are searchable online through the WA State Library

The WA Post Office Directories
WA
post & telephone
Wise’s Post Office Directories 1893 to 1949 available as downloadable pdfs

Heritage Council
WA
buildings & architecture
hosts a searchable database of heritage places in the state

The Handbook of Western Australia 1880
WA
books (incl family produced)
the entire book can be downloaded

Australian war badges of World War 1 and World War 2
WA
books (incl family produced)
ISBN 9781875950805; this book was published for the Army Museum of WA

Army Museum of Western Australia
WA
military & war
this collection houses material pre-federation through to present day; provides regular newsletters; public lectures & concerts

BDM WA
WA
births
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Births 1841 to 1932

BDM WA
WA
deaths
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Deaths 1841 to 1971

BDM WA
WA
marriages
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Marriages 1841 to 1936

The Brady family of Western Australia
WA
family histories (individuals)
access to details of known ancestors; relations and extended families working out from the BRADY line

Carnamah Historical Society
WA
historical societies & groups
provides a variety of information (newspaper transcripts; roll of honour; cemetery transcripts; homestead history) on residents in the Carnamah; Winchester; Coorow-Waddy and Three Springs areas of Western Australia

Historical Encyclopedia of WA
WA
books (incl family produced)
a comprehensive; authoritative and lively document covering all periods and aspects of Western Australian history; the index alone is 110 pages available as a pdf download

Past Adoption Information & Services
WA
births; adoptions & orphans
adoptions have been possible in Western Australia since 1896

Schools Online
WA
schools & teaching
provides a database of all public schools in WA

Fremantle Prison
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
was built by convicts in 1850s; a fascinating site to read; contains a database of WA’s convicts

Greenough Pioneer Museum
WA
museums
explore the rich history of Greenough Flats

Harvey History Online
WA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
details oral history as well as documentary records of historical interest to Harvey area of WA

Antique Maps
WA
maps & place names
a lovely antique map of Western Australia

Albany Historical Society
WA
historical societies & groups
is the proud custodian of preserved treasures from early days when Albany was first settled by Europeans in 1826

Irwin District Historical Society
WA
historical societies & groups
located near Dongara is dedicated to preserving the history of the Irwin District through their research office and museum located at the Old Police Station and Russ Cottage

Shire of Katanning Cemetery Register
WA
cemeteries
burial listing as a downloadable pdf of the Katanning region

Swan River Colony 1831
WA
pioneers
a account of the Swan River settlement of the 10 March 1831

Metropolitan Cemeteries Board
WA
cemeteries
online search facility for the cemeteries in the Perth area

Busselton Family History Society
WA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
provides indexes of births; death and memorials in this area of Western Australia

Prospectors & Miners Hall of Fame
WA
gold fields & mining
a database of mining pioneers - undergoing some changes at present

Mining
WA
gold fields & mining
a history of mining at Mount Magnet

Pastoralists
WA
sheep; wool & pastoralists
a history of graziers and pastoralists 1854 to 1891 at Mount Magnet

Drawn to Mt Magnet - History Book
WA
books (incl family produced)
a comprehensive book about the town; the district and its people

Fremantle Welcome Wall
WA
welcome & immigration walls
an outdoor gallery; honouring the large number of people who arrived in Western Australia through Fremantle Port

Albany Welcome Wall
WA
welcome & immigration walls
situated in the Amity Heritage Precinct - a tribute to the contribution that migrants who stepped ashore in Albany have made to Western Australia

Northbridge History Project
WA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
oral histories; photographs; documents; film and other sources were gathered and are stored electronically; these electronic sources are available to the public via the Electronic Archive

Our Page in History
WA
archives
aims to engage more community members to get involved with preserving WA’s history by maintaining this interactive web-site

Outback Family History
WA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
dedicated to the small towns in the Goldfields & Murchison areas includes cemeteries; photos and other mining & land lease records

Palmerston arrived in 1861
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a list of the convicts who arrived in WA in 1861

WA Police Historical Society
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
historical stories from a service that commenced in 1829; includes a grave register

The Roebourne Bank Murders
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
documents the events of 1885 and subsequent investigations which are shrouded in controversy; scandal and mystery - the case remains officially unsolved

The Write Way
WA
journals; manuscripts & diaries
bulletins from Busselton feature diaries from several prominent early WA settlers in the 1830s

Colonial Secretary's Office Records
WA
archives
various records on the Swan River Colony from 1828

Divorce Records
WA
divorces
a downloadable pdf guide of information from the State Records Office on divorces in Western Australia

Electoral Rolls
WA
electoral rolls & voting
a downloadable pdf of information from the State Records Office on the electoral rolls in Western Australia

House Plans
WA
buildings & architecture
information on house plans 1917 to 1951 in Stirling City Council (downloadable pdf)

Maps & Plans
WA
maps & place names
a downloadable pdf of information from the State Records Office on maps and plans in Western Australia

Memorials
WA
memorials
a downloadable pdf of information from the State Records Office on memorias in Western Australia

Grants of Probate 1832-1993
WA
wills & probate
a downloadable pdf of information from the State Records Office on grants of probate (wills) in Western Australia

Perth War Cemetery
WA
cemeteries
transcripts & photos of headstones compiled by The Gardens Family History

Dutch War Cemetery Perth
WA
cemeteries
transcripts & photos of headstones compiled by The Gardens Family History

Woodman Point Quarantine Station
WA
medical; hospitals & homes
opened in the 1880s has photos of graves and the station

Reverse Marriage Index
WA
marriages
this database contains Western Australian marriage indexes - currently for 44 years from 1906 to 1949 - transcribed from microfiche by members of Perth DPS

Friends of Woodman Point
WA
medical; hospitals & homes
aims to manage the usage of the Isolation Hospital at Woodman Point which many new immigrants to WA passed through - contains images; stories etc

The York Society
WA
historical societies & groups
established in 1968 facilitates historical preservation of the region of York

Western Australia 1920
WA
books (incl family produced)
its early vicissitudes; romantic awakening; development and progress; 1920; contains lots of photos and maps; entire book can be downloaded

History of Western Australia
WA
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of WA

Historian @ Work
WA
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
Jen Griffiths; historian; heritage consultant and educator

Avon Valley Collection
WA
family history/genealogy groups & societies
is the life time’s work of Jan James and contains the transcripts of vital records in the Avon Valley area - site seems to have expired as at Oct 2012

Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australia
WA
famous Australians & biographies
seven volumes covering 1829-1914 covers both Aboriginal and European peoples; it is not available on-line check your local library

Total number of records: 990 | Matching records: 78

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