Funeral directors or undertakers are given on Victorian death certificates. In the early days the person who dug the grave may be listed; this could be a relative or a friend of the family. See Death Registration Records under Death Records.
Funeral directors or undertakers are also given on death notices in newspapers. See Newspapers, Magazines and Journals.
Also see Business Records.
STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA - FUNERAL DIRECTOR / UNDERTAKER RECORDS
Some are on microfilm and some are held in the Manuscripts Collection.
|John Sleight||Melbourne, St Kilda, Windsor, Richmond, Brighton and Elsternwick||Daybooks||1847-1880|
|R. Lewis Funeral Parlour||Fitzroy||Account Book||1851-1856, 1859-1888|
|Apps Funeral Parlour||St. Kilda||Registers and Index||1864-1903|
|Raybould Funeral Parlour||Prahran||1888-1900|
|John Allison||Richmond||Registers and Index||1882-1900|
|H. King & Sons||Richmond||1885-1902|
|H. King & Sons||Footscray||1888-1912|
|Nelson Bros Undertakers||Williamstown||1895-1904|
|Pasco and Co||Creswick||Funeral Registers||1885-1909|
|George James||Colac||Record Book||1895-1913|
FAMILY HISTORY CONNECTIONS - MELBOURNE FUNERAL DIRECTOR RECORDS 1839-1975
Family History Connections was previously the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies. These records are on CD. It was formerly known as the Lancaster Index. It holds records for the following funeral directors: Samuel Cook and John Sleight, A. A. Sleight, B. Sleight, T. H. Allison, Drayton and Garson, W. D. Rose.
FAMILYSEARCH - W.G.RAVEN, FITZROY UNDERTAKER RECORDS 1857-1921
Includes indexes for registers beginning in 1882. Original records in possession of the Bathurst Funerals, Elsternwick.
FAMILYSEARCH - PADBURY FUNERALS UNDERTAKER RECORDS 1872-1880, 1884-1903, 1977-1983
Padbury Funerals has locations at Doncaster and Ringwood. Original records in possession of Tobin Brothers, North Melbourne who acquired Padbury Funerals in the 1970s.
FAMILYSEARCH - KORUMBURRA UNDERTAKER RECORDS 1976-1978
Original records in possession of Mr. A. O. Holland, Korumburra.
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