This holds all the Victorian birth, death and marriage certificates since the beginning of civil registration in 1853. It includes marine birth, death and marriage certificates from 1853; these are for events taking place on board ships bound for port in Victoria. It also has church and synagogue records (baptisms/ birth registers, marriages and burials) for the period 1836 to 1853. It also records adoption in Victoria, registers all domestic and caring relationships in Victoria as well as name changes for those born or living in Victoria.
This holds some church and synagogue records (baptisms/ birth registers, marriages and burials) for Victoria; these are dated before 1851 when Victoria was the Port Phillip District of New South Wales.