Victorian Genealogy

Finding People and Places in Victoria, Australia.

 


Genealogical Societies

 

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA

This society was founded in 1941 and it is located in Melbourne.
The society publishes a quarterly magazine called Ancestor. This is viewable on their website in the Members Area from March 2012 to the present.

www.gsv.org.au

The member societies of the Genealogical Society of Victoria are listed on the GSV website.

https://www.gsv.org.au/member-society-lists

VICFAMILIES

Database of members' research interests in Victoria.

https://www.gsv.org.au/resources/research-library-non-members

 

FAMILY HISTORY CONNECTIONS (AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF GENEALOGICAL STUDIES)

The institute was founded in 1973 and it is located in Blackburn, a suburb of Melbourne. This institute publishes a quarterly magazine called The Genealogist. This is viewable on their website in the Members Area from 2015 to the present.

www.familyhistoryconnections.org.au

The institute has branches at Bendigo and Warrnambool.

FHC SURNAME INTERESTS

Database of surnames that their members are researching.

https://familyhistory.asn.au/layout.php?mod=aigssurnames&s=1

 

DEAD PERSONS SOCIETY MELBOURNE

The website is no longer available but has been archived on Pandora. This version is dated 21 April 2013.

http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/12624/20130512-0001/home.vicnet.net.au/_dpsoc/welcome.htm

 

SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIAN GENEALOGISTS

This is the main genealogical society for New South Wales and it is located in Sydney and was founded in 1932. They hold many Victorian records.

https://www.sag.org.au/

 

THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS (MORMONS)

The Church has been microfilming genealogical records from around the world for many years. Their Family History Library is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. They are progressively digitizing and placing online their microfilm collection and this should be completed by 2020. Records with restricted access are only viewable at Family History Centres and FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries. Access to their website is free with registration.

https://www.familysearch.org/

Family History Centres and FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries Locator:

https://www.familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator

 

CHINESE AUSTRALIAN FAMILY HISTORIANS OF VICTORIA

This was founded in 2001 and is located in Melbourne.

http://www.cafhov.com/

 

REGIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES


BALLARAT & DISTRICT GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY INC.

http://www.ballaratgenealogy.org.au

 

BENALLA FAMILY RESEARCH GROUP INC.

http://www.benallafamilyresearchgroup.org


BENDIGO FAMILY HISTORY GROUP (BRANCH FHC)

http://www.bendigofamilyhistory.org

 

BENDIGO REGIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY INC.

https://brgsbendigo.weebly.com/

 

COLAC & DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.

http://www.colacfamilyhistory.org.au/

 

EAST GIPPSLAND FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.

http://www.egfhg.org.au/

 

ECHUCA - MOAMA FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.

http://www.vicnet.net.au/~emhist



GEELONG FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~gfamhist/index.htm

 

GISBORNE GENEALOGICAL GROUP INC.

http://ggg.org.au

 

KERANG & DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~kerangfh/ 


LAKES ENTRANCE FAMILY HISTORY RESOURCE CENTRE INC.

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~lefhrc/


MARYBOROUGH FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.

http://sites.rootsweb.com/~ausmfhg2/


MELTON FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.

https://meltonfamilyhistory.org/


MID-GIPPSLAND FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~mgfhs


MILDURA AND DISTRICT GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY INC.

http://milduragenealogy.com.au/

 

MORNINGTON PENINSULA FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY INC.

http://www.mpfhs.org/

 

NARRE WARREN & DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.

http://www.nwfhg.org.au/

 

NATHALIA GENEALOGY GROUP

http://www.nathaliagenealogy.org.au/

 

OUYEN DISTRICT HISTORY AND GENEALOGY CENTRE INC.

http://ouyen.vic.au/history

 

PHILLIP ISLAND DISTRICT GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY INC.

http://www.piadgs.org.au/

 

SHEPPARTON FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~shepfh/

 

SOUTH GIPPSLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY INC.

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~sggs

 

SOUTHERN PENINSULA FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY INC.

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~spfhs

 

SUNBURY FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY INC.

http://www.sunburyfhs.org.au/

 

SWAN HILL GENEALOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC .

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~shghs/



TOORA & DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.

http://toora.org/


WANGARATTA FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY INC.

http://www.wfhs.org.au/

 

WARRNAMBOOL FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC. (FHC BRANCH)

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~aigswbl/

 

WERRIBEE FAMILY HISTORY GROUP

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~wfhg/

 

WEST GIPPSLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY INC.

http://www.westgippslandgenealogy.com/

 

WIMMERA ASSOCIATION FOR GENEALOGY INC.

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~wafg

 

WODONGA FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY INC.

http://www.wodongafamilyhistory.org

 

WONTHAGGI GENEALOGY INC.

http://wonthaggigenealogy.org.au 


YARRAWONGA FAMILY HISTORY GROUP INC.

https://yarrawongafhg.com/

 


GENEALOGICAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

AUSTRALASIAN ASSOCIATION OF GENEALOGISTS AND RECORD AGENTS INC. (AAGRA)

https://www.aagra.asn.au


List of Member Genealogists:

http://www.aagra.asn.au/genealogists/


List of Member Record Agents:

http://www.aagra.asn.au/record-agents/

 

AUSTRALASIAN FEDERATION OF FAMILY HISTORY ORGANIZATIONS INC. (AFFHO)

This is an umbrella organization for family history societies in Australasia.

http://affho.org/

List of Members:

http://affho.org/about/membership/members/

 

VICTORIAN ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY HISTORY ORGANISATIONS (VAFHO)

This is an umbrella organization for family history societies in Victoria.

http://www.vafho.org.au/

List of members:

http://www.vafho.org.au/members/

 

THE GOULBURN AND MURRAY ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL AND FAMILY HISTORY GROUPS

This association includes family history groups and historical societies in the north east & Goulburn Valley areas of Victoria and the Riverina areas of New South Wales.

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~gmags/

 

UNLOCK THE PAST

Unlock the Past is about promoting history, genealogy and heritage in Australia and beyond. It is a collaborative venture involving a team of expert speakers, writers, organisations and commercial partners throughout Australia, New Zealand and overseas.

http://www.unlockthepast.com.au/

 

 

 

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