Victorian Genealogy

Finding People and Places in Victoria, Australia.

 


Minority Records

 


These are records related to anyone from ethnic minorities except for indigenous Victorians. For these records see Indigenous Victorian Records.

For non-British people living in Australia or visiting Australia and who were not naturalized see Alien Records.

Also see Internee and Prisoner of War Records.

For non-British people who were naturalized see Naturalization Records.

 

DATABASE


FAMILY HISTORY CONNECTIONS - EARLY AMERICANS AND CANADIANS IN AUSTRALASIA

This database may be viewed online at the Family History Connections website. For members only.

https://www.familyhistoryconnections.org.au/index.php/resources

 

NEWSPAPERS

 

TROVE NEWSPAPERS - ETHNIC NEWSPAPERS

A large number of ethnic newspapers may be found on Trove Newspapers mostly catering for post World War 2 emigrants. Pre World War 2 ethnic newspapers include the following:

 

SCANDINAVIAN NEWSPAPER

Norden (Melbourne, Victoria: 1914-1918)

 

JEWISH NEWSPAPER

Jewish Herald (Victoria: 1879-1920)

 

CHINESE LANGUAGE NEWSPAPERS

  • Chinese Advertiser (Ballarat, Victoria: 1856)

  • English and Chinese Advertiser (Victoria: 1856 - 1858)

  • Guang yi hua bao = The Chinese Australian Herald (Sydney, New South Wales: 1894 - 1923)

  • Chinese Times (Melbourne, Victoria: 1902 - 1922)

  • Chinese Republic News (Sydney, New South Wales: 1914 - 1937
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    Trove Newspapers is located at:

    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/

     

    MAGAZINE


    FINDMYPAST - SCOTTISH AUSTRALASIAN MAGAZINE 1910-1918

    The magazine has articles on a wide range of topics relating to Scotland - articles on well known Scots in Australasia, Home news, missing friends, "personal paragraphs', obituaries, the clans, and much more.

    https://search.findmypast.com.au/search-world-Records/scottish-australasian-magazine

     

    HISTORICAL SOCIETIES AND ASSOCIATED MUSEUMS


    AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION OF CORNISH ASSOCIATIONS

    http://members.ozemail.com.au/~kevrenor/afca.html

     

    AUSTRALIAN INDIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

    http://australianindianhistory.com/

     

    AUSTRALIAN JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

    https://www.ajhs.com.au/

     

    AUSTRALIAN LEBANESE HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC.

    http://alhs.org.au/

     

    AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF POLISH JEWS AND THEIR DESCENDANTS

    https://www.polishjews.org.au/

     

    CHINESE AUSTRALIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY BALLARAT INC.

    http://www.chineseballarat.org.au

     

    CHINESE AUSTRALIAN FAMILY HISTORIANS OF VICTORIA INC.

    http://www.cafhov.com/

     

    CHINESE AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC. (SYDNEY)

    https://chineseaustralianhistory.org/

     

    CHINESE HERITAGE ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA INC. (SYDNEY)

    http://www.chineseheritage.org.au

     

    CHINESE HERITAGE INTEREST NETWORK

    The network is interested in the Chinese heritage of regional Victoria.

    http://chinese-heritage.tripod.com/


    CORNISH ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA INC.

    http://www.cornishvic.org.au/

     

    DESCENDANTS OF THE LACEMAKERS OF CALAIS

    https://www.lacemakersofcalais.com.au/

     

    GOLDEN DRAGON MUSEUM (BENDIGO)

    http://www.goldendragonmuseum.org

     

    GUM SAN CHINESE HERITAGE CENTRE (ARARAT)

    http://www.gumsan.com.au

     

    HELLENIC MUSEUM

    https://www.hellenic.org.au/

     

    THE HUGUENOT SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA

    https://huguenotsaustralia.org.au/

     

    ITALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

    https://www.coasit.com.au/italian-historical-society

     

    MUSEUM OF CHINESE AUSTRALIAN HISTORY (MELBOURNE)

    http://www.chinesemuseum.com.au

     

    POLISH MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES IN AUSTRALIA

    https://www.polishmuseumarchives.org.au/

     

    SCOTTISH AUSTRALIAN HERITAGE COUNCIL

    http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/

     

    WENDISH HERITAGE SOCIETY AUSTRALIA

    http://www.wendishheritage.org.au/

     

     

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