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Genealogy databases

Ancestry Library Edition is an online database of genealogy resources from Ancestry.com.
The database is only available via the Library’s Online Resources webpage and can only be viewed in the library, from a public library PC.
Customers can access the database from any of the 5 Charles Sturt libraries.

Genealogy @ Hindmarsh Library

Genealogy PC
The Genealogy PC at Hindmarsh Library can be booked for up to 3 hours and can be used to access South Australian Births, Deaths & Marriages CD ROMs.

Genealogy resources
South Australian Births Deaths & Marriages 
South Australian Births, Deaths & Marriages on CDROM are available for viewing at the Hindmarsh Library on the Genealogy PC.

  • Births 1842 – 1928
  • Deaths 1842- 1972
  • Marriages 1842 – 1937

Hindmarsh Births, Deaths & Marriages 
Hindmarsh Births, Deaths & Marriages is available on Microfiche and can be viewed at the Hindmarsh Library.

  • Births 1872 – 1922
  • Deaths 1872 – 1967
  • Marriages 1872 – 1937

 

Search Hindmarsh Cemetery

Search the cemetery records of Hindmarsh Cemetery:

Cemeteries

Books

The Hindmarsh Library has an extensive range of Family History resources in book format in the Reference Collection.

Highlights include:

  • Biographical Indexes of South Australia. 1836 – 1885 (4 Volumes)
  • South Australians 1836 – 1885 (2 Volumes)
  • Hindmarsh Cemetery - Register of burials 1846 – 1995
  • Register of personal notices 1836 – 1870 (3 Volumes) by Reg Butler
    • Includes BDM & observer notices that appeared in The Register & Adelaide Observer
  • Australian Shipowners and their fleets (6 volumes) by Roland Parsons
  • James McCelland’s Convict – Pioneer and Immigrant Series (Vol 1, 2, & 4)
    • List of names of all convicts and free persons arriving in Australia from 1788 - 1810

Free Family History Computer classes

Free Family history computer classes are run throughout the year.
Courses held include:

  • Searching SA Births, Deaths & Marriages CDROMS
  • Searching Family & Local History internet resources

Contact the Library Call Centre on 8408 1333 or visit our online calendar for course details.

 

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