AVOCA RESEARCH RESOURCES HELD BY OTHER AGENCIES

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LDS microfilms available through Family History Centres

(Some of these materials are also held by the Avoca and District Historical Society Inc)

Resource LDS Film No

(All are FHL British Film numbers)

Cemetery Records Avoca 1858-1982 993892
Indexes to Anglican and Methodist baptisms in Avoca and district c. 1850-1905 1364181 Items 2-3
Stevens and Bartholomews Sandhurst,Castlemaine ... Directory 1867 918073 Item 2
Index to various documents pertaining to Avoca and district. (Appears to be an earlier version of the ADHS card system).  
Ab to Fa 1364178
Fab to McD 1364179
McD to Tho 1364180
Thob to Zar 1364181 Item 1
Shire Rate Books 1862-1925: 1862-63, 1865 (Missing volumes 1866-1874,1879-1883) 1494019
1885-1894 1494005
1894-1904 1494006
1904-1913 1494007
1913-1922 1494008
1922-1925 1494009

Some resources relating to Avoca held in the library of the Genealogical Society of Victoria

(Some of these resources are also held by the Avoca and District Historical Society Inc.)

1. Avoca cemetery register 1858-1900. GSV location: V 929.5945 AVOC AVO.

2. Avoca & district Histotical Society. GSV location: 994.5005 GEN. In: The Genealogist 4:6 (Jun 1984) p. 206.

3. Centenary of the foundation of the Chalmers Presbyterian Church, Avoca, Sep 1862-1962. GSV location: 994.58005 PYR. In: Pyrenees pioneers newsletter no. 153-4 (Oct-Nov 1997).

4. Consolidated index to Ballarat district cemeteries. GSV location: MICROFICHE A VIC CEM 1.

5. Index to funeral notices Avoca cemetery, extracted from The Sun News Pictorial, commencing 1981. GSV location: V 929.33945 AVOC IND.

6. Newspaper photographs of Avoca places and people. GSV location: 994.58005 PYR. In: Pyrenees pioneers no. 162 (Aug 1998).

7. Oath sheets [Lists those born in Avoca& district] GSV location: 994.57005 ARA. In: Ararat Genealogical Society (Jul 1994).

8. A peep into yesterday: "Hello! Avoca calling!" [1913] GSV location: 994.58005 PYR. In: Pyrences pioneers newsletter no.114 (Apr 1994).

9. Pension applications [Maryborough and Avoca] GSV location: 994.58005. PYR. In: Pyrenees pioneers no. 96 (Aug 1992).

10. Port Phillip / Victoria directories 1839-1867.

11. Pyrenees pioneers. No. 10 (1985) to date. GSV location: 994.58005 PYR.

12. Victoria Police oath sheets [lists those born in Avoca district] GSV location: 994.57005 ARA. In: Ararat Genealogical Society (Jul 1994).

13. Australia. 1967 Commonwealth of Australia, State of Victoria, Division of Wimmera. GSV location: 324.9945 AUS.

14. Avoca and District Historical Society. Members' interests directory. 1994. GSV location: 929.35 VIC AVO.

15. The Avoca mail. Souvenir issue 'Back loAvoca' 1974. No. 10202 (11 December 1974) GSV location: V994.58 AVOC AVO

16. Bride, Thomas Francis. Letters from Victorian pioneers: being a series of papers on the early occupation of the colony, the aborigines, etc. GSV location: 994.502 BRI.

17. Davidson, J. Grave reflections: v. 1 an alphabetical listing of burial sites in the central goldfields area of Victoria, with a selection of tombstones of interest. GSV location: 929.5945 DAV.

18. Korong Historical Society. Some schools of the Wedderburn district. GSV location: 372.9945 WEDD KOR.

19. Strangman, Denis. A list of over 3,000 names (incorporating over 6, 000 source references and citations) associated with Lamplough, near Avoca, in the Victorian goldfields 1859-1860. G8V location: 994.58 AVOC STR OUT FOR BINDING.

20. Victoria. Parish [Maps A-K]


State Library of Victoria

This is a selection of seven holdings related to Avoca in the State Library of Victoria. Go to -
http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/slv/catalogue/
and initiate a search, using the words Avoca Victoria. There will be at least 70 items located.


Title:
Diary,
Author / Creator:
Jong, Ah Sing.

Imprint / Date:
1866-1872.
Physical Description:
1 v. (78 p.) 91 p.
Subject:
Jong, Ah Sing --Diaries.
Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum (Melbourne, Vic.)
Dunolly District Hospital.
Chinese --Victoria.
Gold mines and mining --Victoria.
Hospitals --Victoria.
Medicine --Victoria.
Avoca (Vic.) --Social life and customs.
Cochrane (Vic.) --Social life and customs.
Dunolly (Vic.) --Social life and customs.
Notes:
Original ms.
Photocopy of original ms.
Contains English words and expressions but has no apparent
grammatical structure.
Available for reference.
Summary:
Includes recollections of life on the goldfields of Avoca, Cochrane
and Dunolly and his experiences in the Dunolly jail and hospital after
being wounded in a knife fight. Also contains plan of Chinese tents
and gardens at Avoca; a plan of the Dunolly Hospital; map of the
diggings near Cochrane; and a map of Dunolly amd Cochrane
townships.
Holdings Information:
Call #: MS BOX 1682/11 (ORIGINAL) In Location:MANUSCRIPT
COLLECTION-ASK AT LA TROBE DESK
Call #: MS BOX 1718/10 (COPY) In Location:MANUSCRIPT
COLLECTION-ASK AT LA TROBE DESK
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Title:
The Avoca fire 14 January 1985 P. Billing.

Author / Creator:
Billing, P.
Imprint / Date:
[Melbourne] : Dept. of Conservation, Forests and Lands, 1985.
Physical Description:
3, [6] leaves (1 folded) :
Contains:
ill., maps ;
Size:
30 cm.
Subject:
Forest fires --Victoria--Avoca--Prevention and control.
Other Authors:
Victoria. Fire Protection Branch.
Series:
Fire Protection Branch research report ; no. 23
Holdings Information:
Call #: SF 634.9618 F76 (23) In Location:MAIN
LIBRARY-STACK-FOLIO-CALL SLIP
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Title:
George and Mary Redpath : a family history compiled by A. Ivan J. &
Beverly J. Redpath.

Author / Creator:
Redpath, A. Ivan J. (Andrew Ivan Jack), 1929-
Imprint / Date:
Avoca, Vic. : A.I.J. & B.J. Redpath, 1985.
Physical Description:
92 p. :
Contains:
ill., coats of arms, facsims., geneal. tables, maps, plan, ports. ;
Size:
30 cm. +
Subject:
Redpath family.
Victoria --Genealogy.
Other Authors:
Redpath, Beverly J. (Beverly Joan), 1941-
Notes:
Includes index.
Cover title.
Limited ed. of 160 numbered copies.
Available from Mr A. I. J. Redpath, 17 York Avenue, Avoca, Vic. 3467.
Spiral binding.
Holdings Information:
Call #: SLTF 929.20994 R24G In Location:LA TROBE - STACK - CALL
SLIP
Call #: SLTF 929.20994 R24G In Location:LA TROBE - STACK - CALL
SLIP
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Title:
What, where, when, in Maryborough, Dunolly, Avoca.
Author / Creator:
Henfling ((J.W.)) Publications, Bendigo.

Imprint / Date:
[Bendigo, Victoria : [s.n.], 1967].
Physical Description:
[16]p. :
Contains:
maps, plans ;
Size:
22cm.
Subject:
Maryborough, Victoria --Description.
Dunolly, Victoria --Description.
Avoca, Victoria --Description.
Notes:
Cover title.
Holdings Information:
Call #: LTP 919.453 H38W In Location:LA TROBE
PAMPHLET-STACK-CALL SLIP
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Title:
Some reminiscences in the life of Samuel Sloan.
Author / Creator:
Sloan, Samuel, fl. 1828.

Imprint / Date:
[Rochester, New York : [s.n.], 1899].
Physical Description:
45p.
Subject:
Melbourne (Vic.) --History--Sources.
Ballarat (Vic.) --History.
Avoca, Victoria.
Notes:
Visited Victoria, Australia, on business from New York, 1853-1859.
Transferred to SLT.
Holdings Information:
Call #: *LT 920.9 SL 5 In Location:LA TROBE RARE BOOKS-CALL SLIP
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Title:
The Maryborough-Avoca-Ararat railway : a brief history by Keith W.
Turton and D.C. McLean.
Author / Creator:
Turton, Keith W.

Edition:
[rev. ed.].
Imprint / Date:
Melbourne : Australian Railway Historical Society, Victorian Division,
1972.
Physical Description:
16p. :
Contains:
ill., map ;
Size:
21cm.
Subject:
Maryborough-Avoca-Ararat Line, Victoria.
Railroads --Victoria--History.
Other Authors:
McLean, D.C., joint author.
Australian Railway Historical Society. Victorian Division.
Notes:
Transport. Railways. Victoria. Maryborough-Avoca-Ararat Line,
1875-1972 (ANB/PRECIS SIN 600166821)
Holdings Information:
Call #: LTP 385.09945 T86R (1972) In Location:LA TROBE
PAMPHLET-STACK-CALL SLIP
Call #: LTP 385.09945 T86R (1972) In Location:LA TROBE
PAMPHLET-STACK-CALL SLIP
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Title:
The Pyrenees Shire : Avoca Shire heritage study 1864-1994
consultants W. Jacobs, K. Twigg ; sub consultants Nigel
Lewis/Richard Aitken Pty Ltd.
Author / Creator:
Jacobs, Wendy.

Imprint / Date:
[Ballarat, Vic. : W. Jacobs and K. Twigg, 1995]
Physical Description:
3 v. :
Contains:
ill., maps, plans ;
Size:
30 cm.
Subject:
Historic buildings --Victoria--Pyrenees (Shire)--Conservation and
restoration.
Historic sites --Victoria--Pyrenees (Shire)--Conservation and
restoration.
Pyrenees (Vic. : Shire) --History.
Other Authors:
Twigg, Karen.
Nigel Lewis Richard Aitken Pty. Ltd.
Notes:
Cover title.
"February 1995"
Includes bibliography.
Holdings Information:
Call #: SLTF 363.69099454 P99J In Location:LA TROBE - STACK - CALL
SLIP
Call #: SLTF 363.69099454 P99J In Location:LA TROBE - STACK - CALL
SLIP
Call #: SLTF 363.69099454 P99J In Location:LA TROBE - STACK - CALL
SLIP
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