The Stawell Biarri Group for Genealogy has compiled this list to assist Stawell Family History researchers. The list includes local, regional, State (Victorian) and Australian (including other States) links that should prove useful to genealogists having an interest in Stawell and wanting to extend their research.
Each link will open in a new window in your browser, leaving this page open in it's own window. You can return to the "Biarri" web site simply by closing each new window that you have opened. So, why not take time to explore each of our "Hot Links".
Stawell & District Genealogy
Stawell & District Funeral Directors
Site giving a history of the business and listing useful links.
Australia Post's Stawell Gift Site
Large site with this link providing details of Australia's most famous professional footrace, including placegetters of all events since inception in 1878.
Stawell Historical Society Inc.
The Society has an extensive data-base (card index being transcribed to computer) of Stawell and district families, a complete collection of local newspapers and an excellent photographic library and museum.
More about Stawell
Map of Stawell
Map with searchable street names.
Northern Grampians Shire Council
Municipal site with a calendar of local events.
Stawell Times News
Local newspaper site giving current news and searchable directories.
Western Victorian Genealogy
Ballarat & District Genealogical Society Inc
Extensive site for Ballarat & District with this page listing details for Western Victorian Historical Societies and Genealogical Groups. The home page provides extensive links for Ballarat & District interests.
Horsham Historical Society
Site providing details of Horsham and offering a research service.
Wimmera Association for Genealogy
Site giving details of the region, offering a research service and providing some useful links.
Wimmera Regional Library Corporation
Site includes a searchable catalogue. (Our research headquarters is located in the Stawell Branch.)
Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies
The Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies was founded in 1973 to promote and encourage the study of Genealogy, Heraldry, Family History and allied subjects throughout Australia and to assist members in their research.
Macbeth Genealogical Services
Genealogy Supplies including BDM Indexes, Macbeth Publications, DiggerTM Publications, Microform supplies, Fiche covers and Readers; also genealogy research service covering divorce, immigration, inquests and probate.
Melbourne Dead Persons Society
Comprehensive site with searchable databases and many useful links.
Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages: Historical Research
Search Historical database and order Birth Death & Marriage Certificates on-line.
Public Record Office Victoria: On-line Databases:
Gives access to shipping (Passengers arriving in Victoria on ships which embarked from foreign ports 1852 - 1879 and passengers arriving in Victoria on ships which embarked from British ports 1852-1859) and many other records.
State Library of Victoria.
A good place to start is this page, which gives information related to the genealogy collection housed in the State Library of Victoria and advice on how to access all collections.
The Genealogical Society of Victoria
Comprehensive site providing advice and access to the catalogue of Victoria's largest genealogy library.
Archives of Australia Network
The Archives of Australia network is a collaboration between the National Archives of Australia, the State and Territory archives, and a number of other Australian archive organisations. This site is a starting point for exploring many Australian archive-related sites and resources.
Australian Family History and Historical Societies
Comprehensive listing prepared by Cape Banks Family History Society Inc. Look for link to "family history societies" and click to discover an Australia-wide listing.
Australian Libraries Gateway
Powerful search facilities to "Find a Library" and "Pathways to Information".
Australian War Memorial
Comprehensive military history site containing databases relating to Boer War, WW1, WW2 and much, much more.
Convicts to Australia
Most family historians in Australia regard a convict in their ancestry as enormously desirable. "Convicts to Australia" is intended to guide, inform and entertain those just starting the hunt as well as the more experienced researcher.
Gould Genealogy and History
Family & Local History Specialist Bookstore. Contains comprehensive catalogue of Books, Stationery, Maps, Video, Microfiche and Computer Software
Convicts Transported to Australia: Lists
Comprehensive links to sites giving details of many Transportation Records.
Joy Murrin Family History Services
Accredited NSW Certificate Transcription Agent and Certificate Agent for England/Wales, Scotland, Ireland and New Zealand.
Marilyn Rowan, accredited NSW Certificate Transcription Agent and Certificate Agent for England & Wales, India, Ireland, New Zealand and Scotland.
National Archives of Australia
The National Archives is the archives of the Commonwealth government. The records date mostly from Federation in 1901 and do not include records of convicts, of colonial migration, or of 19th century Australian history such as the gold rushes, exploration or colonial administration.
New South Wales Family Search
The New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages records all births, deaths and marriages occurring in New South Wales. On-line search of index of Births [1788-1905] Deaths [1788-1945] Marriages [1788-1945]
South Australian Family History & Genealogy
Comprehensive Links page for researching ancestry in South Australia. (Stawell Biarri Group for Genealogy has all indexes of Births, deaths and marriages published on CD ROM.)
Comprehensive site detailing Tasmanian resources, with a few searchable databases of interest to genealogists.
Australian Towns Index
Australian Tourism Net's Town Index with detailed information relating to most Australian Towns, Cities and regions..
Wilmap Pty Ltd
Wilkins Tourist Maps. Allows street name search and much,much more. Also has maps in GIF format for most Australian Towns, Cities and areas.
White Pages Telephone Directories
All Australian listed telephone numbers, searchable by surname, State, Postcode, etc.
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