Ancestry Library Edition is an online database of genealogy resources from ancestry.com.
As a member of any Charles Sturt library, you can access the Ancestry Library Edition in the library from a public library PC.
South Australian Births Deaths & Marriages
The following indexes are available for searching in our libraries:
- Births 1842 – 1928
- Deaths 1842- 1972
- Marriages 1842 – 1937
Australian Pioneer Indexes
There are various State Pioneer Indexes available to view that show Birth, Death and Marriage information from other States. The following indexes are available:
- NSW Between the Wars 1919-1945
- NSW Pioneers Index, 1788-1888
- NSW Federation Index 1889-1918
- VIC Pioneers Index, 1837-1888
- TAS Pioneers Index, 1803-1899
- WA Pioneers Index, 1841-1905
These databases are available for viewing from our Public Library PCs from any of our 5 libraries and are accessed via our virtual PC, so only one session is available at any given time across the network.
Note: Staff at the libraries can access notes on, how to log onto the virtual PC to access these resources. The State Library of South Australia also has these resources available.
- Hindmarsh Cemeteries
- Centennial Park Cemetery
- West Terrace, Enfield, Smithfield and Cheltenham Burial Register
The Hindmarsh Library has an extensive range of Family History resources in book format in the Reference Collection.
- 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
- James McClelland’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 during May for History Month.
Courses held include:
- Searching SA Births, Deaths & Marriages CDROMS
- Searching Family & Local History internet resources
- Searching WW1 records on the Internet
- Searching Ancestry.com
- Searching Australian Pioneer Indexes