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Take a look at the top 10 family history websites we have compiled to help get your research started.
The State Library has created a 'Genealogy Chart' and a 'Drop Line Chart' to assist customers in researching family history:
Genealogy chart (pdf 364KB)
Drop line chart (pdf 71KB)
The National Library of Australia's Trove provides family history researchers with access to Australian online resources including historic newspapers, archives, images and more.
Funeral notices from The Advertiser newspaper, compiled by Gerald A. Savill and corrected by volunteers at the State Library.
Family History SA provides free information for family history and genealogy research on South Australians and their ancestors at home and abroad.
Family Search is a nonprofit family history organisation dedicated to connecting families across generations.
The South Australian Integrated Land Information System (SAILIS) provides up to date information about land and property in South Australia, including historical land titles.
The National Archives of Australia can best be described as the memory of our nation – collecting and preserving Australian Government records that reflect our history and identity.
Genealogy SA is the leading resource for South Australian family history information.
Passengers in History provides a way to explore the history of the many people who have come before us to South Australia, and Australia.
Post Office directories and almanacs are a valuable source of information for family historians.
When you visit the State Library you can view online official Births, Deaths and Marriages records.
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Image: South Australian Premier, Steele Hall with his children, April 1968, photographed by Vic Grimmett