The AUS-VIC-GIPPSLAND Mailing list covers the shires of Baw Baw, Bass Coast, Cardinia, East Gippsland, La Trobe, South Gippsland and Wellington, .
At this stage only the Resources and Records for the Wellington and East Gippsland shires are given here, and South Gippsland is 'under construction'. If anyone wishes to 'adopt a shire' with an aim of putting information on this site, they should e-mail us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
As time permits, at least a basic structure of family history groups and historical societies will be listed for the other shires, so any up-to-date details are welcome.
When we write here about Resources and Records, it means both records that are here, and pointers to records that can be found elsewhere, via the internet and by snail mail and personal enquiry.
The pages attached to this site are:
Overview: Wellington and East Gippsland is a listing of types of records on other pages. It may provide useful ideas for those researching in other shires, and contains general notes on:
|Maps (preliminary)||Electoral Rolls||Mining Records|
|Visiting a Town||Family History Groups||Newspapers|
|Accommodation||Funeral Directors||Police Records|
|Cemeteries||Library Local Collections||Telephone Books|
|Churches||Maps||War Memorials/Honour Rolls|
|District Land Offices||Parish Maps|
The following pages provide details of the shires that were formed by amalgamation in
1994, along with the names of former Shires, Towns, Localities
and some Parishes. Some details are also given of Rate Books
and some published Histories.
Locations: Bass Coast Shire
Locations: Baw Baw Shire
Locations: Cardinia Shire
Locations: East Gippsland Shire
Locations: Latrobe City
Locations: South Gippsland Shire
Locations: Wellington Shire
The following pages are maps of the individual shires showing most of the towns. Please
note that in order to make them legible, they are reasonably high resolution, and as
such will take some 30-60 seconds to download, and if viewed in a browser are much larger
than the screen, and will require the user to scroll to see other parts of the map.
General map of Gippsland shires
Map: Bass Coast Shire
Map: Baw Baw Shire
Map: Cardinia Shire
Map: East Gippsland Shire
Map: Latrobe City
Map: South Gippsland Shire
Map: Wellington Shire
Each of the following pages is a listing, by town, of records, repositories
and useful information.
**We see these as the most important pages for Family Historians.**
Resources and Records: East Gippsland Shire
Resources and Records: South Gippsland Shire (under construction)
Resources and Records: Wellington Shire
How to Find Local Histories and Historical Society Newsletters
A bibliography of Publications listed on the sites for Wellington and East Gippsland.
A bibliography of Publications for La Trobe Shire.
Publications and Records announced on this List in the last six months
The Centre for Gippsland Studies, Monash University, Churchill
Gippsland Heritage Journal
Gippsland Time Line. to 1899.
War Memorials and Honour Rolls
Indexes to Gippsland local histories
Muster rolls of the Victorian Mounted Rifles C Company
Extracts from Police Reports on early Gipps' Land Goldfields. 1856-1871
Mechanics' Institutes and other Halls - general (for links to shires)
Brickies and Builders Labourers at the Yallourn Power Station
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