Sunday, 23 September 2012

Free Genealogy Websites

Be Surprised!
Search for your Mt Evelyn ancestors at a library.

Both and Find My Past are freely available via library computers at many libraries   You just need your free library card number and PIN. 
You have to access them through the library website, once on one of the computers.
(Going direct to the sites doesn’t work)

Eastern Regional Libraries are
Belgrave Library
Monbulk Community Reading Room
Boronia Library
Montrose Library
Croydon Library
Mooroolbark Library
Ferntree Gully Library
Ringwood Library
Healesville Library
Rowville Library
Knox Library
The Station House - Mt Evelyn Library
Lilydale Library
Yarra Glen Memorial Hall Community Reading Room

Yarra Junction Library

Casey-Cardinia Library Corporation libraries are listed below:
Hampton Park
Narre Warren
Endeavour Hills 

State Library of Victoria

Tell the editor about other libraries that offer this free service. gives details on the following
         Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980
         Australian Death Index, 1787-1985

         Australian Marriage Index, 1788-1950
         Australian Birth Index, 1788-1922

Hint:   Consider checking the accuracy and context of information found in cyber genealogy sites. Compare your data against maps, cemetery records and newspaper articles. Scanning equipment used by these groups may reproduce the digit 5 as digit 3 or 8. Place names such as Camberwell may be 'read' as Cambrian Hill. 

Mt Evelyn History Group webpage -