Family History South Australia

Grow your family tree from our early South Australian genealogy records.

Online Searchable Databases

Pioneer family arrivals, births and marriages
(the first 25 years of British colonization)

Early shipping arrivals and passenger lists

Births 1836 to 1860

Marriages 1836 to 1857

Deaths 1836 to 1855

Cemeteries and burials

Gazetted deaths 1845 to 1941

Returned servicemen deaths

World War 1 SA servicemen deaths

Persons lost and found — deserters

Police 1838 to 1920

District constables 1853 to 1920

Land purchases by credit selection 1869 to 90

Naturalizations 1839 to 1903

Successful gold diggers from SA 1852 to 53

Whalers 1844 to 1851

History Articles

South Australian history timeline

Church photographs with historical notes

SA counties and hundreds

Credit selection of land

Naturalization in SA

German place names in SA — WW1

Violet day — World War 1

Gold in SA's early days

Water in SA's early days

Whaling in SA's early days

River Murray mission boats

Leadbeater family

External Genealogy Resources

Shipping & migration

Births, deaths & marriages (BDM)

Cemeteries, burials & cremations

Family tree websites

Local & family history societies

Other SA genealogy resources