Family History South Australia

Searchable Databases

Pioneer arrivals, births and marriages

Early shipping and passenger lists

Vital records (BMDs):

Births 1836 to 1860

Marriages 1836 to 1857

Deaths and burials 1836 to 1855

BMD certificates & district records

Cemeteries and burials

Gazetted sudden deaths 1845 to 1941

Returned servicemen deaths

World War 1 SA servicemen deaths

Deserters lost and found 1838 to 1920

Police 1838 to 1920

District constables 1853 to 1920

Credit selectors of land 1869 to 1890

Naturalizations 1839 to 1903

Gold diggers from SA 1852 to 1853

Whalers & Whaling 1844 to 1851

History Articles

South Australia history timeline

Church photos & historical notes

SA counties and hundreds

World War One:

German place names in SA

Violet day SA

Water in SA's early days

River Murray mission boats

External Resources

Shipping and migration

Cemeteries, burials & cremations

SA family tree websites:

Leadbeater family history

Family and local history groups

More SA genealogy resources

Genealogy Australia by state

Family history UK and Ireland

black swan family group