Handy Guide: Finding Your Western Australian Ancestors: A Brief Guide to Records; by Mike Murray; 2018; 4 pp; 8.25x11.75; b&w & color photos, further reading; ISBN: 9781925781366; Item #: UTPH0641
This is an exciting time for family historians and genealogists researching ancestors in Western Australia. So much new material has emerged in the past few years, both locally and internationally, which means that that researching family in Western Australia has become much easier than it was before.
This handy guide briefly describes Western Australia's history and introduces researchers to the key resources available for tracing their ancestors. Many of these records are available online, and even more resources are available at the J.S. Battye Library of West Australian History, the State Records Office, the National Library of Australia, the Western Australian Genealogical Society and the Royal Western Australian Historical Society.
The guide is grouped into various categories and covers: Records of arrival, Significant life events, Evidence of existence, which is then followed by Useful website and Further reading.