DISCOVER YOUR FAMILY HISTORY
This information will help you discover your family history and has been compiled with the assistance of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield Library Local history Team.
Port Adelaide Enfield Libraries are offering individual sessions to help you explore the Ancestry database and other resources that can assist with family history research.
- Port Adelaide Library – Monday afternoon
- Greenacres, Parks and Enfield Library – Wednesday afternoon
- Semaphore Library – Thursday Morning
Bookings: http://cityofpae.evanced.info/signup (Search events by history)
DISCOVER NEWSPAPER ARTICLES REGARDING YOUR FAMILY
TROVE newspapers online is an initiative of the National Library of Australia and each States State Library to digitise Australian Newspapers up until 1954. You can search TROVE to find articles, family notices, obituaries, information on your property. A phrase search is best if you can do it. You can restrict by date, State and to illustrated articles.
SANDS & McDOUGALL ALMANACS
Sands and McDougall Directories are what post offices used to deliver mail. The book is divided into two sections. The first half of a book is organised by street and can help you to locate who was living in your house. The second half of a book is an alphabetical listing similar to today’s telephone directory which can help you to locate where a relative was living. You can search Sands and McDougall Directories online from 1864 to 1973 at:
IMMIGRANTS TO SOUTH AUSTRALIA ASSISTED PASSAGE
PASSENGERS IN HISTORY
BEGINNING YOUR JOURNEY
BIRTH DEATH AND MARRIAGE INFORMATION
- DEATH NOTICES FROM 1971 – 2016
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN GENEALOGY & HERALDRY SOCIETY INC
1839 – 1999 http://www5.austlii.edu.au/au/other/sa_gazette/
HERITAGE PLACES DATABASE
AUSTRALIA HERITAGE DATABASE
CERTIFICATE OF TITLE
https://sailis.lssa.com.au There is an online video tutorial to show you how to search for Title information in the bottom right hand corner. If you would like assistance please ask staff in the Local History room at Port Adelaide Library.
ADELAIDE CEMETERY AUTHORITY
- CHELTENHAM, WEST TERRACE, ENFIELD & SMITHFIELD CEMETERIES – http://www.aca.sa.gov.au/Records
- CENTENNIAL PARK – https://www.centennialpark.org/memorial-search/
CITY OF PORT ADELAIDE ENFIELD RESOURCES
- PAE Local History FLICKR Page – https://www.flickr.com/photos/paelocalhistory/sets/
- PAE Aerial Mapping – https://mapping.portenf.sa.gov.au/history/