Archives

Cemetery Records
Records of Port Fairy, Hawkesdale, Macarthur, Tower Hill, Warrnambool and Yambuk cemeteries.

Comprehensive Collection
Collection of early district maps
Early histories of local businesses and buildings,
Early rate books for the former Borough of Port Fairy and Shire of Belfast,
Local church records - baptisms and marriages.                                                                                    560 individual genealogical and social histories of pioneer families of Port Fairy and district.

Indexes:                                                                                                                                                                             Federation, Edwardian and Great War:
Pioneer Index to Victoria 1839-1888,

Newspapers
Port Fairy newspapers dating from 1842 until present time,
Koroit Sentinel newspapers 1888 - 1938

Immigration Records
Shipping Records, Immigration to Victoria 1839-1871,

Extensive Photograph Collection:
30 categories which include pioneering families, early civic fathers, homesteads and cottages.

Archival Library:
Our extensive library of published material includes histories of Port Fairy, The Western District, Shipping and biographies.

Please Note:
Due to the nature of our archives self research is not possible.  The archivists are always available by appointment, or can be contacted by mail or email.