Archives

Included in our Archives:

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

A Comprehensive 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

560 individual genealogical and social histories of pioneer families of Port Fairy and district

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 and can be contacted by phone, mail or email.