South Australian Pioneer Families

Old Colonist arrivals, births & marriages

family surname *

All three databases are simultaneously searched for matches to the family surname you have entered into the box above. The records found are sorted into family groups to enable you to better visualize the family you're researching and therefore make it easier to construct branches of your family tree. Any spelling errors and inconsistencies remaining in the original source documents may result in out-of-order records here.

Note that 'Ade' is frequently used as an abbreviation for Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, whereas '(Ade)' refers to the BDM registration district of Adelaide.

The individual components of this colonial pioneers database give more information on sources and acknowledgments:—
Early shipping and passenger arrivals,
Births (1836 to 1860),
Marriages (1836 to 1857).

You may also be interested in the related searchable deaths database (1836 to 1855).