Family History South Australia

Research your family tree using our early South Australian genealogy data

Searchable Databases

Pioneer family arrivals, births and marriages

Early shipping arrivals and passenger lists

Births 1836 to 1860

Marriages 1836 to 1857

Deaths and burials 1836 to 1855

Cemeteries and burials

Sudden deaths 1845 to 1941

Returned servicemen deaths

World War 1 SA servicemen deaths

Persons lost & found 1838 to 1920 (deserters)

Police 1838 to 1920

District constables 1853 to 1920

Land purchases by credit selection 1869 to 90

Naturalizations 1839 to 1903

Successful gold diggers from SA 1852 to 53

Whalers 1844 to 1851

History Articles

South Australian history timeline

Church photos with extensive historical notes

SA counties and hundreds

Credit selection of land

Naturalization in SA

German place names in SA — WW1

Violet day — World War 1

Gold, water & whaling in SA's early days

River Murray mission boats

Resource Links

SA shipping and migration

SA births, deaths and marriages (BDM)

SA cemeteries, burials and cremations

SA family tree websites

  Leadbeater family introduction

SA family and local history groups

Other SA genealogy resources

Australian genealogy resources

British and Irish genealogy resources