RESOURCES FOR
THE PORT PHILLIP DISTRICT
IN THE GSV LIBRARY


ABORIGINAL

Aborigines of Port Phillip 1835-1839. (HRV Vol 2A). Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.502 VIC]
Aborigines and protectors 1838-1839. (HRV Vol 2B). Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.502 VIC]
An adventure with the blacks ... about 1843. Samuel Carter. [V 994.58 CAR]
The first people of Black Rock, the Bunurong tribe of aborigines. 2nd ed. Graeme O'Toole. [994.51 BLAC OTO]
Djadja Wurrung language of central Victoria, including place names. John Tully. Includes fold-out map inside back cover. [910.3945 TUL]
The Faithfull massacre. In: Roses and Thorns no. 8 (Jun 1993). [994.55005 ROS]
The Learmonth brothers and the aborigines. In: Ballarat Links no. 94 (Mar 1995) [994.53005 BAL]
Frontier life in the Loddon protectorate: episodes from the early days, 1837-1842 [and] Parker's lecture on the Aborigines of Australia May 10th, 1854. Edgar Morrison. [994.58 MOR]

ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES

List of holdings. 1985 ed. 1994 reprint rev. Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.50016 VIC]
Coming south: Victorian archives of immigration 1839-1923: a guide. Public Record Office of Victoria. [387.5 VIC]
Family and local history sources in Victoria. 7th ed. Frances Brown. [R 994.509293 BRO]
Straight to the source: a guide to sources for Victorian history. [994.50016 STR]
Summary guide to the Public Records of Victoria. Public Record Office of Victoria. [R 994.50016 VIC] and [Fiche A VIC GEN 10]
Sources of Victoria's heritage: catalogue of manuscripts held by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria. Maree Bowe. [994.50016 BOW]
Tracing your family history in Australia: a guide to sources. 2nd ed. Nick Vine Hall. [R 929.194 VIN]

ARMED FORCES

Australian military uniforms 1800-1982. Monty Wedd. [355.1]
Biographical sources in British regimental museums: the uniforms of British soldiers in Australia 1788-1870. Peter Stanley. [V 355.341 STA]
Dress and insignia of the British army in Australia and New Zealand 1770-1870. Ronald H Montague. [355.1 MON]
Infantry uniforms, including artillery and other supporting troops of Britain and the Commonwealth 1742-1855 in colour. Second ed. Robert Wilkinson-Latham. [355.1 WIL]
Military uniforms of Britain and the empire. Major R Money Barnes. [355.1 BAR]
The army in Australia 1840-50. M Austin. [355.341 AUS]
The deserters: a complete record of military and naval deserters in Australia and New Zealand 1800-65. Rae Sexton. [355.1 SEX]
The East-India register and army list for 1851. Facsimile ed. [Fiche D GEN 1]
The navy list, corrected to 20 Sep 1851. [Fiche H UK 6]
The new annual army list for 1844 (being the 5th annual volume): containing the dates of commissions and a statement of the war services and wounds of nearly every officer in the army, ordnance and marines. Facsimile ed. [Fiche H UK 7]
The Remote garrison: the British army in Australia 1788-1870. Peter Stanley. [355.341 STA]

BIBLIOGRAPHY

A bibliography of Victorian history 1850-1900. Rev. ed. Guy Featherstone. [994.50016 FEA]
Bibliography of Australia. Vol 6: 1851-1900 H-P. Facsimile ed. John Alexander Ferguson. [994.0016 FER]
Local history in Victoria, an annotated bibliography: Victorian directories 1836-1974: A checklist. Carole Beaumont. [994.50016 BEA]
Victorian history 1850-1900: a guide for research workers and book collectors. In: The La Trobe Library journal 1:1-2 (Apr, Oct 1968) [994.5005 LAT]

BIOGRAPHIES

A biographical register 1788-1939: notes from the name index of the Australian Dictionary of Biography. [920.094 BIO]
Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol 1-12 1788-1939. [920.094 AUS] and CD-Rom [Computer - Data 1]
Australian dictionary of dates and men of the time: containing the history of Australasia fron 1542 to May 1879. John Henniker Heaton. [G.C. 2 994 HEA]
The Australian chronicles: an index to sources of Australian biography. Vol 1 no. 1, Vol 2 no. 1. [Computer - Data 2]
The Biographical dictionary of Western Victoria project. In: Victorian historical journal 65:2 (Oct 1994) [994.5005 VIC]
Geelong biographical register. [994.52092 GEE]
John Batman. Mavis Latham. [920 BATM LAT]
John Batman: the founder of Victoria. James Bonwick. [994.51 MELB BON]
John Batman: the story of John Batman and the founding of Melbourne. Cecil Philip Billot. [994.502 BIL]
John Batman. In: Six great Australians: third series. [920.094 SIX]
Joseph Evans. An early pioneer of Gippsland. In:East Gippsland Historical Society newsletter 5:7 (Jun 1994) [994.56005 EAS]
Alfred William Howitt, scientific pioneer in colonial Victoria. In: Victorian Historical journal no. 68:1 (Apr 1997) [994.5005 VIC]
W F E Liardet. Romantic visionary of the beach, 1839-62. In: La Trobe Library journal 13:54 (Mar 1995) [994.5005 LAT]
George McKillop. The discoverer of Gippsland: four years before McMillan. In: East Gippsland Historical Society newsletter 5:9 (Dec 1994) [994.56005 EAS]
Dr. Alexander Thomson: a pioneer of Melbourne and founder of Geelong. Robert Henderson Croll. [920 THOM CRO]
Western Victoria in the Forties; reminiscences of a pioneer. Charles Gray. [V 994.502 GRA]

CEMETERY RECORDS

Alberton cemetery registers 1849-1983, headstones 1840-1970. [V 929.5945 ALBE ALB]
Arthur's Creek (Vic) cemetery (Linton/Hazel Glen) register and headstones 1847-1988. [V 929.5945 ARTH ART]
Bacchus Marsh. Holy Trinity Church of England headstones 1838-1938. Kerry Shea. [V 929.5945 BACC SHE]
Bacchus Marsh. Hopetoun Roman Catholic cemetery headstones 1851-1941. [V 929.5945 BACC SHE]
Bairnsdale - Lucknow cemetery 1847-1873. [V 929.5945 BAIR BAI]
Ballan cemetery headstones 1850-1980, register 1872-1982. [V 929.5945 BALL BAL]
Ballangeich cemetery headstones 1849-1980. Gary Anderson. [V 929.5945 BALL AND]
Bendigo cemetery headstones 1836-1986 (part). GSV. Bendigo Group. [V 929.5945 BEND GEN]
Brighton. Early deaths in Brighton churchyard of St Andrew's, Brighton. Leslie A Schumer. [V 929.5945 BRIG SCH]
Brighton. St Andrew's Church of England cemetery: memorials 1845-1948, headstones 1844-1964, burial register 9 Nov 1844-20 May 1856. [V 929.5945 BRIG BRI]
Brighton. St Finbar's Roman Catholic church cemetery burials 1848 to 1870 and memorials in church 1926-1942. [V 929.5945 BRIG BRI]
Buninyong cemetery headstones 23 Feb 1845-2 Oct 1979. Ballarat Group, GSV. [F 929.5945 BUNI GEN]
Buninyong cemetery headstones and registers 23 Feb 1845-30 Sep 1981. Ballarat Group, GSV. [929.5945 BUNI GEN]
Campbellfield cemetery headstones 1845-1930. R W F Hopkins. [V 929.5945 CAMP HOP]
Carlsruhe cemetery headstones 23 Dec 1850 to 9 Jun 1982. Constance L Jones. [V 929.5945 CARL JON]
Creswick cemetery - index to headstones - and some inquest data 15 Sep 1840-26 Jun 1979. Mary Henry. [F 929.5945 CRES HEN]
Darlington cemetery (Elephant Bridge) headstones 9 Feb 1849-16 Sep 1977. Joan E Hunt. [V 929.5945 DARL HUN]
Delvine Park cemetery headstones 1846-1918. R Lyall. [V 929.5945 DELV LYA]
Dooen. Brighton station private cemetery at Dooen, near Horsham. Headstones 1843-1957. GSV. Wimmera Group. [V 929.5945 DOOE GEN]
Fawkner cemetery, Melbourne (Pioneer section) monumental inscriptions 4 Feb 1819 - 30 Dec 1890 (incomplete). [V 929.5945 FAWK FAW]
Franklinford cemetery headstones 11 Oct 1842-17 Sep 1983. GSV. Ballarat Group. [V 929.5945 FRAN GEN]
Geelong eastern cemetery: Methodist headstones 1848-1962. [V 929.5945 GEEL GEE]
Geelong eastern cemetery headstones: Church of England, Presbyterian and Baptist sections. Genealogical Society of Victoria. Geelong Group. [V 929.5945 GEEL GEE]
Geelong eastern cemetery: Roman Catholic section. Geelong Family History Group. [Fiche A VIC CEM 13]
"Golf Hill" or Leigh cemetery (Shelford) on private property of the Russell family. Headstones 7 Jul 1844 to 29 May 1907. Joan Reese. [V 929.5945 GOLF REE]
Gordon cemetery register and headstones 1865-1986, Gordon pioneer cemetery headstone 1839. Genealogical Society of Victoria. Ballarat Group. [V 929.5945 GORD GEN]
Gray's Bridge cemetery register and headstones 3 May 1847-1988. GSV. Wimmera Group. V 929.5945 GRAY GEN]
Hamilton cemetery headstones 8 Aug 1844-7 Mar 1983. GSV. Portland Group. [F 929.5945 HAMI GEN]
Heidelberg cemetery headstones 1851-1909. George P Townend. [V 929.5945 HEID TOW]
Kangaroo Ground cemetery registers 1851-1920, headstones 1851-1983. [V 929.5945 KANG KAN]
Kilmore cemetery Protestant section: headstones 18 Mar 1845-9 Jun 1955. Niel T Hansen. [V 929.5945 KILM HAN]
Kilmore general and Kilmore catholic cemeteries: headstones 28 Jan 1851 to 16 Jan 1964. Marie Williams. [V 929.5945 KILM WIL]
Learmonth private cemetery. Ettrick. 1848-2 Apr 1977. GSV. Portland Group. [V 929.5945 ETTR GEN]
Lexton cemetery headstones: 12 September 1849 - 5 October 1989. Ballarat and District Genealogical Society. [V 929.5945 LEXT BAL]
Malmsbury cemetery headstones: April 1846 - 17 June 1985. Transcribed by Alan Goddard, Dorothy Schnabl, Connie Jones and Nancy Roberts. [V929.5945 MALM GOD]
Maryborough cemetery headstones 12 Sep 1847 to 1991. Ballarat and District Genealogical Society. [V 929.5945 MARY BAL]
Melbourne. Early church records of burials at the old Melbourne cemetery, Franklin Street (Victoria market site): [extracted from the NSW Archives Office kit] Presbyterian burials 1838-1843, Anglican 1837-1847, Wesleyan 1840-1844, Independent 1841-1843 and Roman Catholic 1842. Bernard C Grayden. [929.5945 MELB GRA]
Melbourne. Flagstaff Hill old cemetery headstones 1836-9 (incomplete). [V 929.5945 MELB FLA]
Melbourne. Index to memorial graves from "Old pioneers memorial history of early Melbourne" by Isaac Selby. [V 929.5945 MELB IND]
Melbourne. The old Melbourne cemetery 1837-1922. Marjory Jean Morgan. [929.5945 MELB MOR]
Oakleigh cemetery headstones 2 Mar 1851-6 Jun 1983, part register 1880-1891. [V 929.5945 OAKL OAK]
Port Fairy. An historic graveyard: some early records of Port Fairy cemetery. P Frazer Simmons. [929.5945 PORT SIM]
Port Fairy (Belfast) cemetery. Margaret Scott Simmons. [V 929.5945 PORT SIM]
Port Fairy dunes cemetery headstones 1851-1858. V H Wickenton. [V 929.5945 PORT WIL]
Portland. North Portland cemetery 1844-1959. B A Wallace. [929.5945 PORT WAL]
Portland. North Portland cemetery headstones 18 Jan 1835-17 Jan 1959. GSV. Portland Group. [V 929.5945 PORT GEN]
Portland north cemetery 1845 to 17 Jan 1959: combined register and headstones. [ V 929.5945 PORT POR]
Portland south cemetery headstones 1848-1982. GSV. Portland Group. [V 929.5945 PORT GEN]
Portland south cemetery register. GSV. Portland Group. [V929.5945 PORT GEN]
Skipton cemetery headstones 27 Feb 1850-25 May 1994. Judy Nicol. [V 929.5945 SKIP NIC]
Tarraville cemetery register 4 July 1849 - 20 April 1859. Transcribed by E. Rash. [V 929.5945 TARR TAR]
The old cemetery and Soldier's Memorial Union: index to memorial graves. [V 929.5945 MELB OLD]
Toolambo cemetery headstone transcriptions 1833-1985 [1876-1984]: register 18/1/1880-17/8/1981. [V 929.5945 TOOL TOO]
Wangaratta Pioneer Cemetery: burials to 1850. Bronwen Smith. [V 929.5945 WANG SMI]
Wannon. Pioneer graves, Shire of Wannon. [V 929.5945 WANN PIO]
Wodonga cemetery headstones 8 May 1848-6 Jan 1979. Audrey Summerill. [V 929.5945 WODO SUM]
Wonnangatta Homestead cemetery: pioneer family burial ground. Gregory E Gordon. [V 929.5945 WONN GOR]

CENSUS

NSW census of the year 1836: abstracts of the returns of the populations at Port Phillip [and] returns of stock and cultivation [and] returns of sheep proprietors and stations. [V 929.36945 NEW]
Census of Port Phillip District: 9 Nov 1836. In: HRV Vol 3. Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.502 VIC]
Census of Melbourne: March 1838. In: HRV Vol 3. Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.502 VIC]
Census of Port Phillip District: 12 Sep 1838. In: HRV Vol 3. Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.502 VIC]
Census returns: Port Phillip District 1841. [E.F.929.36945 CEN]
Victoria 1851: population, churches, schools, public works, produce and stock, manufactures, mines   fisheries [and] Index to surnames: ministers and teachers. Public Record Office of Victoria. [319.45 VIC]

CHURCHES, CLERGY   DENOMINATIONS

An address to the Rev Alexander Laurie from the residents of Port Fairy (Belfast) 1843. [V 994.57 PORT ADD]
My Baptist forebears: an illustrated history of a dedicated Baptist pastor and his family. W. P. Scott. Rolicker Chandler. [929.2 SCOT CHA]
Church of our fathers: history of the Church of England in Gippsland 1847-1947. Albert E Clark. [994.56 GIPP CLA]
History of the Anglican Church at Lexton 1849-1969. John Rowan. [V 994.53 LEXT ROW]
Living stones: 150 years of life at St Francis, Melbourne, 1841-1991. [282.945 MELB LIV]
Pioneer Catholic Victoria. Walter Ebsworth. [282.945 EBS]
Port Phillip clergy. Ian Alexander Hughes. [253 HUG]
St James Cathedral, Melbourne: 100 years of worship. In: Relatively Speaking 11:3 (Sep 1993) [994.3005 REL]
The Reverend John Turner. Particular Baptist minister. Lauren Thomson. [929.2 TURN THO]
The Scots Church, Melbourne, 1838-1963; 125th anniversary service 24th February, 1963. Includes historical notes. [994.51 MELB SCO]
Victorian churches: their origins, their story and their architecture. Ed. by Miles Lewis. [726 VIC]

CONVICTS

Absconders, runaways, deserters, escapees and reward notices taken from the Port Phillip Government Gazettes 1843-1851. Marie Boyce. [Fiche VIC GEN 12]
List of 176 exiles from Pentonville probationary prison which arrived at Geelong per the ship 'Sir George Seymour' 22 March 1845. [V 387.5 VIC SIR]
The exiles. Ian Wynd, T R Hill   V M Lyons. [387.5 VIC EXI]
The exiles. William Joy. [994.02 JOY]
The Pentonvillians. Ian Wynd. [364.3 WYN]
Tickets of leave and certificates of freedom index 1840-1851. Marion Button. [Fiche A VIC GEN 10]
Tickets of leave lying at police office, Melbourne, 22 August 1843: nominal list of ticket of leave holders in the district of Port Phillip who have neglected to report 1 January 1843. In: The Pivot Tree no. 36 (Jan 1993) [994.52005 PIV]
Victoria's convicts by another name (They came as exiles no. 1). In: Royal Historical Society of Victoria journal 55:4 (Dec 1984). [994.5005 ROY]
Victorian prisoner Indexes c1850-1900. [Fiche CRI 6   7]

DIARIES, MEMOIRS, ETC.

Extracts from the diary of the Rev. Robert Knopwood, first chaplain in Van Diemen's Land, 1803-1838. Robert Knopwood. [V 920. KNOP KNO]
The Australian journal of William Strutt ARA 1850-1862. Edited by George Mackaness. [994.03 STR]
Extracts from the journal of the Rev. William Waterfield, Independent (Congregational) church, Melbourne, 1838-1843. William Waterfield. [V 929.33945 MELB WAT]
Letters to Georgiana from her four sons. George Gordon McCrae. [V 920 MCCR MCC]
The Henty journals: a record of farming, whaling and shipping at Portland Bay 1834-1839. Edward Henty. [994.57 PORT HEN]
In the days when the world was wide: a narrative of pioneering experiences 1841-1856. Patrick Costello. In: Ballarat Link no. 105 (Feb 1997) [994.53005 BAL]
Recollections of squatting in Victoria: then called the Port Phillip District (from 1841 to 1851). 2nd ed. Edward M Curr. [994.502 CUR]
Bush life in Tasmania fifty years ago: an account of pioneer work in Devon, the natives, murder of the first settler, bushrangers, visit to J P Fawkner, Melbourne in the early days, gold digging times, great prosperity on the coast, history of coal mines. James Fenton. [994.6 FEN]
Early days in the Loddon valley: memoirs of Edward Stone Parker, 19802-1865. Edward Stone Parker. [994.53 LODD PAR] Letters from Victorian pioneers: being a series of papers on the early occupation of the colony, the aborigines, etc. Thomas Francis Bride. [994.502 BRI]
Personal recollections of early Melbourne and Victoria. William Westgarth. [994.502 WES]
'Twas thirty years ago" to the editor of the Argus from John P Fawkner. In: Tasmanian Ancestry 17:3 (Dec 1996) [994.6005 TAS]

DIRECTORIES

Chronological guide to Victorian directories, electoral rolls, professional lists, etc. 1836-1950: arranged by date of publication. [R 994.50016 CHR]
Residents of Port Phillip district extracted from the 'New South Wales   Port Phillip General Post Office directory for 1839'. [V 994.50025 RES]
Kerr's Melbourne Almanac and Port Phillip directory for 1841. William Kerr. Facsimile ed. [994.50025 KER]
Index to Kerr's Melbourne Almanac 1841. [V 929.31 IND]
The Port Phillip almanac and directory for 1847. Facsimile ed. J J Mouritz. [994.50025 MOU]
Index to the Port Phillip Almanac and directory for 1847 compiled by J. J. Mouritz. [994.50025 IND]
Port Phillip/Victoria directories 1839-1867. [Fiche A VIC DIR 1-3]

ELECTORAL ROLLS

Electoral lists 1841-1851. Marion Button. [Fiche A VIC ELE 22]
Port Phillip District electors 1843-44. [V 324.9945 GEN]
Port Phillip District (County of Bourke) electoral roll - 1845. Ian Alexander Hughes. [324.9945 HUG]
Melbourne electoral roll 1847. Ian Alexander Hughes. [F 324.9945 HUG]
Electors in the police district of Geelong 1848. Daryl Wight. [V 324.9945 LIS]
Melbourne1848-9   Port Phillip 1848-9. In: Colonial Secretary: electoral rolls 1842-1863. Archives Office of NSW. [Fiche B NSW ELE 1]
Port Phillip District electoral roll 1849. Ian Alexander Hughes. [324.9945 HUG]
Port Phillip District electors 1850-51. Government Printer. [V 324.9945 GEN]
Electoral roll 1851 Melbourne and surrounds. Gisborne Genealogical Group. [Fiche A VIC ELE 1]

FAMILY HISTORIES

Chain of Ponds: a narrative of a Victorian pioneer. Joseph J Mack. [929.2 MACK MAC]
Lloyds and O'Farrells: Port Phillip pioneers: a family history. K. V. Lloyd. [929.2 LLOY LLO]
Pioneers of Victoria: the Henty family. Graham H. Balfour. [G.C. 2 929.2 HENT BAL]
Spicer; Humphrey and Mary, m.1843 St James, Melbourne. Mervyn F Johnson. [929.2 SPIC]
The Hentys: an Australian colonial tapestry. 2nd ed. Marnie Bassett. [929.2 HENT BAS]
The true story of the Hentys. J. G. Wiltshire. [994.57 PORT WIL]
The Vagg odyssey. C Mervyn Vagg. [929.2 VAGG VAG]

FAMILY TREES

A genealogical and heraldic history of colonial gentry. John Bernard Burke. [929.7999 BUR]
A genealogical history of pioneer families of Australia. 5th ed. L M Mowle. [929.294 MOW]
Batman family chart. [Scroll B]
Genealogy of Phillip Islanders 1842-1912. Bernard Charles Grayden. [929.2945 GRA]
Henderson's Australian families: a genealogical and biographical record. Vol. 1 [994.092 HEN]
Henderson's pioneer family archives. [Microfilm Series A1, Films 1-4]
Henty. Building an aristocracy for Australia: tracing the family tree of famous pioneers. [V 929.2 HENT BUI]
Leask's genealogical guide to some Australian families, their antecedents and genealogies. Brian Chalmers Leask. [929.294 LEA]
Liardet family tree. Alison Stephen. [Scroll L]
McLeod family. Sue Willis. [Scroll M]
Thomson family. Sue Willis. [Scroll T]

GOVERNMENT

Beginnings of permanent government. (HRV Vol 1). Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.502 VIC]
Letter of welcome with signatories to Charles Joseph La Trobe on his arrival at Port Phillip 1839. Comp. Ian Alexander Hughes. [994.502 HUG]
Charles Joseph La Trobe: Superintendent of the Port Phillip District 1838-1851 Lieutenant-Governor of Victoria 1851-1854. Alan Gross. [920 LATR GRO]
Gipps-La Trobe correspondence 1839-1846. Ed. A G L Shaw.[994.502 GIP]
Port Phillip expenditure accounts for the year 1841. Facsimile ed. Public Record Office of Victoria. [351.72 VIC]
The civil establishment of the colony of Victoria for the year 1851. Facsimile ed. Public Record Office of Victoria. [351.945 CIV]

HISTORIES

First years at Port Phillip: preceded by a summary of historical events from 1768. Robert Douglas Boys. [994.502 BOY]
Early history of the colony of Victoria: from its discovery to its establishment as a self-governing province of the British empire. Francis Peter Labilliere. [994.502 LAB]
A history of the Port Phillip District: Victoria before separation. A G L Shaw. [994.502 SHA]
Port Phillip Settlement. James Bonwick. [G.C.2 994.502 BON]
Surname Index to "Port Phillip Settlement" by James Bonwick FRGS. Ian Alexander Hughes. [994.502 HUG]
Victoria: late Australia Felix or Port Phillip District of New South Wales ... the colony and its gold mines. William Westgarth. [G.C.2 994.5 WES]
Port Phillip gentlemen and good society in Melbourne before the gold rushes. Paul de Serville. [994.502 DES]
Surname index to "Australia Felix" by William Westgarth. Ian Alexander Hughes. [994.502 HUG]
Surname index to "History of Victoria" by Thomas McCombie. Ian Alexander Hughes. [929.31 HUG]
The bedside book of colonial doings: a marvellous miscellany of fascinating events, facts and figures. John Henniker Heaton. [994.003 HEA]
Cyclopedia of Victoria. [G.C. 2 994.5 CYC]   [Fiche A VIC GEN 7-8]
Victoria and its metropolis: past and present. [994.5 VIC]

LAND RECORDS AND TAXATION

Batman's Melbourne deed. [Scroll 994.5 BAT]
Batman's treaties: discovering John Batman's Port Phillip exploration. In: Victorian Historical Journal 62:3   4 (Dec 1991-Mar 1992) [994.5005 VIC]
City of Melbourne valuation records 1843-1850. [Fiche A VIC GEN 8]
First buyers of Melbourne land at auctions held 1837-1839. [Map Drawer 994.51 MELB FIR]
Henry Dendy and his special survey. In: Root and Branch 19:2 (Sep 1992) and 19:3 (Dec 1992) [942.21005 ROO]
Henry Dendy's account book. Leslie A. Schumer. [929.2 DEND SCH]
Land sale: city of Melbourne: June 1 1837. [V 994.51 MELB LAN]
Pastoral pioneers of Port Phillip. 2nd ed. R V Billis   A S Kenyon. [994.502 BIL]
Pastures new: an account of the pastoral occupation of Port Phillip. R V Billis. [994.502 BIL]
Port Phillip colonial 1801-1851: early government buildings and surveys in Victoria. George Tibbits. [994.502 TIB]
Port Phillip district land and immigration receipts 1849-51. Ian Alexander Hughes. [994.502 HUG]
Surveyors' problems and achievements 1836-1839. (HRV Vol 5). Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.502 VIC]
The Crown, the land, and the squatter 1835-1840. (HRV Vol 6). Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.502 VIC]
Victorian Crown grantee's index 1838 to the present day: part 1. Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies [Fiche A VIC OCC 3]
Victorian land records and their locations. Olive Moore. [333.3 MOO]
Victorian squatters. Robert Spreadborough. [994.502 SPR]

LEGAL

Insolvency index 1840-1854. Marion Button. [Fiche A VIC OCC 1]
Letter of support for Judge Willis 24 June 1843. Ian A Hughes. [994.502 HUG]
Victorian Argus court reports 1851-1856. Marion Button. [Fiche A VIC CRI 7]

LOCAL HISTORIES

Buchan. 150 years of settlement in the Buchan district 1839-1989. Bukan-Mungie. [994.56 BUCH BUK]
Casterton. Early history of Casterton. [V 994.57 CAST EAR]
Colac: the garden of the Western District 1838-1928. [994.57 COLA COL]
Elderslie. Redgums and hard yacca: a history of Elderslie and Langkoop 1843. Max Neale. [994.57 LANG NEA]
Geelong. The early days of Highton and Belmont. An Old Geelongite. [994.52 GEEL OLD]
Geelong. The history of Geelong and Corio Bay. Walter Randolph Brownhill. [994.5 GEEL BRO]
Koroit. A green and pleasant land, or, the story of Koroit 1836-1970. Harry Allan McCorkell. [994.57 KORO MCC]
Linton. A pictoral historty of Linton 1839-1989. Linton and District Historical Society. [994.53 LINT LIN]
Melbourne. The story of Melbourne. Alfred S. Kenyon. [994.51 MELB KEN]
Comparative views of Adelaide and Melbourne 1838: extracts from the Port Phillip Gazette. In: The Push from the bush no. 14 [Mar 1983]
Melbourne. The early development of Melbourne 1836-1839. (HRV Vol 3). Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.502 VIC]
Melbourne. The old pioneer's memorial history of Melbourne: from the discovery of Port Phillip down to the world war. Isaac Selby. [G.C. 994.51 MELB SEL]
Melbourne: John Batman's village. Agnes Paton Bell. [994.51 MELB BEL]
Melbourne 1840-1900: the phenominal city. [994.51 MELB MEL]
Melbourne. The chronicles of early Melbourne 1835 to 1852: historical, anecdotal and personal. Edmund Finn (Garryowen) [994.502 FIN]
Melbourne. The early development of Melbourne. VPRO. [994.502 VIC]
Melbourne. The Melbourne scene 1803-1956. James Grant. [994.51 MELB GRA]
Melbourne markets 1841-1979: the story of the fruit and vegetable markets in the city of Melbourne. Colin E. Cole. [994.51 MELB COL]
Melbourne. Old Melbourne memories. 2nd ed. Rolf Boldrewood. [994.5 BOL]
Melbourne. Old Melbourne town: before the gold rush. Michael Cannon. [994.502 CAN]
Melbourne. The river of history; images of the Yarra River since 1835: an exhibition by the Royal Historical Society of Victoria ... at South Melbourne ... 1998. Royal Historical Society of Victoria. (K Sharpe) [994.5 ROY]
Men of yesterday: a social history of the Western District of Victoria 1834-1890. Margaret Kiddle. [994.57 KID] Mount Emu Creek. On Mount Emu Creek: The story of a ninteenth-century Victorian sheep station. Mary Turner Shaw. [994.57 SHA]
Nareen. A place of oaks 1836-1970: history of Nareen and Tarrayoukan. Ewan F Neeson. [V 994.57 NARE NEE]
Oak park 1839-1991. [V 994.51 OAK]
Port Fairy: the first fifty years 1837-1887: a social history. J W Powling. [994.57 PORT POW]
Port Fairy: pioneer whaling station. Jan Neil and M C Sayers. [910.45 MAC]
Portland. Centenary of Portland 1834-1934: book of remembrance of the pioneer women of the Portland Bay District. [V 994.57 PORT CEN]
Portland. Twenty years in an hour-glass: true pioneer stories of the Portland Bay District 1830-1850. J G Wiltshire. [994.57 PORT WIL]
Portland Bay settlement: being the history of Portland, Victoria from 1800 to 1851. Rev. ed. Noel Fulford Learmonth. [994.57 PORT LEA]
Skipton. But a heartbeat in time; tales of town and stations at Skipton, Australia, 1839-1989. G Claud Notman. [994.57 SKIP NOY]
Skipton. Out of the past: the story of Skipton 1839-1939. G Claud Notman. 3rd ed. [994.57 SKIP NOY]
Warrnambool. By these we flourish: a history of Warrnambool. C E Sayers. [994.57 WARR SAY]
Warrnambool 1847-1887: a summary and an index of Richard Osbo(u)rne's "The History of Warrnambool", published in 1887. Jill Suggett. [994.57 WARR SUG]
Yambuk and district 1839-1988. [994.57 YAMB YAM]
Westernport. Anderson, Massie and the "Rebecca": Pioneering Westernport. In: Victorian Historical Journal 62:3   4 (Dec 1991-Mar 1992) [994.5005 VIC]

MAPS   GAZETTEERS

Map shewing the site of Melbourne and the position of the huts and building previous to the foundation of the township by Sir Richard Bourke in 1837. Robert Russell. [Map Drawer 994.51 MELB RUS]
Australia Felix 1847 and its squatting districts [and] Key to the map. Thomas Ham. [G.C. 2 994.5 HAM]
Alphabetical indexes [to] Map of Australia Felix 1847. James Flahavin. [994.502 FLA]
A geographical dictionary or gazetteer of the Australian colonies 1848. William Henry Wells. Facsimile ed. [910.394 WEL]
Place names of Victoria. Leslie J Blake. [910.3945 BLA]   [Fiche A VIC GAZ 1]
Some peninsular names in Australia Felix. T C Sargent. [910.3945 SAR]
Bailliere's Victorian gazetteers 1865, 1870   1879 and maps. [Fiche A VIC GAZ 1]
Victorian gazetteer and road guide 1870. F. F. Bailliere. [910.3945 BAI]

MEDICAL

Australian colonial medicine. Jennifer Hagger. [610 HAG]
Early Victorian psychiatry 1835-1905. C R D Brothers. [362.2 BRO]
Melbourne benevolent asylum register 1851-1858. [Fiche A VIC HOS 1]
Portland District: names from Dr. Sutherland's account book for the years 1842-1850. [V 994.57 PORT POR]

MIGRATION

Argus passenger index 1846-1851. Marion Button. [Fiche A VIC PAS 1-2]
Arriving. Richard Broome. [994.5 BRO]
Arrivals and departures of passengers as recorded in the "Shipping Intelligence" column of "Portland Guardian" for 1844-1849. Anthony Craig Miller. [V 387.5 VIC MIL]
Assisted immigrants from United Knigdom 1839-1871. Public Records Office of Victoria. [Fiche A VIC PAS 2-7]
Assisted migrants from Cambridgeshire. Colin Holts. [387.5 VIC HOL]
Barefoot and pregnant?: Irish famine orphans in Australia. Trevor McClaughlin. [994.09415 MCC]
"Bengal" passenger list 1848-1849. [V 387.5 VIC BEN]
Coastal passengers to Port Phillip 1839-45. Alexander Romanov-Hughes. [Fiche A VIC PAS 17]
"David Clark" - disposal list of immigrants who arrived 27 Oct 1839 from Greenock. [V 387.5 VIC DAV]
Dendy's immigrants. In: East Surrey Family History Society journal 14:4 (Dec 1991) [942.21005 EAS]
Henry Dendy and his emigrants. Leslie A. Schumer. [994.51 BRIG SCH]
"Emmy" - bounty on 34 immigrants arrived from Hamburg Dec 1849. [V 387.5 VIC EMM]
Geelong and Portland Bay Immigration Society. Inwards immigrants ex Tasmania 1845-46 per "David", "Julia","Platina", "Scotia", "Shamrock". [V 387.5 VIC GEE]
"George Fyfe" - alpha list of immigrants arrived 23 Jul 1841. [V 387.5 VIC GEO]
German immigrants to Port Phillip 1849-1850. Faye Guthrie. [Fiche A VIC PAS 16]
List of names of German immigrants arriving at Port Phillip (Melbourne) in 1849 per ships "Godeffroy", "Wappaus", and "Dockenhuden" - 309 people. Robert Wuchatsch. [V 387.5 VIC WUC]
Reconstructed passenger lists for 1850: Hamburg to Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile and the US. Clifford Neal Smith. [387.5 SMI]
Immigration: Germans on bounty ships 1849-52. Archives Office of New South Wales. [Fiche B NSW PAS 3 (851)]
"Glen Huntly" - some "Glen Huntly" families. Olive Moore. [929.2411 MOO]
"Himalaya" - alphabetical list of immigrants into Port Phillip 30 Sep 1840. [V 387.5 VIC HIM]
"Hope" - nominal and disposal lists of immigrants arrived 1838. [V 387.5 VIC HOP]
"Hope" - disposal list of immigrants arrived 21 Jul 1849. [V 387.5 VIC HOP]
Immigration: Index to assisted immigrants arriving Port Phillip 1839-51. Archives Office of New South Wales. [F 387.5 VIC ARC]
Immigration to Victoria: overseas and intercolonial ports 1846-1852: register of inwards shipping and index: a guide. Public Record Office of Victoria. [Fiche A VIC PAS 16]
Index of assisted immigrants from Guernsey to Port Phillip 1839-51. In: La Societe Guernesiaise 5:2 (Dec 1992) [942.34005 SOC]
"Isabella Watson" - list of passengers, immigrants from Leith arrived 11 Aug 1840. [V 387.5 VIC ISA]
"John Barry" - nominal list of immigrants to Port Phillip 1839. [V 387.5 VIC JOH]
What ship came you by? The story of the plague ship "Manluis" 1842. W A Wellsted. [F 387.5 VIC WEL]
List of immigrants (British subjects) ... in the ship "Martin Luther" ... 1842. Sailed from Cork 29th October 1841. [V 387.5 VIC LIST]
Making their mark. Susan Priestley. [994.5 PRI]
Martin immigrants: assisted shipping 1839-1871 from United Kingdom to Victoria. Fay Johnson. [387.5 VIC JOH]
Passengers and crew on vessels departing Launceston 26 Dec 1833 - 24 Oct 1837: an alphabetically indexed list. Marten A. Syme   Trevor Hart. [387.5 TAS SYM]
Passengers from overseas to Port Phillip district pre 1852. Ian Alexander Hughes. [Fiche A VIC PAS 16]
"Perfect" and "Orient" - alpha list of immigrants 1840. Tom Rigg. [V 387.5 VIC RIG]
Settling. Tony Dingle. [994.5 VIC]
"Tasman" - births and deaths on board, Jun 1849. [V 387.5 VIC TAS]
"Teresa" - list of immigrants arrived Port Phillip 18 Jul 1840. [V 387.5 VIC TER]
Port Phillip Herald passenger index 1840-1846. Marion Button. [Fiche A VIC PAS 17]
Emigration to Australia - Port Phillip District [1841]. In: Ancestor 21:6 (Winter 1993). [994.5005 ANC]
Guernsey emigrants to Australia 1828-1899: family histories. David W. Kreckeler. [942.34 KRE]
The Somerset years: Government assisted emigrants from Somerset and Bristol who arrived in Port Phillip, Victoria 1839-1854. Florence Chuk. [994.5 CHU]
"Vesper" - alpha list of immigrants 1840. Tom Rigg. [V 387.5 VIC RIG]

MISCELLANEOUS

Costume in Australia 1788-1901. Marion Fletcher. [391 FLE]
Crazy for crinoline, colonial times: the rise and fall of crinolene including stories from the colonies. Betty Beavis. [391 BEA]
Emma von Stieglitz: Her Port Phillip and Victorian album. Emma von Stieglitz. [994.5 STL]
Index of inquests (post mortem) held in Victoria 1840-1892. Public Record Office of Victoria. [Microfilm Series A 41]
Inquests: a reference guide. Public Record Office of Victoria. [V 929.309945 VIC]
Missing persons taken from the Port Phillip Government Gazettes 1843-1851. Marie Boyce. [Fiche A VIC GEN 12]
Argus missing friends index 1851-1853,1854-1855. Marion Button. [Fiche A VIC GEN 6-7, 11]
Why should their honour fade? Olive Moore. [V 994.502 MIL]

NEWSPAPERS

Australia Felix: a miscellany from "The Geelong Advertiser" 1840-1850. Darren Baillieu. [994.502 BAL]
Newspapers in Australian libraries: a union list. Part 2: Australian newspapers. 4th ed. [015.94 NEW]
Newspapers published in NSW and the Port Phillip district 1848. In: Ances-tree 7:2 (Aug 1994). [994.4005 ANC]
Index to the "Argus" 1846-1854. John Andrew Feely. [079.945 ARG FEE]
Port Phillip Gazette 1838-1841. Vol 1 no. 1 - Vol 3 no. 238. Facsimile ed. [E.F. 079.945 POR]
Card index to Port Phillip Gazette 1838-1845 held at Mitchell Library, Sydney. [Microfilm series A 8]
Port Phillip Herald: 3 Jan 1840 - 27 Jan 1848. [Microfilm Series A42/1-4]

OCCUPATIONAL   BUSINESS RECORDS

Clyde company papers. (7 Vols) Philip L Brown. [994.5 BRO]
Communications, trade and transport 1836-1839. (HRV Vol 3). Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.502 VIC]
Rural industry in the Port Phillip regions 1835-1880. Lynette J Peel. [994.502 PEE]
The Fawkner printing press. In: La Trobe Library journal no.57 (Autumn 1996) [994.5005 LAT]
The printers of Melbourne: the history of a union. Ron T. Fitzgerald. [686.2 FITZ]
Pubs and publicans index 1840-1854. Marion Button. [Fiche A VIC GEN 10]

PERIODICALS

The Batman family association newsletter. no. 1 (Aug 1990) to date [929.205 BATM MAN]
The Candy family history newsletter. Vol 1-2 (1977-80) [929.2 CAND CAN]
East Gippsland Historical Society newsletter. Vol 1:1 to date. [994.56005 EAS]
Investigator: magazine of the Geelong Historical Society. Vol. 1 no. 1: (Sep 1965) to date. [994.52005 INV]
Port Phillip pioneers group newsletter. no. 1 (1978) to date. [994.50205 POR]
Victorian historical journal. Vol. 46-53 (1975-1982), Vol 58 no. 1 issue 226 (Mar 1987) to date. [994.5005 VIC]
Royal Historical Society of Victoria journal. [994.5005 ROY]
Royal Historical Society of Victoria newsletter. [994.5005 ROY]

PIONEER REGISTERS

Cohuna and district pioneers pre 1900. Jenny Bottcher. [994.54 COHU BOT]
Colac and district pioneer register: pre 1900. Sandra Downard. [994.57 COLA DOW]
Eaglehawk and district pioneer register. Vol 1 (ABC). Annette O'Donohue. [994.53 EAGL ODO]
Mildura pioneer register pre 1900. Bronwyn Zrna. [994.59.92 MILD ZRN]
Pioneer profiles. (3 Vols) Port Phillip Pioneers Group. [994.5092 PIO]
Pioneer women of Victoria. [V 994.5092 PIO]
Pioneers of Nathalia   district pre 1900. [994.54 NATH PIO]
Swan Hill. Bicentennial Register. Genealogical Society of Victoria, Swan Hill Group. [Fiche A VIC GEN 10]
Terang and district pioneer register pre 1900. [994.57 TERA TER]
Victoria and Riverina: ... a biographical record of some of the pioneer families of Victoria and the Riverina. [994.092 VIC]
Victorian pioneers who signed the loyal address to the Duke of Edinburgh in 1867. D J Mickle. [994.502 MIC]

REGISTERS OF BIRTHS, ETC.

"Argus" births, deaths and marriages index 1846-1860. Marion Button. [Fiche A VIC BDM 63]
Baptisms St. Francis Church Melbourne from May 19 1839 to January 16 1843. Brenda F. Morris. [929.33945 MELB MOR]
Births, deaths and marriages from the Port Phillip Herald 1840-1848. Elsie C. Graham. [929.33945 GRA]
Brighton - St Andrew's Church of England index to baptisms 1847-1857, marriages 1849-1858 and burials 1845-1856. [929.33945 BRIG STA]
Bruthen's pioneer minister and some Gippsland marriages. In: Gippsland heritage journal no. 20 (Sep 1996) [994.56006 GIP]
Congregational marriages of Rev William Waterfield prior to New South Wales Act legalising congregational marriages. [1839-1840] [V 929.33945 MELB CON]
"Geelong Advertiser" births, deaths and marriages - Dec 1840 to Sep 1843. Daryl Wight. [929.33945]
Gippsland. Index to marriages and baptisms . . . by the Rev. Edward Gifford Pryce in Gippsland 1845-1847. F. McGuire. [929.33945 GIP IND]
Marriages, births and deaths 1836-1839. In: HRV Vol 3. Public Record Office of Victoria. [994.502 VIC]
Parish registers in Australia: a list of all known originals, transcripts, microforms and indexes of Australian parish registers. Nick Vine Hall. [R 929.3394 VIN]
Phillip Islanders 1842-1912: birth, death and marriage certificates. [929.33945 PHIL PHI]
Pre-registration burials from Christ Church, Geelong. Ed. by Fred Walter. [929.33945 GEEL WAL]
Registers of baptisms, burials and marriages 1787-1856. New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. [Microfilm series A 18]
St Andrew's Presbyterian church, Geelong - burial register 1840-1930. [929.33945 GEEL SAI]
St James Cathedral, Melbourne - marriages 1837-1848. [extracted from Hall's manuscripts] [V 929.5945 MELB STJ]
St Peter's Eastern Hill - baptisms 1841-1853. Brenda Morris and Eileen Vaughan. [929.33945 MELB MOR]
The Victorian Pioneers Index 1837-1888: a guide to the history, contents and use of the index on microfiche: an index to birth, death and marriage records. Jo Ferguson. [R 351.81 FER]
The Victorian Pioneers Index 1837-1888: Index to births, deaths and marriages held by Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Victoria, Australia. [Fiche A VIC BDM 1-6]   [Computer - Data 2]

SCHOOLS

Liber Melburniensis 1848-1936. Ed. J. Beacham Kiddle. [373.945 MELB LIB]
Pioneer education: pupils and teachers in the 1840s. In: The Genealogist 7:6 (Jun 1993) [994.5005 GEN]
History of Scotch College, Melbourne 1851-1925. [373.945 SCOTT SCO]
Directory of Old Scots Collegians. Old Scotch Collegians Association. [373.945 SCOT OLD]

SHIPBOARD DIARIES

All at sea ... shipboard diaries. In: National Library of Australia news 7:11 (Aug 1997) [994.005 NAT]
Diary of a voyage 1843. In: The Yorkshire Family Historian 19:4 (Aug 1993) [942.84005 YOR]
A voyage from Plymouth to Melbourne in 1839: the shipboard and early Melbourne diary of Jonathan Binns Were, CMG. Jonathan Binns Were. [910.4 WILL WER]
Letter and diary of voyage of "Andromache" 1849 from Plymouth to Port Phillip. W Jackson. [387.5 VIC JAC]
Sailing to Australia: shipboard diaries by nineteenth-century British emigrants. Andrew Hassam. [910.4 HAS]
Journal 27 Sep 1840 - 23 Feb 1841, ship surgeon on the "Georgiana" carrying emigrants to Port Phillip, Victoria. Richard Ryther Steer Bowker. [V 910.4 GEOR BOW]
The diary of Robert Macdougall written during the voyage of the "Manluis" from Greenock, Scotland to Port Phillip, Australia, October 1841 - February 1842. Robert Macdougall. [910.4 MANL MAC]

SHIPPING

An era at Port Phillip Heads 1830-1900. Jack Loney. [387.5 LON]
Assisted immigration from United Kingdom 1839-1871: alphabetical index to ships. Sandra Motteram. [387.5 VIC MOT]
Argus shipping movements index 1846-1851. Marion Button. [Fiche A VIC PAS 1-2]
Australian shipwrecks. Vol 1 (1622-1850). Charles Bateson. [910.453 BAT]
Australian shipwrecks. Vol 2 (1851-1871). Jack Loney. [910.45 LON]
Early shipping in the port of Geelong. 3rd ed. Jack Loney. [387.1 LON]
Flying the yellow flag: the first voyage of the "Glen Huntly" 1839-40. Olive Moore. [387.5 VIC MOO]
Jolly dogs are we: the history of yachting in Victoria 1838-1894. Ralph P. Neale [797.1 NEA]
Log of Logs. Vols. 1   2. Ian Nicholson. [387.5016 NIC]
Guide to shipping and free passenger records. 2nd ed. Archives Authority of New South Wales. [F 387.5 ARC]
Notes and info on the ship "Manluis" which sailed from Greenock 21 Oct 1841 and arrived at Port Phillip on 14 Feb 1842. W A Wellsted. [F 387.5 VIC WEL]
Perilous voyages to the new land. Michael Cannon. [387.5 VIC CAN]
Pioneering days. Jack Loney. [994.57 LON]
Port Phillip: pilots and defences. J Noble. [994.51 MELB NOB]
Port Phillip Herald vessel index 1840-1846. Marion Button. [Fiche A VIC PAS 17]
Shipping arrivals and departures, Victorian ports. Vol 1. 1798-1845. Marten Syme. [387.5 VIC SYM]
Shipping arrivals and departures, Victorian ports. Vol 2. 1846-1855. Marten Syme. [387.5 VIC SYM]
Shipping news taken from the Port Phillip Government Gazettes 18 January 1843 - 18 June 1843. Marie Boyce. [Fiche A VIC PAS 18]
Ships pictures index 1491-1991: an index to ships' pictures in print. Nick Vine Hall. [Fiche Gen 1]
Shipwrecks and more shipwrecks. 4th ed. Margaret E MacKenzie. [910.45 MAC]
The leaving of Liverpool. Resource kit. J Gordon Read. [F 387.5 REA]
The migrant ship "Harpley" 1847-1862: Australian (Launceston) built: her voyages and passengers. Rolicker Chandler. [387.5 HARP CHA]

SORRENTO SETTLEMENT

Convicts unbound: the story of the Calcutta convicts and their settlement in Australia. Marjorie Tipping. [994.02 TIP]
A short account of a voyage round the globe in HMS Calcutta 1803-1804. Nicholas Pateshall. [910.4 CALC PAT]
Historical records of Port Phillip. John J Shillinglaw. [994.502 SHI]
John Grant's journey: a convict's story 1803-1811. W S Hill-Reid. [920 GRAN HIL]
Land musters, stock returns and lists, Van Diemen's Land 1803-1822. Irene Schaffer. [929.36946 SCH]
Letters and papers of G. P. Harris 1803-1812. G. P. Harris. [994.6 HAR]
Sorrento (Sullivan Bay) Burials 1803-1804. [V 929.5945 SORR SOR]
Tasmania 1803-1820: the people and their families. James Hugh Donohoe. [Fiche C TAS GEN 1]
Victualling list 1803-04. David Collins. [929.36946 COL]
Wild white man: a condensed account of the adventures of William Buckley, who lived in exile for 32 years (1803-35) amongst the black people of the unexplored regions of Port Phillip. Kevin Hayden. [920 BUCK HAY]

WILLS

Probate and administration records Victoria 1841-1992. In: The genealogist 7:6 (Jun 1993) [994.5005 GEN]
Probate index Victoria 1841-1992. [Fiche A VIC BDM 46 - 62]

Compiled by Alexander Romanov-Hughes with the assistance of Linley Hooper.
(First published in "Ancestor", Vol. 25, No. 1, March 2000)

For an up to date listing consult the Library Catalogue on the GSV website.


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