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 What's New in Heritage

  • New Content - Edith Dircksey Cowan OBE

    Wednesday 6 March, 2024

    New content added to the Library website to meet the rising interest in the story of Edith Dircksey Cowan OBE.

  • Snapshot - Two Mile Well

    Thursday 25 January, 2024

    Regular segment published in the Geraldton Guardian newspaper

  • Snapshot - Living Heritage

    Tuesday 21 February, 2023

    Regular segment published in the Geraldton Guardian newspaper.


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Key resource for genealogical research. Databases include Australian convict index, Australian electoral rolls, United Kingdom census records, British Army World War One pension records, United States census records and much more.

Please Note: This database is available for a limited time from home. Go to the Library catalogue, sign in with your Library card number and PIN and select the Ancestry logo (bottom left corner). Any problems, contact Geraldton Regional Library.

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The National Library of Australia has been busy digitising newspapers, and a large amount is available in Trove. Click on ‘Digitised Newspapers and More’ to be able to conduct a keyword search or an advanced search.

Trove is a free database containing a huge amount of digitised archival information in various formats.  To allow this great work to continue you can donate to Trove.

For the Mid West researchers the following papers are now available online:
Geraldton Guardian 1906-1928, 1948-1950. Geraldton Guardian and Express 1929-1947, Inquirer 1840-1855 and The Inquirer and Commercial News 1855-1901.

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Cultural Collections WA

The Culture WA digital portal allows access to the State’s extensive collections. 

Midwest WA Heritage

Midwest WA Heritage

Access to the Midwest Deaths Register and the Midwest Convict Register Database.

The Midwest Death Register is a searchable database of burials in the Mid West of Western Australia Cemeteries and more recently cremations, from the earliest known record of 1857 to 2018

The Convict Database includes details of approximately 2500 men who arrived in the Victoria District now known as the Mid West District of Western Australia.  

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