Internet History Resources

Digitised versions of historical records from New South Wales covering the period from 1850-1920.

In-library  Please visit your nearest library to use this resource.

Publication List

Internet History Resources provides scanned images of historical documents which contain information that can help you trace people who lived and worked in New South Wales during the period 1850 - 1920. These records complement and build on information you can obtain from the NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages indexes and the Genealogical Research Kit.

The service provides records in the following categories:

  • Directories (including Sydney Sands Directories)
  • Electoral Rolls
  • Miners and Mining Leases
  • Land Purchasers and Lessees
  • Agricultural records - Farmers, Graziers, Shearers and Station Hands
  • Other Occupations Including Civil Servants, Teachers etc.,
  • Miscellaneous Records - Voters, Petitioners, Friendly Society Members etc.