The Society of Australian Genealogists (SAG) was established in 1932 and “is the oldest family history society in Australia. …Our principal object is the advancement of genealogical education and this is reflected in our education program and collections.”

SAG has online manuscript collections including:

  • photographs
  • memorial cards
  • Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record
  • mason’s ledgers
  • Camperdown Cemetery records
  • and much more

Most of their collections are on-site including:

  • family histories and biographies
  • local & school histories
  • birth, death & marriage (BDM) indexes for all states of Australia, New Zealand, England, Wales and some other countries
  • shipping records
  • probate records for many states of Australia and for England and Wales
  • cemetery transcriptions and burial registers
  • parish registers
  • English, Welsh,Scottish and some Irish census records
  • Family Search (including the International Genealogical Index and Ancestral File
  • Access to the major commercial sites such as Ancestry, FindMyPast, The Genealogist, British Newspaper Archives, Discovery (National Archives UK) and much more
  • Access to over 1200 electronic databases covering both Australian and overseas resources


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