Based on the success of the first and second editions of this title, the compiler Ralph Reid has
now expanded and updated his publication, to be over 250% larger than
This unique guide covers family histories
published in and relevant to Australia, and is arranged into three
sections – a PRIMARY NAMES section, SECONDARY NAMES section and a TITLES section.
TITLES list contains information on the title, author/s, publisher,
where and when published, summary contents description and
International Standard Book Number (ISBN). Each entry is preceded by a
4 digit number, for ease of referencing. The PRIMARY NAMES relates to the main family described in each publication, often giving region (Vic, WA etc), together with a reference to each book in that category. The SECONDARY NAMES section lists all indexed family names in alphabetical order and shows, for each one,
the identity number/s of the title/s in which that family name is mentioned.
Australian Family Histories: A Bibliography and Index has established itself as an indispensable guide for all
Australian family history researchers. This new edition (6,700 titles
with 208,000 family name index references) is a significant expansion
of the first edition (3,400+ titles with 59,000+ family name index
references) and really is a must-see; all the hard work in trying to
find what has been published about a particular family has been already
Originally produced by Archive CD Books Australia in 2006, this title has now
been remastered and re-released, and includes better searching capability. This
CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book,
and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed,
enlarged and printed out if required.