Community Trees: Victoria, Australia

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Victoria, Australia[edit | edit source]

Date range: 1700–1900

These community trees are about families living in and around Victoria, Australia. The information for the community trees was taken from a variety of sources, including Victoria birth, marriage, and death indexes and from other Australian state vital records, when available; primary school records, cemetery gravestones, and cemetery records from many communities; and information from various newspapers.

Primary School Records[edit | edit source]

The primary school records are from the following communities:

Almurta, Bena, Korumburra, Korumburra South, Kardella South, Inverloch, Loch, Jumbunna, Mardan South, Koorooman East, Middle Tarwin, Buffalo, Archies Creek, Blackwood Forest, Grassy Spur, Stony Creek, Korrine, Lance Creek, Leongatha, Dalyston Early Poowong, Poowong North, Wooreen, Wild Dog Valley, Jeetho, Jeetho West, Nerrena, Mackey, Ruby, Mount Eccles, Mount Eccles South, and Tarwin Lower.

Cemetery Records[edit | edit source]

The cemetery records are from Korumburra, Nyora, Outtrim, Poowong, Wonthaggi, and Yarragon. The collection includees cemetery gravestones from Alberton, Leongatha, Korumburra, Wonthaggi, Poowong, Nyora, Lakes Entrance, St. Araud (part), Tarwin Lower, St. Kilda (part), Foster, Donald (part), Grantville, Yarram, Yarragon, Meeniyan, and parts of Greenough and Chittering, in West Australia, and Cowes, Phillip Island.

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

The Warragul Gazette, Leongatha Star, Korumburra Times (now Sentinal Times), and Herald Sun (death and funeral notices for the area).