Victoria, Australia, Historical Societies etc
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The Genealogical Society of Victoria (GSV) (Melbourne)
Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (AIGS) (Melbourne)
Cornish Association of Victoria This group is holding its 25th Anniversary at 1.30pm Saturday 16tb April 2011
Bellarine Historical Society (Drysdale)
Bendigo Historical Society each of the three Bendigo websites have different types of information available.
Central Highlands Historical Association list of member groups.
Association of Eastern Historical Societies list of member societies.
Mid-Gippsland Family History Society serves the towns of Boolarra, Cowwarr, Churchill, Glengarry, Moe, Morwell, Toongabbie, Trafalgar, Traralgon, Walhalla, Willow Grove and Yallourn North.
The Goulburn & Murray Association of Local and Family History Groups covers the North East & Goulburn Valley areas of Victoria and the Riverina areas of New South Wales.
Hamilton History Centre - Genealogy and Local History.
Mornington Peninsula Family History Society (Frankston)
Mt Rouse & District Historical Society (Penshurst)
Nepean Historical Society (Sorrento)
Port Phillip Pioneers Group (Melbourne) The State of Victoria in Australia was known as the Port Phillip District of New South Wales prior to separation on 1 July 1851. Settlement at Melbourne, on the northern shore of Port Phillip Bay, commenced in 1835.
Sebastopol Historical Society The main battle of the Crimean War was the 11 month siege of the Russian city of Sevastopol on the Black Sea in 1854-'55.
Sebastopol, south of Ballarat in the state of Victoria, Australia was named at this time because the blasting in the rock to access the gold bearing leads under the basalt plateau south west of Ballarat was said to be like the guns at the seige of Sevastopol.
Stawell Historical Society Stawell is located on the Western Highway approximately 240 km north-west of Melbourne (the Capital of Victoria, Australia). It is the western-most part of the Victorian Goldfields, alluvial gold having been discovered there, at 'Pleasant Creek', in 1853 and quartz gold, at 'The Reefs', in about 1856.
Steiglitz Historical Society Steiglitz is an old Gold mining town that nestles within the Brisbane Ranges National Park approximately an hours drive North West from the city of Melbourne.
St Kilda Historical Society Established early in the 19th Century, St Kilda is the historic seaside resort of Melbourne, Australia
Western Victorian Association of Historical Societies. Includes contact details for the fifty plus societies belonging to the Association.
West Gippsland Genealogical Society (Warragul)
Whitehorse Historical Society (formerly Nunawading & District Historical Society.)