Albury Australia Family History Centre

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library. The Albury Family History Centre is located in Albury New South Wales, though, being a border city, it also serves the north east area of Victoria.

Centre Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

  • 408 Wodonga Place, Albury, New South Wales 2641
    This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centres are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
  • Family History Center is on the southern end of the building and is accessed via the car park at the rear. Travel south along Wodonga Place and turn left into Hovell Street. Turn into the lane at the side of the motel which will bring you into the church carpark. You may need to ring the bell, located above and to the left of the entrance.
  • Location on Map

Phone: (02)60235013


Open Hours:

Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4 pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed public holidays
  • Closed NSW school holidays
  • Closed week before and three weeks following Christmas

Centre Resources


  1. FamilySearch Catalog: This centre may have various films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  2. Books:
  • South Australians 1836-1885 (biographical sketches)
  • South Australia 1866-1870 (newspaper notices BMD)
  • Western Australia BiCentennial Dictionary pre-1829-1888
  • Asian Immigration to Western Australia
  • Convicts in Western Ausralia
  • Aborigines of the South West Region
  • Dictionary of Queenslanders
  • Hobart Tasmania: St David's Burial Ground 1804-1872
  • Victoria: Early Burials on the Bendigo Goldfields 1852-1870.

    3.  Fiche:

  • St Catherines Birth Index 1838-1896 (various years)
  • St Catherines Marriage Index 1838-1873
  • St Catherines Death Index 1837-1839, 1940,1943
  • UK England 1891 census - Miscellaneous Counties
  • UK England BMD - Miscellaneous Counties
  • Australia: Victoria - BMD
  • Australia: Victoria - Argus Passenger Lists
  • Australia: Victoria - Argus BMD 1846-1860
  • Australia: Victoria - Immigration from British Ports 1880-1889
  • Australia: New South Wales - BMD
  • Australia: Queensland - BMD
  • Australia: South Australia - BMD
  • Australia: Tasmania - BMD

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

     Databases on CD:

  • Index to Griffith's Valuations of Ireland 1848-1864
  • Index of Irish Wills 1848-1858
  • International Land records: Tithe Applotment Books #262
  • Parish FInder for England
  • County Durham UK Census 1841 - 1891
  • The Navy List 1805
  • Convicts and Passengers List
  • Marine Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria 1853-1920
  • Various NE Vistorian Cemeteries
  • Albury Pioneer Cemetery
  • Small Cemeteries of SE NSW and NE Victoria.
  • Wodonga Cemetery 1847 - 2003
  • Undertakers Records of Corowa and other Cemeteries
  • Lost Souls of Albury
  • Tallangatta Cemetery Records
  • Passenger Arrivals in Western Australia
  • Immigration to Victoria 1852-1879

Hardware and Equipment

  • Two computers with wireless Internet and 7 fiche/film readers

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

  • Volunteer staff have broad local cemetery knowledge.

Resources in the Local Area

  • Albury Library Museum: extensive Family History Resources with computer access, fiche and microfilm resources
Kiewa Street, Albury
Albury Library Museum
  • Upper Murray Regional Library Wodonga: extensive Family History Resources with computer access, fiche and microfilm resources
Hovell Street, Wodonga
Upper Murray Regional Library
  • Wodonga Family History Society: meet 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Felltimber Community Center, Melrose Drive Wodonga
PO Box 289 Wodonga Vic 3689
Wodonga Family History Society
  • Lavington Family History Society: meet at the Lavington Library
Griffith Road Lavington.
Lavington Family History Society


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Albury Wodonga Twin Cities

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