Where else can I research my South Australian family history?

There are various services that may assist in researching your family history in South Australia. Key organisations include: 

  • State Library of South Australia (located next to the Migration Museum)

Primary and secondary sources and family history support services. http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au

  • State Records of South Australia

State Government archives, including the Destitute Asylum and immigration (generally pre-1920s). http://www.archives.sa.gov.au

  • National Archives of Australia

Federal Government archives, including immigration (generally post-1901). http://www.naa.gov.au

  • Genealogy SA

Not-for-profit family history association; offers comprehensive database and library services. http://ww.saghs.org.au

  • South Australian Maritime Museum

Database of vessel and passenger arrivals (1836-99 and 1915-56). http://maritime.historysa.com.au/publications

  • Public Libraries SA

Many local libraries also have a family history collection and support services. http://www.libraries.sa.gov.au/

  • Community Museums

Community museums and historical societies can also assist with specific local context. A directory is available at http://www.community.history.sa.gov.au/