Australian Genealogy and Historical Society Journals on CD-ROM

Society journals are a fabulous source of historical information. Not only do they have articles on family histories, as well as local history, but also photographs, book reviews, shipping lists, cemetery records, news about the Society, lists of new members and well as members interest lists and so much more.

Archive Digital Books Australasia have digitised a number of jornalsom Australian Genealogy and Historical Societies. This not only makes it easier to access, but the entire collection fully searchable on a single CD, so it’s much, much easier to use as well.

Cairns Historical Society Bulletins 1-550
This CD contains a complete run of the Cairns Historical Society Bulletins from 1958 to 2007. First published in 1958, the journals have articles on a wide range of topics relating to the Cairns region – articles on pioneering families, local history, mining, roads, railways, and much more. Full description.
Item Code: AU4079
Price: $39.50

Genealogical Society of Queensland: Generation Journal 1979-2008 and News Letters 1979-1989
This CD contains a complete run of Generation from March 1979 to June 2008 – the journal of the Genealogical Society of Queensland. First published in 1979, the journals have articles on a wide range of topics relating to Queensland and the research interests of the society’s members – articles on researching interstate and overseas, family stories, migration, convicts, bushrangers and much more. As well as the Journals, this CD also contains a complete run of the Genealogical Society of Queensland News Letters from 1979 to 1989. First published in 1979, the newsletters have general news about the society and its branches, conferences, seminars, workshops and other material of interest to members. Full description.
Item Code: AU4080
Price: $69.50

Queensland Family Historian 1979-2010 Set: Journal of Queensland Family History Society
This CD contains a complete run of the Queensland Family Historian from 1979 to 2010 – the journal of the Queensland Family History Society. First published in 1979, the journals have articles on a wide range of topics relating to Queensland and the research interests of the society’s members – stories of convicts, pioneer families, articles on researching interstate and overseas, on reading old handwriting, school histories and much more. Full description.
Item Code: AU4078
Price: $59.50

Journal of the Society of Australian Genealogists 1933-2008
This two-CD set contains a complete run of the Journals of the Society of Australian Genealogists. It was first published in 1933 as The Australian Genealogist, which continued until 1959. There was no publication in 1960 and from 1961 up to and including the December 2008 issue, the Journal has been published as Descent. Newsletters were published at various times from the 1930s to the 1970s and are included. Since 1978 Descent has been published quarterly; before that time it was published less frequently but the numbering of the Journals is continuous. Over the past 75 years the Society’s Journals have included reference articles, family histories, photographs, extracts from historical records including many New South Wales cemetery transcriptions and parish registers, news about the Society and enquiries submitted by researchers. Full description.
Item Code: AU2042
Price: $99.50

South Australian Genealogist 1973-2010
This CD contains a complete run of The South Australian Genealogists, the journal of the South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society from when it was first published in 1973 through to the May 2010 issue. The journal, which are published quarterly contain information including reference articles, family histories, local history articles, photographs, book reviews, shipping lists, cemetery records, news about the Society and more. Full description.
Item Code: AU5079
Price: $69.50

Torrens Valley Historical Journals 1977-2010 Set
This CD contains the complete run of the Torrens Valley Historical Journal – the journal of the Torrens Valley & District Historical Society in South Australia. First published in January 1977, and continuing through until the current issue No. 78 (March 2010), the journals have articles on a wide range of topics relating to the history and people from the Torrens Valley district (which incorporates the towns of Birdwood, Cudlee Creek, Forreston, Gumeracha, Hermitage, Houghton, Inglewood, Kenton Valley, Kersbrook, Millbrook, Mount Torrens, Paracombe). Stories of pioneer families, interviews with older residents, extracts from newspapers, cemetery records, church and school history, sporting results and so much more. Full description.
Item Code: AU5081
Price: $59.50

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