A wide range of resources are available for the family history researcher at the library. Many are specifically local and cannot be found anywhere else but there are also state, national and international resources.

Broken Hill Library Genealogy Resources

Resources include:
All these resources are free to access.
  • Local newspapers on microfilm
  • Council rates books on microfilm (1892-1906 only)
  • Local cemetery register and plans
  • South mine employment records and photographs
  • Methodist church marriage and baptism records
  • CD ROM indexes for births, deaths and marriages in various states (NSW, SA, VIC, WA, TAS)
  • Genealogy book collection (family histories, biographical indexes, "how to" books)
  • Census records (limited)
  • Past Electoral rolls (limited)
  • State Records Research Kit relating to early NSW
  • Free internet access dedicated to genealogy


Ancestry Library Addition is only available to use on the computers in the library, for more information about what you can do with Ancestry Library Addition please see our Happenings page, or contact us.


Phone: 08 8080 3460

Broken Hill Library Online Catalogue
Broken Hill Library eBooks
 Genealogy Links
     • Cyndi's List
     • Family Search
     • Surname Search
     • Censuses
     • Free BMD Search
     • WW1 Nominal Rolls
     • SA Genealogy
     • Cemetery Records
     • Australian Cemeteries
     • Australian Cemeteries        Index
     • Family History Links
     • Claim a Convict
     • Australians at War
     • WW2 Nominal Roll      • Convict Central
     • National Archives of        Australia
 Finding People
     • School Friends
 New Links
     • Broken Hill Cemetery      • Ancestry
     • WW1 Red Cross        Wounded and Missing