Research Links (OLD)


The City of Yarra Library Website    


 We welcome all interested persons to visit the Local History Collection housed
securely in a dedicated  room within the Fitzroy Branch Library, Moor St, Fitzroy.
For additional and easily accessible resources within the local History Collection
you can visit the following website address: 
Branch Local History Collection

Searching Family History is available for use exclusively in the Local History Room of the
Library as the library has purchased a subscription to this service. This is a
valuable tool for researching family history in the United Kingdom, United States
of America, Australia and New Zealand.


Researching your house in Fitzroy





Fitzroy building records 1850-1870, extracted from the Burchett Index of Melbourne
City Council’s Notices of Intention to Build.


ABC Radio link to the ABC radio program Hindsight about history of Gertrude St ” Dirty old town”
City of Yarra website
Collingwood History Society
The Hotham History Society
The Richmond and Burnley History Society
State Library of Victoria    

Researching Literary Fitzroy

Picture Victoria
Royal Historical Society, Victoria
Australian Newspapers
The Argus

 Searching Australian Newspapers              http://

The Aboriginal History of Yarra