Heritage
Ipswich Heritage – Ipswich City Council

Contains information for Ipswich residents and owners of historic Ipswich properties on how they can preserve our city’s heritage and web links of other relevant online resources.

Queensland State Archives

Contains brief guides and research tips for family history research, and links to the State Archives collections. They also have a YouTube channel with helpful videos for researchers.

Heritage Conservation

Contains information for owners of heritage registered properties and provides access to the Queensland Heritage Register and any upcoming heritage applications or decisions currently in place.

Queens Park Heritage Trail

A wonderful new addition to the Heritage Trails of Ipswich series that includes an online audio tour of the famous park and its many wonderful features

Fryer Library

This library is located at the University of Queensland and it contains significant Australian studies resources as well as rare books, architectural plans and manuscripts

John Oxley Library

This library was opened in 1934 and is a centre for research and study relating to Queensland.

QImagery – Queensland Government

Queensland Government’s online collection of photographs from the 1930s to 2009. Search this historical collection to see how Queensland’s landscape has changed over time.

Text Queensland – Queensland’s past online

Provides free access to a collection of digitized and searchable resources on Queensland’s colonial and state history.

Historical Groups
Harrisville Museum

“Elanda” Queen St., Harrisville 4307
Phone: (07) 5464-6518

Ipswich Historical Society Inc.

P.O. Box 295, Ipswich 4305
Cooneana Heritage Centre, 1041 Redbank Plains Road
Phone: (07) 3282-0358

Pine Mountain & District Historical Society Inc

65 Bryces Road, Pine Mountain 4306
Phone: (07) 5464-3827

Rosewood Scrub Historical Society Inc.

73 Edmond St, Marburg
Phone: (07) 5464-4808
E-mail: info@rshs.com.au

RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre

South Amberley Rd, Amberley
Phone: 1800 623 306
E-mail: RAAF.AAHC@defence.gov.au
Open once a month. A collection of Australian military memorabilia and a limited collection of historic aircraft. Admission is free.

Workshops Rail Museum

North Street, North Ipswich QLD
Phone: (07) 3432-5100

Ipswich Hospital Museum

Ground Floor, Jubilee Building, Ipswich Hospital (adjacent to Court Street)
Phone: (07) 3810 1254
Email:info@ipswichhospitalmuseum.com.au

Family History
Ancestry Library Edition

Search census, birth, marriage, death records and more from Australia, the U.K., U.S., Canada, Germany, & other countries.

In Library Use Only

My Heritage

Search billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.

Genealogy Resources
Births, Deaths & Marriages

Contains web links to historical State and Territory birth, death and marriage records. Each site allows you to specify, last name, first name and the approximate year of the event.

SLQ Family History Information Guides

Contains guides that assist Family History researchers in tracing their heritage through resources such as Blue Books, Police Gazettes, convict databases, censuses and musters, electoral rolls, directories and almanacs, immigration and land records, naturalizations, newspapers, publican indexes, adoption, parish records and more.

Family Search

Search for billions of names across hundreds of records in a bid to discover your family history. Records span from countries around the world and include births, deaths, marriages, probates, land and military.

AIATSIS – Family History Kit

Contains fact sheets that provide assistance with tracing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.

National Archives Family History information

Includes how-tos and tips on conducting family history research, how to look after your photos & documents, as well as access to the online collection of records and photographs held by the National Archives.

Australian Cemeteries

Contains indexes of cemeteries from all State and Territories of Australia. Search by surname or cemetery name to find transcripts of the gravesites as they appear onsite.

Australian War Memorial

Includes war history dating from the colonial period (1788-1901) to the present and online access to nominal rolls (for all conflicts), WW1 Red Cross wounded or missing, WW2 POWs and honours and awards as well as the Roll of Honour, Commemorative Roll and Remembrance book.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

This register commemorates and records the details of those men and women who died in the two world wars.

Discovering Anzacs

Learn the personal stories of Anzacs through archival records from the National Archives of Australia.

The Ryerson Index

A free index to funeral, death and legal notices appearing in Australian newspapers.

Family History Groups
Brassall Family History Centre

Cnr. Haig & Hunter Sts., Brassall
Phone: (07) 3201-5182

Ipswich Genealogical Society Inc.

“Brigg House”, Cooneana Heritage Centre
1041 Redbank Plains Rd, Blackstone/New Chum, QLD, 4304
Phone: 3282 6454 (opening hours only)
E-mail:

 

 

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