Library Resources

Our library contains many resources to assist you in your research.
For details see the Library Catalogue. 

The majority of books and journals are available for loan.

Here is a small selection of items. 

  Sunshine Coast and Gympie area

Biographies of Noosa Shire Personalities
Cemetery records for Noosa Shire and Gympie
Church, Club and Business histories
Local History for Cooroy, Eumundi, Gympie, Pomona, Noosa, and other districts
Men who enlisted in WWI and WWII from the Cooroy District
Personal notices from the Sunshine Coast Daily and Gympie Times newspapers
School Registers for Cooroy, Tewantin and other local State Schools


Birth, Death and Marriage indexes
Birth, Death and Marriage personal notices from assorted newspapers
Burial and cemetery records
Queensland Post Office Directories from 1868 to 1949
Electoral Rolls 1889-1959
Local Histories ranging from Brisbane north to Gladstone
Pioneer registers
Queensland Government Gazette Index 1859-1930
School Histories
Shipping and Passenger indexes

 Australia & New Zealand

Birth, Death and Marriage indexes for all states in Australia
Burial and cemetery records
Church History
Convict and transportation history with some musters for NSW, Norfolk Island and Tasmania
Government and Police Gazettes for NSW and QLD plus Tasmania Police Gazette Index.
Local Histories for Adelaide, Broken Hill, Gippsland, Port Arthur, Sydney and many others.
Military History
New Zealand Early Settlers Locator
New Zealand Marriages 1836-1956
Photographers in Australia and New Zealand
Shipping and Passenger arrivals

 England and Wales

Directories such as Pigot’s and Kelly’s for various counties.
London resources including Kelly’s Directory 1908, Victorian London Cemeteries and maps
National Burial Index for England and Wales
Return of Owners of Land for England and Wales 1873


A Directory of Scots in Australasia 1788-1900
Post Office Directory of Glasgow 1869-70
Scottish Parish Records for North, South, West Lothian, Midlothian and others
The Gazetteer of Scotland 1882
Irish Families in Australia and New Zealand
Irish Wills Index 1909, 1910, 1913, 1918, 1920
The Irish and Local History Handbook
Tracing your Irish ancestors

International Genealogical Index (IGI) for the British Isles, Germany, other European countries
Journals from all Australian States, ACT and NT and some overseas societies
On-line access to subscription genealogical sites
British Newspaper Archives