Local & Family History

Alexandrina Libraries has a great collection of resources aimed at helping customers with their local and family history enquiries. Local and Family History Rooms are located at both Goolwa and Strathalbyn Libraries.

Resources include:

  • Free access to Ancestry Library Edition genealogy database
  • Online access to the statewide Cemetery burial database
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages Registers via Digger on History Room PC
  • Files on events, places, people in the local area
  • Alexandrina Local History Wiki
  • Biographical Index of South Australians
  • Books on local area including family/local histories
  • Oral histories

History Room volunteers are available to assist with any questions you may have:

Goolwa Library Local and Family History Room - Thursday 10am-12pm
Strathalbyn Library Local and Family History Room - Thursday 1-4pm

Research time can be arranged with a volunteer through the online bookings page.

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