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Southwestern Australia Genealogical Data

Welcome to the index page for data relating to genealogy and family history topics for area of Southwestern Australia, known locally as the Great Southern region.
The area of specific interest includes:
This includes the area from Esperance in the east to Kojonup in the north and Busselton in the west.
A map of southwestern Australia
The map is a portion of that contained in the
Rand McNally Dollar Atlas of the World copyright 1900.

We acknowledge that rootsweb.com has brought about a remarkable change in the way that information is searched by the community of people interested in genealogy. These pages are not designed to replace the pages presented by those very hardworking people. Rather, it is hoped that a small addition is being made to the resources for a specific area.

Data from a number of areas is presented to help the family history researcher.
Text from out-of-print and/or out-of-copyright texts relating to the area
If you have early accounts or books about the area, we would love to include them if they are out-of-copyright.
Family history and personal ancestry information
More than 200 individuals and 60 family groups are included. Data is shown with URL linkage between the individuals and families. A full index by surname is provided.
Other local information of interest to genealogical or historical researchers
We are open to suggestions
Do you have photographs from early family reunions?


DSData would like to acknowledge the assistance of
The Plantagenet Branch of the Royal Western Australian Historical Society
(08) 9851 2505
The Mount Barker Library

The Historical Society sponsors the activities of the museum in Mount Barker,
which is open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on weekends, public holidays and during school holidays.


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