South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society Inc

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Forma autorizada do nome

South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society Inc

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Outra(s) forma(s) do nome

  • Genealogy SA


  • Community

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201 Unley Road, Unley




South Australia

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Código Postal



08 8724222



área de descrição


Founded in 1972 and incorporated on 29 August 1973, the Society now has over 3200 members and a significant library.

contexto cultural e geográfico

Primarily focused on South Australia.

Mandatos/Fontes de autoridade

estrutura administrativa

A President and Council are elected at the Annual General Meeting.
A branch is based at Kadina with a small library. (Kadina is a town on the Yorke Peninsula, approximately 144 km north-northwest of Adelaide.)

Políticas de gestão e entrada de documentos

The collection policy is primarily focused on South Australia. The society has an active copying policy (previously by microform and now digitisation) and an active indexing program with volunteers entering data into a computer database which is being gradually up-loaded onto the website.


Located in the former Unley Institute building, built in 1911.

Acervos documentais

  • Large collection of published and unpublished family histories
  • Microform series of the District Registers of Birth, Marriage and District Certificates, 1842-c1932.
  • Church registers (complete collection for Catholic Church, Anglican and Presbyterian Churches and smaller collections for other denominations)
  • School admission registers
  • Local Government assessment records
  • Ships' passenger lists and indexes
  • Hospital admission registers
  • Indexes of Adelaide 'Advertiser' personal notices, c1972 onwards.

Instrumentos de pesquisa, guias e publicações

In-house database of records which is increasingly being moved onto a website database.

área de acesso

horário de funcionamento

Tuesday, 10.30am-9pm
Wednesday and Thursday, 10.30am to 4.30pm
Saturday, 10.30am to 4.30pm
Sunday (2nd and 4th), 1-4.30 pm
Office Hours Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm.

Condição de acesso e uso

The Library is primarily for the use of the members, however, non-members can use the library by paying a visitor's fee. Some material is available on the website, but a fee is payable for additional material by non-members.


A location map is available on the website. Public Transport runs past the Library.
Wheelchair access is available.

área de serviços

serviços de pesquisa

See website for fees.

serviços de reprodução

A photocopier is available and a digital camera can be used for some records. Copies can be taken from microform viewers. However, there is an embargo on copying some records (eg District Records of Births, Deaths and Marriages).

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Datas de criação, revisão ou eliminação

3 May 2019

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Notas de manutenção

Pontos de acesso

Pontos de acesso

  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Immigration (Thematic area)
  • Religião (Thematic area)
  • Área de transferência

Contacto principal

201 Unley Road, Unley
Adelaide, South Australia 5061