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Over the years many ethnic minorities, including Jews, Italians, and Chinese, have immigrated to Australia. Some of your ancestors may come from these ethnicities. To learn about the ethnic, racial, and religious groups of your ancestors, you might study a history of Jews in Australia, Italians in New South Wales, or Chinese in the gold fields of Victoria. This historical background can help you identify where your ancestors lived and when they lived there, where they migrated, and the types of records they might be listed in.
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''[[Australia|Australia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Australia Minorities|Minorities]]''
  
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Over the years many ethnic minorities, including Jews, Italians, and Chinese, have immigrated to Australia. Some of your ancestors may come from these ethnicities. To learn about the ethnic, racial, and religious groups of your ancestors, you might study a history of Jews in Australia, Italians in New South Wales, or Chinese in the gold fields of Victoria. This historical background can help you identify where your ancestors lived and when they lived there, where they migrated, and the types of records they might be listed in.<br>  
  
 
== Histories About Minority Groups  ==
 
== Histories About Minority Groups  ==
  
Histories have been published about some minority groups in Australia. The [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&keyword=Australian+Ethnic+Heritage+Series&prekeyword=Australian+Ethnic+Heritage+Series Australian Ethnic Heritage Series] includes&nbsp; histories on the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=478256&disp=The+Afghans+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Afghans], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=504437&disp=The+Americans+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Americans], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=482604&disp=The+Baltic+peoples+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Baltics], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=504430&disp=The+Cornish+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Cornish], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=225355&disp=The+Czechs+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Czechs], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=640413&disp=The+Dutch+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Dutch], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=303440&disp=The+Germans+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Germans], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=303451&disp=The+Hungarians+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Hungarians], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=504447&disp=The+Italians+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Italians], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=502221&disp=The+Jews+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Jews], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=303430&disp=The+Lebanese+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Lebanese], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=495921&disp=The+Maltese+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Maltese], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=303425&disp=The+Poles+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Poles], [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=504440&disp=The+Scandinavians+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Scandinavians], and [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=504433&disp=The+Spanish+in+Australia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Spanish] in Australia. <br>
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Histories have been published about some minority groups in Australia. The {{FHL|Australian Ethnic Heritage Series|keywords|disp=Australian Ethnic Heritage Series}} includes&nbsp; histories on the {{FHL|478256|title-id|disp=Afghans}}, {{FHL|504437|title-id|disp=Americans}}, {{FHL|482604|title-id|disp=Baltics}}, {{FHL|504430|title-id|disp=Cornish}}, {{FHL|225355|title-id|disp=Czechs}}, {{FHL|640413|title-id|disp=Dutch}}, {{FHL|303440|title-id|disp=Germans}}, {{FHL|303451|title-id|disp=Hungarians}}, {{FHL|504447|title-id|disp=Italians}}, {{FHL|502221|title-id|disp=Jews}}, {{FHL|303430|title-id|disp=Lebanese}}, {{FHL|495921|title-id|disp=Maltese}}, {{FHL|303425|title-id|disp=Poles}}, {{FHL|504440|title-id|disp=Scandinavians}}, and {{FHL|504433|title-id|disp=Spanish}} in Australia.  
  
The Family History Library has the above histories and histories of other minority groups. Use the Family History Library Catalog for the Place Search and the headings:  
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Other histories are available, on the Internet and in the Family History Library. For example:  
  
[http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=451442&subject_disp=Australia+-+Minorities&columns=*,180,0 AUSTRALIA- MINORITIES]
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*O’Brien, John, and Pauric Travers, Editors. ''The Irish emigrant experience in Australia''. Dublin, Ireland: Poolbeg Press Limited, 1991. (FHL book number 994 F2ic.)
  
AUSTRALIA, [STATE]- MINORITIES
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*Payton, Philip J. ''The Cornish Miner in Australia''. Kenrow, Cornwall, England: Dyllansow Truran, 1984. (FHL book number 994 F2pj.)
  
Other sources are also in the microfiche edition of the Family History Library Catalog under the name of the minority group, such as:  
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*Randazzo, Nino, and Michael Cigler. ''The Italians in Australia''. Melbourne, Australia: AE Press, 1987. (FHL book number 994 F2rn.)
  
[http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*,180,0&keyword=Jews+Australia&prekeyword=Jews+Australia JEWS - AUSTRALIA]
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*Rubinstein, W. D., Editor. ''The Jews in the Sixth Continent''. Sydney, Australia: Allen &amp; Unwin Australia Pty. Ltd., 1987. (FHL book number 994 F2rw.)
  
The following books are examples of these sources:
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== Locate Histories in the Family History Library<br>  ==
  
*O’Brien, John, and Pauric Travers, Editors. ''The Irish emigrant experience in Australia''. Dublin, Ireland: Poolbeg Press Limited, 1991. (Family History Library Call Number [http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=700847&disp=Irish+convict+lives&columns=*,180,0 994 F2ic].)
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The Family History Library has the Australian Ethnic Heritage Series and additional histories for minority groups. Use the Place Search in the catalog under the following headings:  
  
*Payton, Philip J. ''The Cornish Miner in Australia''. Kenrow, Cornwall, England: Dyllansow Truran, 1984. (Family History Library Call Number [http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248966&disp=The+Cornish+miner+in+Australia&columns=*,180,0 994 F2pj].)
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{{FHL|451442|subject-id|disp=AUSTRALIA - MINORITIES}}
  
*Randazzo, Nino, and Michael Cigler. ''The Italians in Australia''. Melbourne, Australia: AE Press, 1987. (Family History Library Call Number [http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=504447&disp=The+Italians+in+Australia&columns=*,180,0 994 F2rn].)
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AUSTRALIA, [STATE]- MINORITIES
 
 
*Rubinstein, W. D., Editor. ''The Jews in the Sixth Continent''. Sydney, Australia: Allen &amp; Unwin Australia Pty. Ltd., 1987. (Family History Library Call Number [http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=663532&disp=Jews+in+the+sixth+continent&columns=*,180,0 994 F2rw].)
 
  
For additional information, see the "[[Australia Native Races|Native Races]]" article in this wiki.  
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See the [[Australia Native Races|Native Races]] article for information about two indigenous groups.  
  
 
[[Category:Australia]] [[Category:Jews]]
 
[[Category:Australia]] [[Category:Jews]]

Revision as of 21:33, 26 September 2012

Australia Gotoarrow.png Minorities

Over the years many ethnic minorities, including Jews, Italians, and Chinese, have immigrated to Australia. Some of your ancestors may come from these ethnicities. To learn about the ethnic, racial, and religious groups of your ancestors, you might study a history of Jews in Australia, Italians in New South Wales, or Chinese in the gold fields of Victoria. This historical background can help you identify where your ancestors lived and when they lived there, where they migrated, and the types of records they might be listed in.

Histories About Minority Groups

Histories have been published about some minority groups in Australia. The Australian Ethnic Heritage Series includes  histories on the Afghans, Americans, Baltics, Cornish, Czechs, Dutch, Germans, Hungarians, Italians, Jews, Lebanese, Maltese, Poles, Scandinavians, and Spanish in Australia.

Other histories are available, on the Internet and in the Family History Library. For example:

  • O’Brien, John, and Pauric Travers, Editors. The Irish emigrant experience in Australia. Dublin, Ireland: Poolbeg Press Limited, 1991. (FHL book number 994 F2ic.)
  • Payton, Philip J. The Cornish Miner in Australia. Kenrow, Cornwall, England: Dyllansow Truran, 1984. (FHL book number 994 F2pj.)
  • Randazzo, Nino, and Michael Cigler. The Italians in Australia. Melbourne, Australia: AE Press, 1987. (FHL book number 994 F2rn.)
  • Rubinstein, W. D., Editor. The Jews in the Sixth Continent. Sydney, Australia: Allen & Unwin Australia Pty. Ltd., 1987. (FHL book number 994 F2rw.)

Locate Histories in the Family History Library

The Family History Library has the Australian Ethnic Heritage Series and additional histories for minority groups. Use the Place Search in the catalog under the following headings:

AUSTRALIA - MINORITIES

AUSTRALIA, [STATE]- MINORITIES

See the Native Races article for information about two indigenous groups.