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[[Image:Australia with South Australia highlighted.png|right|155px|South Australia]]  
 
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South Australia was separated from New South Wales and became an independent state in 1836. Its capital is Adelaide.
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South Australia was separated from New South Wales and became an independent state in 1836. Its capital is Adelaide.&nbsp; South Australia was the only State in the country to have free settlers only, no convicts.<br>
  
 
== Getting started with South Australia research  ==
 
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==== [[Kangaroo Island - South Australia|Kangaroo Island]]&nbsp; [[Image:Thiselton 2009 0716.jpg|thumb|right]]  ====
 
==== [[Kangaroo Island - South Australia|Kangaroo Island]]&nbsp; [[Image:Thiselton 2009 0716.jpg|thumb|right]]  ====
  
<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1283296117750_186" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1283296117751_685" />Kangaroo Island is a pristine wilderness - a place that has offered protection to substantial populations of native Australian animals and a place of beauty. It is 18 km off the coast of South Australia and has a population of just 4,400 people.<br>
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<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1283296117750_186" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1283296117751_685" />Kangaroo Island is a pristine wilderness - a place that has offered protection to substantial populations of native Australian animals and a place of beauty. It is 18 km off the coast of South Australia and has a population of just 4,400 people.<br>  
  
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==== [[Fleurieu Peninsula - South Australia|Fleurieu Peninsula&nbsp;]]  ====
 
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==== [[Regions of South Australia|Limestone Coast]]  ====
 
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== [http://bit.ly/ik29V4 '''South Australian Northern Regions and Outback'''] ==
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== [http://bit.ly/ik29V4 '''South Australian Northern Regions and Outback'''] ==
  
 
This list is not exhaustive, but includes organisations which are particularly concerned with the history of local areas, the preservation of specific locations, buildings and historic sites, or the operation of historical museums  
 
This list is not exhaustive, but includes organisations which are particularly concerned with the history of local areas, the preservation of specific locations, buildings and historic sites, or the operation of historical museums  
  
The list is organised according to Local Government Area (LGA). Over the past few years many councils, both municipal and rural, have amalgamated. The list below shows LGA names current at June 1998. <br>
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The list is organised according to Local Government Area (LGA). Over the past few years many councils, both municipal and rural, have amalgamated. The list below shows LGA names current at June 1998. <br>  
  
=== The North<br> ===
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=== The North<br> ===
  
This area consists of the following places:<br>
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This area consists of the following places:<br>  
  
===== Flinders Ranges<br> =====
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===== Flinders Ranges<br> =====
  
Includes Hawker, Kanyaka and Quorn<br>
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Includes Hawker, Kanyaka and Quorn<br>  
  
===== Mount Remarkable<br> =====
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===== Mount Remarkable<br> =====
  
===== Northern Areas <br> =====
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===== Northern Areas <br> =====
  
Includes Booleroo, Georgetown, Gladstone, Jamestown, Laura, Rocky River, Spalding and Yacka<br>
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Includes Booleroo, Georgetown, Gladstone, Jamestown, Laura, Rocky River, Spalding and Yacka<br>  
  
===== Orroroo - Carrieton<br> =====
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===== Orroroo - Carrieton<br> =====
  
===== Peterborough<br> =====
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===== Peterborough<br> =====
  
===== Port Augusta<br> =====
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===== Port Augusta<br> =====
  
===== Port Pirie <br> =====
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===== Port Pirie <br> =====
  
includes Crystal Brook and Redhill<br>
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includes Crystal Brook and Redhill<br>  
  
===== Whyalla<br> =====
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===== Whyalla<br> =====
  
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=== Outback<br> ===
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=== Outback<br> ===
  
===== Marree, Radium Hill and Yunta<br> =====
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===== Marree, Radium Hill and Yunta<br> =====
  
===== Coober Pedy<br> =====
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===== Coober Pedy<br> =====
  
===== Roxby Downs<br> =====
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===== Roxby Downs<br> =====
  
===== Woomera<br> =====
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===== Woomera<br> =====
  
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=== Beyond South Australian Borders<br> ===
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=== Beyond South Australian Borders<br> ===
  
===== Alice Springs, Northern Territory<br> =====
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===== Alice Springs, Northern Territory<br> =====
  
===== Broken Hill, New South Wales<br> =====
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===== Broken Hill, New South Wales<br> =====
  
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*[[Australia, New South Wales, Sydney Index to Bounty Immigrants (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Bounty Immigrants 1828-1842 Index at Record Search soon]]
 
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*[[South Australian Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[South Australian Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[Australia Census|Census]]  
 
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*[[South Australia Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]  
 
*[[South Australia Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]  
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*[[Historical Societies - South Australia|Genealogical &amp; HIstorical Societies]]  
 
*[[Historical Societies - South Australia|Genealogical &amp; HIstorical Societies]]  
 
*[[Immigration - why they came to South Australia|Immigration]]  
 
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*There is no online search engine available through the SA Registry&nbsp; for Birth, Marriage and Death.&nbsp; Although CD Indexes are available from most Family History Library's or Genealogical Societies.
 
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Revision as of 04:58, 19 April 2011

Australia

South Australia

South Australia was separated from New South Wales and became an independent state in 1836. Its capital is Adelaide.  South Australia was the only State in the country to have free settlers only, no convicts.

Getting started with South Australia research

Numerous articles are available on FamilySearch Wiki to help you get started in family history. This portal will provide links to articles about general research topics.

Principles of Family History Research

  1. Identify What You Know
  2. Decide What You Want to Learn
  3. Select Records to Search
  4. Obtain and Search the Records
  5. Use the Information

Regions and Islands of South Australia

Kangaroo Island 
Thiselton 2009 0716.jpg

Kangaroo Island is a pristine wilderness - a place that has offered protection to substantial populations of native Australian animals and a place of beauty. It is 18 km off the coast of South Australia and has a population of just 4,400 people.



Fleurieu Peninsula 

Yorke Peninsula  

Eyre Peninsula

Limestone Coast

South Australian Northern Regions and Outback

This list is not exhaustive, but includes organisations which are particularly concerned with the history of local areas, the preservation of specific locations, buildings and historic sites, or the operation of historical museums

The list is organised according to Local Government Area (LGA). Over the past few years many councils, both municipal and rural, have amalgamated. The list below shows LGA names current at June 1998.

The North

This area consists of the following places:

Flinders Ranges

Includes Hawker, Kanyaka and Quorn

Mount Remarkable
Northern Areas

Includes Booleroo, Georgetown, Gladstone, Jamestown, Laura, Rocky River, Spalding and Yacka

Orroroo - Carrieton
Peterborough
Port Augusta
Port Pirie

includes Crystal Brook and Redhill

Whyalla


Outback

Marree, Radium Hill and Yunta
Coober Pedy
Roxby Downs
Woomera


Beyond South Australian Borders

Alice Springs, Northern Territory
Broken Hill, New South Wales






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  • There is no online search engine available through the SA Registry  for Birth, Marriage and Death.  Although CD Indexes are available from most Family History Library's or Genealogical Societies.