Beyond the Church Register: Finding and using religious archives in Australia

Benjamin Hollister
Mar 6, 2024
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Welcome
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Speaker's Introduction
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Introduction
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One Simple System?
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Records
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Where Are the Records?
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Accessing Records
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How?
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Announcements / prizes
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About this webinar

The records of churches and congregations in Australia are spread across a range of different archival repositories at local, state and national levels. Come on a journey to find what records might help develop your family history and genealogy, where those records live, and how to access them.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Ben Hollister has been a professional genealogist since 2007, and a historical researcher since 1997. He currently owns and operates History Helper, a historical research business focussing on German-Australian and Australian indigenous research,
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    Donna Bryan
    1 month ago

    The Salvation Army Australia Territory also has a whole-of-church archive at their Melbourne Museum. The manager is Lindsay Cox OAM email: lindsay.cox@salvationarmy.org.au
    The Museum facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SalvosMuseums/

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    Carol Klein
    1 month ago

    it was fact finding and a start for finding family that not hee in US

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    Maree Walker
    1 month ago

    I’m completely blown away by how much information is available through churches if you just know where to look. Thank you so much Benjamin for sharing your knowledge.

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    Xana Miller
    1 month ago

    Thank you

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    Sandy Kilcoyne
    1 month ago

    Very helpful since most of us know nothing about Aussie church records. I’m hoping to find a long-lost penpal from the 1960s by possibly finding her married name in a 1970s marriage record IF they are accessible.

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    Kelli Allen
    1 month ago

    Great content, lots of new information

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    Pauline Beecroft
    1 month ago

    In depth look at other resources available to get more information about relatives and their church activities.

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  8. LU
    Lyn Underhill
    1 month ago

    I found today’s webinar very informative. Thank you heaps Ben for an excellent discussion.

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