Research & History

The resources on this page complement and build on information you can obtain from the online Pioneers and Births, Deaths and Marriages indexes available in the library. Internet History Resources provides images of historical documents.

State Archives of NSW
The Library also provides a collection of genealogical material including resources in microform and accompanying finding aids and indexes.

Catholic Diocese Registers
The Historic Registers which include baptisms, burials and marriages of the Bathurst Diocese. For enquiries, please contact Bathurst Library.

Bathurst Newspapers
From as early as the 1840's Bathurst newspapers are available on microfilm. There is also an index to the Bathurst Cemetery and guides to cemeteries throughout the Bathurst Region.

Bathurst Cemetery Index
Cemetery records are of great importance and can provide a wealth of information when searching your family history. The Bathurst Cemetery Index can provide interesting information of burial details when tracing your ancestors. Browse the index to discover names of the deceased, ages and dates of death and burial, religious denominations, portions of the cemetery, locations of grave sites where they are buried and if there is a headstone.