Handbooks for Foreign Genealogical Research
Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands
1. Lea-Scarlett, E. J (Errol J.).
Roots and branches : ancestry for Australians / Errol
Lea-Scarlett. -- Sydney : Collins, 1979. -- 232 p.,  leaves of
plates. : ill.
This case history approach illuminates and explains the types
of documents available and how to interpret them. The author
offers both insight and humor in his glossary of terms.
2. Montague, R. H.
How to trace your military ancestors in Australia and New
Zealand / R.H. Montague. -- Sydney, NSW : Hale & Iremonger,
c1989. -- 157 p. : ill.
CS2003 .M66 1989
Explains complex military record keeping, provides a complete
list of military units stationed in Australia, describes the wars
and campaigns, and discusses memorabilia and medals.
3. Reakes, Janet.
How to trace your family tree and not get stuck on a branch /
Janet Reakes. -- Sydney : Hale & Iremonger, 1992. -- 72 p. : ill.
CS2002 .R43 1992
Provides the basics for beginners and includes brief sections
on aboriginal and New Zealand genealogy, as well as a chapter on
"Skeletons, Scallywags, and Scandals."
4. Australian Archives.
Relations in records : a guide to family history sources in the
Australian Archives -- Canberra : Australian Govt. Pub. Service,
c1988. -- xx, 161 p. : ill.
CS2002 .A87 1988
Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-155) and index.
This comprehensive guide is divided into major sections:
Immigration and Shipping; Defence; Population; and Commonwealth
Government Employees, with descriptions of the relevant records
5. Smith, Diane (Diane Evelyn).
Lookin for your mob : a guide to tracing Aboriginal family
trees / Diane Smith and Boronia Halstead. -- Canberra :
Aboriginal Studies Press, 1990. -- xvii, 132 p. : ill.
CS2003 .S65 1990
Explains where to look for information and how to organize it.
6. Vine Hall, Nick 1944-
Tracing your family history in Australia : a guide to sources /
Nick Vine Hall. -- Dee Why West, NSW, Australia : Rigby, 1985.
-- xvi, 324 p. : ill.
CS2002 .V56 1986 <LH&G>
Bibliography: p. 307-324.
Provides some historical background for each of the six states
and two territories, with comments on the makeup of the
population, immigrant arrivals, birthplaces, and religions. Over
forty categories of records are discussed. Addresses of archives,
libraries, and genealogical societies are included as well as
surnames for which genealogies have been published.
1. Bromell, Anne.
Tracing family history in New Zealand / Anne Bromell. --
Wellington, N.Z. : GP Books, 1988. -- 196 p. : ill.
CS2172 .B77 1988 <LH&G>
Presents maps, illustrations of some documents, and a section
on Maori genealogy.
2. Family history at National Archives -- Wellington, N.Z. : Bridget
Williams Books, 1991. -- xiv, 162 p. : ill.
CS2172 .F35 1991
Reprint of 1990 ed. which is not in LC.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 156).
Contains sections on the Maori, aspects of immigration, vital
records, estates, land and government affairs, mining, the
military, and court records (including prison records).
1. Santiago, Luciano P. R.
The art of ancestor hunting in the Philippines / Luciano P.R.
Santiago. -- Quezon City : New Day Publishers, 1990. -- vi, 36 p.
CS1392 .S26 1990
One folded geneal. table inserted.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 15-16).
This basic guide provides an explanation of Philippine
nomenclature and old and new systems of surnames.
2. Vance, Lee W.
Tracing your Philippine ancestors / Lee W. Vance with the
collaboration of Violeta C. Canon. -- Provo, Utah : Stevenson's
Genealogical Center, 1980. -- xii, 771 p. : ill.
CS1393 .V36 <LH&G>
Discusses basic principles of Philippine genealogical research
and location of records. Included are maps of the seventy-six
provinces with information about each municipality.