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List of Holdings - October 2006
 
M = Microfilm, F = Microfiche, * = Hard copy or Computer searchable Index 
ARCHIVE COLLECTION
Database of over 40,000 Records of Documents, Photos, Maps Etc. *
CEMETERY INDEXES: LOCAL
Castlemaine (Campbells Creek) Cemetery Headstones Index 1853-1982 *
Castlemaine Cemetery Registers 1853 - 2000,(Index To 1975) M/*
Chewton Cemetery 1860-1976 *
Fryerstown Cemetery 1859 - 1988 *
Harcourt Cemetery 1870-1981 *
Maldon Cemetery Register 1856 - 1982 M/*
Muckleford Cemetery Headstones 1869-1972 *
Pennyweight Cemetery (Incomplete, From Book Pennyweight Kids)
Newstead Cemetery 1860-1948 *
Vaughan Cemetery; 1860 - 1981 (Register & Headstones) M/*
Welshman'S Reef Cemetery (Headstones) *
Cemetery indexes - other regional
Blue Mountain (H/S), Carisbrook (H/S), Carlsruhe (H/S), Elphinstone(R ) F/*
Franklinford ( R ), Glengower (H/S), Green Hill (H/S), Guildford (H/S) F/*
Joyces Creek (H/S), Kyneton (H/S), Maldon ( R ), Malmsbury( R ) F/*
Sandon (H/S), Sutton Grange( R ), Taradale (R ), Trentham( R ) F/*
Trentham( R ), Tylden (H/S), Werona (H/S), Woodend (H/S) F/*
CHURCH RECORDS
Church of England *
Castlemaine, Christ Church: Baptisms Apr 1851-1930 *
Castlemaine, Christ Church: Marriages Mar 1852-1940 (some incomplete) *
Chewton (St. Johns), & Campbells Creek: Baptisms 1859-1931 *
Fryerstown (All Saints): Baptisms 1861-1910 *
Harcourt, (St Andrews): Baptisms 1904- *
Methodist
Castlemaine, Primitive Methodist Baptisms 1857-1890 *
Campbells Creek, Primitive Methodists Baptisms 1891-1902 *
Castlemaine Circuit, Methodist Baptisms 1866-1953 *
Maldon, Methodist Baptisms, 1891 - 19?? *
Methodist Spectator 1903, 1906-1907 *
Congregational
Castlemaine, Independent (Congregational); Baptisms 1854-1924 *
Castlemaine, Independent (Congregational): Marriages 1855-6, 1885,1891-1902 *
Castlemaine, Independent (Congregational): Burials1854-1899 *
Presbyterian
Castlemaine, Presbyterian Baptisms Oct 1852-Nov 1858,Jun 1865-1977 *
Castlemaine, Presbyterian Marriages 1852-1859,1871-1885 *
Castlemaine, Presbyterian Burials Oct 1852-Jun 1857 *
Newstead, Presbyterian Baptisms 1867-1973 (1926 on includes Maldon) *
Newstead, Presbyterian Burials 1910-1929 *
Roman Catholic
Catholic Parish of Castlemaine (St. Mary's):  Baptisms 1854 -1940 *
Catholic Parish of Castlemaine (St. Mary's):  Marriages 1854 -1950 *
COURTS
Castlemaine Court of Petty Sessions 1854-1867 (In Progress) *
Castlemaine Police Court 1852-1854 *
Castlemaine Prisoner Statistics Jan-Jun1854 *
Inquests 1840-1854 (names in files. Local 'Shire' Inquests only) *
Insolvents: Certificates of Discharge: From VPRS 75/P0 1860-72
Insolvents List Victoria 1842-1862
Newstead Petty Sessions Court 18??- *
Newstead Police Court 18??- *
DIRECTORIES
Bryce Ross Diggings Directory 1853 *
Castlemaine Directory & Book of General Information (Glass) 1856, 1857, 1860-61
Castlemaine, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1884
Campbells Creek, Chewton, Maldon, 1868, 1872
Taradale, 1866, 1872
Harcourt, 1868, 1884, 1893, 1897
Victoria, 1891-2 (Wise's Commercial), 1902-3 (Wise's Post Office)
ELECTORAL ROLLS: STATE
1855 Castlemaine Districts & Supplement
1856 C'maine Elphinstone Harcourt, Fryers, Mt. Franklin, Muckleford
1861 Castlemaine Divn
1881 Castlemaine, Campbells Creek, Chewton, Fryers, Guildford -Ratepayers
1901 Mt Alexander Division (Ratepayers)
1912 Castlemaine, Fryers, Maldon, Taradale Divisions
1914, 1917, 1921 Fryers Division
1922 Castlemaine, Fryers Divisions
1923 Fryers Div. 1924,1930, 1933 Fryers Divn (Legislative Council only)
1942 Castlemaine Division
ELECTORAL ROLLS: FEDERAL
Various Electoral Divisions which included Castlemaine & surrounding Subdivns. for
1905,1909, & approx. every 4 Years on to 1989.
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES and LODGES
Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows: Castlemaine *
Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows: Strathloddon *
Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows: Prince of Wales *
Strathloddon Band of Hope 1860-1915
GOVERNMENT: COLONIAL and STATE
Colonial Secretary's Inward Correspondence VPRS 1186 Vol.1-Vol6. *
Victorian Government Gazette, Items re Castlemaine 1851-1854 *
Castlemaine Gold Commissioners Camp Research Files *
Acts of Parliament 1856-1889 (Private Resource) M
GOVERNMENT: LOCAL
Campbells Creek Roads Board 1863-1871 *
Castlemaine Council Minutes 1855-1858 (D Mack index) *
Castlemaine Councillors & Officers (Blume) 1856-1965 *
Castlemaine Rates 1856-1972. (1858, 1869, 1879, 1890, indexed)
Castlemaine Voters Rolls, Various 1907 - 1972
Chewton Borough Rate Assessments 1864- (incomplete)
Chewton Valuations 1867 *
Fryers Roads Board 1866-1870 *
Maldon Shire Rate Assessments 1864-1940
Metcalfe Shire Rate Assessments: 1866 - 1960
Metcalfe Shire, Green Hill Farmers Common , 1869-1875 *
Metcalfe Shire Miscellaneous Records C1866-1960 (in progress) *
Newstead Shire Rate Assessments 1865 - 1960
Taradale Borough 1864-1866
United Shire of Mount Alexander Rate Assessments  1872 - 1915
HOSPITAL and BENEVOLENT
Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum Admissions Registers 1860-1922 F/*
Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum Register 1860-1864 *
Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum Minute Book 1859-1977 F
Castlemaine Hospital Admissions Registers 1855-1920 F/*
Castlemaine Hospital Subscribers 1859 *
Castlemaine Hospital Officers 1851-1980 *
Castlemaine Hospital Minute Book 1869-1876 F
HOTEL and OTHER LICENCES
Castlemaine Store Keepers Licenses 1855 *
Castlemaine  District Hotels Inspection 1856 *
Castlemaine District Hotel Licence Applications 1856-1858 *
Castlemaine District Hotel Licensees 1860-1900 (Blume) *
Castlemaine Licensing Court 1875-1953 (in progress) *
Newstead Licensing Court 1865-1885 *
LAND RECORDS
Applications for Licence under 1869 Act: 1870-1874 *
Castlemaine District Land Sales Register 1856-1860 *
Land Sales 1852-1864 Local Auctions only. From VPRS80/Po & VPRS11862/Po *
Lands Act Sec 31 &42 (Shire entries only) *
Land under Miners Right, Fryers Dist.1900-1922 (From VPRS 401/P0 Unit 4) *
MINING: LOCAL AREA
South Australian Gold Escort 1852 (May,June,July) *
Gold & Money Received for Escort Castlemaine, 1852-1859 (Histsoc Db) *
Castlemaine Claims Register 1859-1861 *
Castlemaine Gold Production: 1859 - 1992 (Pre-1864 incomplete) (Willman) *
Castlemaine District Mining Lease Applications 1859-1885 (Willman)  *
Castlemaine District Mining Companies (Blume) from M.A.M. *
Castlemaine District Mining Share Holders (Blume)  from M.A.M. *
Fryers District Mining Lease Applications 1869-1874 *
Fryers District Miners Rights 1882-1897 *
Mining Accidents in Victoria by D Evans *
Mining Gazetteers (Castlemaine & Fryers Divns.) (Bannear) *
Mining Notices in Bendigo Advertiser 1856-1954 F
Parcels Said to Contain Gold for Escort 1854-1862 M
Wardens Court Register (J E N Bull) 1866-1869 *
Gold Receipts,  at Five Flags, Campbells Creek ca. 1908-1910 *
Maldon Mining District Report (Bannear)
Wattle Gully Mine Employees 1936-1961 *
MINING: STATEWIDE REPORTS
Board of Science Annual Report 1858-1860 F
Gold & Mineral Statistics 1919-1929 F
Gold Returns 1897-1960 F
Goldfields Royal Commission Report 1862-1863 F
Goldfields Statistics 1857-1859 F
Goldmining Register of Surveys F
Goldmining Register of Surveys (Newspaper Extracts) F
Mine Inspectors Reports 1874-1883 F
Mines Reports of Department Secretary 1884-1918 F
Mining Department Reports 1890-1891 F
Mining Surveyors & Registrars  Reports 1859-1889 (Incomplete) F
MISCELLANEOUS
Bradfield Collection (11 Archival Boxes) (In Progress) *
Castlemaine Gold Commissioners Camp Research Files *
Children in Victorian Institutions 1860-1863 F
Destitute Families, South  Australia Oct 1855 (List From M.A.M.) *
Family Research Files, CHSI *
Forest Street Garage Ledger c.1920 (Hill, A )  *
James Martin Diary 1852-1856 *
Lloyd Photo Collection (Negatives and Prints) VCMHS 2004 26 *
O'Toole Photo Negatives Collection (some prints) VCMHS 2004 10 *
Place Names of Victoria (Blake) F
State Savings Bank Depositors 1860-1889 M/*
Victorian Railway Employees 1923 *
Victorian School Children 1863 (VPRS 904 Unit 1) F
Volunteer Rifles Companies.Castlemaine, Bendigo, Kyneton, Malmsbury, Maldon, Maryborough *
Wilson, William Wilfred, Solicitor Ledger 1859-1860 *
NEWSPAPERS
Argus: , 1851-1854, Articles on Castlemaine indexed M/*
Mount Alexander Mail: 1854 - M
Mount Alexander Mail: Births, Deaths, Marriages, Inquests,  1854-1913(Blume) *
Muckleford News in the Mount Alexander Mail 1854 -1863 (Di Fiore) *
Dunolly & Bet Bet Shire Express 1863-1888 (Moore) M/*
Port Phillip Herald 1851-1855 M
PETITIONS
Amos Surveyorship 1860 *
Bendigo Goldfields 1852 F/*
Brough, Charles 1853 *
Castlemaine Market Building - No demolition 1950 *
Chewton Railway Station 1878 *
Chinese Residence 1859 *
Crespigny 1855 *
Fryers Cricket Ground 1880 *
Heron 1854 *
Heron - Fryers Creek 1855 *
Moonlight Flat Mining 1855 *
Public Houses 1854 *
Railway 1857 *
Taradale Post Office 1854 *
Vaughan Police Station 1871 *
Vote by Ballot 1855 *
POSTAL
Fryerstown Post Office Registered Letters 1857, 1872,1882 *
Unclaimed Letters, Castlemaine May 1855 & Jan 1857 *
Unclaimed Letters Bendigo Creek 1852
REGISTRARS RECORDS
Guildford District Births Jun 1875- Sep 1879 *
Loddon District Deaths Apr 1853- Feb 1855 *
PUBLICATIONS: INDEXES TO VARIOUS LOCAL HISTORIES
Campbells Creek by Ray Bradfield *
Castlemaine High School History *
Castlemaine Old School Boys Association, 1912-1990 *
Records of the Castlemaine Pioneers,  P.& O.R.A. *
Early Castlemaine  by F Mckillop (D. Mack, Index) *
Flour Mill, Railway Foundry, Cobb & Co by Ray Bradfield *
Reminiscences of Fryerstown  by George Brown *
Guildford by Ray Bradfield *
Newstead by Ray Bradfield *
North End, The, by Ray Bradfield *
Pioneers and Old Residents Jubilee Book, 1930 *
Century of Schooldays, A, 1877-1977: Yapeen: by Ray Bradfield *
Owen Jones by Ray Bradfield *
Digging For Gold - Localities on The Gold Fields: by H Harris *
Cattle and Associated Families by V Anderson *
Fryerstown by Ruth Rowe *
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