W.C. Vahland Exhibit

Bendigo Regional Archives Centre (BRAC) are curating an exhibit highlighting William Charles Vahland’s extensive career. Displays explore his correspondence to the former Sandhurst/Bendigo Council, related BRAC records, and artefacts on loan from the Bendigo Art Gallery and Bendigo Library. The Exhibit will be showing from May-July 2016, 1st floor Bendigo Library.

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Historic Rates Index

Search online to find an ancestor, an address or an occupation in the Online Bendigo Historic Rates Index. You can search for names from 1856 through to 1903. The online index lists the owner name, ratepayer (occupier) name, year, address, occupation and rate number. If you want to trace Bendigo ancestors, you can use this tool to search from home.

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Local Networks

This is a listing of local networks and links that are related to the Bendigo Regional Archives Centre (BRAC) and Bendigo Region local and family history. There are also links to libraries, other historical and cultural organisations and associated networks in the region.

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Ancestor Name Search

Search for your ancestor or family name in a digitised petition from our 'Petitions of the People' project. See their original signature and find out a bit more about them. There are now 284 petitions dating from 1870-1899 to view and download and 14,240 names to search.

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