Bendigo Historic Rates Index

Search online to find an ancestor, an address or an occupation in the Online Bendigo Historic Rates Index. You can search from 1856 through to 1903. The online index lists the following columns from the original Bendigo Rates Books - Owner Name, Ratepayer (Occupier) Name, Year, Address, Occupation, Rate number, Council Name or Subdivision.The original Rate Books are held in BRAC.

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Our Archives

BRAC holds a variety of records and documents dating from 1856 through to the 1970s. Visit us to see if we can help with your family story.

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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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