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European Resources for family historians: Russia

This State Library of South Australia guide highlights resources available at the Library as well as various databases and websites that may assist your search for ancestors in Europe and the Mediterranean.

Introduction

The information on this page concentrates on how to locate family history related records and information in Russia.

To trace family arriving in South Australia try our guide to immigration.  If family arrived in Australia after 1940 passenger lists may be found at National Archives, as passenger lists came under Federal jurisdiction after 1940.

Websites

Please note that these websites are not arranged in any particular order and some of them are not available in English

Resources available at the Library

Databases Available at the Library

While you are in the Library don't forget to check out our databases:

  • Ancestry.com (library edition) - for onsite use only
  • Find My Past - for onsite use only
  • World Vital Records - available for home use (conditions apply)

Tips & Tricks For Russian Research

Ask Us

Are you unable to come into the State Library of South Australia to undertake your research?  You may like to consider using our Ask Us service.