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The information on this page concentrates on how to locate family history related records and information in Finland.
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.
Please note that these are just a few of the websites available. They are not arranged in any particular order and some of them may not be available in English.
Resources available at the Library
An historical geography of Scandinavia
General Reference 911.48 M479 (Small books)
Tracing your Baltic, Scandinavian, Eastern European, & Middle Eastern ancestry online : Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Estonian, Latvian, Polish, Lithuanian, Greek, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Armenian, Hungarian, Eastern European & Middle Eas
Family History Collection 929.1 H325
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
- MyHeritage - available for home use (conditions apply)
Olive Beach dressed as a Finlander
B 7723/27. Olive Beach, dressed as a Finlander, 1887. View more information about this image here.
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