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Nation of Migrants
Modern Australia is a multicultural society. While many Australians trace their ancestors of England and Wales or Ireland, many have roots in other parts of Europe or other parts of the world!
This Library guide outlines resources held by the State Library of South Australia that may help trace ancestors back to various European countries. It also contains links to helpful websites, and to other organisations.
The State Library has guide books covering almost every aspect of family history research. The list below is just a small selection to help you get started searching for ancestors overseas.
Most of these books (and many others) can be browsed in our Family History Collection.
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 and Middle East. Family History Coll 929.1 H325
Worldwide family history
General Reference 929.1 C976 (Small books)