Geelong & District Municipalities and Rate Books

Did you know that to research people in a region in Victoria it’s really important to know which municipality [council] they lived in at the time?  That’s because of the amalgamation of many councils in 1993-94.

The municipal records, such as rate books, are identified with the FORMER council name but may be in the possession of the CURRENT council.

How do you know which one to look for in Geelong & District?

It’s easy, just have a look at this web site.

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It really doesn't matter if it's Local History or Family History [genealogy] - I just love it ... Susie Zada

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