Source Information Camberwell and Waverley, Australia, Rate Books, 1857-1927 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.
Original data: Rate Books. Public Record Office of Victoria, North Melbourne, Australia.

About Camberwell and Waverley, Australia, Rate Books, 1857-1927

This collection contains rate books for Camberwell and Waverley in Victoria, Australia. Rates were assessed based on a property’s value and were collected for everything from libraries and street lighting to road repairs. They typically listed occupant’s name, owner’s name, residence date and place, description, rate assessed, and sometimes occupation.

Because these records place individuals at a particular address in a particular year, they are helpful for tracing your ancestors’ whereabouts, including when they might have moved.