Source Information

Ancestry.com. Victoria, Australia, Birth Index, 1837-1917 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2018.
Original data: Victoria, Australia, Birth Index, 1837-1917. The Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

About Victoria, Australia, Birth Index, 1837-1917

This collection contains a birth index for the Australian state of Victoria.

These birth records typically contain the following information:

  • Name of the child
  • Father's name
  • Mother's maiden name
  • Registration year
  • Registration number
  • URL link to the certificate

The following additional information may be found on the original document. Original documents may be ordered from the Victoria Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages by following the purchase link on the record page .

  • Sex
  • Date and place of birth
  • Full names of parents
  • Occupations of parents
  • Place of birth and age of parents
  • Marriage of parents (date and place)
  • Previous children of relationship (meaning older siblings)
  • Informant name and address
  • Witness details (earlier records only)
  • Registration officer name and signature
  • Registration date