Cemetery Search


Burial details for all cemeteries within the Port Pirie Regional Council area are being progressively entered into the data base. If you are unable to locate information or the information appears to be incorrect, please contact the Council.

(Choosing 'All - Statewide' directs the search through participating Councils' Graves registers across South Australia.)

You may also visit each Council's website to refine your search to that Council's local Cemeteries. For a list of participating Councils, click here.

Port Pirie & District Family History Group

The Port Pirie District Family History Group was established in August, 2000.

Volunteer members are available in the History Room at the Port Pirie Regional Library to help visitors on Fridays between 1pm and 3pm.  Sundays by appointment.

The Group meet at the library at 6pm on the first Tuesday of each month for a short meeting, followed by a friendly chat and a cuppa.  Guest speakers are often invited to address the meeting on topics relating to the Group's research.  Everyone is most welcome to come along.

The Port Pirie District Family History Group is a non-profit organisation with the aim to preserve this history of our City and families for future generations.  Members of the Group of volunteers who will gladly help others who have similar interests in history. 

Birth, Death and Marriage records are available plus family histories and reference books. Local and interstate enquiries can be researched. Enquiries are welcomed by mail, addressed to the Research Officer. Postal requests for research MUST be accompanied by a business sized pre-stamped envelope. The set charge for research is $20.00 per hour.

Contact: Secretary or Research Officer, C/- Port Pirie Regional Library, 3 Wandearah Road, Port Pirie.

Tel. (08)8632 1649,  Fax (08) 8633 0403 or via PO Box 638, Port Pirie, SA, 5540.

Preserving the Past for Future Generations

PLEASE NOTE : The District of Pirie was formed in 1935.  All BDM certificates prior to that year were registered in the District of Clare.


S.A. Indexes of Birth Registrations 1842-1906

S.A. Indexes of Death Registrations 1842-1916

S.A. Indexes of Marriage Registration 1842-1916

S.A. Indexes of Marriage Registrations 1917-197

Biographical Index of South Australians 1836 -1885

District of Clare Births Index 1866-1916 (Folder)

District of Clare Marriage Index 1857- 1937 (Folder)

District of Clare Deaths Index 1857-1874, 1962-1970

Port Pirie Death Certificates 1935-1969 (Fiche and Hard copy)

List of Port Pirie Servicemen who served in WW 2

Port Pirie Cemetery Burial Registers 1877-1983

Port Pirie Cemetery Headstones Inscriptions

Pirie West School Enrolments 1877-1951

Hd of Pirie East School Enrolments 1885-1970

Register of B.H.A.S. Employees

Port Pirie Pioneer Register (commenced 2003)

Index of SOUTH AUSTRALIA BMD (microfiche)

Pirie Newspapers 1876-1980 (microfilm)

The Recorder (hardcopy) 1980-current

The Recorder Personal Notices 1956-1965

Register Personal Notices (set of 3 books) 1836-1870

Destitute Asylum Admissions Registers 1851-1896

Aldine History of South Australia (microfiche)

Register of Deserters (microfiche) 1852-1952

South Australian Records Prior to 1841 (fiche)

Naturalization for South Australia pre 1904 (microfiche)

Kadina, Moonta & Wallaroo Almanac & Directories (Folder)