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Family History Group

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 Section at the Port Pirie Regional Library to help visitors on Fridays between 1pm and 3pm.  Sundays by appointment.

The Group meet at the Port Football & Community Sporting Club, Wandearah Road, Port Pirie 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)

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