The Public Records Office of Victoria holds a wide variety of records created by the Victorian Government dating back to 1830's.
The records contained in the archives include Immigration and Shipping Records, Inquests, Wills and Probate Documents, Court Records, School Records, Asylum Records as well as records relating to all facets of early land ownership in the Colony of Victoria.
I offer different levels of research, from a very basic family tree to in depth research involving not only records held by the PROV but also the State Library of Victoria and Victorian Births, Deaths & Marriages.
If you're interested in discovering a little, or a lot, about your family - Archival Access can help!
$35 per hour
Being from a country town, I understand that Victoria is a big place, and not everyone has the luxury of being able to pop on down to the Archives at a moments notice. That's where I come in - I do the leg work for you.
Archival Access Victoria can digitise any record available for viewing at the PROV. Even if you don't know if the item exists, I can find out for you, and provide you with high resolution digital images of the document.
Please be aware that copyright restrictions do apply to digital images of Public Records - for full details please see the PROVguide 25 Copyright for Researchers on the PROV website.
$35 per hour
Would you like me to come and talk to your society or group about what Archival Access can do for you?
I can conduct an interactive presentation with examples of records I've digitised.
Send through some requests before hand and I can chase down some answers for you before my visit.
Bring along your questions and we can brainstorm some ideas about where to find answers at the PROV.
And as a thank you for having me come and talk - I always bring along some digitised records for your group, something specific to your area of interest.
For more information, please see our Presentation Fact Sheet
$50 for a Presentation + $10 per hour of travel.