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The Victorian Pupil Register Index

This index contains over 59,000 names of pupils who attended Victorian primary schools over the past 150 years. It currently contains data from over 155 schools across the state.

If you find a name listed in the index - you can:

1. Request a copy of the full digitised pupil register for the relevant school here. The full register contains the following information:

  • date of birth
  • date of admission
  • parent/guardian
  • address
  • distance from school
  • occupation of parent/guardian
  • last school attended
  • date of laving school
  • destination on leaving school


2. Visit the PROV reading room in North Melbourne and view the records in person.

TIP: Select the arrow in the bottom right hand corner of the index screen to make it FULL SCREEN.