Find your ancestors in Cyclopedia of Western Australia 1912-1913


Do you have Western Australian ancestry?

Cyclopedia Western Australia (1912-1913) J. Battye). The Cyclopedias that were published for most states of Australia around the beginning of the 20th Century are a vast resource of historical and biographical information on the state concerned - the people, towns, industries, professional, commercial and social institutions and much more. They include thousands of illustrations; a larger number of these being photos accompanying the biographies which are included. These are not just the rich and famous, but include a high percentage of the ordinary citizens in each community.


  • Aborigines

  • Agriculture

  • Biographies

  • Commerce and Industry

  • Fauna and Flora

  • Geology

  • Government

  • History of Western Australia

  • Immigration 

  • Tourism

  • Lands department

  • Medical

  • Fremantle

  • Perth

  • Police

  • The Press

  • Public services

  • Railways, Trans-Australian Railway

  • Shipping

  • Suburban Municipalities

  • Telegraph and Telephone

  • Trade and Customs

  • Woods and Forests


  • Agriculture

  • Churches and Ecclesiastical

  • Caves of WA

  • Mining

  • Hospitals

  • Schools and Education

  • Country Districts

  • Cities and suburbs

  • Dairying

  • Farming

  • Institutions

  • Explorers and exploration

  • Political parties

  • Pearling

  • Biographical index

  • Sporting and recreation

This is a great genealogy resource for anyone exploring their family history in Western Australia and building their family tree.