This guide is for anyone researching their mining ancestors. It provides a starting place with a description of the various resources available with an area by area guide for both Australia and New Zealand.
Brief history of mining in Australia and New Zealand
"The guide covers archival and library resources, maps, photographs, newspapers, published works and online resources ... Women are often hard to find in colonial records but sometimes they can be found working and living in mining areas or perhaps as shareholders in local mines. School records can also help to trace the movements of a mining family"--rear cover.
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