Finding resources about the history of a house

Property records can be complex and confusing, but very rewarding. This webinar focuses on some key sources that can help to search for the history of a house.

Discover the key resources available to you in the collections of the State Library of NSW and the State Archives Collection.

Explore a diverse range of resource types including official State government records, published material and personal manuscript collections.

Learn how you can access and use these resources to enhance your research.

This session, artworks, film and sound clips are protected by copyright and may not be recorded, reproduced or used in any way without the express written consent of the State Library of NSW.

Photograph of street scene. Children and women stand outside or at the door of a row of small cottages.

House & property guide

Historical house and property research

A colour chart of ready-mixed paints

Historic colour in the home

The many sources in the Caroline Simpson Library that can bring colour to the homes of past, with Matthew Stephens

A man and woman sit at the foot of the stairs of a homestead with a wrap around verandah. A dog sits between them

Researching your house and property

Learn how to find house and property records in the NSW State Archives Collection