Local & Family History

By the Bremer: Memories of Ipswich

By the Bremer: Memories of Ipswich

Read our Local Stories blog and start your search for Ipswich’s people, places & past.

Picture Ipswich

Picture Ipswich

Search or browse our collection of over 10,000 photographs, documents & oral histories of Ipswich’s people, places & way of life.


MyHeritage
Search billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes
and additional resources.
Ancestry Library Edition
(In-Library Use ONLY) Search census, birth, marriage, death records and more from Australia, the U.K., U.S., Canada, Germany, & other countries.

Our Other Local History Sites

Remember When
This wiki features personal stories from locals about life in Ipswich in days gone by.
Federation through the Pages of the QT, 1864 – 1901
Learn about the major events occuring in Ipswich, leading up to Federation, through the pages of The Queensland Times newspaper.
ICC Heritage Info.
Ipswich City Council’s Heritage Program, including the Heritage Study, Heritage Trails, and information about historical buildings in Ipswich.