Start with these online resources to learn more about the history of St George.



Archives and Records

  • The St George Call – local newspaper published from 1904 – 1957.
  • The Propeller – newspaper published in Hurstville from 1911 – 1954.
  • World War One local enlistees – list of Australian Infantry Force enlistees residing in the Rockdale Council Area. The list includes links to the service record summary, the digitised service record in the National Archives, and newspaper articles.


  • Ancestry Library – Over 1 billion family history records, using local and international records. The website contains convict and free settler lists, passenger lists, Australian and New Zealand electoral rolls and military records, English, Welsh and Scottish censuses, birth, marriage and death records. It also features family trees, connecting with information and content discovered by other members. Contact your local library to arrange access.
  • Ancestry – The family history website for personal use, with trial or subscription access.

Historical Societies