Historic Rates Index
Search online to find an ancestor, an address or an occupation in the Online Bendigo Historic Rates Index. You can search from 1856 through to 1903. The online index lists the following columns from the original Bendigo Rates Books - Owner Name, Ratepayer (Occupier) Name, Year, Address, Occupation, Rate number, Council Name or Subdivision.
You can search the Online Historic Rates Index here http://glcrates.ncgrl.vic.gov.au/.
Click here Historic Rates User Guide for instructions and tips when using the online index.
The Bendigo Regional Archives Centre holds the original Bendigo Rates books 1856-1958. There are later Rates records from 1971-1992. These can be ordered online and viewed in the Reading Room, 1st floor, Bendigo Library.