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South Australian Motor Vehicle Registrations 1906 - 1927

We are currently working with the National Motor Museum to transcribe this research from hand typed paper pages to electronic format. This project will ensure that the work of George Brooks will be available to a wider audience and give family historians a glimpse into their family motoring history .

The records cover a period of 21 years from 1906 when motor vehicle registration commenced in South Australia. The data contained in this database consists of Car registration number, Registered Owners Name(s), Address (suburb/Town) and in many instances the vehicle model.

Australian National Motor Museum

We would like to thank the National Motor Museum and Mr George Brooks who are the owners of the research for giving us permission to publish this database. You can visit the National Motor Museum at Birdwood in South Australia or view its website at

UPDATE **** 8 Jan 2012. New records added covering the years 1921 and 1922.

UPDATED **** Currently only the records relating to the years 1906 to 1922 are available via the search engine. Additional years will be released online as they are converted to an electronic format.

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