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Registry of births, deaths and marriages: Records of births, deaths and marriages registered in Queensland under a compulsory registration system introduced in March 1856 whilst Queensland was still part of the colony of NSW. Qld separated from NSW in December 1859. Also contains church records of baptism and burial (1829+) and marriage (1839+).
Centre for the Government of Queensland: This is a website containing all the places in Queensland, including cities, suburbs, towns and villages, that have now or once had a population over 500. The entries include cities, towns, villages and suburbs of major cities and regional towns, including places which have had a variable population over time. Entries typically include historical description, details of population changes, historical images from private and other collections, and recommendations for further reading.
: Contains summaries of RAAF fatalities in date of death order. Includes mission details, names, ranks and musterings of crew members, and the known circumstances of the failure of aircraft to return from missions.
Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney-General: The Queensland Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages offers a free online historical index search of all births 1829 to 1915, deaths 1829-1985 and marriages 1829 to 1940, that occurred in Queensland.
West Australian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages: Online index to Western Australian birth, death and marriage records provided by the WA Department of the Attorney General. The birth index covers the period 1841-1932, the marriage index covers the period 1841-1936 and the death index covers the period 1841-1971.
Sydney Dead Persons Society: The Ryerson Index is an index to death notices appearing in current Australian newspapers and includes some funeral notices, probate notices and obituaries. The index covers mostly New South Wales newspapers, although some newspapers from other States are included.
State Library of Victoria and MacBeth Genealogical Services Pty Ltd: This is a facsimile copy on CD-ROM of five Melbourne directories originally published in print. Over 2000 images of original pages are included. ONLY AVAILABLE ON THE JUKE BOX PC IN THE NEWSPAPERS AND FAMILY HISTORY ZONE OF THE MAIN READING ROOM.
John Sands: A complete digital edition of the Sands Sydney, Suburban and Country Commercial Directory, made available by the City of Sydney. Available online for the years 1858-1933, it contains household and business information which is a fundamental source for research into Sydney history, especially family history.
State Records NSW: Provides colour digitised images of early convict indents held at the State Records NSW. These indents list the convicts transported to New South Wales - early indents provide name, date and place of trial and sentence while the later indents usually include physical description, native place, age and crime.
South Australian Genealogy & Heraldry Society, Macbeth Genealogical Services: This CD is a compilation of data from the South Australian birth records between 1842 and 1906. Information that may be available includes: Surname; Given names; Date; Sex; Father; Mother; Birthplace/Residence; District; Book; Page; Cross-references.
A guide to cemetery records held at the National Library of Australia. Includes references to printed works, newspapers, microform and online sources. Types of sources mentioned include burial certificates, church registers, civil death certificates, council and private cemetery registers/records, funeral director or undertaker records, monumental inscriptions (listings of gravemarkers, memorial plaques and monuments) and newspaper funeral notices.
The Australian Joint Copying Project or AJCP is a collection of historical material relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific dating from 1560 to 1984. The material has been drawn from records held in the United Kingdom and microfilmed. This guide contains descriptions of the contents of the AJCP handbooks, the material contained in the AJCP,and the related microfilm reel/s,
A description of the microfilm collection held at the National Library of Australia containing the records of those Indians who went to Fiji as indentured labourers.
The National Library of Australia has extensive holdings of material concerning Australia's involvement in the First World War. These cover all formats, including printed works, newspapers, manuscripts, pictorial, oral history, realia and online materials. This guide aims to introduce researchers to key collections and items, as well as advise of where related material may be found that is not held by the National Library.
A guide to how to use and find maps in the National Library of Australia to research family history. This guide covers pastoral and squatting maps, county and parish maps, real estate and sales plans.
This guide suggests map resources to try when researching British or Irish origins at the National Library of Australia. Maps suggested include gazetteers, Ordnance Survey maps of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of London and other towns.
A guide to Australian Indigenous language material held in the Manuscript collections of the National Library of Australia. Arranged by State and Territory and then alphabetically by language group. Descriptive information relating to the various manuscript collections containing language material is included.
A research guide to researching your family history in the collections of the National Library of Australia. Includes hints on getting started, resources available at other libraries and societies, looking for your immigrant ancestors and researching convicts and military personnel.
A guide to Australian Birth Death and Marriage records held at the National Library of Australia.
A guide to immigration records and shipping-related resources held at the National Library of Australia. These cay help to identify when and how an ancestor first arrived in this country. Excludes convict and military arrivals.
A guide to researching your indigenous family history at the National Library of Australia. Includes information on birth, death and marriage records; mission records; military records and other resources