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National Archives of Australia: An online database that includes the names from passenger lists in the National Archives series K269, Inward passenger manifests for ships and aircraft arriving at Fremantle, Perth Airport and outports, chronological series, 1898-1978. The index is useful to those undertaking family history research because many ships bound for the eastern Australian states passed through Fremantle. The Fremantle passenger lists include all those passengers who disembarked in Fremantle and they often also include all other passengers who travelled further on the same ship and disembarked in other Australian or overseas ports. NOTE: Although the original index at the National Archives coveres 1898-1978, coverage as of March 2014 is 1921-1949 only; the National Archives website will provide further information if the coverage is updated.
Archives Office of Tasmania: This comprehensive index of all convicts transported to Tasmania and those who were convicted (through the convict system) in the colony was created by indexing all original records held by the Archives of Tasmania from the beginning of transportation in 1804 until 1853 when transportation ceased. The latest entry in the database for the locally convicted convicts is 1893. About 76,000 people are indexed. The index contains links to digitised convict records.
Archives Office of Tasmania: This is an index to records relating to petitions for divorce under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1860, that were heard in the Tasmanian Supreme Court. The Archives Office of Tasmania holds records relating to these cases, which vary from a few to many pages of documents, but has indexed them only up to the above date. There are about 450 records arranged by petitioner's surname. Copies of the records listed are available from the Archives Office.
State Records Authority of New South Wales: The 1841 census records the population by police districts, counties and towns. The Index to the 1841 Census covers all the surviving householders' returns and abstracts of returns. As the returns record only the name of the head of the household, the names of the other people resident in the household are not identified. The Index provides details of: householder's or owners name; return number; residence; item identifier; page number; reel number and notes. 1841 census, abstracts of householders returns, Reel 1 (A.O. Reel 2222) Berrima - Port Phillip, Reel 2 (A.O. Reel 2223) Queanbeyan - Yass, are available on microfilm in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room, call number mfm G 21464.
State Records Authority of New South Wales: The index contains entries on records maintained by the Governors' Secretaries reflecting all aspects of the administration of the Australian colony from 1788 to 1825. The approach of the Index is primarily a personal one, concentrating on the early inhabitants of our nation - the convicts, settlers, indigenous Australians and colonial officials. However, the Index does contain many entries relating to ships, subjects, towns and localities. The index contains references to material available on microfiche (mc N 763) or microfilm (mfm N 257) on Open Access in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room.
Genealogical Society of Victoria: This CD is an amalgamation of indexes to records of eight hospitals. They are all admission records, except those called the Kyneton Hospital Family Record: Amherst Hospital 1869-1888, Ballarat Hospital 1856-1913, Castlemaine Hospital 1855-1920, Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum 1860-1922, Creswick Hospital 1863-1894, Creswick Hospital outpatients 1873-1877, Dunolly Hospital 1860-1900, Kyneton Hospital Admissions Register 1862-1885, Kyneton Hospital Family Record 1869-1884, Maldon Hospital 1864-1905, Maryborough Hospital 1855-1907. The indexes comprises ten fields of information: surname; given names(s); admission date; age of patient; patients's place of birth; whether single, married or widowed; occupation; residence; and source. ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE NEWSPAPER READING ROOM ON JUKE BOX PC.
Public Record Office Victoria: An index to wills and probate records created between 1841 and 2007 in Victoria. The index entry contains links to digitised probate records to 2007.
Archives Office of Tasmania: The Archives Office of Tasmania holds records relating to probate including wills, 'grants of probate', and Letters of Administration up to the mid 1990s. This online index covers the period 1824 to 1989 and contains links to some digitised wills.
Macbeth Genealogical Services: The Inquest records indexed are available at the Public Record Office of Victoria.
Heritage Council of Ireland: The Irish Archives Resource enables researchers/users to search for publicly accessible archival collections that are located in Ireland. It contains contains web links from each descriptive entry to repository home pages, detailed item level finding aids, databases, or digital objects.
A guide to Australian and selected overseas genealogy resources, including births, deaths and marriages registers, electoral rolls, government records, and shipping records. Arranged by subject within a State or Country.
This resource contains links to a variety of information relating to family history and genealogy including guides, indexes and digitised images of documents. It also provides links to other informative sites and contact with other family historians via indexed family trees, mailing lists and bulletin boards.
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.
A guide to Australian Birth Death and Marriage records held at the National Library.
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.