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21. FreeIndex to the 1841 Census (New South Wales)

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.

22. FreeIndex to the Colonial Secretary's Papers, 1788-1825

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.

23. FreeIrish Convicts to NSW 1791-1830s

This database contains details of Irish convicts who were transported to New South Wales in the period 1788-1849, passenger lists of ships carrying Irish convicts, and links to other resources.

24. Onsite(CDROM)Macquarie Park Cemetery transcriptions

Society of Australian Genealogists: Listing of over 70,000 transcriptions from Sydney's former "Northern Suburbs" cemetery. Users can search by last name (including phonetic and wild cards), first name, year of death and inscription. Each record shows the full details transcribed, as well as denomination, section, row and plot number. Nearby graves are also listed.

25. FreeMariners and Ships in Australian Waters

Warner, Mary-Anne, with material from the State Records Authority of New South Wales: This index lists names of passengers (cabin, saloon & steerage), crew, captains, stowaways, births and deaths at sea, transcribed from the State Records Authority of New South Wales Reels of the Shipping Masters' Office, Inwards Passenger Lists. Coverage is complete for the period 1870-1878 and there is partial coverage for the periods 1854-1869, 1879-1892. Check website for details of completed indexing. Microfilm of these passenger lists is available in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room on Open Access, mfm N 229, Microfilm Drawer Nos. 4, 5 & 6.

26. FreeNew South Wales Archives Resources Kit

State Records Authority of New South Wales: The Archives Resources Kit (ARK) produced by the State Records Authority of New South Wales contains microfilm copies of their most popular and heavily used colonial records. Included are records to do with convict arrivals, assisted immigrants, births deaths and marriages, publicans licences, electoral rolls, naturalisation records, returns of the colony, land grants and records relating to the Colonial Secretary 91788-1825). All microfilm is held by the National Library. This website provides a Guide to Using the Archives Resources Kit as well as a link to their publication Archives in Brief 39 - What's in the Archives Resources Kit.

27. Onsite(CDROM)New South Wales Between the Wars Index 1919-1945

Informit: Index to NSW death and marriage records 1919-1945

28. Onsite(CDROM)New South Wales Pioneers Index, 1788-1888

Informit: Index to births, deaths and marriages registered in New South Wales 1788 to 1888 (Pioneers series) NSW Church baptisms, marriage and burial records 1788-1856 (incomplete) NSW official birth, death and marriage records 1856-1888

29. Onsite(CDROM)New South Wales Pioneers Index 1889-1918

Informit: Index to NSW birth, death and marriage records, 1889-1918 (Federation series)

30. FreeNew South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages

New South Wales. Department of Attorney General and Justice: Provides a free online historical index search to the Index to Births (1788-1912), Deaths (1788-1982), and Marriages (1788-1962) in New South Wales. Addtional information for early entries and a birth index to 1918 are available in electronic format on reading room computers. Some pre 1856 parish records indexed in this database are availble in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room on microfilm.

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Our subject guides

"Australian cemetery records"

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.

"Australian Birth, Death and Marriage Records Research Guide"

A guide to Australian Birth Death and Marriage records held at the National Library.

"Australian Joint Copying Project"

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,