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31. FreeSentenced Beyond the Seas

State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales: Provides colour digitised images of early convict indents held at the State Archives and Records Authority of NSW. These indents list the convicts transported to New South Wales 1842-1855. Early indents provide name, date and place of trial and sentence while the later indents usually include physical description, native place, age and crime.

32. Onsite(CDROM)Unassisted arrivals to Sydney (NSW) 1842-1857

Pastkeys: Index lists name, age, arrival date, status, departure ports, including foreign, coastal and interstate and any other information such as nationality, description, occupation and any additional information from the original source. ONLY AVAILABLE ON THE JUKE BOX PC IN THE NEWSPAPERS AND FAMILY HISTORY ZONE OF THE MAIN READING ROOM.

33. FreeUnassisted Immigrants Index (NSW) 1842-1855

State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales: This index lists unassisted passengers who came to New South Wales at their own expense, during the period 1842-1855 (NRS 5326, NRS 13278, NRS 1291). The list includes ships' crew. This index refers to records of ships' passenger and crew lists, which are available on open access at mfm N 229 in the Newspapers and Family History zone of the Main Reading Room.

34. Onsite(CDROM)Waverley & South Head General Cemeteries Transcriptions

Society of Australian Genealogists: Waverley & South Head General Cemeteries are located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, and are the most significant burial sites in that area. South Head General Cemetery opened in 1869 and Waverley in 1877. Both are still in use and over 56,000 transcriptions compiled by SAG volunteers up to 2002 are included. Searches by surname, forename, inscription or year of burial are possible and each entry shows the complete transcription and grave location. Maps are included to help researchers locate specific graves.

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"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 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,

"Family history"

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.

"Australian Birth, Death and Marriage Records Research Guide"

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

"Australian shipping and passenger records"

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.