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Archives Office of Tasmania: Records of people departing were not routinely or comprehensively kept at Tasmanian ports, although for some periods, such as the 1850s, the records are fairly complete. This index covers most available records before 1860 and some beyond that date, and it is being added to gradually. Generally these records are 'one line' register entries which are fully transcribed into this index. Copies of the passenger record may be obtained from the Archives Office of Tasmania.
Archives Office of Tasmania: The Archives Office holds records relating to the application by non - British subjects for certificates of denization and naturalisation for the period 1835 - 1905. The applications are in the files of the Colonial, later Chief, Secretary's Departments and the Oaths of Allegiance and copies of certificates are among the records of the Supreme Court. The first act enabling the Lieutenant Governor to grant letters of denization was passed in 1835. This legislation was repealed in 1861 by the Aliens Act. The records cease when the function is transferred to the Commonwealth Government
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.
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.
National Library of Australia: This Guide contains a select listing of print and microfilm indexes that can assist you with access to the Library's large collection of Australian and overseas newspapers.
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.
Macbeth Genealogical Services: This resource contains over 175,000 references to people in Tasmania up to 1950. It has been compiled from material held in the Mitchell Library, New South Wales, and in the Archives Office of Tasmania. Records include musters, immigration, church records to 1950, hotel licences, court, hospital, prison, land etc. Some records are from 1792 Norfolk Island and 1823-1848 New South Wales.
Tasmanian genealogy resources, including indexes of births & deaths, juror lists, post office directories, etc
Archives Office of Tasmania: Contains records of births, deaths and marriages registered in Tasmania, including war deaths (WWI) of those who enrolled in Tasmania to serve with the Australian Imperial Forces and who died in service. Compulsory registration in Tasmania was introduced in December 1838. AVAILABLE IN THE MAIN READING ROOM AV ROOM or IN THE NEWSPAPERS AND MICROFORMS READING ROOM ON JUKE BOX PC
A guide to Australian Birth Death and Marriage records held at the National Library.
A guide to cemetery records held at the National Library of Australia. Contains print sources only; microfiche guides are listed in the online guide called Family History Sources in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room.
A guide to ship and passenger records held at the National Library of Australia. Includes records held in print, microform and online formats.