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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
State Library of Tasmania: The Tasmanian Newspapers index provides references to articles in the three metropolitan Tasmanian newspapers; the Mercury, the Examiner and the Advocate, and to most other Tasmanian journals and regional newspapers. Most articles are indexed, but there are some exclusions (including routine sport reports and results, and reports of court proceedings). The Index also includes references to the contents of a few important early Tasmanian publications such as John West's History of Tasmania (1852) and the Cyclopedia of Tasmania (1900 and 1931). The index has been maintained since 1966. There are two indexes, covering records from 1966 to 1994 and 1994 onwards. Select the relevant index from the 'Online Indexes' box on this page.
Archives Office of Tasmania: Index to birth, death and marriages registered in Tasmania from 1803 to 1899. Church records for baptisms, marriage and burials 1803-1838 and official birth, death and marriage records 1838-1899. Full certificates are available on microfilm in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room at MfmN 220.
Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand offers many pathways to understanding New Zealand. When complete, it will be a comprehensive guide to New Zealand's peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy, institutions and society. Te Ara consists of 9 themes, appearing progressively between 2005 and 2012: New Zealanders; Earth, Sea and Sky; The Bush; The Settled Landscape; Trade and Exchange; Connections; Nation; Daily Life and Creativity.
Te Puna Web Directory is a service provided by the National Library of New Zealand to enable Internet users to more easily find information relating to Aotearoa/New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
University of Queensland: A collection of full text books, journals, theses and newspapers as well as government documents relating to the history of Queensland. Titles include the Journal of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland, Political chronicles - Queensland, The Shearers record, Queensland heritage, John Oxley journal, Pughs almanac and the Queensland government gazette. Links to external sites providing access to the Queensland Hansard and The Queenslander are also provided.
Informit: A resource designed to assist genealogists, historians and researchers locate biographical information on as wide a range of Australians as possible. It is an entry point to biographical information in a wide variety of sources, including Who's Who, biographical dictionaries, topical and local histories, and published family histories. Entries cover all periods of Australian history.
Brightsolid in partnership with British Library: The British Newspaper Archive contains news articles, family notices, letters to the editor, obituaries and advertisements from historical newspapers published in the UK. The British Library is working in partnership with brightsolid online publishing over the next 10 years to digitise up to 40 million newspaper pages from the British Library's vast collection. The first stage of this project focuses on newspaper runs published before 1900 and will include titles from cities such as Birmingham, Derby, Manchester, Nottingham, Norwich, Leeds and York, along with county newspapers and local titles from London boroughs. TO ACCESS THIS RESOURCE YOU MUST REGISTER ONLINE WITH THE ARCHIVE FROM INSIDE THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA BUILDING.
: The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of Americas libraries, archives and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. The DPLA offers a single point of access to millions of items, photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images and more, from libraries, archives and museums from around the United States. Users can browse and search the collection by timeline, format, map and topic. They can save items to customized lists and share their lists with users. They can also view digital exhibitions curated by the DPLA's content partners and staff.