Australian Birth, Death and Marriage Records: Tasmania

Background

Compulsory registration in Tasmania was introduced in December 1838.

Online

No freely available online index to births, deaths and marriages in Tasmania currently exists.

Networked resources in the Library

Within the Library you may access the following indexes via eResources:

  • Tasmanian Pioneer Index 1803-1899
    This CD-ROM resource from the Archives Office of Tasmania contains indexes to births, deaths and marriages registered in Tasmania from 1803 to 1899 comprising:
    Church records for baptisms, marriage and burials 1803-1838, and
    Official birth, death and marriage records 1838-1899.
    NB: Full certificates are available on microfilm in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room at MfmN 220.
  • Tasmanian Federation Index
    This CD-ROM resource from the Archives Office of Tasmania contains indexes to the following events and date ranges:

    Births 1900-1919
    Marriages 1900-1930
    Deaths 1900-1930 (This includes war deaths (WWI) of those who enrolled in Tasmania to serve with the Australian Imperial Forces and who died in service.

    AVAILABLE IN THE MAIN READING ROOM AUDIO VISUAL ROOM or IN THE NEWSPAPERS AND MICROFORMS READING ROOM ON JUKE BOX PC.

Microfilmed and other published material

Registrar-Generals Department pre-1900 births, deaths and marriages records, Tasmania.

Microfilm Drawer TASMANIA 1; Call no.: mfm N 220.

Refer to the Register-General's guide in the NMRR Reference collection at RX mfm N 220 to locate reel numbers.

 

Tasmanian pre-1900 records

Registrar-Generals Department pre-1900 births, deaths and marriages records, Tasmania.

Microfilm Drawer TASMANIA 1; Call no.: mfm N 220.

Refer to the Register-General's guide in the NMRR Reference collection at RX mfm N 220 to locate reel numbers.