Birth, death and marriage records

FamilySearch – Australia and New Zealand

The Historical Record Collections for Australia and New Zealand include the following:1. Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-19812. Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005. Cards of cemetery inscriptions mostly Queensland, but there are some in New South Wales, Norfolk Island, Tasmania, and Western…

Western Australia – Reverse marriage lookup 1906-1965

The Western Australian Historic Indexes offers online searches of marriage indexes to 1936. This site, by the Perth Dead Persons Society, offers searches beyond this date and identifies both husband and wife, something that is not possible using the microfiche…

Places Names in Vic BDM Indexes

Use this site, by Susie Zada, to take some of the guesswork out of the abbreviated place names used in Victorian BDM indexes. There is some great advice and tips.

Divorce Index Victoria 1861-1900

This index, by Sue McBeth and Wendy Baker, indexes the divorce case files held bythe PROV lists the names of both parties, any co-respondents and file references.

Victorian Place Name Abbreviations

This list, by Carolyn Harris, is useful when using the Victorian civil registration indexes as the place names are often abbreviated.

Use Trove to Search for Divorce Records

Major Australian newspapers such as the Sydney Morning Herald published lists and details of divorce cases. Use this site to search for such notices.

Ancestry.com – Registers of Coroners’ Inquests, 1821-1937

These registers 1821-1937 are fully indexed with access to digital copies of the original records which, depending on the date, can contain the following: name of deceased, age, birthplace, estimated date and place of death, date and location of Inquest,…

Hawkesbury on the Net – Church Registers

This ongoing project offers online access to transcripts of selected church registers for St James, Pitt Town; St John’s Wilberforce; St Joseph’s, Macdonald River; St Matthew’s, Windsor; St Philip’s, Clydesdale and St Thomas, Sackville Reach. There is also Ebenezer Uniting…

Joy Murrin Family History Services

Offers a range of services to assist with your family history research including Birth, Death and Marriage transcriptions/certificates from New South Wale, England, Scotland, Victoria and New Zealand. New South Wales transcriptions are available for births over 100 years, deaths…