Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration (District Registers) - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration (District Registers), 1839-1938
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|Location of Tasmania, Australia|
|Tasmanian Archives & Heritage|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection will include records from 1839 to 1938.
The collection includes civil registration and church records from the Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office. The collection contains district registers, counterfoils of marriage certificates, and some church records. A counterfoil was the part of a marriage certificate or "stub" that was retained as the record.
Image Visibility[edit | edit source]
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To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration (District Registers) 1839-1938.|
What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The information in these records usually include the following:
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
Coverage Table[edit | edit source]
For a table showing what records by locality and type are included in this collection see:
Australia, Tasmania, Vital Records Coverage Table - FamilySearch Historical Records.
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
To begin your search it is helpful to know:
- Your ancestor’s name.
- District where your ancestor resided
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
- Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
- Click Search to show possible matches
View the Images[edit | edit source]
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
- Select record type
- Select place
- Select year to view the images.
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Search for death records
- Search for death or burial information in the BillionGraves Index or at Find A Grave
- Search for more information on family members which might lead to other family members
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Consult the Australia Record Finder to find other records
- If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname
- Search the records of nearby areas
- Check for other names. An individual might appear under an unexpected name for a variety of reasons:
- A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband
- A name may be misspelled
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Australia.
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]
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