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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Tasmania, Australia
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Record Description
Record Type Immigration
Collection years 1920-1943
FamilySearch Resources
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Tasmanian Archives & Heritage


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection will include records from 1920-1943.

These records include files of documents and correspondence pertaining to immigration to Tasmania, Australia. The records contain a handwritten index of the various correspondence materials on index cards. The rest of the material is compiled in different packets with varied forms that contain much more than just correspondence. There are at least 15 different forms and letters that contain various identifying and personal information about the individual. The original records are located in the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office, Hobart, Australia.

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Australia, Tasmania, Correspondence of the Immigration Office Concerning the Nomination, Arrival and Settlement of Migrants, 1920-1943.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Immigration

  • Name of individual
  • Date of departure and vessel
  • Notes
  • Booking information
  • Age
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Color of Eyes
  • Photo (in some cases)
  • Address and country of origin
  • Witnesses of payment with their address
  • Occupation
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Marital Status
  • Religion
  • Full name of spouse
  • Spouse’s age, occupation, residence
  • Names of children and their genders
  • Names of next-of-kin and their addresses
  • Names and addresses of parents if next-of-kin were under-age
  • Medical exams

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

To search this collection, it is helpful to know the following information:

  • Ancestor’s given name and surname
  • Approximate year of immigration
  • Residence, age or family relationships

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select File Number and Name of Person 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]

  • Get the birth year to find birth record of country of origin
  • Search for immigration records
  • If they come with family check their records through vital records and censuses in country of origin
  • If their occupations are listed check with occupation 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

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • 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

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.

Collection Citation
"Australia, Tasmania, Correspondence of the Immigration Office Concerning the Nomination, Arrival and Settlement of Migrants, 1920-1943." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office, Hobart.
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