Tasmania, Australia Genealogy

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Guide to Tasmania, Australia ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Tasmania Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types


Tasmania Background
Local Research Resources
Tasmania


Background Information[edit | edit source]

Tasmania was separated from New South Wales and became an independent colony in 1825. Its capital is Hobart.

Getting Started with Tasmania Research[edit | edit source]

Numerous articles are available on FamilySearch Wiki to help you get started in family history. This portal will provide links to articles about general research topics.

Principles of Family History Research

  1. Identify What You Know
  2. Decide What You Want to Learn
  3. Select Records to Search
  4. Obtain and Search the Records
  5. Use the Information
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Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

A wiki article describing this collection is found at:

Research Tools[edit | edit source]

  • Tasmania Archives Online (an online searchable index of the Archives Office of Tasmania holdings.
  • Tasmania Archives Name Indexes (online databases for Wills, Convicts, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Inquests, Census Returns etc.
  • Colonial Tasmanian Family Links Database: Essentially the Tasmanian Pioneers Index with some linking between the various families. As the linking has been done automatically it is prone to errors and all references should be checked against the original source material.