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Birth

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Birth - Where can I find birth records?

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• 1788-1922: Australia, Birth Index at Ancestry ($)



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Marriage

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Marriage - Where can I find marriage records?

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• 1788-1950: Australia, Marriage Index at Ancestry ($)



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Death

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Death - Where can I find death records?

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• 1800s-1980s: Australia Death Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Australia Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005
Australia Deaths and Burials, 1816-1980
Australia, New South Wales, Deceased Estate Files, 1880-1923
Australia, Queensland Cemetery Records, 1802-1990
Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration (District Registers), 1839-1938
Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933
Australia, Victoria, Tombstone Transcriptions from Various Cemeteries, 1850-1988



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* The Australia states listed in the map above are based on boundaries post-1938.