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Australia’s Fertility Transition

Appendix B: Data sources used for family reconstitution

  1. Tasbirths Birth registrations for Tasmania, 1838–99; Tasdeaths Death registrations for Tasmania, 1838–99; and Tasmarriages Marriage registrations for Tasmania, 1838–99. Civil register data collected in machine readable form c. 1993 as part of the Nineteenth-Century Household Formation in Tasmania Project by P. Gunn, University of Tasmania. Funded by the Australian Research Council under grants A78715590, A79131567 and A79532723, Australian Data Archive, The Australian National University, Canberra.
  2. Kippen, Rebecca. 2013. Database of deaths registered in Tasmania, 1900–1930. Melbourne: University of Melbourne.
  3. Catholic Church Museums and Registers. Various Tasmanian Catholic parish registers for nineteenth century. Microfilm. Founders and Survivors Project. University of Melbourne, Melbourne.
  4. Tasmanian Federation Index. Births, 1900–1919; Deaths and Marriages, 1900–1930. Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Tasmania, 2006. CD format. Tasmania.
  5. Colonial Tasmanian Family Links Database. Archives Office of Tasmania [Now Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office]. This database is designed to provide an initial online genealogical research resource. The database is incomplete and the information not always accurate. Available from: portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?search=8.
  6. Index to Divorces, 1861–1920. Archives Office of Tasmania [Now Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office]. Available from: data.gov.au/dataset/ds-dga-1edcd6fb-adec-46c6-9851-e923bc657cd1/details.
  7. Index to Wills and Letters of Administration, 1824–1989. Archives Office of Tasmania [Now Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office]. Available from: data.gov.au/dataset/ds-dga-e897a164-153a-448b-9558-ec0b57079b3d/details.
  8. Pioneer Index, Victoria, 1836–1888. Index to births, deaths and marriages in Victoria. CD format. Melbourne: Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
  9. Federation Index, Victoria, 1889–1901. Index to births, deaths and marriage in Victoria. CD format. Melbourne: Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1997.
  10. Edwardian Index, Victoria, 1902–1913. Index to births, deaths and marriages in Victoria. CD format. Melbourne: Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
  11. Great War Index, Victoria, 1914–1920. Index to births, deaths and marriages in Victoria. CD format. Melbourne: Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
  12. SA births; SA deaths; SA marriages [microform] indexes. South Australia. Births, Deaths and Marriages Division. 1985–1988.
  13. NSW births, 1788–1913; NSW deaths, 1788–1983; NSW marriages, 1788–1963. NSW Government Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Sydney: Department of Justice. Available from: www.bdm.nsw.gov.au.
  14. Queensland births, 1829–1914; Queensland deaths, 1829–1984; Queensland marriages, 1829–1939. Available from: www.familyhistory.bdm.qld.gov.au.
  15. WA births, 1841–1932; WA deaths, 1941–1971; WA marriages, 1941–1936. Government of Western Australia Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Perth: Department of Justice. Available from: www.bdm.dotag.wa.gov.au.
  16. NZ births, 1848–1913; NZ deaths, 1848–1963; NZ marriages, 1854–1933. Birth, Death and Marriage Historical Records. Wellington: New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs. Available from: www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz.
  17. FreeBMD UK. (Births, 1837–1939; Deaths, 1837–1968; Marriages, 1837–1951). Civil Registration Index for England and Wales. FreeBMD. Registered charity in UK. Available from: www.freebmd.org.uk.
  18. Australian Birth Index, 1788–1922; Australian Death Index, 1788–1985; Australian Marriage Index, 1788–1950. Ancestry. Available from: www.ancestry.com.au.
  19. Australian Cemetery Index, 1808–2007. Ancestry. Available from: www.ancestry.com.au.
  20. Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903–1980. Ancestry. Available from: www.ancestry.com.au.
  21. New Zealand Electoral Rolls, 1853–1981. Ancestry. Available from: www.ancestry.com.au.
  22. English Censuses, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911. Ancestry. Available from: www.ancestry.com.au.
  23. Public Member Family Trees. Ancestry. Available from: www.ancestry.com.au.
  24. Trove Digitised Newspapers and More. Canberra: National Library of Australia. Available from: www.trove.nla.gov.au. [For example, for Tasmania, includes newspapers from 1816 to 1954.]
  25. Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: The Australian National University. Available from: adb.anu.edu.au.
  26. Boer War Embarkation Rolls. Canberra: Australian War Memorial. Available from: www.awm.gov.au.
  27. World War I Embarkation Rolls. Canberra: Australian War Memorial. Available from: www.awm.gov.au.
  28. Mapping Our Anzacs [now Discovering Anzacs]. Canberra: National Archives of Australia. Available from: discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/.

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