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This collection contains cards of cemetery inscriptions from many cemeteries throughout Australia. The majority of the cemeteries are in Queensland, but there are some in New South Wales, Norfolk Island, Tasmania, and Western Australia. Some cards include information culled from local newspapers. The file was the product of many years of work by genealogists
These records are handwritten transcriptions, so there may be transcription errors.
Cemetery inscriptions may contain the following information:
- Name and age of deceased
- Date of birth and death
- Names of relatives
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- Australia Maps
- New South Wales Map 1833
- National Library of Australia Cemetery Records
- Australian Cemeteries Index
- List of cemeteries in Australia
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- Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, Sydney Branch Genealogical Library (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Australia Cemeteries
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