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Record Description

This collection includes records from 1816 to 1982.

These records include the card file index from the information that was gathered mostly from headstones, but sometimes from death registers. Each card generally includes the name of the cemetery, the name of the individual, date of death and age at death. Often includes other details such as parent's names, birth details, burial date, or other details about the headstones.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Australia, New South Wales, Cemetery, Military, and Church Record Transcripts, 1816-1982.

Record Content

Cemetery Transcripts usually include the following information:

  • Full name of deceased
  • Name of the cemetery
  • Date and age at death
  • Names of parents
  • Date birth
  • Date of burial
  • Place of burial

How to Use the Record

To begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Approximate place and date of death

Search the Collection

To search the collection by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type" category
⇒Select the appropriate "Event Country-State" category
⇒Select the appropriate "Event City" category
⇒Select the appropriate "Cemetery" category which takes you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

Known Issues with This Collection

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Contributions to This Article

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Citations for this Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

“Australia, New South Wales, Cemetery, Military, and Church Record Transcripts, 1816-1982.” Images FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Private collection of Clarice M. Cubbins, New South Wales.

Image Citation
The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Australia, New South Wales, Cemetery, Military, and Church Record Transcripts, 1816-1982.

 

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