Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
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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  
 
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.
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These records are handwritten transcriptions, so there may be transcription errors.  
  
== Record Content ==
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== Record Content ==
  
Records may contain the following information:
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Records may contain the following information:  
  
Name and age of deceased
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Name and age of deceased Date of birth and death Names of relatives  
Date of birth and death
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Names of relatives
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== How to Use the Record ==
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== How to Use the Record ==
  
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br>
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To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒ Select the 'State' category<br> ⇒ Select the 'City' category<br> ⇒ Select the 'Record Type, Year Range, Volume Number' category which takes you to the images.<br> 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. Keep in mind: There may be more than one person in the records with the same name. You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name. Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.  
⇒ Select the 'State' category<br>  
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⇒ Select the 'City' category<br>  
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⇒ Select the 'Record Type, Year Range, Volume Number' category which takes you to the images.<br>  
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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.  
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Keep in mind:  
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There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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== Related Websites ==
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== Related Websites ==
  
*[ http://www.nla.gov.au/research-guides/cemetery-records National Library of Australia Cemetery Records]
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*[ http://www.nla.gov.au/research-guides/cemetery-records National Library of Australia Cemetery Records]  
*[http://austcemindex.com/ Australian Cemeteries Index]
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*[http://austcemindex.com/ Australian Cemeteries Index]  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cemeteries_in_Australia List of cemeteries in Australia]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cemeteries_in_Australia List of cemeteries in Australia]
  
== Related Wiki Articles ==
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== Related Wiki Articles ==
  
*[[Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, Sydney Branch Genealogical Library]]
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*[[Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, Sydney Branch Genealogical Library]]  
 
*[[Australia]]  
 
*[[Australia]]  
 
*[[Australia Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Australia Cemeteries]]
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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== Contributions to This Article ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
  
 
{{Collection citation| text = “Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005.” Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Private Owner.}}
 
{{Collection citation| text = “Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005.” Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Private Owner.}}
 
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Record Description

This collection will include records from 1802-2005.

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.

Record Content

Records may contain the following information:

Name and age of deceased Date of birth and death Names of relatives

How to Use the Record

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the 'State' category
⇒ Select the 'City' category
⇒ Select the 'Record Type, Year Range, Volume Number' 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. Keep in mind: There may be more than one person in the records with the same name. You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name. Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

“Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Private Owner.