Australia, New South Wales, Cemetery, Military, and Church Record Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)Edit This Page
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|This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.|
This collection includes records from 1825 to 1981.
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.
Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
- “Australia, New South Wales, Cemetery Transcripts, 1825-1981” Index and Images FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Clarice Cubbins. Cemeteries located in New South Wales.
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
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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.
- Australian Cemeteries Index
- New South Wales Cemetery Index
- New South Wales Cemetery Records
- Archives In Brief 69 - Cemetery records
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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.
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