Queensland, Australia

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Revision as of 20:26, 25 July 2012

Australia

Queensland
Queensland was originally settled by Europeans in the 1820s as a convict settlement as an extension of the Colony of New South Wales. It became an independent colony in 1859. Therefore early genealogy records for Queensland may be found in New South Wales records, but often those New South Wales records pertaining to areas ultimately part of Queensland have been copied and can be found within Queensland records as well.

The capital of Queeensland is Brisbane.

Getting started with Queensland research

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Numerous articles are available on FamilySearch Wiki to help you get started in family history. This portal will provide links to articles about general research topics. 

Principles of Family History Research

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Jurisdictions

There are many islands off the coast of Queensland. The largest, inhabitated of them are:

Research Tools

A wiki article describing an onlne collections is found at:

Events

  • National Family History Week July 31st to August 8th 2010

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