Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description

This collection dates from the years 1829 through 1961. 

Records from the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office. The collection contains land, school, court, and occupation records.

For a list of record categories currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

Tasmania Archive and Heritage Office. Tasmania, Australia. Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records. Tasmanian Archive, Hobart.

Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts of these Miscellaneous Records may include:
  • Profession of recorder
  • Height
  • Age
  • Complexion
  • Portrait of Self
  • Full Name
  • Nickname
  • Place of birth
  • Marital Status

How to Use the Record

To search the collection select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒Select the “Record Category” ⇒Select the “Record Type” ⇒Select the “Year Range, and Archival Number” which takes you to the images

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

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Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.

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.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records 1829-1961", images, FamilySearch( accessed 14 March 2012), Occupation and Guild records > Copies of certificates of service as a mine winding engine driver > 1893-1894, LID23/1/2 > Image 50 of 140 Images > certificate number 219, John Robinson, 2 September 1834; citing Australia, Tasmania, Heritage Office, Miscellaneous Records, Tasmanian Archive, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

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