Northern Territory, Australia Genealogy
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|Northern Territory Background|
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The Northern Territory was originally part of New South Wales. It was annexed to South Australia in 1863 then the Commonwealth assumed administration in 1911. The capital is Darwin.
Getting started with Northern Territory research
If your family or ancestors lived in the Northern Territory before 1863, you should also search records of New South Wales. If they lived in the Northern Territory between 1863 and 1911, you should also search records of South Australia. For information about the records of the Northern Territory, click on one of the topic links at the left.
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- Groote Eylandt
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- Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Northern Territory
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