Australia, Queensland, Maryborough Public Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Australia, Queensland, Maryborough Public Records, 1847-1989
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Queensland,  Australia
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Record Description
Record Type Public
Collection years 1847-1989
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What is in This Collection?

This collection contains records for the years 1847-1989.

The records include miscellaneous records for Maryborough, Queensland, Australia. Records include burial registers, hospital death registers, lists of residents, lists of war memorials and honor rolls giving soldiers' names. Original records are located in Maryborough City Hall, Queensland, Australia.

For a list of records currently published in this collection, select the browse link from the collection landing page.

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Australia, Queensland, Maryborough Public Records, 1847-1989.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The information in these records usually include the following:

Burial registers

  • Number of Grave
  • Name of deceased
  • Denomination
  • Last Residence
  • Occupation
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Place of birth
  • Date of burial
  • Burial plot number
  • Cause of death

Hospital registers

  • Name of patient
  • Date of registry
  • Hospital
  • Name of doctor

Collection Content

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How Do I Search This Collection?

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  • Given name and surname
  • Age
  • Gender

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  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

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How Do I Analyze the Results?

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What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Search for death records
  • Search for death or burial information in the BillionGraves Index or at Find A Grave
  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname
  • Search the records of nearby areas

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

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  • Search the records of nearby areas
  • Check for other names. An individual might appear under an unexpected name for a variety of reasons:
    • A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband

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Collection Citation

"Australia, Queensland, Maryborough Public Records, 1847-1989" Database and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 26 August 2016. Maryborough City Hall.

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