Australia Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
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Record Description
Record Type Deaths and Burials
Collection years 1816-1980
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What is in This Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1816 to 1980. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. It does not index all records for this place, record type or time period.

Collection Content

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981 Marriages, 1810-1980 Deaths and Burials, 1816-1980
Australia 98,691 29,100 80,560
New South Wales 277,191 59,393 12,170
Queensland 0 421 0
South Australia 55,725 7,266 239
Tasmania 33,305 62,949 2,566
Victoria 101,388 13,660 0
Western Australia 53,153 0 11,232
Totals 619,453 172,789 106,767

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name Of Individual
  • Birth Date

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

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

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?

  • 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
  • Check for other names. An individual might appear under an unexpected name for a variety of reasons:
    • They might have been listed under a middle name
    • A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband

Record Finder

Consult the Australia Record Finder Table to find other records

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"Australia Deaths and Burials, 1816-1980." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Record Citation:
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