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New Zealand, Auckland, Albertland Index, 1862-1962
This article describes a collection of records at
Albertland, Auckland, New Zealand
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Location of Albertland, Auckland, New Zealand
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Record Description
Record Type Index
Collection years 1862-1962
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Albertland and Districts Museum, Wellsford

What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection includes records from 1862-1962. These records include a card file index of individuals residing in or near "Albertland," an area north of Auckland. The index was gathered from various sources including "Halfpenny scrapbook," "Passenger List from Auckland Museum Library," "Taylor scrapbook," "J. Grant clippings" and others. The index cards are arranged alphabetically by surname. They list references to obituaries, passenger lists, cemetery transcriptions, area histories, land records, newspaper items and source citations.

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for New Zealand, Auckland, Albertland Index, 1862-1962.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:


  • Name of ancestor
  • Spouse
  • Children
  • Other relatives
  • Birth and death dates
  • Age at event
  • Place of event
  • Date of event

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

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

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select Surname Range to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • If possible, use what you know to find an image of the original record. The index contains only basic identifying information for a person; the original record therefore may contain more information not found in the index.
  • Continue to search the index for family members.

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Search the records of nearby locations
  • Use the estimated age to calculate a birth date
  • When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct
  • Check for variant spellings of the names
  • See the section Related FamilySearch Historical Records for more collections to further your research

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
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Image Citation:
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