Papua New Guinea Occupations
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Research use: Used as a substitute for low registration in church and civil records.
Record type: Records of businesses employing large numbers of people.
Time Period: 1880-present.
Contents: Names of employees, residences, ages, death dates, personal characteristics.
Location: National Archives, municipal archives, archives in Germany.
Population coverage: 10%.
Civil Service Records
Research use: Valuable as a finding tool and supplement to civil registration where early records are lacking.
Record type: Documentation of birth, marriage and death of government employees.
Time Period: 1884- present.
Content: Documents verifying birth, marriage and death dates and places, relatives.
Location: National Archives, municipal archives, state archives in Germany, England, and Australia.
Population coverage: 2%.
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Papua New Guinea,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 2000.