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Business Records[edit | edit source]

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%.

Reliability: Good.[1]

Civil Service Records[edit | edit source]

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%.

Reliability: Good.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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.