The Australia Cemetery Index 1808-2007 contains tombstone transcriptions from several cemeteries in Australia. We have just added 166,929 new records to this index, bringing the collection to a total of 665,118 records.
Records have been added in the following areas –
- Brisbane, QLD cemeteries – 50,165 records from 1828-1998 (with images)
- Dubbo and District, NSW cemeteries – 25,394 records from 1808-1995 (with images)
- Central Coast, NSW cemeteries – 8,992 records from 1823-2004 (with images)
- Kinsela (Central Coast), NSW funeral directors registers – 52,589 records from 1905-2007
- Palmdale Lawn Cemetery and Memorial Park, NSW transcriptions – 29,798 records from 1895-2005
What information can I find to help with my Family Tree?
The information given for a record will vary but you may find the following –
- Birth date
- Death date
- Burial date
- Name of cemetery
- State in which cemetery is located
- Location of grave or tombstone within the cemetery
Below is an example of one of the records in the collection from a Dubbo cemetery which, in some cases, mentions other family members.
You can search the updated index online at Ancestry.com.au.
Let us know if you make any interesting discoveries!