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Name indexes

Name indexesSearch name indexes

  • Arrivals - index of passengers and ships arriving, mainly in Hobart
  • Census index - index of people (householders) in the 1840s and 1850s
  • Colonial Tasmanian Family Links database - is not a direct index to records but contains a large amount of information (not necessarily verified) about Tasmanian families
  • Convict applications for permission to marry - index of convicts applying to marry free people or other convicts
  • Convicts (Tasmanian) - index of all convicts transported to Tasmania and those convicted locally through the convict system
  • Departures - index of people leaving Tasmanian ports
  • Divorces - index of people getting divorced up to 1920
  • General index - index of contents of a range of records, mainly names, but some subjects
  • Inquests - index of records of inquests into people's deaths from the 1820s to the 1920s - inquests into fires are indexed in the 'general index'
  • Naturalisations - index of people applying to become citizens up to 1904
  • Wills - index of wills and letters of administration of estates registered for probate

About the name indexes

The Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office has developed these indexes to some records which contain information about individuals. The indexes provide the name of the person in the specified record, some additional identifying information, and references to the record itself.

Copies of these records that are not yet online may be requested using the copy request form link at the bottom of each of the name indexes.