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Edward Stanley Smith and Mary Anne McClintock on their wedding day, Woombye, 12 December 1917

The genealogy collection is located in Nambour, Caloundra and Maroochydore Libraries. For a complete list of items, browse the genealogy collection. Primary records and indexes are on CD-ROM, microfiche and microfilm.

Topics include:

  • Birth, death and marriage indexes for all Australian states
  • Shipping records and indexes
  • Convict indents
  • Monumental inscriptions
  • Land records
  • Probate indexes
  • Post office directories.

While the emphasis is on Australian content, some overseas records are available, mainly on CD-ROM.

ancestry.com
This excellent resource is free to use at your local branch. Make a booking on our computers or speak to staff at your branch for more information.

ancestry.com

Other Resources

Some other resources which might help your search.

CorawebLink exits to another website
An Australian gateway to sites for family history research with over 1600 categorised links, with descriptions.

Cyndi's ListLink exits to another website
A large categorised and cross-referenced directory of sites useful for genealogical research, with hundreds of thousands of links.

National Library of AustraliaLink exits to another website
A wealth of resources for the Australian family historian.

Queensland Government Family HistoryLink exits to another website
An excellent family history resource. Includes a free, downloadable quarterly magazine, and tips on historical research, from the Queensland Government’s Births, Deaths, Marriages and Divorces website.

Queensland State ArchivesLink exits to another website
Custodian of the State's largest and most significant collection of government records and an invaluable research facility for those researching their family tree, local history or other area of special interest.

State Library of QueenslandLink exits to another website
Excellent genealogy information and resources, including births, deaths and marriages in Australia, New Zealand, England and Wales.

Last Updated 28-Jul-15