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Hobart Branch Library Resources

Our resources are fully catalogued with the emphasis on research in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.  We are continually adding new and exciting records from all over the world and a few are listed below.  

Print Materials

  • Books describing genealogical resources and their location

  • Biographical Dictionaries

  • Directories and Almanacs

  • Family Histories

  • Tasmanian Parish Registers and Cemetery Records

  • Indexes to Births, Deaths and Marriages in Tasmanian Newspapers

Microform Records

  • Tasmanian Indexes of Births to 1905, and of Deaths and Marriages to 1919 with microfilms of the registers 1803 to 1899

  • Indexes of Births, Deaths and Marriages for other Australian States

  • Tasmanian Electoral Rolls 1856-1900 and 1998-2000

  • TAMIOT (Tombstone and Memorial Inscriptions of Tasmania)

  • Hobart Town Gazette 1826-1900

  • Convict Records for New South Wales plus some for TasmaniaAustralian Passenger and Immigration Records

  • New Zealand Births, Deaths and Marriage Indexes 1840-1900

  • International Genealogical Index (Baptisms and Marriages Worldwide)

  • English Census Records, Directories and Parish Registers

  • Scottish Census Records and Directories

  • Irish Convicts Records and Wills Index 1536-1810

CD-ROM Records


  • Index to Tasmanian Convicts 

  • Tasmanian Pioneer Index 

  • Tasmanian Federation Index 

  • Victorian Pioneer Index 

  • Victorian Deaths Index 1921-1985 

United Kingdom

  • Census Records, including the complete 1881 Census for England, Scotland and Wales

  • Various Parish Registers

  • British Vital Records Index 2002 ed. (Update of IGI)

  • Pallot’s Baptism and Marriage Indexes 1780-1837

  • Index of Griffith’s Valuation for Ireland 1848-1864


  • Western Europe Vital Records Index (Update of IGI)

Overseas and Interstate Journals published by fellow societies

Hardware available for use in the library includes photocopier, microfiche readers,
     microfiche reader/printer, microfilm reader/printer, computers and printers. 

No material is available on loan.

A research service is provided 

Please do not send mail to the library. See our PO Address

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Last updated 28 November 2013