Free sample files and indexes

Currently most listings here are samples from the Archive Digital Books Australasia range of historic data CDs.

The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s.

Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.

Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive.

Tasmania

Tasmanian Government Gazette 1910 - more info - Sample file
Tasmanian Government Gazette 1911 - more info - Sample file
Tasmanian Government Gazette 1912 - more info - Sample file
Tasmanian Government Gazette 1913 - more info - Sample file
Tasmanian Government Gazette 1914 - more info - Sample file
Tasmanian Government Gazette 1915 - more info - Sample file
Tasmanian Government Gazette 1919 - more info - Sample file
Tasmanian Government Gazette 1927 - more info - Sample file
Tasmanian Government Gazette 1941 - more info - Sample file
Tasmanian Government Gazette 1945 - more info - Sample file
Tasmanian Handbook 1914 - more info - Sample file
Tasmanian Royal Kalendar and Almanack 1849 (Wood) - more info - Sample file
Tasmanians in the Transvaal War - more info - Sample file
Victoria and Tasmania - more info - Sample file
With the Fortieth - more info - Sample file

US and Canada

Colonial Office List 1863 - more info - Sample file
Colonial Office List 1870 - more info - Sample file
Kennedy's Colonial Travel: A Narrative of 4 Year's Tour Through Australia, New Zealand and Canada - more info - Sample file

Victoria

A Vacation Tour at the Antipodes Through Victoria,Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland and New Zealand in 1861-1862 - more info - Sample file
Advance Australia: An Account of Eight Years Work, Wandering and Amusement in Queensland, New South Wales & Victoria - more info - Sample file
All-Australia Memorial: Victoria - more info - Sample file
An Octogenarian's Reminiscences - more info - Sample file
Australian Pastoral Directory 1931 - more info - Sample file
Bailliere's Victorian Gazetteer and Road Guide 1879 - more info - Sample file
Ballarat and Ballarat East Directory 1865-66 - more info - Sample file
Ballarat and District Directory 1904 (Tulloch) - more info - Sample file
Ballarat and District in 1901 - more info - Sample file
Ballarat and Vicinity - more info - Sample file
Bendigo Electoral Roll 1922 - more info - Sample file
Chronicles of Early Melbourne 1835-51 - more info - Sample file
Come to Mildura: Souvenir and Song Book - more info - Sample file
Crown Land Licences Victoria 1853 - more info - Sample file
Crown Land Licences Victoria 1856 - more info - Sample file
Cyclopedia of Victoria 1903 - more info - Sample file
Education Department's Record of War Service 1914-1918 - more info - Sample file
Founders of Australia and their Descendants - more info - Sample file
Geelong, Western District and Squatters Directory 1866-1867 (Stevens) - more info - Sample file
Information Victoria and Border Towns - more info - Sample file
Kelly's Criminal Digest 1887 - more info - Sample file
Land Tax Register and Valuation Victoria 1888 - more info - Sample file
Letters from Victorian Pioneers: Being a Series of Papers on the Early Occupation of the Colony, the Aborigines, etc. - more info - Sample file
Melbourne Commercial and Squatters Directory 1854 (Butterfield) - more info - Sample file
Melbourne Directory 1859 (Tanner) - more info - Sample file
Melbourne Directory 1861 (Sands and Kenny) - more info - Sample file
Melbourne Directory 1865 (Sands and McDougall) - more info - Sample file
Melbourne Directory 1875 (Sands and McDougall) - more info - Sample file
Melbourne Directory 1884 (Sands and McDougall) - more info - Sample file
Melbourne Directory 1892 (Sands and McDougall) - more info - Sample file
Melbourne Directory 1907 (Sands and McDougall) - more info - Sample file
Memoirs of a Stockman - more info - Sample file
Men of the Time in Australia: Victorian Series - more info - Sample file
Middleton and Manings Gippsland Directory 1884-1885 - more info - Sample file
Pastures New: An Account of the Pastoral Occupation of Port Phillip - more info - Sample file
Port Phillip Government Gazette 1847 - more info - Sample file
The Bendigo Goldfield: Resources of the 'Central Area' - more info - Sample file
The Gold Fields of Victoria in 1862 - more info - Sample file
The History of Ballarat - more info - Sample file
The Story of Melbourne - more info - Sample file
Victoria and its Metropolis 1888 - more info - Sample file
Victoria and Tasmania - more info - Sample file
Victoria Illustrated 1857 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1855 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1864 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1865 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1868 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1869 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1870 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1871 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1872 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1873 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1874 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1875 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1876 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1885 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1886 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1887 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1888 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1889 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1890 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1891 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1892 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1893 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1894 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1895 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1896 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1897 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1898 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1899 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1900 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1901 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1902 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1903 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1904 - more info - Sample file
Victoria Police Gazette 1905 - more info - Sample file
Victorian Directory 1904 (Sands and McDougall) - more info - Sample file
Victorian Directory 1915 (Sands and McDougall) - more info - Sample file
Victorian Directory 1916 (Sands and McDougall) - more info - Sample file
Victorian Directory 1917 (Sands and McDougall) - more info - Sample file
Victorian Directory 1919 (Sands and McDougall) - more info - Sample file
Victorian Directory 1920 (Sands and McDougall) - more info - Sample file
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