Birth, marriage & death

Birth, marriage & death

Transcribing cemeteries


Heritage in Cemeteries


Australian BDM Records


Norfolk Island 1st Settlement 1788 - 1814

The People of the Norfolk Island 1788 - 1814.
Includes Convicts, NSW Corps and free settlers, deaths and Headstones, resources for researchers

  • Victualling books
  • Population returns
  • Land grants
  • Shipping records
  • Journals and diaries
  • Musters
  • Baptism, burial and marriage records
  • Population returns and much more

Just what did cause their death?

Death certificates, while fantastic documents providing essential information, were never designed for family historians. Establishing the cause of death is important for completion of our research but also for establishing a medical health history of a family.

However unfamililar terms are common. Exactly what does marasmus, apoplexy, scrofula inanition mean as the cause of death?

This presentation explains the evolution of the death certificate, the advances in medical knowledge and shows how some of the pitfalls of death certificate research can be avoided.


Causes of death: Fact or fiction?

Death certificates through time.


England and Wales Family History

Introductory talk which includes BDMs, Census Returns, Wills, Tithes, Hearth and Window Tax records.


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