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State
Category
Description
Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery
QLD
cemeteries
with over 20;000 names & photos from this cemetery

Qld RootsWeb Message Board
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to Queensland genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

Central Queensland Pioneer Register
QLD
pioneers
this is now a book which can be purchased from CQFHS

Davis Genealogy Project
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
Greg’s genealogy blog on various families in Qld

The active dates of Qld State Schools
QLD
schools & teaching
a listing of the dates the State Schools in Qld commenced & shut down from the 19th century to current

Railway Employees
QLD
railways & trains
an index to Queensland railway employees June 1890 to June 1901

The Queenslander
QLD
newspaper indexes & extracts
transcriptions of the old newspaper by Bev Edmonds; site provides background story; pages are a finding aid for the original source

Missing People
QLD
where are they?
index to missing people found in Victoria Police correspondence records by Helen D Harris OAM

Townsville Fire Brigade Board
QLD
archives
a collection of minute books from the brigade from 1879 to 1974

Convict Ships to Australia
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1849 to 1850 sent to Moreton Bay Queensland; a Perth DPS project

Passenger Ships arriving in Australasian Ports
QLD
shipping & passenger lists
passenger ships 1837 to 1915 arriving in Queensland ports; a Perth DPS project

The Barque ‘Indus’
QLD
shipping & passenger lists
a report of voyage of the Indus in The Brisbane Courier newspaper 1873

Outback Story
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
is the historical account of outback Queensland; provided by an anonymous man who describes life at Cunnamulla in the 1920s in detail - very interesting for historians

Great Queenslanders
QLD
books (incl family produced)
the story of George & Rachel Williams - their ancestors and descendants by Pam Cooper

Q150 celebrations
QLD
events & anniversaries
150th anniversary of the independence of Queensland from New South Wales as a colony; the site is no longer active but available via Pandora

Queensland Genealogy
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
interesting Queensland related information that you can follow via email

Queensland Places
QLD
maps & place names
contains details on all villages; towns; suburbs and cities that at some time hosted at least 500 people through its history

Toowoomba and Darling Downs FH News
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
family history news and notes from Toowoomba and surrounding areas

Fields of Lost Grave
QLD
cemeteries
Stradbroke Island’s Dunwich cemetery houses over 8000 former inmates of a 19th century destitute asylum

Australian Country Hospital Heritage
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
is dedicated to preserving the health service history of Central Queensland

Cemeteries in Queensland
QLD
cemeteries
lists of burials from various cemeteries in Queensland

Anglican Diocese of Brisbane
QLD
churches & parishes
the Diocese’s Records and Archives Centre has a wide variety of information from Brisbane as well as information from missions in the north of Queensland

Queensland State Archives
QLD
archives
the lead agency for record keeping across Qld's 650 public authorities

Chronological Register of Prisoners
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
an index to the Chronological Register of Prisoners 1824 to 1839

St Helena Convict Indexes
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
an index to the Convicts of the St Helena Penal Establishment 1863 to 1867; 1867 to 1886 and 1917 to 1923

Toowoomba Prisoners
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
an index to the Prisoners at the HM Goal Toowoomba 1864 to 1906

Criminal Depositions
QLD
law & legal cases
an index to Registers of Criminal Depositions 1861 to 1885

Matrimonial Petitions
QLD
divorces
an index to Divorces 1861 to 1894

Inquests
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an Index to Inquests 1859 to 1886

Justices of the Peace
QLD
law & legal cases
an Index to Justices of the Peace 1857 to 1910

Naturalisations
QLD
emigration & immigration
an Index to Naturalisations 1851 to 1904

Instruments of Renunciation
QLD
wills & probate
an Index to Instruments of Renunciation 1915 to 1983

Trustee Files
QLD
wills & probate
an Index to Trustee Files 1889 to 1929

Wills
QLD
wills & probate
an Index to Wills 1857 to 1940

Brisbane Hospital Admissions
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an Index to Admissions at Brisbane Hospital 1872 to 1887

Brisbane Hospital Deaths
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an Index to Death Registers at Brisbane Hospital 1899 to 1913

Brisbane Hospital Deaths
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an Index to Death Registers at Brisbane Hospital 1933 to 1942

Mackay Hospital Admissions
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an Index to Admissions at Mackay Hospital 1891 to 1908

Immigration 1883-1912
QLD
emigration & immigration
an index of passenger lists of immigrant ships arriving in Qld 1883 to 1912

Passport Register
QLD
emigration & immigration
an Index to Passport Registers 1926 to 1939

Register of Immigrants
QLD
emigration & immigration
an Index of Register of Immigrants 1864 to 1878 registered in Toowomba

Land Selectors
QLD
sheep; wool & pastoralists
an Index to Land Selections prior to 1884

Mineral Leases
QLD
gold fields & mining
an Index to Mineral Leases 1871 to 1940

Coloured Labour and Asiatic Aliens
QLD
ethnic & religious groups
an index to Coloured Labour in 1913

Boer War Indexes
QLD
military & war
an index to Pay Books 1899 to 1902 and Military Service Records 1899 to 1901

South Sea Islanders
QLD
ethnic & religious groups
an Index to Australian South Sea Islanders 1867 to 1908

Civil Servants Index
QLD
employment
an index to Qld Civil Servants 1865 to 1867

Dentists Indexes
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an index to Dentists; Dental Board and Dentist's Apprentices 1903 to 1932

Teachers
QLD
schools & teaching
an Index to Teachers 1860 to 1904

QSA Brief Guides
QLD
archives
handy guides to identify frequently used records at the Queensland State Archives

Brisbane City Council grave location search
QLD
cemeteries
search for a grave in one of Brisbane’s public cemeteries; Bald Hills (Sandgate); Balmoral (Bulimba or Morningside); Brookfield; Cedar Creek; Lutwyche; Hemmant; Moggill; Mt Gravatt; Nundah German Station; Pinnaroo; Paddington; Sth Brisbane (Dutton Park); Toowong

Brisbane History Group
QLD
historical societies & groups
encourages and promotes the study of Brisbane's history

Bundaberg Regional Cemeteries
QLD
cemeteries
a searchable database covers 9 regional cemeteries; Apple Tree Creek; Avondale; Bundaberg General & Lawn; Boolbunda; Booyal; Childer’s Lawn; Cordalba; Currajong; Gin Gin General & Lawn; Goodnight Scrub; Invicta and South Isis

Burdekin Shire Burial Register
QLD
cemeteries
burials for the Ayr and Home Hill cemeteries in the Burdekin Shire

Cairns Regional Cemeteries
QLD
cemeteries
online search facility for Babinda; Forest View; Gordonvale; Martyn Street; Nelson Road; McLeod Street; Mossman and Port Douglas

Kevin Wallace’s collection
QLD
obituaries
an index of obituaries and deaths from unknown newspapers

Uni of Qld Honour Rolls
QLD
memorials
photos of and names from Roll of Honour 1914-1919 and 1939-1945 at the University of Queensland

War Memorials
QLD
memorials
photos of and names from war memorials in and around the Brisbane area of Queensland

SE Qld cemeteries headstone photo collection
QLD
cemeteries
photos of cemeteries; columbarium walls and other memorial plaques around the Brisbane area; compiled by David & Kerry

Chermside & District Historical Society
QLD
historical societies & groups
has been established to preserve and develop the history of the Chermside area

Access to Adoption Information
QLD
births; adoptions & orphans
history and information on adoption legislation in Queensland

Cooktown & District Historical Society
QLD
historical societies & groups
holds data on residents in the region dating from 1873

Dalby Pioneer Park Museum
QLD
museums
rich in the history of this area and open daily

Dead Centre of Queensland
QLD
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
a blog about the cemeteries of Queensland by Kerry Raymond

The Wilson Hospital
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
a short history of this property originally called Eildon Hill; also listed are the available records

Queensland Fire Museum
QLD
museums
provide a great insight into the early fire service - there maybe a problem with their site - try www.firemuseum.netfirms.com

Gold Coast Family History Society
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
projects include transcriptions & indexing local cemeteries and newspaper public notices

Genealogical Society of Queensland
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
located in East Brisbane is the oldest genealogical society in Qld

History Queensland
QLD
historical societies & groups
is the umbrella organisation in Qld for local and regional societies throughout Qld

History Queensland
QLD
events & anniversaries
has held a Local and Family History Fair every 2 years since its inception [as QALFHS] in 1995

Judy Webster’s Genealogy Advice
QLD
events & anniversaries
professional genealogical research in Queensland; site contains over 135 pages and 51;000 names mainly from Queensland State Archives

Bullon Cemetery
QLD
cemeteries
index to headstones to June 1985 by Judy Webster

Mental Asylum Case Books
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an index to these books 1860 to 1931 for Queensland

Eulo Cemetery
QLD
cemeteries
index to headstones to July 1985 by Judy Webster

Illegitimate Children
QLD
births
index identifying fathers of illegitimate children 1858 to 1929

Mental Asylum Records
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an index to insanity files with names beginning with A & B

Nurses and Masseurs
QLD
medical; hospitals & homes
an index to those registered in Queensland as at 31 Dec 1929

Tips for Queensland Research
QLD
books (incl family produced)
2008 edition by Judy Webster

BDM Qld
QLD
births
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Births 1829 to 1916; an index to 1919 is available on microfiche/cd-rom

BDM Qld
QLD
deaths
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Deaths 1829 to 1984

BDM Qld
QLD
marriages
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Marriages 1829 to 1941

MacArthur Museum Brisbane
QLD
military & war
the story of Headquarters Allied Forces South West Pacific Area during 1942-1944 - a unique part of Brisbane's history

Mackay History portal
QLD
historical societies & groups
where you can find out more on the history of the Mackay area of North Queensland; including cemeteries; pubs; maps; school and publications

Men from the Mackay District
QLD
military & war
who did not return home from The Great War 1914-1918 - by Mackay Historical Society & Museum

Mackay Rugby League
QLD
sports
a history from 1919

School Histories
QLD
schools & teaching
chronological information on the schools in the Mackay district

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board
QLD
military & war
details of the WW1 memorial containing 1590 local names

Mackay District War Memorials
QLD
military & war
information on all of the war memorials in the Mackay district

Mareeba Historical Society
QLD
historical societies & groups
studies the history of Far North Qld; in particular the Mareeba Shire

Jack & Newell merchants; agents
QLD
businesses & commerce
merchants of Nth Qld - so large they printed their own currency - read about this remarkable Qld retail firm

Mt Morgan Cemetery
QLD
cemeteries
website appears to be having some difficulty

Muttaburra Community
QLD
pioneers
the geographical centre of Qld is rich in history and has a facility to search for surnames in the area

Digital Nambour Chronicle
QLD
newspaper indexes & extracts
freely available and fully searchable from 1903 to 1958 - discover the development of Queensland's Sunshine Coast

Nudgee Cemetery
QLD
cemeteries
the only major private cemetery in Brisbane owned by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane; contains a deceased search facility

Cemeteries of the Darling Downs
QLD
cemeteries
indexes and photos of cemeteries in the south-east of Qld and northern NSW

Queensland Police Museum
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
contains archival material dating back to 1864 visiting researchers welcome

Queensland Family History Society
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
formed in 1979 and has many Queensland based indexes available

Index to School Pupils
QLD
schools & teaching
from 1864 to 1997 on CD - your local library may have a copy

Commonwealth Electoral Rolls
QLD
electoral rolls & voting
for the years 1903; 1913; 1922; 1934; 1949 available on CD - your local library may have a copy

Index to Unclaimed Letters
QLD
post & telephone
from 1860 to 1874 - contains more than 200;000 names on CD - your local library may have a copy

Index to Unclaimed Letters
QLD
where are they?
from 1860 to 1874 - contains more than 200;000 names on CD - your local library may have a copy

Index to Public Servants
QLD
employment
from 1864 to 1948 on CD - contains 65;000 public servants; 35;000 teachers; 12;500 names from school committees - your local library may have a copy

Queensland War Memorial Register
QLD
memorials
dedicated to the memory of the fallen and those who served Australia in the Armed Services

Queensland Numismatic Society
QLD
currency & money
interesting articles on all sorts of coins & tokens produced in Qld

Qld Performing Arts
QLD
artists; actors & theatres
provides community access to the collection of over 65;000 items through exhibitions and research facilities

Rockhampton Region Cemeteries
QLD
cemeteries
index & maps to memorial gardens in Alton Downs; Bajool; Cawarral; Emu Park; Gracemere; Joskeleigh; Marlborough; Milman; Morinish; Mt Morgan; Rockhampton; Stanwell; Warcons; Westwood; Yaamba and Yeppoon

The Wild Scotchman
QLD
bushrangers
James McPherson; Queensland’s only bushranger

ATSIP Family History
QLD
indigenous peoples
handy guides to searching for records relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Queensland Mining Accidents Index
QLD
gold fields & mining
an index to Miners involved in Queensland mining accidents 1882-1945

Manuscripts Queensland
QLD
journals; manuscripts & diaries
a gateway to the documentary heritage of Queensland includes voyages; shipboard diaries even a Qantas logbook

North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum
QLD
museums
was founded in 1987 and has lots of local information

Toowoomba Region Grave Finder
QLD
cemeteries
provides you with the ability to search burial records of Toowoomba Regional Council cemeteries

Western Downs Regional Cemeteries
QLD
cemeteries
responsible for 16 cemeteries in Chinchilla; Tanderra; Dalby; Jandowae; Miles; Wandoan; Tara; Meandarra; The Gums; Moonie and Flinton and includes an online search facility

Wynnum-Manly Historical Society
QLD
historical societies & groups
has been established to preserve and develop the history of the area; includes a number of images

Early days in North Queensland
QLD
books (incl family produced)
published in 1903; entire book can be downloaded

Guide to Queensland 1899
QLD
books (incl family produced)
the entire book can be downloaded

Handbook for Emigrants to Queensland Aust
QLD
books (incl family produced)
published in 1875; the entire book can be downloaded

Reminiscences of Queensland 1862-1899 by W.H. Corfield
QLD
books (incl family produced)
published in 1921; frontier and pioneer life; the entire book can be downloaded

History of Queensland
QLD
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of Qld

Central Queensland Family History Association
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
based in Rockhampton; accommodates the growing demand for genealogical records for family history research throughout the Central Queensland area

The Early History of Rockhampton
QLD
pioneers
an index of surnames in this book by J.T.S. Bird

Central Qld Family History Association
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
is based in Rockhampton and has put together many indexes and articles relating to the region

Ipswich Genealogical Society
QLD
family history/genealogy groups & societies
Queensland’s first genealogical society - promoting heritage in Ipswich

Moreton Bay Region Cemeteries Database
QLD
cemeteries
covers Albany Creek; Bribie Island; Caboolture & Districts; Dayboro; King Street; Lawnton; Redcliffe; Samford and Samsonvale cemeteries

Life on the Goldfields
QLD
gold fields & mining
an account on the Canoona gold rush - NB: web-site no longer active [ http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~auscqfha/district_canoona.htm ] it may be possible to obtain it through Way Back Machine

Photographers of South Queensland
QLD
photographs & photographers
details of the Photographers in South Queensland 1855 to 1920 an absolutely fascinating site by Marcel Safier - as at Oct 2012 no longer appears to be operational

Brisbane 150
QLD
events & anniversaries
the city celebrated the 150th anniversary of the declaration of the city 1859-2009 and is hosting a wide variety of informative historical events - website no longer active

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