Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Ancestry adds marriages and deaths for Victoria, Australia

Ancestry (www.ancestry.co.uk) has added two new collections for Victoria, Australia:

Victoria, Australia, Marriage Index, 1837-1950
https://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=61649
Source: The Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

About Victoria, Australia, Marriage Index, 1837-1950

This collection contains a marriage index for the Australian state of Victoria.

These marriage records typically contain the following information:

Name of the bride
Name of the groom
Registration year
Registration number
URL link to the certificate

The following additional information may be found on the original document. Original documents may be ordered from the Victoria Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages by following the purchase link on the record page.

Date and place of marriage
Marriage rites
Bridegroom/Party 1 Usual occupation and residence
Bridegroom/Party 1 Conjugal status
Bridegroom/Party 1 Birthplace and date
Bridegroom/Party 1 Given name(s) and surnames of parents
Bride/Party 2 Usual occupation and residence
Bride/Party 2 Conjugal status
Bride/Party 2 Birthplace and date
Bride/Party 2 Given name(s) and surnames of parents
Signatures of parties
Full names and signatures of witnesses
Celebrant name and signature


Victoria, Australia, Death Index, 1836-1988
https://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=61650
Source: The Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

About Victoria, Australia, Death Index, 1836-1988

This collection contains a death index for the Australian state of Victoria.

These death records typically contain the following information:

Name of the deceased
Father's name
Mother's maiden name
Spouse's name
Registration year
Registration number
URL link to the certificate

The following additional information may be found on the original documents. Original documents may be ordered from the Victoria Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages by following the purchase link on the record page .

Date and place of death
Sex and age
Place of birth
Period of residency in Australia
Place of residence
Usual occupation (rank or profession in earlier records)
Marital status at death
Place of marriage
Age when married
Full name of spouse
Children's names and ages
Full names and occupations of parents
Cause of death and duration of last illness
Name of certifying medical practitioner or coroner
Date and place of disposal (burial, cremation etc)
Funeral Director
Name and religion of minister
Informant's name and address
Informant's relationship to deceased
Registration officer name and signature
Registration date

Chris

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