The Light Beyond Bereavement Forum Bereavement StoreMovieBlogSympathy Ecards
Kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own...

Go Back   The Light Beyond Bereavement Forums > Useful resources > Death, the law and you
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old June 7th, 2007, 06:25
charliet charliet is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 3
Default Copy of Australian birth certificate?

My dad was born in Australia in 1935, even though he lived in the UK for most of his life. I would like to start tracing our family tree - does anyone know where I could get a copy of his birth certificate? And how far back do Australian birth and death records go?

Thanks,
Charlie
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old June 9th, 2007, 12:17
luciestorrs luciestorrs is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 137
Default

Hi Charlie, and welcome to the forum.

That's an interesting query - you could try the following sites:

http://www.coraweb.com.au/bdmaut.htm
http://www.nla.gov.au/collect/genealogy/bdm/
http://www.ulladulla.info/fhc/death.html

I think the earliest that death records go back to in Australia is 1788, but it seems to depend on the state in question. Good luck!
__________________
Lucie Storrs, creator of www.TheLightBeyond.com

Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep: over 250 funeral poems, quotes and readings
If There's Anything I Can Do...: full of practical ways to help the bereaved
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old June 10th, 2007, 17:42
charliet charliet is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 3
Default

That's very helpful - I'll look at those sites.

Thanks, Charlie
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:42.


Copyright 2017 The Light Beyond. Visit the main site at www.thelightbeyond.com