150 years of the NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages

2006 marked the 150th Anniversary of an Act for Registering Births, Deaths and Marriages in NSW. So, in recognition of this anniversary it may be of use to review the accessibility, usage and some of the challenges of using these records, admittedly from an insiders viewpoint. Having worked at the Registry for about seven months I have learnt much about its uses and its failings in terms of historical records. Continue reading

Out of print publications

Woodstock Congregational Cemetery Milton
1875 – 1915 includes family history notes on burials, unmarked graves and history of cemetery. ISBN 0 9587586 4 6. out of print.

Sandridge Cemetery Mollymook Church of England Section A
1894 – 1996 includes family history notes on burials, unmarked graves and history of cemetery.
ISBN 0 95877586 2 X. out of print

Sandridge Cemetery Mollymook Church of England Section B
203 burials including unmarked graves. 1896 – 1998 includes family history notes on burials, unmarked graves and history of cemetery. ISBN 0 95877586 3 8. out of print

Methodist Church of Milton Ulladulla
Includes history of Church from 1856, a complete lists of Methodist burials in all local cemeteries, includes notes on ministers and Methodists marriages – ISBN 0 646 189387. Out of print

Ladies of the Royal Admiral 1792.
Female convicts, settlers wives and convict wives and their life and times. References to NSW Corps and voyage to Port Jackson.

Marlin Tales: A History of Hotels at Ulladulla.
1841 – present day. ISBN 0 9587586 5 4 – Includes early history of Ulladulla, Ulladulla harbour, hotels and Marlin Hotel. Out of print