Resources and Holdings

The Society maintains a substantial collection of reference material numbering approximately 7000 items.

Such items include: (For the full catalogue - see below...)

  • Birth, Marriage and Death Indexes for all Australian States - on microfilm and CD
  • GRO Indexes of Births, Deaths and Marriages for England and Wales from 1837-1910
  • Indexes to various Censuses (1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891) of England and Wales on microfilm and CD
  • Cairns and District School Enrolments
  • Australian Probate Records
  • Australian Convict Records
  • Extensive Cemetery Records for Queensland and Australia
  • Extensive Shipping lists of arrivals to Australia and New Zealand
  • Electoral Rolls
  • Post Office Directories
  • IGI - International Genealogical Index, births, baptisms and marriages, indexed from the microfilm projects of the LDS Church
  • The Society has access to World Wide
  • Index of Emigrants from Hamburg to Australia
  • Plus much, much more...

This is a large file - if you wish to search it, you need to download the spreadsheet (click on the link below) and search the list using the find feature in the edit menu.

CDFHS Catalogue (553kb)

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