eresources and indexes
eresources free anywhere via the State Library of Queensland website
Useful websites for family historians is a collection of quality websites selected by information professionals for family and local historians. It includes sites from across Australia and overseas. Links to the most important parts of a website are included.
Some State Library indexes are free online:
- Index to appointments and removals of Queensland railway employees (1890-1901)
- Index to appointments and removals of employees of the Southern and Western Railway, Traffic Branch, Queensland (1866-1876)
- Index to persons called before Queensland Government Committees, Part 1 (1860-1901)
- Index to persons called before Queensland Government Committees, Part 2 (1902-1920)
- Letters received re Moreton Bay 1822-1860
The following can be searched through the One Search catalogue SLQ Family History Indexes:
- Convict transportation registers database (1787-1867)
- Tindale Genealogical Collection name index
- South African (Boer War) index
- Queensland mining accidents (1882-1945)
- First World War soldier portraits
- Margaret Lawrie Genealogies
Most of the material indexed is located on microfilm on Level 3 in the Micrographics Reading Room.
eresources accessible with a library membership anywhere
- British Library Newspapers
- Times Digital Archives (London Times newspaper 1785-2011)
- Irish Newspaper Archive
- Illustrated London News 1842-2003
These eresources can be accessed for free, both at the Library and at home, if you are a library member.
eresources accessible and free only onsite at the Library
Subscription eresources that the State Library funds include:
Check the One Search online catalogue for specific titles.
Entire document [PDF 740 kb] or select one of the following sections:
- Australia [PDF 200 kb]
- Queensland [PDF 504 kb]
- New South Wales & ACT [PDF 470 kb]
- Victoria & Tasmania [PDF 274 kb]
- South Australia, Western Australia & NT [PDF 255 kb]
- British Isles, England & Wales [PDF 287 kb]
- Ireland & Scotland [PDF 175 kb]
- New Zealand, Rest of Europe & Other Countries [PDF 165 kb]
- Convicts, Military & Miscellaneous [PDF 172 kb]
There are 4 CD-ROM computers in the family history area.
Other eresources at the State Library
Overview of other State Library eresources that are accessible offsite and onsite.
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