The Launceston Branch Library contains a vast amount of Genealogical and Family History resources to suit both the beginner and the more experienced researcher.


Below is a sample of what is available in our library.

  • Indexes to Births, Deaths and Marriage Records for all States of Australia, New Zealand, England and Wales.
  • Copies or Indexes for many Parish Registers for Tasmania up to 1948.
  • Cemetery Transcripts (Northern Tasmania) and Burial Records.
  • Passenger Arrivals Indexes (Tas, Vic, SA, NSW).
  • NSW & Tas Convicts Indexes.
  • Probate Indexes for Victoria and NSW.
  • Indexes to Births, Deaths & Marriages published in Newspapers.
  • The Examiner Newspapers: 1950s to 1981.
  • Family, District and Church Histories.
  • International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  • 1881 Census Indexes for most English Counties.
  • Almanacs, Gazettes and Gazeteers Directories: Genealogical, Post Office, Trade and Telephone.
  • Collection of Journals from other Societies.
  • Many reference books on researching locally and overseas.

We have free access to all of the resources at, perhaps the most versatile web-based genealogical resource.


Date last reviewed: 19 July 2018.