Wednesday, September 05, 2007

1828 NSW Census on Ancestry

This new Australian database contains the 1828 census of New South Wales. Information recorded on the census includes: name of inhabitant, age, whether bond or free, name of ship on which arrived, year arrived, religion, employment, and residence.

This is Australa's first census and only surviving historical census, it includes original images. What a fantastic resource for exploring your colonial ancestry.
Ancestry is available at all Yarra Plenty Regional Library branches.

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