Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration - FamilySearch Historical Records/Known Issues
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Question #1: Some of the records found at Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933 > Launceston and country districts > Births appear to have records different from the browse point description. Is there a list of the correct browse point descriptions?
Answer #1: Following is a list of the known discrepancies in the browse point names.
- RGD 33/24. Births, country districts, Bothwell to Glamorgan, 1838-1850 browse point should be renamed RGB 33/24, Births, Launceston 1850 - 1852.
- RGD 33/25. Births, Launceston, 1851-1852 (Should be RGD 33/25. Copy of Births, Launceston, 1850-1852)
- RGD 33/26. Births, country districts, G-M, 1839-1850 should be renamed RGD 33/26 Births, country districts, B- G 1839 - 1850.
- RGD 33/27 Births, country districts, N-W, 1839-1850 should be renamed RGD 33/27 G -M 1839 - 1850.
- RGD 33/28. Births, 1851, Launceston should be renamed RGD 33/28 Births N - W 1839 - 1851
Question #2: At the Launceston and country districts > Births > RGD 33/52 > 1874 B-W browse point, the records seem to be either missing or out of order. Can you tell me how these records are organized?
Answer #2: Generally the records are in alphabetical order by location but, because of film splicing there are some inconsistencies. The following is a list of known discrepancies:
- Images 2 & 3 are out of order (should be switched),
- Images 87 to 99 are out of sequence and hold births numbered 652 to 760 (Green Ponds, Hamilton, and Horton districts),
- Image 100 is out of sequence and has births numbered 623 to 638 (Georgetown),
- Images 101 to 111 are out of sequence and have births numbered 585 to 651 (Glamorgan, Gordon and Green Ponds districts),
- Images 112 to 129 are out of sequence and have births numbered 404-568 (Fingal, Franklin and Georgetown districts),
- Births numbered 569 to 584 (Georgetown) are not available at Family Search (Georgetown).
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