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The Victorian pioneers index 1837-1888 [electronic resource] : [an index to birth, death and marriage records held by the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Victoria]
Bib ID 1656438
Format BookBook [electronic resource]
Description Melbourne : Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in association with the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, Victoria, 1992, c1991 
1 laser optical disk : col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (39 p. ; 21 cm.) 
ISBN 0864442173
Summary

A database indexing all births, deaths and marriages recorded by the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Victoria covering the period 1837 to 1888.

Full contents
  • 1. Births
  • 2. Deaths
  • 3. Marriages.
 
Notes

System requirements: IBM PC (preferably 286 or higher) or compatible; at least 640K total RAM (with 505K usable RAM), hard disk space minimum 850K; MS-DOS or PC-DOS version 3.1 or above, MS-DOS Extensions; KAware2 retrieval software; CD-ROM drive, floppy disk drive, monochrome or colour monitor, printer (optional)

Title from title screen.

"February 1992".

Accompanying booklet issued April 1992 entitled: The Victorian pioneers index 1837-1888. Getting started.

File size: 1.74 milllion records.

"... produced by INFORMIT ..."--Booklet, p. 5.

Early parish church records from 1837 until civil registrations commenced in Dec. 1853 as well as civil registrations from 1853 to 1888.

Also available in microfiche.

"... User Manual which is included on the CD-ROM"--Booklet, p. 4.

Ferguson, Jo. The Victorian pioneers index 1837-1888 : a guide to the history, contents and use of the Victorian pioneers index on microfiche. Melbourne : Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1992. 0730624692

Each record can be searched by surname, given names, father, mother, event year, event place, denomination, parish.

Subjects Victoria. - Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages - Public records - Indexes - Databases.  |  Church records and registers - Victoria - Indexes - Databases.  |  Marriage records - Victoria - Indexes - Databases.  |  Registers of births, etc. - Victoria - Indexes - Databases.  |  Victoria - Registers - Indexes - Databases.  |  Victoria - Genealogy - Indexes - Databases.
Other authors/contributors Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology  |  Victoria. Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages  |  Informit
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