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Indexes provide a quick and easy way to locate Queensland State Archives records relating to people.

Entries in the indexes provide people’s names in alphabetical order, and include the Queensland State Archives references. The introductory section of each index provides background details and information on how to use the index.

Copies of individual entries can be ordered, with details of costs provided on individual index pages. These prices apply to website and postal orders only. All prices are in Australian dollars, and include GST, postage and handling. 

Please note, Adobe Reader is required to open and print these Portable Document Format (PDF) index files and is free to download from the Adobe website.

If you have difficulty accessing PDF files from this website please contact us.

Index categories

Indexes have been grouped under the following categories:

Want to index Queensland State Archives records?

Historical societies or family history groups who want to compile their own indexes from Queensland State Archives records are welcome to do so. Queensland State Archives asks however to be notified of the project and also requests that any indexes to be published online are linked to our website.

For further details and guidelines on indexing please contact Manager, Public Access.

Last updated 30 May 2013

 Current indexing projects


Queensland State Archives volunteers are currently compiling the following indexes. Each completed index may cover more than one series of records and include the Queensland State Archives references:

  • Brisbane Hospital Registers of Deaths 1933-1945
  • Immigration 1875-1917 (various records)
  • Inquests 1893 -1926
  • Inquests (Preliminary Enquiries) 1931-1945
  • Justice of the Peace Oaths 1911-1920
  • Land Orders 1862-1878
  • Lands records (various) 1848-1900
  • Naturalisations Part 2 – 1858-1941
  • Runs Rents (Treasury/Lands) 1860-1911