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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.

Individual entries from our indexes can be ordered through our online order form.  Please include the name of the index, the name of the person you are searching for, and the Item ID on the form. Information about copying charges is available on our Copying Charges page.

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 the Manager Public Access.

Last updated 30 November 2016

 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 details of the Queensland State Archives references:

  • Immigration 1875-1917 (various records)
  • Inquests 1903-1926
  • Justice of the Peace Oaths 1923-1958
  • Lands 1848-1911 (various records)
  • Moreton Bay circa 1830-1850 (various records)