Source Information

Ancestry.com. Victoria, Australia, Death Index, 1836-1988 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2018.
Original data: Victoria, Australia, Death Index, 1836-1988. The Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

About Victoria, Australia, Death Index, 1836-1988

This collection contains a death index for the Australian state of Victoria.

These death records typically contain the following information:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Father's name
  • Mother's maiden name
  • Spouse's name
  • Registration year
  • Registration number
  • URL link to the certificate

The following additional information may be found on the original documents. Original documents may be ordered from the Victoria Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages by following the purchase link on the record page .

  • Date and place of death
  • Sex and age
  • Place of birth
  • Period of residency in Australia
  • Place of residence
  • Usual occupation (rank or profession in earlier records)
  • Marital status at death
  • Place of marriage
  • Age when married
  • Full name of spouse
  • Children's names and ages
  • Full names and occupations of parents
  • Cause of death and duration of last illness
  • Name of certifying medical practitioner or coroner
  • Date and place of disposal (burial, cremation etc)
  • Funeral Director
  • Name and religion of minister
  • Informant's name and address
  • Informant's relationship to deceased
  • Registration officer name and signature
  • Registration date