Early Australian census records

Illuminate Australian society and your family history using census records from 1788 to 1901

Records of people

The following sources include information about Tasmania people. Please note that records relating to Aboriginal Australians may be inaccurate.


Statistics relating to Aboriginal Australians may be inaccurate.

Original records

The books and online resources listed on this page contain information extracted from original records. Many of these original records have been copied and made available as part of the AJCP (Australian Joint Copying Project) set of microfilms.

These include records relating to Tasmania from 1808 to 1849.

A more complete listing of the available records - with references to their location on the AJCP micofilms - can be found in the Australian Joint Copying Project handbook: part 3: Home Office, pages 16-17.