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6. Checklist

  1. Speak to older family members - make sure you record the conversations, or note down what they tell you.
  2. Check the family home for photographs, letters, videos, certificates, and other material likely to offer clues.
  3. Create a picture of your family using any birth, marriage and death certificates you have access to.
  4. Order birth, marriage and death certificates to obtain more information and to progress further back in time.
  5. Consider joining a family history society, visit libraries and family history events, and sign up to our newsletter.
  6. Start exploring the millions of historical records on findmypast Australasia, search now.
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