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The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages has more than 2.6 million records relating to people who were born, married or died in WA.
Did you know you can search Western Australian historic birth, death and marriage indexes from 1841 onwards?
Certificates held by the Registry contain sensitive and personal information and restrictions may apply.
The State Library has a number of resources for family historians including convict and immigration records, information for tracing Aboriginal family history and the Genealogy Centre.
Birth, death and marriage certificates hold important information to help trace your family history, such as the names and birth dates of your ancestors and their parents, children and spouses.
Through the Department of Indigenous Affairs, Aboriginal people can access resources such as the Tindale Collection and historical Government records to find out more about their family history.
The State Records Office has a range of important historical records such as passenger lists, convict records, court case files and wills.