The Australasian Genealogical Computer Index (AGCI), pronounced Ag-See, is a 4 volume CD project that allowed 39 genealogical and historical societies to cooperate and share millions of Australian and New Zealand genealogical records.

  • Volume 1 has 3.9 million records.

  • Volume 2 is a name index to the NSW Government Gazette (1832-1863)

  • Volume 3 a name index with 1.2 million NSW shipping arrivals, NSW Government Gazette (1864-1868), and names from newspapers and burial transcripts

  • Volume 4 names from newspaper cuttings in SAG collections (from papers not yet indexed on TROVE) and other material from societies.

The AGCI is only an index, but index entries show names, place of the event, date of the event, type of record, and a reference for who holds the complete record. “Cemetery records, shipping arrivals, newspaper entries, council rate books and war memorials are among the records included.”

Some of the CDs are available for purchase from the Society of Australian Genealogists, SAG, and the National Library of Australia, as well as most genealogical societies, has this CD set available to researchers.


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