Obituaries indexed by State Library of WA

This dataset contains over 10,000 indexed records of obituaries found in Western Australian newspapers, newsletters and journals from the mid-1800s to early 2010s. The records were created by Library staff from the State Library of Western Australia (SLWA) between 1997 and 2014.

Information captured includes: • the deceased’s name • year of birth and death • a title and summary of the obituary • the publication title and date it was printed in • the page number the obituary appears on

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Access Level Open - Free and publicly available
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Maintainer Catherine Kelso
Theme Cultural Affairs
Geospatial Theme People and Society
Published on 2018-09-04
Data last updated on 2018-09-04
Update Frequency one-off snapshot
Temporal coverage from 1838-01-01
Temporal coverage to 2014-12-30
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