Sample from the Botanic Gardens and Government Domains Employees Index. Digital ID NRS13129_X1600_007-008

This index is to the Botanic Gardens and Government Domains; NRS 13129, Register of Employees for the period 1863 to 1926. It provides employee's date of birth, date of employment, status, salary and adjustments to salaries, or a change in duties.

This index may assist those researching chemists, druggists and pharmacists who were registered between 1876 and 1920. It contains c.3000 entries.

Crew and Passenger List Captain Cook 1832

This index may assist those searching for crew of ships arriving in New South Wales between 1828 and 1841.

Fire Commissioners Personnel Index - example 2

This index is to the NRS-510 Personnel record books [Board of Fire Commissioners] for the period of 28 April 1884 to 2 September 1955. 


This index provides access to digital copies of correspondence relating to applications to take silk in NSW between 1892 and 1950. The index is searchable by name and year appointed silk.

This index covers police service appointments between 1852 and 1913. 

There are c.20,000 entries to search that covers the period 1830-61. Note: for the years 1849-1852  where we don't hold copies of the licences check newspapers on TROVE for...

The Index records the name, position, date of appointment and page number within the register. There are 763 entries

The Teachers' rolls are one of most useful sources for researching individual teachers in the later half of the nineteenth century. They provide a service record for each teacher and include date of birth, examination results, appointments, promotions and date of resignation.

The index records surveyor's name, date and locality covered and gives book number, item number and reel number (if available on microfilm).

Search tramways staff records and view the digitised records! This index covers Tramway staff records c.1879 to 1911 and records: name, service entry date and date of birth.

Inspector General of Police

This index will be of interest to those whose ancestors may have been unemployed in 1866 and wish to learn of their situation and possibly their approximate arrival in the colony. It also provides a snapshot of economic conditions in Sydney in 1866.