Find your ancestors in Queensland, Trustee Files 1889-1929

What can these records tell me?

This collection comprises trustee files created under the provisions of wills. The original records contain details on a range of topics, such as land ownership, rental properties, fund disbursement, relatives, school fees, and wage lists. The majority of the files included have a 75-year restricted access period.

Each transcript will include all or some of the following details:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Death year
  • Death date
  • Trustee file number
  • Equity file number
  • Item ID
  • State

You can request archive copies of the files using the details found in the transcripts on the Queensland Government site.