Find your ancestors in Tasmanian Cyclopedia 1931


Do you have Tasmanian ancestry?

This second Tasmanian Cyclopedia is a wide ranging historical and biographical overview of the state in 1931 - the people, towns, industries, professional, commercial and social institutions and much more.
The Cyclopedia includes thousands of illustrations, the larger number of these being portraits of those whose biographies are included. These are not just the rich and famous, but include a high percentage of the ordinary citizens in each community. It's an invaluable genealogy tool for anyone searching their family history or building a family tree.

It is arranged as follows:

  • Introduction and historical sketch of Tasmania

  • Government and Administration

  • Governors

  • Notable Events and Dates

  • Hydro-Electric Commission

  • Railways

  • Primary Industries - Fruit, Mining, Agriculture and Pastoral, Timber, Tobacco and Hops

  • Naval and Military

  • City of Hobart 

  • Introductory

  • Ecclesiastical

  • Educational

  • Institutions, Societies etc.

  • Old Hobartian Association

  • Sport

  • Personal

  • Professional

  • Commercial and Industrial

  • Advertisements

  • Southern Tasmania

  • Midlands

  • Launceston

  • North West

  • West Coast

  • Miscellaneous

  • Index

Woven throughout are numerous biographies, many with photos.