South Australian Lookups

Adelaide Proformat being based in Adelaide has easy access to most South Australian repositories.
We also have an extensive library of South Australian material and have generated a number of databases.
We can quickly look up and obtain certain records at minimal cost to the client. If you seek any of the following records go to the appropriate online secure order form.
Birth Marriage and Death and matters related to these events
SA BDMs & burials before civil registration Parish and newspaper records pre July 1842.

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SA Births 1842-1928; Marriages 1842-1937;Deaths 1842-1970 Published BDM index and associated records.
Register Newspaper Personal Notices Published extracts 1836 to 1870.
Newspaper obituaries Compiled list of obits in Adelaide newspapers.
Unregistered deaths 1842 onwards Extracts from a range of records.
Burial Registers (incomplete) Transcriptions held in repositories.
Lonely graves Collection of non-cemetery burials.
Remote burials (grave site unknown) Collection of deaths in isolated places.
Wills and Letters of Administration (Admons) Held by the Supreme Court Probate Registry.
Census and census substitutes
1840 Cultivators (inc 1840 census summary) Listing all land holders on the Adelaide plains.
1841 Census with biographies Enumerator's sheets and transcriptions.
1835–1841 Land purchasers Names, purchase and property details.
Electoral Rolls Names voters and their addresses
Labourers who accepted free passage to SA 1836–1840 Applied and accepted for free passage, material gives address at time of application.
Labourers who applied for free passage 1836–1840 but did not come Applied and accepted for free passgae but did not follow through.
Passenger list (1 page) when vessel known from 1836 Not all passenger list survive and not all passngers named.
Search for passenger list from 1836—vessel not known
Search a range of records inc newspaper
indexes and institution admission registers.
Sundry arrival records 1847–1886 Select 3 series to search from a list.
Customs arrival records 1888–1893 Name passengers, occupation, age and nationality.
Crew disembarking from 1852 Discharged and deserting sailors.
Customs arrival records 1896–1940 Name passengers, occupation, age and nationality.

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