Dataset: 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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