Free sample files and indexes

Currently most listings here are samples from the Archive Digital Books Australasia range of historic data CDs.

The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s.

Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.

Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive.

Australia - National

The Press Directory of Australia and New Zealand - more info - Sample file
The Record and Trades Register: July 1887-January 1888 - more info - Sample file
These Eagles: Story of the R.A.A.F. at War - more info - Sample file
Uncensored Dardanelles - more info - Sample file
Under Furred Hats: 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment - more info - Sample file
Wellbank's Australian Nautical Almanac and Coasters' Guide - more info - Sample file
Whale Oil Guards: The 53rd Battalion AIF - more info - Sample file

Australian Capital Territory

Federal Pioneer Magazine (October 1926-August 1927) - more info - Sample file

British Isles

Almanac of Scotland and British Register 1810 - more info - Sample file
Colonial Office List 1863 - more info - Sample file
Colonial Office List 1870 - more info - Sample file
Dougal's Index Register to Next of Kin, Heirs at Law, and cases of Unclaimed Money Advertisements c1910 - more info - Sample file
Flemish Influence in Britain - more info - Sample file
Newspaper Press Directory 1927 - more info - Sample file
The Cannell Connection: The Story of Thomas Rackham Cannell and his Family - more info - Sample file
Thom's Official Directory of Great Britain and Ireland 1914 - more info - Sample file

England

A Toast to the Future: The Story of George Johnson and his Family (and Supplement) - more info - Sample file
An Octogenarian's Reminiscences - more info - Sample file
Extracts from Portsmouth Records 1891 - more info - Sample file
Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1840 - more info - Sample file
London 1916 Kelly's Post Office Directory - more info - Sample file
London Marriage Licences 1521-1869 - more info - Sample file

India

Colonial Office List 1863 - more info - Sample file
Colonial Office List 1870 - more info - Sample file

Ireland

Irish in Australia - more info - Sample file
Thom's Official Directory of Great Britain and Ireland 1914 - more info - Sample file

New South Wales

A History of New South Wales: From Its Settlement to the Year 1844 - more info - Sample file
A Vacation Tour at the Antipodes Through Victoria,Tasmania, New South Wales, Queensland and New Zealand in 1861-1862 - more info - Sample file
Advance Australia: An Account of Eight Years Work, Wandering and Amusement in Queensland, New South Wales & Victoria - more info - Sample file
An Historical and Statistical Account of New South Wales - more info - Sample file
An Octogenarian's Reminiscences - more info - Sample file
Australian Almanac 1833 (O'Shaughnessey) - more info - Sample file
Australian Almanac 1852 (Ford) - more info - Sample file
Australian Almanac 1853 (Ford) - more info - Sample file
Australian Almanac and Directory 1835 (O'Shaughnessey) - more info - Sample file
Australian Contingent: History of Patriotic Movement in New South Wales - more info - Sample file
Australian Pastoral Directory 1931 - more info - Sample file
Bailliere's New South Wales Gazetteer and Road Guide 1870 - more info - Sample file
Book of Remembrance of the University of Sydney in the Great War 1914-1918 - more info - Sample file
Centenary History of the Presbyterian Church in New South Wales - more info - Sample file
Concord Jubilee 1883-1933: A History of the Municipality of Concord - more info - Sample file
Cyclopedia of New South Wales - more info - Sample file
District Directory of Albury and Regions Around 1901 - more info - Sample file
Early Days of Windsor - more info - Sample file
Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia - more info - Sample file
Jubilee Souvenir History of the Municipality of Newtown 1862-1912 - more info - Sample file
Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Directory of New South Wales 1903 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Almanac and Country Directory 1921 (Moore) - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Almanac and Country Directory 1924 (Moore) - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Almanac and Country Directory 1925 (Moore) - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Almanac and Country Directory 1926 (Moore) - more info - Sample file
New South Wales and Queensland - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Country Directory 1899-1900 (Hall) - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Directory 1928 (Sands) - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Educational Gazette: Vol 3-1 (Jun 1893) to Vol 4-12 (May 1895) - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1832 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1833 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1834 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1835 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1836 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1837 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1838 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1839 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1840 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1841 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1842 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1843 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1844 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1845 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1846 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1847 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1848 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1849 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1850 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1851 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1852 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1853 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1854 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1855 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1857 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1858 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1859 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1860 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1861 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1862 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1863 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1865 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1866 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1868 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1869 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1870 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Government Gazette 1875 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Pocket Almanac 1820 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Pocket Almanac 1842 (Tegg) - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Police Gazette 1862 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Police Gazette 1863 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Police Gazette 1864 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Police Gazette 1865 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Police Gazette 1866 - more info - Sample file
New South Wales Police Gazette 1867 - more info - Sample file
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