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Queensland BDM - which one to get?
« on: Monday 16 August 21 03:29 BST (UK) »
Hello All,
I haven't bought a certificate from Queensland before and it gives me three options for historical records:

Registration Image (online PDF) $23.30
Source image (online PDF) $23.30
Historical Certificate (posted) $32.75

I'm happy with online PDF but what's the difference between registration and source images and is there one which is better to get than the other?

Thanks in advance.
Researching: Cronin / Nolan - Gortadrislig, Kerry
Finn/Clifford - Callinafercy and Scort, Kerry
Spillane - Milltown
Also:- Byrne / Tyrrell - Dublin

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Re: Queensland BDM - which one to get?
« Reply #1 on: Monday 16 August 21 03:35 BST (UK) »
If you click on the word (each sort of certificate is underlined and in blue) you will get a pop up explaining what they are:
https://www.familyhistory.bdm.qld.gov.au/#

Despite that I am not clear about the difference is between the first two. Last one is a paper copy posted to you. Itís been a while since I ordered one and the first two options werenít on offer back then.

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Re: Queensland BDM - which one to get?
« Reply #2 on: Monday 16 August 21 03:58 BST (UK) »
I don't know either but I think the source image is the first record created, so I would probably go for that.  I know from the movie "Mr Mom" what happens when you have a copy of a copy of a copy  ;D

The information shown on a historical certificate and the information needed to register an event may vary.

Historical source images

The historical source image you buy will show the information about the registration and may show compliance-checking notes done by the staff of the day.

Sometimes these records may show more information. For example, a marriage source image may have recorded:

- that no record of a birth could be found at the time of registrationówhen a personís place of birth was stated as being in Queensland

- a death registration number for a parent.


https://www.qld.gov.au/law/births-deaths-marriages-and-divorces/family-history-research/information-and-how-to-access-and-order-records/hints-and-tips#

Debra  :)


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Re: Queensland BDM - which one to get? COMPLETE
« Reply #3 on: Monday 16 August 21 04:44 BST (UK) »
Thanks Debra and Ruskie,
Source image it will be.
Stay safe
Researching: Cronin / Nolan - Gortadrislig, Kerry
Finn/Clifford - Callinafercy and Scort, Kerry
Spillane - Milltown
Also:- Byrne / Tyrrell - Dublin

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Re: Queensland BDM - which one to get?
« Reply #4 on: Monday 16 August 21 05:52 BST (UK) »
Supporting all the posts so far  ;D  ;D  ;D

https://www.qld.gov.au/law/births-deaths-marriages-and-divorces/family-history-research/information-and-how-to-access-and-order-records/hints-and-tips

Content of historical certificates and images
The historical certificate or registration image you buy will show the following information about the registration.

Birth registrations:

Registration number (including registration year)
First name(s)
Last name
Fatherís name
Motherís name
Marriage registrations:

Registration number (including registration year)
Last name of each party
First name(s) of each party
Death registrations:

Registration number (including registration year)
First name(s)
Last name
Fatherís name
Motherís name
The information shown on a historical certificate and the information needed to register an event may vary.

Historical source images
The historical source image you buy will show the information about the registration and may show compliance-checking notes done by the staff of the day.

Sometimes these records may show more information. For example, a marriage source image may have recorded:

that no record of a birth could be found at the time of registrationówhen a personís place of birth was stated as being in Queensland
a death registration number for a parent.


Yes, seems the source image will be the best option.

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