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THE RYERSON INDEX

to contemporary death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers

HISTORY of SITE UPDATES

 
Since the end of 2006, this main Ryerson database has been updated as follows:

Date
Number of Records
Number of Newspapers
Comments
 
 
 
 
12 November 2011
3,254,935
193
Added "Canterbury-Bankstown Express".
22 October 2011
3,232,628
192
 
15 October 2011
3,222,675
192
Added "Diamond Valley Leader".
8 October 2011
3,215,339
191
 
1 October 2011
3,205,850
191
 
20 September 2011
3,194,584
191
 
10 September 2011
3,185,193
191
 
3 September 2011
3,178,951
191
 
27 August 2011
3,170,399
191
Added "Narrandera Argus" and "Heidelberg Leader".
20 August 2011
3,160,964
189
 
13 August 2011
3,150,848
189
 
5 August 2011
3,136,839
189
 
30 July 2011
3,123,543
189
 
23 July 2011
3,112,243
189
 
17 July 2011
3,099,374
189
Added "Euroa Gazette".
10 July 2011
3,087,844
188
 
2 July 2011
3,066,875
188
 
24 June 2011
3,053,630
188
 
18 June 2011
3,044,806
188
 
11 June 2011
3,029,922
188
 
4 June 2011
3,016,580
188
Added "Centralian Advocate" (Alice Springs).
28 May 2011
3,001,111
187
Added "Picton Post" and Camden "District Reporter".
26 May 2011
2,997,270
185
Added "The Argus" (Melbourne).
16 May 2011
2,981,551
184
 
8 May 2011
2,965,994
184
 
30 April 2011
2,955,641
184
Added Bribie Island "Island and Mainland News", Byron Bay "Byron Shire News", Childers "Isis Town and Country".
23 April 2011
2,942,145
181
 
16 April 2011
2,932,159
181
 
9 April 2011
2,922,423
181
 
2 April 2011
2,913,698
181
 
27 March 2011
2,904,826
181
 
17 March 2011
2,887,830
181
 
10 March 2011
2,875,552
181
 
3 March 2011
2,864,233
181
 
21 February 2011
2,850,602
181
 
19 February 2011
2,837,014
181
 
12 February 2011
2,823,014
181
 
5 February 2011
2,806,978
181
 
29 January 2011
2,795,702
181
 
22 January 2011
2,782,040
181
 
18 January 2011
2,773,469
181
 
17 January 2011
2,765,237
181
 
16 January 2011
2,754,216
181
 
1 January 2011
2,743,637
181
Added "Barrier Daily Truth" and "Barrier Miner" (both Broken Hill).
23 December 2010
2,728,749
179
 
18 December 2010
2,721,650
179
 
11 December 2010
2,709,500
179
 
4 December 2010
2,699,806
179
 
27 November 2010
2,689,453
179
Added "Port Stephens Express".
20 November 2010
2,681,761
178
 
13 November 2010
2,674,889
178
 
6 November 2010
2,664,181
178
 
30 October 2010
2,656,258
178
 
23 October 2010
2,649,038
178
 
16 October 2010
2,642,398
178
 
9 October 2010
2,635,277
178
 
3 October 2010
2,626,272
178
 
18 September 2010
2,615,019
178
 
11 September 2010
2,605,112
178
 
4 September 2010
2,596,891
178
 
28 August 2010
2,589,641
178
Added Sale "Gippsland Times".
14 August 2010
2,573,817
177
 
28 July 2010
2,554,099
177
Added Charleville "Western Times", "Gladstone Observer", "Mackay Daily Mercury", Roma "Western Star", St George "Balonne Beacon", Maroochydore "Sunshine Coast Daily", Moruya "Southern Star".
16 July 2010
2,524,005
170
 
1 July 2010
2,503,696
170
 
20 June 2010
2,490,839
170
 
5 June 2010
2,473,410
170
Added "Ballina Shire Advocate".
23 May 2010
2,459,772
169
 
8 May 2010
2,445,558
169
 
25 April 2010
2,422,755
169
 
11 April 2010
2,408,633
169
 
28 March 2010
2,393,487
169
 
13 March 2010
2,378,506
169
 
28 February 2010
2,367,701
169
 
13 February 2010
2,352,140
169
 
7 February 2010
2,342,033
169
 
30 January 2010
2,331,784
169
 
16 January 2010
2,315,516
169
Added "Ayr Advocate".
3 January 2010
2,297,887
168
 
19 December 2009
2,285,560
168
Added "Wee Waa News".
5 December 2009
2,272,517
167
 
21 November 2009
2,259,675
167
Added "Benalla Ensign", Charters Towers "Northern Miner", "Cobram Courier", Echuca "Riverine Herald", Finley "Southern Riverina News", Ingham "Herbert River Express", "Kyabram Free Press", Rochester "Campaspe News", "Seymour Telegraph", "Shepparton News".
8 November 2009
2,246,427
157
Added Kingaroy "South Burnett Times".
24 October 2009
2,226,707
156
 
11 October 2009
2,210,726
156
Added "Queensland Country Life".
20 September 2009
2,187,800
155
Added "Northern Territory News", "Junee Southern Cross".
5 September 2009
2,171,284
153
 
21 August 2009
2,153,767
153
Added "Gympie Times".
9 August 2009
2,140,750
152
Added "Warwick Daily News".
26 July 2009
2,123,565
151
Added "Hobart Mercury" and "Bankstown Canterbury Torch".
12 July 2009
2,106,067
149
 
27 June 2009
2,091,363
149
 
17 June 2009
2,080,044
149
Added MIllicent "South Eastern Times"
2 June 2009
2,067,518
148
 
17 May 2009
2,053,198
148
 
9 May 2009
2,043,376
148
Added "Gold Coast Bulletin, "Tweed Daily News".
24 April 2009
2,028,115
146
Added "Launceston Examiner".
13 April 2009
2,016,944
145
 
4 April 2009
2,009,366
145
 
29 March 2009
2,001,012
145
 
12 March 2009
1,986,853
145
Added Kyneton "Midland Express".
7 March 2009
1,981,944
144
 
1 March 2009
1,973,684
144
Added "Leongatha Star".
13 February 2009
1,960,332
143
Added "Merimbula News Weekly".
29 January 2009
1,948,000
142
 
18 January 2009
1,937,847
142
 
2 January 2009
1,918,342
142
Include SMH obits 1998-2007 in main index.
31 December 2008
1,908,445
142
 
22 December 2008
1,901,447
142
Added "Grenfell Record".
8 December 2008
1,889,088
141
 
26 November 2008
1,880,223
141
Added Mildura "Sunraysia Daily".
9 November 2008
1,864,018
140
 
30 October 2008
1,856,044
140
Added "Pittsworth Sentinel", "Queanbeyan Age".
16 October 2008
1,846,007
138
 
23 September 2008
1,830,600
138
Added "Goondiwindi Argus", Lake Macquarie "Lakes Mail".
9 September 2008
1,817,320
136
 
6 September 2008
1,810,576
136
 
29 August 2008
1,802,242
136
 
19 August 2008
1,791,974
136
 
9 August 2008
1,781,741
136
 
26 July 2008
1,771,577
136
 
12 July 2008
1,760,438
136
 
28 June 2008
1,750,286
136
 
18 June 2008
1,742,790
136
 
8 June 2008
1,735,465
136
 
1 June 2008
1,728,377
136
 
14 May 2008
1,719,339
136
 
24 April 2008
1,710,233
136
 
8 April 2008
1,700,333
136
Added Stawell "Times-News".
22 March 2008
1,686,460
135
 
21 March 2008
1,686,433
135
 
22 February 2008
1,670,714
135
 
7 February 2008
1,661,544
135
Added Edenhope "Western Wimmera Advocate"
23 January 2008
1,651,202
134
 
12 January 2008
1,642,063
134
 
31 December 2007
1,631,584
134
 
24 December 2007
1,627,341
134
Added "Cairns Post"
6 December 2007
1,617,847
133
 
26 November 2007
1,608,000
133
 
9 November 2007
1,596,917
133
Added "Bundaberg Newsmail"
28 October 2007
1,587,439
132
 
14 October 2007
1,577,960
132
 
28 September 2007
1,567,260
132
 
15 September 2007
1,557,083
132
Added "Redcliffe Herald"
1 September 2007
1,547,402
131
 
11 August 2007
1,532,920
131
 
31 July 2007
1,521,926
131
 
22 July 2007
1,511,083
131
 
10 July 2007
1,501,259
131
Added "The Lachlander" (Condobolin)
2 July 2007
1,489,674
130
 
23 June 2007
1,480,165
130
 
14 June 2007
1,471,294
130
 
2 June 2007
1,460,124
130
Added "Geelong Advertiser"
19 May 2007
1,448,813
129
 
6 May 2007
1,438,404
129
 
20 April 2007
1,425,554
129
 
6 April 2007
1,411,285
129
 
25 March 2007
1,400,409
129
Added "Latrobe Valley Express"
11 March 2007
1,385,657
128
Added "Wauchope Gazette"
25 February 2007
1,372,661
127
 
11 February 2007
1,358,706
127
 
31 January 2007
1,349,778
127
 
27 January 2007
1,346,125
127
 
21 January 2007
1,342,318
127
Added Grafton "Coastal Views", Yamba "Clarence Valley Review" and "Pakenham Gazette"
14 January 2007
1,335,380
124
Added "Bellinger Courier-Sun"
31 December 2006
1,323,388
123
 

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