"The Leader" newspaper was established in 1918 and is based in the Barossa Valley town of Angaston, 80 kilometres north of Adelaide. "The Leader" is 100% family owned and is regarded as one of the finest community newspapers in South Australia, covering the entire Barossa Valley and surrounding districts. This includes Eudunda in the north, Birdwood in the south, west to Gawler and east to Truro.
This CD contains 11,001 obituaries and other reports of death appearing in this weekly newspaper from the inaugural issue on Wednesday 24 July 1918, through until Wednesday 13 December 2000, the final issue for that year.
Entered into a fully searchable database, this CD provides the following
- given names
- date of death
- date of paper
- report (in full)
This is not just an index, as the reports are given in full, usually with
names of relatives and others. Other details may be given, including maiden
name, when they and/or their parents came to Australia, and where from,
education, working life, where they have lived over the years and more.
Please note, this listing does NOT include actual death notices inserted by
relatives or friends.
Searchable using QFHSdatasearch, this is a generic interface designed to search genealogy databases and developed by the Queensland Family History Society Inc. This version features field oriented and keyword searches, Boolean selection, sorting and wildcard searches.