Family History Help - If you are new to family history start with one of the family history guides listed or contact your local family history society or library. It is important to understand one of the fundamental rules of genealogical research. Begin with yourself and work back generation by generation documenting the relationships as you go. Please remember that genealogical information found on the Internet and elsewhere should always be crosschecked with the original source documents or records wherever possible.
Internet Help - If you are new to computers and/or the Internet use one of the online tutorials listed in this category to help you learn how to use the Internet efficiently so that you can tackle family history research online.
State Archives & Records upcoming free live webinars will cover NSW Professions and Occupations; NSW Colonial Secretary’s Correspondence and Sources for Marriage in NSW. You need to … more
FamilySearch Blog Feb 2018 features a video presentation, Finding Elusive Records on FamilySearch, by Robert Kehrer, senior product manager for FamilySearch’s search and hinting … more
Newsroom is a dynamic source for news and what's new in family history records, products, services, technology, classes and events. It features Collections Update, In the Blogs, Featured Articles, … more
A free online course to help develop an understanding of basic genealogy techniques and how to communicate your family history. It does not concentrate on a specific country’s records so it … more
Family Research 2016. This website and workbook has been created by the National Archives of Ireland to help you find your ancestors online. There is a workbook, detailed guides to the different … more
Genealogy Wise is a social network especially for genealogists by the National Institute of Genealogical Studies (Ontario Canada). New more
This leaflet has been produced by the Federation of Family History Societies in association with the Society of Australian Genealogists and the Australasian Federation of Family History … more
This site is the ebooks division of Gould Genealogy. There are 50+ Unlock the Past guide books and 120+ Archive Digital Books Australia titles available as ebooks. New more
This blog examines the intersection of traditional genealogical techniques and modern genetic research. The blog also explores the latest news and developments in the related field of personal … more
FamilySearch is the family history site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It offers free access to the world’s largest family history collection (4+ billion searchable names … more
This new tool has replaced the Place Standard Finder and performs the same functionality and more. It provides access to standardized information about locations and can assist researchers in … more
The Family History Research Wiki has information for 244 countries. You can search by place, or topic, or just click on a region on the map and browse. If you click on All countries they are … more
This guide has everything you need to know including information on equipment to use, a list of questions and links to other resources. New more
This article details a simple system for organizing your family history files. There are links to alternative filing system descriptions and a five minute video titled 'Organize Your Records'. New more
A comprehensive free categorized and cross-referenced list of links for genealogical research worldwide. Currently there are 295,000+ links in 205 categories.