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  • FamilySearch - South Australia, Prison Records, 1838-1912Go to Site

    This collection includes Prison records compiled from Adelaide, Redruth, Gladstone and Port Lincoln Gaol's. Yatala Labour Prison is also represented. Information on prisoners include alias, admission … more

  • FamilySearch - South Australia, School Admission Registers, 1873-1985Go to Site

    This collection includes school admission registers from South Australia. Records contain birth dates and parental/guardian information. The original records are held by State Records of South … more

  • FamilySearch - South Australia, Immigrants Ship Papers, 1849-1940Go to Site

    Immigrants ships papers contain a record of births and deaths aboard, 1849-1867 and 1873-1885. Indexed records in collection include passenger lists arriving and departing from South Australia. … more

  • Trove - Australian Joint Copying Project Digitisation ProgramGo to Site

    The Trove Australian Joint Copying Project digitisation program is digitising 10,000+ reels of microfilm. The AJCP microfilmed 5+ million individual documents in thousands of series and collections … more

  • China Families 1850s-1940sGo to Site

    This site by the Bristol University offers searches of 60,000+ names of the men and women of many different nationalities, professions and ages, who lived and worked in China from the 1850s and … more

  • Recovered Lives - Australian Colonial Women Project Go to Site

    A collection of profiles of Australian history’s missing women, in collaboration with the Australian Dictionary of Biography. This is part of the Colonial Women project which aims to improve … more

  • FamilySearch - South Australia, Will and Probate Records 1844-1916Go to Site

    This collection includes probate records and inheritance tax records from South Australia. The original records are located in the State Records of South Australia, Adelaide. The records are indexed … more

  • Criminal Characters - Investigating the Lives of Historical Offenders in AustraliaGo to Site

    This research project, supported by a grant from the University of Technology Sydney, is investigating the criminal careers and life histories of Australian offenders from the end of the convict … more

  • Auckland Museum, New Zealand - Online CenotaphGo to Site

    Online Cenotaph is a biographical database that allows researchers, enthusiasts, and veterans and their families to explore, contribute to, and share the records and stories of those who served for … more

  • Pine Grove Memorial Park - Cemetery & Crematorium, Minchinbury, SydneyGo to Site

    There is a 'Finding Loved Ones' search available. New more

  • Naval-History.Net by Gordon SmithGo to Site

    Preserving naval history research and memoirs and making contemporary accounts more readily available. This site has a wealth on online information and is arranged as follows:• 1815-1914 "Pax … more

  • Wicklow Archives, Ireland - Digitised CollectionsGo to Site

    • Wicklow Grand Jury Presentments 1818-1899. The Grand Juries' initial remit was justice, gradually extending to building/maintaining roads, bridges, infirmaries, asylums, courthouses and … more

  • Flickr - The Past on Glass at Sutton Archives - David Knights-Whittome CollectionGo to Site

    This collection 10,000+ glass plate negatives was the work of photographic artist David Knights-Whittome, who owned shops in both Sutton and Epsom (Surrey, England) from around 1904-1918. The … more

  • Wikimedia Commons - National Library of Wales Portrait ArchiveGo to Site

    The National Library of Wales has placed 5,000+ portrait prints, photographs and paintings in the public domain on Wikimedia Commons. New more

  • University of Aberdeen - Scottish Emigration DatabaseGo to Site

    The Scottish Emigration Database currently contains the records of over 21,000 passengers who embarked at Glasgow and Greenock for non-European ports between 1 January and 30 April 1923, and at other … more

  • The Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group (Derbyshire)Go to Site

    This group was established in February 2012 to increase awareness of the 1817 Pentrich Revolution, also known as the Pentrich Rising. The Pentrich Rising was an armed uprising in 1817 that began … more

  • University of Cambridge - Populations Past: Atlas of Victorian and Edwardian PopulationGo to Site

    This project by the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure (CAMPOP) is developing the online Atlas of Victorian and Edwardian Population based on censuses for England and … more

  • Community Archives and Heritage Group - UK and IrelandGo to Site

    This group is supporting and promoting community archives in the UK and Ireland. This site has an interactive map showing all the community archives listed in the directory. There are lists by … more

  • FamilySearch - Portugal Research PageGo to Site

    The Portugal research page has following tools to help you research in Portugal:• Learning Courses• Indexed Historical Records Search with links to available records online• … more

  • The University of Manchester Library - Index of Methodist MinistersGo to Site

    This list is invaluable for finding when someone entered the British ministry and when they died. It includes missionaries as well as those in the home work. It is important to note that ministers … more

  • The GG Archives - A social and cultural history archiveGo to Site

    The GG Archives has many collections including primary source documents on Steamships, Ocean Liners, Passenger Lists (1880s-1950s), Immigration, World War I and II, Works Progress Administration, … more

  • The International Tracing Service (ITS) Go to Site

    Use the ITS to find out more about the fates of victims of Nazi persecution. The ITS preserves and provides information on the following victim groups:• All victims of the Holocaust and Nazi … more

  • Picture NottinghamGo to Site

    Delve into the rich history of Nottingham with Picture Nottingham, an extensive collection of photos, postcards, glass plates and engravings from our libraries. Our image library covers the last 100 … more

  • Canadiana OnlineGo to Site

    This site is a merger between and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network. It offers access to 60+ million pages of Canadian heritage with no charge to users. It includes Canadian … more

  • FamilySearch Wiki - Genealogy Word Lists from Afrikaans to UkrainianGo to Site

    This links to articles that were once Family History Library publications called Genealogical Word Lists. They list the English meanings of about 900 key terms for different languages from Afrikaans … more

  • Skibbereen Heritage Centre, West Cork, Ireland, Online DatabasesGo to Site

    The online databases include:• Loan Fund Records - a searchable database of the five local Loan Funds in West Cork. These ‘annals of the poor’ offer an insight into the circumstances … more

  • The Midwest Heritage of Western Australia Go to Site

    This site has been developed to tell the stories of the Midwest region. This  sparsely populated region extends from the west coast about 200 kilometres (120 miles) north and south of the … more

  • - German U-boats of both World WarsGo to Site

    This site lists all the German U-boats of both World Wars, their commanding officers and operations including all Allied ships attacked, technological information and much more. You can also browse … more

  • Beyond 2022: Ireland’s Virtual Record TreasuryGo to Site

    This is a ground-breaking project which aims to digitally recreate the building and contents of the Public Record Office of Ireland, destroyed by fire at Dublin’s Four Courts in 1922. There is … more

  • Australian Daily Funeral and Death NoticesGo to Site

    This free site by the West Australian newspaper has links to current notices plus a growing archive of links to Death Notices from the beginning of 2012. It covers links to obituaries and funeral … more

  • Gawler Council South Australia - Cemeteries of GawlerGo to Site

    The cemeteries include Willaston Cemetery; Precious Souls Memorial (Willaston Cemetery Babies Memorial Garden); Pioneer Park; St George's Anglican Cemetery and Smithfield Memorial Park (managed by … more

  • Irish Archives ResourceGo to Site

    Use this portal to link you to archival collections throughout the island of Ireland. Archives are the documents and records that relate to people, places, organisations, and events. You can use this … more

  • History HouseGo to Site

     A site primarily about the county of Essex but there are many other interesting things on History House including tips, advice, and resources to help you research your ancestors; and … more

  • New Zealand GazetteerGo to Site

    This site by Land Information New Zealand offers searches for place names in New Zealand, its continental shelf and Antarctica. New more

  • Porta Fontium - Bavarian-Czech Net of the Historical Digitised Sources Go to Site

    This ongoing project has created a two language, Czech and German, database which brings together very detailed information about Bomemica and Bavarica in the Czech Republic and Bavaria. This Porta … more

  • Czech Genealogy for BeginnersGo to Site

    A blog for those who are interested in Czech genealogy, who have ancestors in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. There is an excellent how to begin guide plus a vast array of information and help. New more

  • Logan River & District Family History SocietyGo to Site

    The Society was formed in 2001 and is located in Logan City, between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Queensland.  The Society aims to bring together those people who are interested in the study of … more

  • City of London Cemetery and Crematorium - Burial Registers June 1856-Oct 1955Go to Site

    There are  440,000 records 1856-1955 available online as a free pilot scheme. These records are not indexed but you can browse through the registers which are arranged by date of burial. If you … more

  • Flickr - The Commons Go to Site

    The key goal of The Commons is to share hidden treasures from the world's public photography archives. Use the list of Participating Institutions worldwide to choose archives relevant to your area of … more

  • National Library of Ireland - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    There are 2,351 images on Flickr.TIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side. New more

  • The Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    The Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office is part of Libraries Tasmania and brings together the collections and resources of the Archives Office of Tasmania, the Tasmanian State Library’s … more

  • Archives New Zealand - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    Archives New Zealand has 3,949+ images on FlickrTIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side. New more

  • Queensland State Archives - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    Queensland State Archives has 5,203 images on Flickr.TIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side. New more

  • State Library of Queensland- Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    State Library of Queensland has 4,501 images on Flickr.TIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side. New more

  • State Library of New South Wales - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    State Library of New South Wales has 3,704 images available to search on Flickr.TIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side. New more

  • Library and Archives Canada - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    Library and Archives Canada collects and preserves Canada's documentary heritage. There are 7,514+ images on FlickrTIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under … more

  • The Prosecution Project - Criminal Trials in Australia 1850-1960Go to Site

    The Prosecution Project by the Australian Research Council and Griffith University is investigating the history of the criminal trial in Australia. The registers of Supreme Court cases from most … more

  • Every One Remembered - British Empire service personnel who died in the First World War Go to Site

    The Royal British Legion, UK’s national custodian of Remembrance, is working with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission to keep alive the memory of those who died in the First World War. By … more

  • Family Search - Australia, Victoria, Inquest Deposition Files, 1840-1925Go to Site

    Inquest Deposition Files created by the Coroners Court of Victoria. The original records are held by the Public Record Office of Victoria. FamilySearch has an index and the original records online … more

  • Lonetester HQ BlogGo to Site

    This blog by Alona Tester covers All Posts, Blog Themes, Countries, Facebook Lists, Family History, General, Local History and Reference. The Facebook lists include a list of 1250+ Australian History … more