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  • 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

  • Genealogy on Facebook List by Katherine R WillsonGo to Site

    This list can be downloaded as a 329 page PDF file containing 12,300+ links (updated June 2018) to English-speaking Facebook groups and pages related to genealogy & history. New more

  • Kerry Farmer Family History ResearchGo to Site

    This site by Australian professional genealogist Kerry Farmer details courses she runs, has resources to assist you with family history research, a of list family names she is researching plus … more

  • Ku-ring-gai Historical Society and Ku-ring-gai Family History Centre (Sydney)Go to Site

    The Society was formed in 1963 and includes an active family history group with worldwide interests. They hold a unique collection on Ku-ring-gai which includes: 10,000+ local photos, maps, databases … more

  • Directory of Archives in Australia 2018Go to Site

    Australian Society of Archivists, Directory of Archives details 480+ institutions, organisations and individuals. These include national and state archival institutions, university archives, school … more

  • Allambe Memorial Park, NerangGo to Site

    There is a Finding Loved ones search. New more

  • Remembrance Parks Central Victoria (RPCV)Go to Site

    RPCV formerly the Bendigo Cemeteries Trust administers cemeteries at Axedale (Public), Bendigo, Eaglehawk, Kangaroo Flat, White Hills plus Cental Victoria Crematorium (Eaglehawk) - formerly Neangar … more

  • Devonshire Street Cemetery Reinterment Index, 1901 (Sydney)Go to Site

    This State Archives and Records New South Wales index covers details of remains, and in some cases monuments, from Devonshire Street Cemetery following its resumption to make way for the development … more

  • Queensland Courts - Supreme and District Court - Civil files searchGo to Site

    There is link to the search facility - Party search (eCourts) plus instructions on using the site. This site is useful for locating probate applications. The online search facility is not available … more

  • Queensland Reports - Probate Notice DatabaseGo to Site

    The Probate Notice Database contains a record of all public notices, published in the Queensland Law Reporter since 1 January 2012. Includes applications for probate or letters of administration in … more

  • Old Newspaper pages from US & CanadaGo to Site

    This site by Tom Tryniski offers free access to, and searches of, 50,000,000+ scanned newspaper pages from United States and Canada. Coverage includes New York State, Minnesota, Kentucky, Washington … more

  • Family History Connections (Blackburn - Melbourne)Go to Site

    Formerly the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (AIGS) that was founded in 1973. In 2018, a new registered business name was launched - Family History Connections - to better reflect the … more

  • Gisborne Genealogical GroupGo to Site

    The Gisborne Genealogical Group, formed in May 1991, brings together people from across the Macedon Ranges with a shared interest in family history research. The Group holds monthly informative talks … more

  • Victoria - Australia BDM Place Name Abbreviations List by Steve ParkerGo to Site

    A list of 3215+ place name abbreviations and abbreviation errors used in the Victorian births, deaths and marriages civil registration indexes. New more

  • Victorian Place Name Abbreviations and Alternative Names - A Genealogy Research AidGo to Site

    This PDF file by Kathleen M Fanning lists 3,000+ commonly used place names from the civil registration indexes for Victoria, Australia. There is also a useful Victorian Alternative Place Names List … more

  • Queensland BDM Records - Family History Research ServiceGo to Site

    The birth, death and marriage records held date from 1829 and searches are available for births that took place more than 100 years ago, marriages that took place more than 75 years ago and deaths … more

  • National Archives of Australia - Destination Australia Go to Site

    This site features more than 22,000 photographs of migrants who arrived in Australia from all over the world post World War II, 1946-1999. You can use this site to share your story, read about other … more

  • Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) - Historical Maps ViewerGo to Site

    The PRONI - Historical Maps Viewer can be used to search and browse seven historical Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland maps and four modern base maps (including aerial imagery). The viewer displays … more

  • Ancestry.com - Victoria, Australia, Asylum Records, 1853-1940Go to Site

    This collection is held by the Public Record Office Victoria. Details recorded include: name, age, relationship status, next of kin, length of stay, general health, and whether the patient is … more

  • Findmypast - Greater London Marriage Index 1502-1871Go to Site

    This index includes records from the Royal College of Arms covering historic chapels at St James Duke's Place, Gray's Inn, Somerset House and the Austin Friars Dutch Reform Church. Information … more

  • Imperial War Museum - Lives of the First World WarGo to Site

    This site includes details of those who survived the war, as well as the lost. It includes nurses, conscientious objectors, and many more. Family historians can register with the website for free and … more

  • Westmorland Papers - The Westmorland Historic Texts ProjectGo to Site

    http://www.northofthesands.org.uk/westmoreland/home.htmlThis site includes: • Westmorland Church Notes - is a transcription of all of the monumental transcriptions, church plaques and windows, … more

  • Library and Archives Canada - VoilàGo to Site

    Voilà, the National Union Catalogue, is a single point of access to the collections of libraries across Canada. Included are books, magazines, maps, music, and more, including works in special … more

  • The Hills District Historical Society - Sydney - New South WalesGo to Site

    The society  is located in Building 10, The William Thompson Masonic School, Baulkham Hills. The former Masonic School was initially set up in 1923 for children of Masonic families whose members … more

  • eHive - Collect it. Connect it. Show it to the world!Go to Site

    eHive is a web-based collection cataloguing system. The system is used worldwide by hundreds of museums, societies and private collectors to catalogue objects, store images, manage acquisition … more

  • Pic Scanner Gold Go to Site

    This app requires iOS 9.0 or later. it is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app offers: high resolution scans, powerful, 19-tool photo editor, imports from Photos app. It can also … more

  • State Archives & Records New South Wales - Gaol Inmates / Prisoners Photos Index 1870-1930Go to Site

    The gaol photographic description books contain a photograph of each prisoner and the following information: number, prisoners' name, aliases, date when portrait was taken, native place, year of … more

  • State Archives & Records New South Wales - WebinarsGo to Site

    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

  • Finding Elusive Records on FamilySearchGo to Site

    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

  • UK Web ArchiveGo to Site

    The UK Web Archive is archiving and preserving selected key UK sites to ensure permanent online access and availability for future generations. The UK Web Archive is provided by the British Library … more

  • Gale NewsVault Go to Site

    Gale NewsVault enables you to cross-search the following Gale newspaper archives using a single interface. Explore over 400 years of content. Search the full text of 10 million+ page images. You can … more

  • FamilySearch NewsroomGo to Site

    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

  • Digital Panopticon - Tracing London Convicts in Britain & Australia, 1780-1925Go to Site

    This site offers searches of millions of records from fifty datasets, relating to the lives of 90,000 convicts from the Old Bailey. Search individual convict life archives, explore and visualise … more

  • Family History South Australia - FamilyHistorySAGo to Site

    FamilyHistorySA, by Barry Leadbeater, aims to provide free information for family history and genealogy research on South Australians and their ancestors at home and abroad. The searchable databases … more

  • Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree - University of Strathclyde, ScotlandGo to Site

    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

  • The Great Irish Famine OnlineGo to Site

    This site by the Geography Department, University College Cork and Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht offers access interactive maps containing detailed information on the impact of … more

  • The Mayo Orphan GirlsGo to Site

    This site, by Barbara Barclay, has been created as part of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Heritage Studies at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Mayo Campus and forms an ongoing project … more

  • Family Research 2016 - IrelandGo to Site

    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