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  • 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

  • FamilySearch Memories AppGo to Site

    FamilySearch Memories App allows you to take photos, record stories, and make audio recordings. This is great for capturing a special moment at a family gathering, making digital copies of the photos … more

  • Australian War Memorial - Search for a personGo to Site

    The Search for a person will guide you to relevant areas of the site. Search by name, service number or unit name across the following and then filter the returns by conflict:• Roll of Honour … more

  • Cairns Cenotaph WW1 Memorial - QueenslandGo to Site

    This site, by the Cairns & District Family History Society, records the lives of the soldiers and nurses listed on the Cairns Cenotaph. It details their war service, biographical information, … more

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

    This website allows you to search millions of records from around fifty datasets, relating to the lives of 90,000 convicts from the Old Bailey. Use our site to search individual convict life … more

  • Find A GraveGo to Site

    Use this site to find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials or add photos, virtual flowers and a note to a loved one's memorial. Search or browse cemeteries and grave records for … more

  • DVA's Nominal Rolls - Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs Go to Site

    A Nominal Roll is a list of the names of veterans who have served in a particular conflict in which Australia has participated. A Nominal Roll can also provide a 'snapshot' of each individual … more

  • The Cook and the Curator - Eat Your History by Sydney Living MuseumsGo to Site

    This blog explores our food heritage by visiting a property each month and introducing its past residents and looking at what, where and how they ate. Old cookery books are combed through, … more

  • Digital Library of Georgia, United StatesGo to Site

    The Digital Library of Georgia is a gateway to Georgia's history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers, maps, audio, video, and other … more

  • List of Northern Territory women on the 1895 Electoral RollGo to Site

    List of Northern Territory women who placed their names on the 1895 Electoral Roll.  The Northern Territory Times on 1 May 1896 reported large numbers of women voting in the 1895 election, with … more

  • JRNL - Online journaling service Go to Site

    JRNL is a US based website that allows you to capture your life story in a central location. It is based around the concept of a journal. Create a free account and record text entries with images, … more

  • Ancestry.com - UK & Ireland, Queen's Nursing Institute Roll of Nurses 1891-1931Go to Site

    These records contain name, date of birth or age, date of appointment and where educated plus they can contain details of hospital training and other hospital and nursing experience including … more

  • Genealogy Wise - The Genealogy & Family History Social NetworkGo to Site

    Genealogy Wise is a social network especially for genealogists by the National Institute of Genealogical Studies (Ontario Canada). New more

  • Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical SocietyGo to Site

    The Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society (known until recently as the Yorkshire Archaeological Society) has promoted the study of Yorkshire’s past since 1863, when it was created as … more

  • Rodbourne Community History GroupGo to Site

    Rodbourne Community History Group started out as the Rodbourne Living Story Project in 2003 and comprises mainly local residents. Rodbourne is a suburb of Swindon in Wiltshire. The Group aims to make … more

  • Malvern Family History SocietyGo to Site

    Malvern Family History Society was founded in 1996 and is a small friendly society  based in Malvern, Worcestershire. Malvern is a spa town in West Worcestershire nestled on the side of the … more

  • Westmorland Papers - The Westmorland Historic Texts ProjectGo to Site

    This site is organised by: • Westmorland Church Notes - a transcription of all of the monumental transcriptions, church plaques and windows, and other parish church memorials in the County of … more

  • The Wyalong District Family History Group Go to Site

    This Group has been serving  genealogists in their quest for family and history within the local region since 1994. The archives includes available registers, lists and resources of towns listed … more

  • Cork County Library - Local Studies Digital Library Go to Site

    This local studies collection encompasses all aspects of life in County Cork, past and present.  The unique collections include:• Cork Collection • Irish Reference Collection • … more

  • Scottish Indexes Go to Site

    This site aims to help you trace your Scottish family tree and find out more about the lives of your ancestors by helping you access historic documents held in Scotland. This is a wide range of … more

  • South Africa's StamouersGo to Site

    South Africa's Stamouers (First Families) came from Africa, Europe, Asia and other places. Some were VOC or Dutch East India Company workers, free settlers, Huguenot, slaves and indigenous. The site … more

  • A Brief Introduction to Durham Diocese Probate Collection 1526-1858 Go to Site

    Probate is the process of proving a will and of administering the estate of the deceased. Today this process is undertaken nationally by the civil courts. Pre 1858 probate in England and Wales was … more

  • Parliament of New South Wales - First Legislative Council Documents 1824-1855Go to Site

    This site contains 60,000 digitised records of the First Legislative Council 1824-1855. These include tabled papers, bills, minutes of proceedings, correspondence and newspaper reports of debates. … more

  • South Australian Medical Heritage Society - Society Website & Virtual MuseumGo to Site

    The Main Galleries include medicine, surgery, anaesthesia, X-rays, hospitals and other organisations plus individuals of note. The Small Galleries include dentistry and nursing which includes nursing … more

  • Bankstown Family History GroupGo to Site

    This is a group of family historians who meet in the Bankstown area of Sydney to learn from and support each other. New more

  • National Library of Australia - Trove Blog Go to Site

    This is a great place to find out what is new and to learn how to use services such as Copies Direct in conjunction with Trove. New more

  • HeavenAddressGo to Site

    HeavenAddress provides families and friends with a respectful place to celebrate, honour and pay tribute to loved ones regardless of time, place and religion. HeavenAddress is a digital memory box … more

  • Roots Village Database - Search Chinese Clan NamesGo to Site

    Roots Village Database, a digitization of the information from the Index of Clan Names By Villages published by the American Consulate General in Hong Kong in the 1970s. Originally used to … more