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  • 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

  • Chinese GenealogyGo to Site

    This site is a forum for those researching Chinese Genealogy which aims to exchange genealogy information and knowledge. New more

  • Our Australasian Really Useful Information LeafletGo to Site

    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

  • Self Published Author.com by BowkerGo to Site

    This site offers tools, advice, and resources to help you through the publishing process.  Bowker is the official ISBN agency in the US and Australia. Topics covered include how to: • … more

  • Minguo tu pian zi yuan ku = Digital image collections of Republic of China 1911-1949 Go to Site

    This database contains historical photographs of China 1911-1949.  There are also some items from the late Qing Dynasty and the early years post establishment of the People’s Republic of … more

  • Albany Cemetery Board Go to Site

    This Board is responsible for the administration of the Allambie Park Cemetery and Memorial Park Cemetery, both located in Albany Western Australia. Online searches are available. New more

  • Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery & Crematorium Go to Site

    Forest Lawn Memorial Park was established in 1962 and is located at Leppington, Sydney, New South Wales. There is a Finding Loved Ones search available. New more

  • Gloucestershire Archives - Genealogical SearchGo to Site

    This search covers: • Canal boat inspections• Gaol registers from 1815-1879• Inventories• Non-conformist baptisms (child, father and mother) for some chapels in … more

  • State Records of South Australia - Admission Registers for the Royal Adelaide Hospital 1840-1904Go to Site

    Information recorded in the registers varies over time but often includes patient's name, admission number, admission and discharge dates, ailment, rates charged, the medical officer in attendance, … more

  • IdentityNumber.org - South AfricaGo to Site

    IdentityNumber.org is part of the Identity Verification Network. It offers free checks of South African identity numbers for verification purposes and to prevent fraud. This site also offers Ancestry … more

  • GenDatabase.com - South AfricaGo to Site

    This site aims to gather, protect, and make available information on ancestors from South Africa. There is a free searchable database where users can search public accessible information, as well as … more

  • eGSSA - the virtual branch of the Genealogical Society of South AfricaGo to Site

    The eGGSA Library collection includes:• South African gravestone photographs.• Family Bible inscription pages• Postcards• South African Archive Documents• Church Register … more

  • South African GenealogyGo to Site

    South African Genealogy was established in 2004 with the aim of helping fellow researchers find their ancestors in South Africa. There are lots of passenger lists available to search (free). There is … more

  • Dublin City Libraries and Archive - Dublin Guild Merchant Roll, 1190-1265 Go to Site

    This is the earliest-known town record in Britain or Ireland. It contains the names of more than 8,500 individuals admitted annually to the merchant guild of Dublin. New more

  • ICAEW - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales - Library & Information Service - Obituaries, biographical notes and profiles 1874-1965Go to Site

    This list compiled, September 2016, is arranged alphabetically and lists surname, first name, age at death, qualification, accountancy firm and location. References include the source and date of … more

  • Free UK Genealogy - Human transcription of family history dataGo to Site

    Free UK Genealogy works with volunteers to make transcriptions of family history records. Current projects include transcribing the England and Wales index of Births Marriages and Deaths, historic … more

  • Irish Ancestors by John GrenhamGo to Site

    This extensive site offers access to a wealth of information via several databases. These include: • Irish Surnames - a search returns the surname mapped, a list of variants, surname histories … more

  • Findmypast - Victoria Coastal Passenger Lists, 1852-1924Go to Site

    The Victoria Coastal Passenger Lists, 1852-1924, held by the Public Record Office of Victoria, detail 3.2+ million passengers people arriving in Victoria from overseas and as well as other Australian … more

  • University College Dublin - Dublin Metropolitan Police Prisoners Books 1905-1908 and 1911-1918 Go to Site

    These books include important information on social and political life in the capital during the last years of the Union, from the period of widespread anticipation of Home Rule, to the advent of the … more

  • Tipperary StudiesGo to Site

    This site by the Tipperary County Council Library Service aims preserve Tipperary history and heritage and to promote it locally and internationally. The Tipperary Studies digitisation project aims … more

  • Fit as fiddles and as hard as nails - Irish soldiers’ voices from the Great WarGo to Site

    This free site has been launched by the Library of Trinity College Dublin to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.  The site presents, as a major online resource, photographs and … more

  • Drumragh - Tyrone Ireland - Roman Catholic Parish RegistersGo to Site

    The free online database covers: • Baptisms 1846-1910• Marriages 1846-1927• Deaths 1846-1942The records include free high quality digital images of the registers. Note: These indexes … more

  • Mountbellew Workhouse Project - Galway - IrelandGo to Site

    A project group is being formed to trace the descendants of the Orphan Girls Scheme who emigrated to Australia on the ship 'Palestine’. The project will be twofold.  One line of … more

  • Tinteán – Online MagazineGo to Site

    Tinteán, is an initiative of the Australian Irish Heritage Network and is designed for all those interested in their own Australian-Irish heritage or in Australian-Irish history and … more

  • Jersey Heritage - Archive & Collections OnlineGo to Site

    The archives and collections online offer searches of 300,000+ items. There is a wide range of records available including civil registration, wills and testaments, German occupation registration … more

  • The Waterloo 200 ProjectGo to Site

    The Waterloo 200 Project and the Online Book Company's Waterloo 200 Descendants Book. This e-book features the stories of the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Waterloo, 200 years on. Descendants … more