Updated Sites

  • Irish Newspaper ArchivesGo to Site

    The Irish Newspaper Archives currently offers access to 78 national and regional newspaper titles covering 1738 to the present. The counties covered include: Carlow, Cavan, Cork, Derry (Londonderry), … more

  • Rats of Tobruk TributeGo to Site

    This site by by Owen Carlton is dedicated to the Famous Rats of Tobruk of the Allied Forces (Army, Navy & Air Force) who served in the longest siege in British military history, from April 10 to … more

  • The British Newspaper Archive (BNA)Go to Site

    BNA offers access to 22,843,675+ newspaper pages dating from the 1700s to current. A free search is available or you can browse by - Date, Country, Region, County, Place or Recently Added titles. … more

  • General Register Office - Historic Birth and Death Index Search Go to Site

    The General Register Office is part of Her Majesty's Passport Office and oversees civil registration in England and Wales. Use this site to order certificates online and search a free new version of … more

  • Hastings-Western Port Historical Society - VictoriaGo to Site

    The collection contains objects, memorabilia, maps, photographs, illustrations, documents and publications on the history of Hastings and Western Port from prior to white settlement up to the present … more

  • ScotlandsPeopleGo to Site

    This site is the official online source of parish register, civil registration, census and wills & testaments records for Scotland. The indexes are now free to search but a pay-per-view fee … more

  • Births, Deaths, Marriages Victoria - Historical Index Search Go to Site

    This free index search covers:• Births in Victoria from 1853 to 1916• Marriages in Victoria from 1853 to 1942• Deaths in Victoria from 1853 to 1988• Church baptisms, marriages and … more

  • Decisions of the Superior Courts of New South Wales, 1788-1899Go to Site

    This site also includes Moreton Bay cases (1850-1859) and Port Phillip District cases (1841-1847). There are subject and case indexes plus information on how to use this site for family history … more

  • Decisions of the Nineteenth Century Tasmanian Superior CourtsGo to Site

    Currently decisions 1824-1843 are available. Subject and case indexes are available plus an index to legal cases in Tasmanian newspapers. more

  • Archives Hub - British Women's EmigrationGo to Site

    This site focuses on organisations created to encourage educated middle-class women to migrate to British colonies such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand or South Africa in the late 1800s-early … more

  • Brave Women - Nurses who served in the South Pacific areaGo to Site

    This site is dedicated to the nurses who served in the South Pacific area. It features personal narratives of nurses (both military and civilian) imprisoned by the Japanese forces of occupation … more

  • Index to Royal Women's Hospital (formerly Melbourne Lying-In Hospital ) Midwifery Book no 1 -1856-1876Go to Site

    This index facilitates free access to the digitised Midwifery Book (1856-1876). Please note the image number, year and case number of an entry of interest before proceeding to the following link. … more

  • NSW Land Registry Services - Historical Records OnlineGo to Site

    NSW Land Registry Services Historical Land Records Viewer (HLRV) provides online access to more than 2.5 million images of historical maps, plans, titles and indexes. These titling related records … more

  • WeRelate - Wiki genealogy websiteGo to Site

    WeRelate provides genealogy tools and data. It differs from from most family tree websites because it takes a shared approach to genealogy. Those who contribute to WeRelate are helping to build a … more

  • WikiTree - The Free Family TreeGo to Site

    A community of genealogists sharing a mission to connect the human family on one free and accurate tree using traditional genealogy and DNA testing. WikiTree balances privacy and collaboration so … more

  • Trove Digitised NewspapersGo to Site

    Trove Digitised Newspapers offers free access to the full text of 1291+ Australian newspaper titles from 1803 to current (most to 1954). The main state title is listed and the numbers in brackets are … more

  • Trove - Music, sound and videoGo to Site

    Trove is the National Library of Australia's  enhanced search engine. This search offers access to printed music, sheet music, musical sound recordings, interviews with significant people, audio … more

  • Trove - People and organisationsGo to Site

    Trove is the National Library of Australia's enhanced search engine. This search offers access to biographical information about significant people and organisations.

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  • Trove Go to Site

    Trove, the National Library of Australia’s enhanced search engine, offers searches across 554.4+ million Australian and online resources including books, images, historic newspapers, government … more

  • FamilySearch - Index to Probate Registers 1841-1989 for the State of VictoriaGo to Site

    This index lists names, occupation, death date, residence and probate date. This index links to digital images of the original register (free).TIP: You can access free digitised copies of wills and … more

  • FamilySearch Blog Go to Site

    This blog highlights, and explains how to use, other genealogical resources that are accessible from the FamilySearch site. The Blog is arranged by the following categories: • Education and … more

  • FamilySearch - Queensland CemeteriesGo to Site

    The free Historical Record Collections for Australia and New Zealand include:• Queensland Cemetery Records, 1802-1990. This collection includes images of a card index which combines several … more

  • FamilySearch - United Kingdom and Ireland - Military RecordsGo to Site

    The Historical Record Collections for the United Kingdom and Ireland include:• Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records 1760-1913. This is an index to records with information on men pensioned out of … more

  • FamilySearch - GenealogiesGo to Site

    FamilySearch Genealogies are trees submitted to FamilySearch. Please note that the accuracy of the data in these genealogies varies from tree to tree so you should document and validate the data. A … more

  • FamilySearch Historical Record Collections - AfricaGo to Site

    The Historical Record Collections for Africa include:Benin, Civil Registration of Deaths, 1891-2014 Cape Verde, Catholic Church Records, 1787-1957 Ghana Census, 1984 Ghana, Accra, Marriages, … more

  • FamilySearchGo to Site

    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

  • FamilySearch - BooksGo to Site

    Click on the Books link to access a collection of 350,000+ digitised family history books including family histories, county and local histories, genealogy magazines and how-to books, gazetteers, and … more

  • The Ryerson IndexGo to Site

    This is a free index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers. The date range covered extends from the Sydney Gazette of 1803 up to newspapers published within the last week or so. The … more

  • Registry of Deeds Index Project IrelandGo to Site

    This ongoing project aims to index all of the names that appear in the memorial books held at the Registry of Deeds, Dublin. This repository holds wills, land transactions, marriage … more

  • Australian Cemeteries IndexGo to Site

    A searchable database of cemetery inscriptions from cemeteries in Australia. There are two million+ inscriptions and half a million images of headstones online. These images are free to download and … more

  • Cairns and District Family History SocietyGo to Site

    The Society aims to promote family history and genealogical research in Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia and beyond. The districts covered range from Cardwell in the south, Normanton in … more

  • National Library of Wales (NLW)Go to Site

    Use the Discover Tab > NLW Resources > More NLW Resources for access to an alphabetical list of free digital resources. They include:• Archives and Manuscripts• Crime and Punishment - … more

  • State Archives & Records New South WalesGo to Site

    State Archives & Records NSW manages and provides access to the New South Wales State archives collection, a unique and irreplaceable part of Australia's cultural heritage dating back to 1788. … more

  • GenSoftReviewsGo to Site

    This site features 982+ programs rated and reviewed by users. Use this site to see what others think about a program or what issues they have had. more

  • TopTenReviews - The Best Genealogy Software Go to Site

    A site designed to help you choose the right genealogy software for your needs. It features very comprehensive reports on ten popular genealogy software programs. more

  • Modern Software Experience Go to Site

    A site with technology and genealogy articles, news and reviews.  more

  • Northern Suburbs Crematorium (Sydney)Go to Site

    This site offers a Finding Loved Ones search. more

  • The Gazette Go to Site

    This site brings together the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes into one website. The Gazettes are the official newspapers of the United Kingdom government. This site offers state of the art … more

  • The Weald of Kent, Surrey and SussexGo to Site

    The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex. This site is an integrated database of information which currently details 379,932 people and 9,000 places. Digitised records include: 613 maps, 3,308 images and … more

  • TopTenReviews - The Best Mac Genealogy SoftwareGo to Site

    A site designed to help you choose the right Mac genealogy software for your needs. It features very comprehensive reports on ten popular Mac genealogy software programs. more

  • FreeCenGo to Site

    FreeCEN2, launched on 31 July 2017, is the updated version of the original FreeCen and offers new and extended search options. It offers access to an online database of UK census returns 1841-1891. … more

  • The PeerageGo to Site

    This site, by Darryl Lundy, is a genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain and the royal families of Europe. This ongoing site currently lists the details of 699,208+ persons. more

  • Free Settler or FelonGo to Site

    This site has a searchable database of 180,000+ references to convicts, settlers, townsfolk, bushrangers, innkeepers, soldiers, land owners, medical practitioners and magistrates. Areas covered … more

  • The City of York & District Family History SocietyGo to Site

    The City of York & District Family History Society was founded in 1975 in order to further the interest in Family History Research. The Society covers the modern Archdeaconry of York which … more

  • Calderdale Family History SocietyGo to Site

    The Calderdale Family History Society was founded in 1985. The purpose of the Society is to encourage and support research into the history of families with roots in the area. Calderdale is located … more

  • Sheffield and District Family History SocietyGo to Site

    The Sheffield & District Family History Society was formed in 1977 to promote the study of genealogy, family history and local history for the benefit and education of the public in the Sheffield … more

  • Doncaster & District Family History SocietyGo to Site

    The Doncaster and District Family History Society was formed in 1980. Doncaster is North East of Sheffield in Yorkshire. more

  • East Yorkshire Family History SocietyGo to Site

    East Yorkshire Family History Society was formed February 1977. There are regular meetings  in Beverley, Hull, Bridlington and East Yorkshire Family History Society was formed February 1977. … more

  • Barnsley Family History Society Go to Site

    Barnsley Family History Society was established in 1986. It is a friendly society with the specific aim of supporting the family historian who wishes to research Barnsley and the surrounding area. … more

  • Wiltshire Family History SocietyGo to Site

    The Wiltshire Family History Society was founded in 1981 with the aim to encourage the study of family history, including both Wiltshire ancestry of people world-wide and world-wide ancestry of … more