Updated Sites

  • Savill Index of The Advertiser Funeral Notices 1971-1990 and 1997-2013Go to Site

    The Savill Index index 1971-2017, by Gerald A Savill, can be searched alphabetically by surname. Information provided includes: last name, alternate last name, other names, death notice (see note), … more

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

    This free index search covers:• Births in Victoria from 1853 to 1917• Marriages in Victoria from 1853 to 1950• Deaths in Victoria from 1853 to 1988• Church baptisms, marriages and … more

  • Limerick Archives - Digital Archive - IrelandGo to Site

    Limerick Archives, Digital Archive, categories include the following with selected resources with each category:Business Collections• Rate Valuation Books 1893-1971• Rentals and Particulars … more

  • Supreme Court of Victoria, Probate Online Advertising SystemGo to Site

    From 2 March 2009 an advertisement of an applicant's intention to apply for Probate and Administration may have been published on this site. Prior to this all Probate and Administration … more

  • Trove Digitised NewspapersGo to Site

    Trove Digitised Newspapers offers free access to the full text of 1325+ Australian newspaper titles from 1803 to current (most to 1954). The main state title is listed and the numbers in brackets are … more

  • Trove Go to Site

    Trove is a collaboration between the National Library, Australia's State and Territory libraries and two thousand cultural and research institutions, big and small, around Australia. Trove is more … more

  • The British Newspaper Archive (BNA)Go to Site

    BNA offers access to 26.8+ million 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Royal Australian Navy - Navy PublicationsGo to Site

    Royal Australian Navy - Historic publications online include:• Commemorative Publications. Collection of publications commemorating the 50th, 75th and 100th anniversary of the Royal Australian … more

  • Department of Veteran’s Affairs - The Anzac PortalGo to Site

    There are history publications, war history websites, a digital exhibition and veteran interviews to provide the education and wider communities with a greater understanding of Australia’s … more

  • State Library of Western Australia Go to Site

    The Library collects and preserves Western Australia's documentary heritage. The Explore & Discover > WA Heritage has the Police Gazette of Western Australia online 1876-1900 and Western … more

  • Carnamah Historical Society & MuseumGo to Site

    Carnamah Historical Society & Museum. Carnamah is a town and farming community 300 kilometres north of Perth, Western Australia. The Society was founded in 1983 to collect, record, preserve and … more

  • Auckland Council - Find a burial or cremation recordGo to Site

    Auckland Council manages 52 active cemeteries. This page offers access to available online records. These include:•  Hillsborough cemetery •  Otahuhu Public cemetery •  … more

  • Wellington City Council - Database SearchGo to Site

    The Council's cemetery and crematorium records can be viewed online from the following dates to present day for:• Bolton Street Cemetery - from 1840• Karori Cemetery - from 1891• … more

  • Birth, Death and Marriage Historical Records - New ZealandGo to Site

    Search for births that occurred at least 100 years ago; stillbirths that occurred at least 50 years ago; marriages and eventually civil unions that occurred 80 years ago and deaths that occurred at … more

  • The Foundation for East European Family History Studies Go to Site

    This site has extensive information and resources for the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, … more

  • FamilySearch - Australia and New ZealandGo to Site

    The Historical Record Collections for Australia and New Zealand include the following:1. Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-19812. Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005. Cards of cemetery … more

  • Ancestry.com - New South Wales - Gaol Description and Entrance Books 1818-1930Go to Site

    The records are fully indexed with a free surname search. A variety of subscription options offer access to digitised copies of the original records. The description books contain photos and personal … more

  • CastleGarden.org - America's First Immigration CenterGo to Site

    Castlegarden.org is a free database developed and funded by The Battery Conservancy. It contains and makes available eleven million records of immigrants who arrived at the Port of New York from … more

  • State Library of New South Wales Go to Site

    The State Library's collection contains over 5 million items including more than 2 million books, 1.2 million microforms, 1.1 million photographs, as well as newspapers, maps, architectural plans, … more

  • Early Irish Marriages database - pre 1864Go to Site

    This database by the Irish Genealogical Research Society has been compiled from records at  the Registry of Deeds in Dublin plus newspaper announcements, marriages noted in Chancery Bill … more

  • Beverley Davis Burial Data Collection - Jewish burialsGo to Site

    The BD-BD holds details of the headstones from 48,402+ Jewish graves in Australia and New Zealand, plus Australian War graves overseas and a few others. This database is fully searchable and Hebrew … more

  • Australian Railway Historical Society Glass Plate Negatives Images on FlickrGo to Site

    There are 2,442  images scanned from original glass plate negatives held by the Society. They are on the University of Newcastle - Cultural Collections - Flickr Photostream.  more

  • Australian Christian Church Histories Go to Site

    This site contains a contemporary collection of over 1,660 Australian Christian churches. The site has a searchable database which includes (where available) the date the church was built, … more

  • ProQuest Historical NewspapersGo to Site

    This collection includes searchable full text, page and article images. Those with a # have an additional year of content added annually.Titles for the United Kingdom, Ireland and other … more

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers digital archive - Chinese CollectionGo to Site

    This digital archive offers full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the eighteenth century. The Chinese Newspapers Collection 1832-1953 has 23 English titles … more

  • Papers Past - New ZealandGo to Site

    Papers Past offers free digitised access to the following: • New Zealand and Pacific 19th and 20th century newspapers• New Zealand journal and magazines published 1868-1975• Selected … more

  • NewspapersSG Go to Site

    NewspaperSG is a free online archive of Singapore newspapers 1831-2014. Some Malayan titles are available. There are also details of 200+ newspaper titles held on microfilm by the National Library of … more

  • Trove - Pictures Photos ObjectsGo to Site

    Search for photographs, negatives, artworks, drawings, posters, postcards and other pictures, as well as physical objects such as puzzles, instruments and clothing. You can add your photos to Trove. … more

  • Welsh Newspapers OnlineGo to Site

    Welsh Newspapers Online - a free resource from the National Library of Wales offers searches of, and access to, 120+ newspaper titles 1804-1919. You can search all categories, news, family notices, … more

  • Chronicling America - Historic American NewspapersGo to Site

    This site by the Library of Congress, offers free access to 2584+ titles, 1789-1963. You can keyword search across all titles and then filter your results.TIP: If a digital version is not available … more

  • The Word on the Street Go to Site

    This site offers access to the National Library of Scotland's online collection of 1,800 broadsides 1650 to 1910. These single sheets were the tabloids of their day and carried public information, … more

  • Early New Zealand Books ProjectGo to Site

    This project, by the University of Auckland Library, provides keyword-searchable text of 450+ significant titles published about New Zealand in the 19th century. more

  • PressReaderGo to Site

    PressReader is a subscription site that provides access to 7,200+ current newspapers and magazines in 60 languages from 120 countries. Access is in full colour and page format on your desktop … more

  • The Internet ArchiveGo to Site

    The Internet Archive digital library offers free access to books, movies, music, software and archived web pages 332+ billion (on the Wayback Machine). There are 16+ million public domain books that … more

  • Internet Archive - Digitised Items from the National Library of Scotland Go to Site

    Internet Archive - There are 4,859+ digitised Items from the National Library of Scotland. These include army, navy and air force lists, directories, Scottish family history books (430+ most are … more

  • British History OnlineGo to Site

    This Digital library of printed primary and secondary history sources for the history of Britain and Ireland with a primary focus on the period between 1300 and 1800. This site covers England, … more

  • RAN Naval Heritage Collection in TroveGo to Site

    This is one of the largest online collections of historical  naval objects, housing artefacts from Colonial era navies, to the establishment of the  Royal Australian Navy through the two … more

  • Trove Help Centre - Digitised Newspapers and Gazettes Go to Site

    The Trove Digitised Newspapers and Gazettes help centre contains:• Background - the what & why of newspaper digitisation• New titles - what's coming next & how you can be … more

  • Irish Newspaper ArchivesGo to Site

    This newspaper archives offers access to 80 national and regional newspaper titles, 1733 to current. The regional titles cover the counties of Carlow, Cavan, Cork, Derry (Londonderry), Donegal, … more

  • Convicts to Australia - A Guide to Researching Your Convict AncestorsGo to Site

    This extensive guide, by the Perth DPS (Dead Persons' Society,) contains information on many aspects of the convict system and includes a glossary, bibliography and extensive online convict databases … more

  • Passenger Ships arriving in Australasian PortsGo to Site

    This site by the Perth DPS (dead Persons' Society) lists passenger ship arrivals (not all listed) to New South Wales 1837-1899, Queensland 1840-1915, South Australia 1836-1860, Victoria 1837-1899, … more

  • Australians Serving in the Boer WarGo to Site

    This site, by the Perth DPS, is arranged by state and has a list of contingents arrival and departure dates. An alphabetical list of soldiers showing, name, rank and comments is available for … more

  • Ozships: Australian Shipping 1788-1968Go to Site

    This site lists shipping arrivals and departures. It also includes 92,000+ passenger list entries which can be browsed alphabetically. These are linked to transcripts of the passenger lists. Please … more

  • Immigrant Diaries 1822-1895Go to Site

    These diaries are held in the National Library of Australia's manuscript collection. This list is arranged chronologically by year and date of departure. 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

  • Linc Tasmania - Family History and eResourcesGo to Site

    Linc Tasmania - Family historyThis site is designed to explore Tasmanian ancestry using the following categories: Aboriginal Ancestry; Arrivals or departures; Birth, death or marriage; Convict life; … more

  • State Library of QueenslandGo to Site

    State Library's services include information about accessing the resources and collections which include a rich and diverse range of books, journals and magazines, newspapers, manuscripts and … more