Directories

Port Phillip District – Victoria

This site by Alexander Romanov-Hughes includes censuses, directories and electoral rolls for Melbourne and Port Phillip plus biographies of pioneers. There are also alphabetical lists of passenger arrivals to Port Phillip for: • Coastal passengers 1839-1845 • Unassisted passengers from…

Norfolk City Council – Norfolk Sources

A collection of images of archive material supplied by the Norfolk Record Office and the Norfolk Heritage Centre. Resources include:• Probate – Wills from 1800-1857• Broadsides – were used soon after the beginning of printing for royal proclamations and official…

City of Sydney Archives – Sands Directories 1858-1933

Use this site to key word search Sands Sydney, Suburban and Country Commercial Directories 1858-1933. Note the directory was not published in 1872, 1874, 1878 and 1881. The directories can also be downloaded as PDF files. New

Text Queensland – Queensland’s past online

This free website presents a unique and dynamic collection of full-text, searchable, digitised sources on Queensland’s colonial and state history. It features books, journals, theses and newspapers as well as government sources including the Queensland Government Gazette 1859-1900 and Hansard…

Irish Genealogical Research Society – Unique resources

Use the Resources link to access Unique Resources. These include: • Early Irish Marriage Index (pre 1864) with 213,000+ entries. This free index has been compiled from records at  the Registry of Deeds in Dublin plus newspaper announcements, marriages noted…

Kent Genealogy

This site by Maureen Rawson contains searchable indexes and transcripts to over 90,000+ names and 350+ links to useful sites. There are links to Kent places, Kent families and more.  Indexes cover probate records, newspapers, land tax assessment, census and…

Historical Directories of England & Wales

This collection of digitised trade directories is part of the University of Leicester’s Special Collections Online  and covers England and Wales from the 1760s to the 1910s.  This site replaces the Historical Directories website, withdrawn in March 2014. This site…

Sheffield Indexers

This site aims to provide free access to accurate indexed transcriptions of genealogical records. Currently selected census records for Sheffield and Derbyshire are available plus parish records, burial records and directories for Sheffield.

My Leicestershire History

This site is a free and fully searchable online repository of photographs, films, sound recordings, and books about the history of Leicester and Leicestershire.  The extensive online collections include:•  BBC Radio Leicester – The BBC Radio Leicester Sound Archive comprises…