uboat.net – German U-boats of both World Wars

This site lists all the German U-boats of both World Wars, their commanding officers and operations including all Allied ships attacked, technological information and much more. You can also browse our large photo gallery and thousands of U-boat books and…

The National Archives UK – Photos on Flickr

There is a wealth of images as well as documents. Explore 20,034+ individual images and albums. A selection of countries featured include: Australia, Borneo, Burma, Caribbean, China, Cyprus, Fiji, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Iran, Israel, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Nigeria,…

Limerick Museum Ireland – Limerick History Resources

Select Research Aids to access a select few of the Limerick History Resources: • Estate Maps of County Limerick • Who was who in Medieval Limerick • Who was who in early modern Limerick – a fully referenced index to…

Convict Records of Australia

This site, hosted by the State Library of Queensland, allows you to search the British Convict transportation register, compiled from British Home Office (HO11) records for convicts transported to Australia 1787-1867. Information available includes name of convict, known aliases, place…

FamilySearch

FamilySearch is the family history site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It offers free access 8+ billion searchable names and 3.2+ billion digitised records worldwide. Resources include FamilySearch Catalog; FamilySearch Digital Library with 500,000+ digitised books…

The Kabristan Archives

This organisation is dedicated to preserving memorial inscriptions from graveyards in Ireland, the Indian sub-continent, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) and Jamaica, including many which no longer exist. This site offers a free search of the index. A copy of the monumental inscription…

Findmypast – Passenger Lists Leaving UK 1890-1960

The National Archives (UK) Outward Passenger Lists for voyages departing the British Isles 1890-1960  (BT27) for Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa and USA detail 24 million+ records. The database covers many arrivals into Australia that are still unindexed…

Cemeteries in Shimla

Shimla in the North of India is a town that was entirely set up by the British officers. Many of them are buried in the cemeteries in Shimla. This blog has information and photographs from Kanlog and Sanjaul cemeteries in…