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Australian Federal Police History

The AFP began operations on 19 October 1979. The catalyst for its formation was the Sydney Hilton hotel bombing the year before, and a realisation by the Australian government that an organisation was needed to deal with issues such as…

History of the NSW Police Force

This site lists the significant events in the history of the NSW Police Force dating from 1788 to current. There is also an Honour Roll that commemorates those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the execution of their duty. The…

Victoria Police Historical Society

The Victoria Police Historical Society was formed in 1985. This site contains historical publications, valour awards database and more. The Journal of Police History has been published at irregular intervals since 1992 and a list of all issues published to…

Connected Histories – British History Sources 1500-1900

This site brings together 25 major digital resources for Britain. It offers sophisticated searches by names, places and dates. There is a short video guide to introduce you to the key features. Many of the sites are free sites. Those…

Maritime History Archive

This Archive in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada holds 70% of the records of the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen known as Agreements and Account of Crew of British Empire vessels. They hold records for 1863-1938 plus the majority of…