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The Ryerson Index

This free index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers dates from the Sydney Gazette of 1803 up to newspapers published within the last week or so including notices from digital newspapers. There are 4 million+ entries from the past…

FamilySearch – South Australia, School Admission Registers, 1873-1985

This collection includes school admission registers from South Australia. Records contain birth dates and parental/guardian information. The original records are held by State Records of South Australia. The records are indexed and can be searched. The View the record details…

Trove – Australian Joint Copying Project Digitisation Program

The Trove Australian Joint Copying Project has digitised 10,000+ reels of microfilm. The AJCP microfilmed 5+ million individual documents in thousands of series and collections of records relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.  Records microfilmed by the AJCP…

Recovered Lives – Australian Colonial Women Project

A collection of profiles of Australian history’s missing women, in collaboration with the Australian Dictionary of Biography. This is part of the Colonial Women project which aims to improve the gender imbalance in the Australian Dictionary of Biography. To qualify…

Genealogy on Facebook List

This list by genealogist Katherine R Willson can be downloaded as a 436 page PDF file. The list, in English, contains 16,700+ links to genealogy and history Facebook groups

Family History Research by Kerry Farmer – Australia

This site by Australian professional genealogist Kerry Farmer details courses she runs, has resources to assist you with family history research, a of list family names she is researching plus information on her publications. The family history research blog has…

Lonetester HQ Blog

This blog by Alona Tester covers All Posts, Blog Themes, Countries, Facebook Lists, Family History, General, Local History and Reference. The Facebook lists include a list of 1250+ Australian History and Genealogy Groups and Pages on Facebook. The list can…

FamilySearch Newsroom

Newsroom is a dynamic source for news and what’s new in family history records, products, services, technology, classes and events. It features Collections Update, In the Blogs, Featured Articles, FamilySearch Spotlight and In the News.

Family History South Australia – FamilyHistorySA

FamilyHistorySA, by Barry Leadbeater, aims to provide free information for family history and genealogy research on South Australians and their ancestors at home and abroad. The searchable databases include:• Pioneer family arrivals, births and marriages• Early shipping arrivals and passenger…