Websites

Grace’s Guide to British Industrial History

Grace’s Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,950 pages of information and 233,606 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Nominal Roll of Nashos who Served 1951-1972

A Nasho is a person undergoing compulsory military training as introduced under the National Service Act. You can search the Nasho Nominal Roll by surname and service number or view all records by service type which includes: The Royal Australian…

Royal Parks Database – Brompton Cemetery Burials and Cremations

You can search and view burial register summaries for free. Burial register scans, section maps to help locate graves (even those without memorials) and some photographs of monuments, memorials and headstones can be accessed using the Royal Parks database.

Enrolled Pensioner Force – Western Australia

The Enrolled Pensioner Force consisted of soldiers who came to the colony of Western Australia between 1850 and 1874, most arriving during the years of convict transportation as Guards on the convict ships. They were soldiers who had been discharged…

Passengers in History – Arrivals to South Australia 1836-1964

This free site brings together two wonderful resources: • A passengers database developed by the SA Maritime Museum volunteers. The database lists 328,000 passengers who came to South Australia 1836 -1964 plus 600 pages listing passenger diaries, letters and ship…

China Families 1850s-1940s

This site by the Bristol University offers searches of 60,000+ names of the men and women of many different nationalities, professions and ages, who lived and worked in China from the 1850s and 1940s. These records include government department lists,…

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…

FamilySearch – South Australia, Immigrants Ship Papers, 1849-1940

Immigrants ships papers contain a record of births and deaths aboard, 1849-1867 and 1873-1885. Indexed records in collection include passenger lists arriving and departing from South Australia. Information on images varies but may include ship’s name, master’s name, tonnage, where…

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…

FamilySearch – South Australia, Prison Records, 1838-1912

This collection includes Prison records compiled from Adelaide, Redruth, Gladstone and Port Lincoln Gaol’s. Yatala Labour Prison is also represented. Information on prisoners include alias, admission date, age, and birth place where recorded. The original records are held by State…