Websites

Naval-History.Net by Gordon Smith

Preserving naval history research and memoirs and making contemporary accounts more readily available. This site has a wealth on online information and is arranged as follows: • 1815-1914 “Pax Britannica”, and before • 1914-1918 World War 1 • 1918-1939 Inter-war…

Arolsen Archives – Germany

The Arolsen Archives International Center on Nazi Persecution, formerly the International Tracing Service, holds the world’s most comprehensive archive on the victims and survivors of National Socialism. The collection has information on 17.5 million people and belongs to UNESCO’s Memory…

The GG Archives – A Social and Cultural History Archive

The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives or GG Archives, launched in 2000, is a privately held archives of genealogy, military and other ephemera dating from the mid-1800s to 2000 in 12 topical areas. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA it offers free unrestricted access…

British Home Children Registry, Canada

From 1869 through to 1939 (1948 to British Columbia) it has been estimated over 100,000 children were emigrated from the United Kingdom to Canada to be used as indentured farm workers and domestic servants. Believed by Canadians to be orphans,…

Community Archives and Heritage Group – UK and Ireland

This group is supporting and promoting community archives in the UK and Ireland. This site has an interactive map showing all the community archives listed in the directory. There are lists by subject such as war, railways and religion plus…

Australian Daily Funeral and Death Notices

This free site by the West Australian newspaper has links to current notices plus a growing archive of links to Death Notices from the beginning of 2012. It covers links to obituaries and funeral notices in Australia arranged by state…

Beyond 2022: Ireland’s Virtual Record Treasury

This is a ground-breaking project which aims to digitally recreate the building and contents of the Public Record Office of Ireland, destroyed by fire at Dublin’s Four Courts in 1922. There is an online video that explains details of the…