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  • The Pentrich and South Wingfield Revolution Group (Derbyshire)Go to Site

    This group was established in February 2012 to increase awareness of the 1817 Pentrich Revolution, also known as the Pentrich Rising. The Pentrich Rising was an armed uprising in 1817 that began … more

  • University of Cambridge - Populations Past: Atlas of Victorian and Edwardian PopulationGo to Site

    This project by the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure (CAMPOP) is developing the online Atlas of Victorian and Edwardian Population based on censuses for England and … more

  • Community Archives and Heritage Group - UK and IrelandGo to Site

    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 … more

  • FamilySearch - Portugal Research PageGo to Site

    The Portugal research page has following tools to help you research in Portugal:• Learning Courses• Indexed Historical Records Search with links to available records online• … more

  • British Home Children Registry, CanadaGo to Site

    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 … more

  • The University of Manchester Library - Index of Methodist MinistersGo to Site

    This list is invaluable for finding when someone entered the British ministry and when they died. It includes missionaries as well as those in the home work. It is important to note that ministers … more

  • The GG Archives - A social and cultural history archiveGo to Site

    The GG Archives has many collections including primary source documents on Steamships, Ocean Liners, Passenger Lists (1880s-1950s), Immigration, World War I and II, Works Progress Administration, … more

  • The International Tracing Service (ITS) Go to Site

    Use the ITS to find out more about the fates of victims of Nazi persecution. The ITS preserves and provides information on the following victim groups:• All victims of the Holocaust and Nazi … more

  • Picture NottinghamGo to Site

    Delve into the rich history of Nottingham with Picture Nottingham, an extensive collection of photos, postcards, glass plates and engravings from our libraries. Our image library covers the last 100 … more

  • Canadiana OnlineGo to Site

    This site is a merger between Canadiana.org and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network. It offers access to 60+ million pages of Canadian heritage with no charge to users. It includes Canadian … more

  • FamilySearch Wiki - Genealogy Word Lists from Afrikaans to UkrainianGo to Site

    This links to articles that were once Family History Library publications called Genealogical Word Lists. They list the English meanings of about 900 key terms for different languages from Afrikaans … more

  • Skibbereen Heritage Centre, West Cork, Ireland, Online DatabasesGo to Site

    The online databases include:• Loan Fund Records - a searchable database of the five local Loan Funds in West Cork. These ‘annals of the poor’ offer an insight into the circumstances … more

  • The Midwest Heritage of Western Australia Go to Site

    This site has been developed to tell the stories of the Midwest region. This  sparsely populated region extends from the west coast about 200 kilometres (120 miles) north and south of the … more

  • uboat.net - German U-boats of both World WarsGo to Site

    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 … more

  • Beyond 2022: Ireland’s Virtual Record TreasuryGo to Site

    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 … more

  • Australian Daily Funeral and Death NoticesGo to Site

    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 … more

  • Gawler Council South Australia - Cemeteries of GawlerGo to Site

    The cemeteries include Willaston Cemetery; Precious Souls Memorial (Willaston Cemetery Babies Memorial Garden); Pioneer Park; St George's Anglican Cemetery and Smithfield Memorial Park (managed by … more

  • Irish Archives ResourceGo to Site

    Use this portal to link you to archival collections throughout the island of Ireland. Archives are the documents and records that relate to people, places, organisations, and events. You can use this … more

  • History HouseGo to Site

     A site primarily about the county of Essex but there are many other interesting things on History House including tips, advice, and resources to help you research your ancestors; and … more

  • New Zealand GazetteerGo to Site

    This site by Land Information New Zealand offers searches for place names in New Zealand, its continental shelf and Antarctica. New more

  • Porta Fontium - Bavarian-Czech Net of the Historical Digitised Sources Go to Site

    This ongoing project has created a two language, Czech and German, database which brings together very detailed information about Bomemica and Bavarica in the Czech Republic and Bavaria. This Porta … more

  • Czech Genealogy for BeginnersGo to Site

    A blog for those who are interested in Czech genealogy, who have ancestors in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. There is an excellent how to begin guide plus a vast array of information and help. New more

  • Logan River & District Family History SocietyGo to Site

    The Society was formed in 2001 and is located in Logan City, between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Queensland.  The Society aims to bring together those people who are interested in the study of … more

  • City of London Cemetery and Crematorium - Burial Registers June 1856-Oct 1955Go to Site

    There are  440,000 records 1856-1955 available online as a free pilot scheme. These records are not indexed but you can browse through the registers which are arranged by date of burial. If you … more

  • Flickr - The Commons Go to Site

    The key goal of The Commons is to share hidden treasures from the world's public photography archives. Use the list of Participating Institutions worldwide to choose archives relevant to your area of … more

  • National Library of Ireland - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    There are 2,351 images on Flickr.TIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side. New more

  • The Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    The Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office is part of Libraries Tasmania and brings together the collections and resources of the Archives Office of Tasmania, the Tasmanian State Library’s … more

  • Archives New Zealand - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    Archives New Zealand has 3,949+ images on FlickrTIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side. New more

  • Queensland State Archives - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    Queensland State Archives has 5,203 images on Flickr.TIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side. New more

  • State Library of Queensland- Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    State Library of Queensland has 4,501 images on Flickr.TIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side. New more

  • State Library of New South Wales - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    State Library of New South Wales has 3,704 images available to search on Flickr.TIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side. New more

  • Library and Archives Canada - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    Library and Archives Canada collects and preserves Canada's documentary heritage. There are 7,514+ images on FlickrTIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under … more

  • The Prosecution Project - Criminal Trials in Australia 1850-1960Go to Site

    The Prosecution Project by the Australian Research Council and Griffith University is investigating the history of the criminal trial in Australia. The registers of Supreme Court cases from most … more

  • Every One Remembered - British Empire service personnel who died in the First World War Go to Site

    The Royal British Legion, UK’s national custodian of Remembrance, is working with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission to keep alive the memory of those who died in the First World War. By … more

  • Family Search - Australia, Victoria, Inquest Deposition Files, 1840-1925Go to Site

    Inquest Deposition Files created by the Coroners Court of Victoria. The original records are held by the Public Record Office of Victoria. FamilySearch has an index and the original records online … more

  • Lonetester HQ BlogGo to Site

    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 … more

  • Genealogy on Facebook List by Katherine R WillsonGo to Site

    This list can be downloaded as a 329 page PDF file containing 12,300+ links (updated June 2018) to English-speaking Facebook groups and pages related to genealogy & history. New more

  • Kerry Farmer Family History ResearchGo to Site

    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 … more

  • Ku-ring-gai Historical Society and Ku-ring-gai Family History Centre (Sydney)Go to Site

    The Society was formed in 1963 and includes an active family history group with worldwide interests. They hold a unique collection on Ku-ring-gai which includes: 10,000+ local photos, maps, databases … more

  • Directory of Archives in Australia 2018Go to Site

    Australian Society of Archivists, Directory of Archives details 480+ institutions, organisations and individuals. These include national and state archival institutions, university archives, school … more

  • Allambe Memorial Park, NerangGo to Site

    There is a Finding Loved ones search. New more

  • Remembrance Parks Central Victoria (RPCV)Go to Site

    RPCV formerly the Bendigo Cemeteries Trust administers cemeteries at Axedale (Public), Bendigo, Eaglehawk, Kangaroo Flat, White Hills plus Cental Victoria Crematorium (Eaglehawk) - formerly Neangar … more

  • Devonshire Street Cemetery Reinterment Index, 1901 (Sydney)Go to Site

    This State Archives and Records New South Wales index covers details of remains, and in some cases monuments, from Devonshire Street Cemetery following its resumption to make way for the development … more

  • Queensland Courts - Supreme and District Court - Civil files searchGo to Site

    There is link to the search facility - Party search (eCourts) plus instructions on using the site. This site is useful for locating probate applications. The online search facility is not available … more

  • Queensland Reports - Probate Notice DatabaseGo to Site

    The Probate Notice Database contains a record of all public notices, published in the Queensland Law Reporter since 1 January 2012. Includes applications for probate or letters of administration in … more

  • Old Newspaper pages from US & CanadaGo to Site

    This site by Tom Tryniski offers free access to, and searches of, 50,000,000+ scanned newspaper pages from United States and Canada. Coverage includes New York State, Minnesota, Kentucky, Washington … more

  • Family History Connections (Blackburn - Melbourne)Go to Site

    Formerly the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (AIGS) that was founded in 1973. In 2018, a new registered business name was launched - Family History Connections - to better reflect the … more

  • Gisborne Genealogical GroupGo to Site

    The Gisborne Genealogical Group, formed in May 1991, brings together people from across the Macedon Ranges with a shared interest in family history research. The Group holds monthly informative talks … more

  • Victoria - Australia BDM Place Name Abbreviations List by Steve ParkerGo to Site

    A list of 3215+ place name abbreviations and abbreviation errors used in the Victorian births, deaths and marriages civil registration indexes. New more

  • Victorian Place Name Abbreviations and Alternative Names - A Genealogy Research AidGo to Site

    This PDF file by Kathleen M Fanning lists 3,000+ commonly used place names from the civil registration indexes for Victoria, Australia. There is also a useful Victorian Alternative Place Names List … more