Updated Sites

  • IrishGenealogy.ieGo to Site

    IrishGenealogy.ie is a free family history website by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The online data includes:• Church records - access 3+ million pre 1900 Church of Ireland … more

  • Access Canberra - Births, Deaths and MarriagesGo to Site

    The Births, Deaths and Marriage Unit has details of birth, death and marriage registration. There is also online access to the ACT Historical Indexes for deaths 1930-1988 and marriages 1930-1943. New … more

  • Chinese Australian Family Historians of VictoriaGo to Site

    This group aims to provide a forum for Chinese Australian family historians and established researchers of Chinese Australia as well as post-graduate students and academics undertaking research into … more

  • The Old Hong Kong Newspapers Collection Go to Site

    This selective collection of major old Hong Kong Newspapers aims to preserve the historical news reporting of Hong Kong for reference and research. English titles include:• China Mail, … more

  • FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Asia and Middle EastGo to Site

    There are currrenly 58 Historical Record Collections for Asia and the Middle East covering the following countries:• China (3)• India (10)• Indonesia (17)• Japan (4)• Korea … more

  • Pure Merinos and Others: The 'Shipping Lists' of the Australian Agricultural CompanyGo to Site

    This book by P. A. Pemberton, originally published in 1986, is online in PDF format. Between 1825 and 1862 the Australian Agricultural Company and its subsidiary, Peel River Land and Mineral Company … more

  • Ancestry.com - United Kingdom, Foreign and Overseas Registers of British Subjects, 1628-1969Go to Site

    This is a diverse collection of birth, baptism, marriage, death, and burial records. Most document events in the lives of British subjects, but the records were created, recorded, or held for … more

  • Findmypast - US Newspaper ArchivesGo to Site

    A findmypast subscription offers access to this collection of 5,350+ United States newspaper publications.  Global historical newspapers from China, Denmark, France, Germany, Jamaica, and South … more

  • BACSA - the British Association for Cemeteries in South AsiaGo to Site

    This association was set up in 1977 to bring together people with a concern for the many thousands of British and other European cemeteries, isolated graves and monuments in South Asia. The  … more

  • Early Canberra by Ann GuglerGo to Site

    This site complements the Hidden Canberra site by extending the information to include articles from newspapers and other sources 1909-1930s. The People section includes obituaries plus other … more

  • Hidden CanberraGo to Site

    This site by Ann Gugler focuses on Westlake, but also includes early Canberra material and photographs. The site documents the hidden temporary camps and settlements where construction workers lived … more

  • Lismore City Council - Lismore Memorial Gardens, NSW Go to Site

    Owned and operated by the Lismore City Council and located high on a scenic ridge in Goonellabah, the Lismore Memorial Gardens is a lawn cemetery and crematorium that has served the Lismore district … more

  • The Weald of Kent, Surrey and SussexGo to Site

    The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex. This site is an integrated database of information which currently details 392,678 people and 9,000 places. Digitised records include: 613 maps, 3,308 images and … more

  • Scottish Indexes Go to Site

    Scottish Indexes is a family run business based in central Scotland. Scottish Indexes was launched in 2014  ane the site offers online access to Scottish genealogy records. Free online indexes … more

  • Linc Tasmania - Family History and eResourcesGo to Site

    Linc Tasmania - Family historyThis site is designed to explore Tasmanian ancestry using the following categories: Aboriginal Ancestry; Arrivals or departures; Birth, death or marriage; Convict life; … more

  • Mersey Branch, Tasmanian Family History SocietyGo to Site

    Formerly the Devonport Branch, Tasmanian Family History Society. This branch covers the geographical region bordered by Deloraine in the east and Penguin in the west, with the branch library located … more

  • Irish Genealogical Research Society - Unique resourcesGo to Site

    Use the Resources link to access Unique Resources. These include:• Early Irish Marriage Index (pre 1864) with 213,000+ entries. This free index has been compiled from records at  the … 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

  • Trove Digitised NewspapersGo to Site

    Trove Digitised Newspapers offers free access to the full text of 1407+ Australian newspaper titles from 1803 to current (most to 1954). The main state title is listed and the numbers in brackets are … more

  • Trove Go to Site

    Trove is a collaboration between the National Library, Australia's State and Territory libraries and two thousand cultural and research institutions, big and small, around Australia. Trove is more … more

  • The British Newspaper Archive (BNA)Go to Site

    BNA offers access to 32.5+ million newspaper pages dating from the 1700s to current. A free search is available or you can browse by - Date, Country, Region, County, Place or Recently Added titles. … more

  • FamilySearchGo to Site

    FamilySearch is the family history site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It offers free access to the world’s largest family history collection (4+ billion searchable names … more

  • The Ryerson IndexGo to Site

    This is a free index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers. The date range covered extends from the Sydney Gazette of 1803 up to newspapers published within the last week or so. The … more

  • Registry of Deeds Index Project IrelandGo to Site

    Registry of Deeds Index Project Ireland aims to index the names from the memorial books held at the Registry of Deeds, Dublin. These cover wills, land transactions, marriage settlements and other … more

  • ScotlandsPeopleGo to Site

    This site is the official online source of parish register, civil registration, census and wills & testaments records for Scotland. The indexes are now free to search but a pay-per-view fee … more

  • Sydney's AldermanGo to Site

    Sydney’s Aldermen - This site has biographical information, and photographs if available, on aldermen and councillors elected to serve on the City of Sydney Council since 1842. Research is … more

  • Queensland BDM Records - Family History Research ServiceGo to Site

    The birth, death and marriage records held date from 1829 and searches are available for births that took place more than 100 years ago, marriages that took place more than 75 years ago and deaths … more

  • Biographical Dictionary of the Australian SenateGo to Site

    Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate includes biographies and photographs of Australian senators and clerks of the Senate who completed their service in the Senate from 1901 to 2002. more

  • Australian Christian Church Histories Go to Site

    This site contains a contemporary collection of over 1,662 Australian Christian churches. The site has a searchable database which includes (where available) the date the church was built, … more

  • Parliament of TasmaniaGo to Site

    Parliament of Tasmania. Click on Library & Resources > Historical Resources which includes lists of, and often photographs of, House of Assembly Clerks 1856 to date; Leaders of the Government … more

  • UK Web ArchiveGo to Site

    The UK Web Archive (UKWA) is archiving and preserving selected key UK sites to ensure permanent online access and availability for future generations. The UKWA is a collaboration between the Bodleian … more

  • National Archives of Australia - Index to Passenger Arrivals Western Australia 1898-1972 Go to Site

    Search for passengers arriving by ship in Fremantle and other Western Australian ports between 1898 and 1972; or arriving at Perth airport between 1944 and 1972. For access click on Search the … more

  • Ringwood Historical Society, Victoria Go to Site

    The Society exists to collect, preserve and promote material relating to the history of Ringwood, Victoria, and associated local districts. more

  • Tasmanian Convict Record AbbreviationsGo to Site

    Tasmanian Convict Record AbbreviationsThis list by Maree Ring includes: • Explanation of Convict Records• Abbreviations used in Convict Records• Name Abbreviations• … more

  • National Library of ScotlandGo to Site

    National Library of ScotlandThe Digital Gallery allows you to view digitised material from the collections including thousands of maps 1560-1928, medical history of British India, golf in Scotland … more

  • It's An Honour -Australian Honours ListGo to Site

    This database lists all Australians who have received honours since 1901. You can perform a simple search based on name, announcement or medal/award type or an advanced search which searches all the … more

  • CarrVilla Memorial Park, LauncestonGo to Site

    This site by the Launceston City Council offers online searching. more

  • Rats of Tobruk TributeGo to Site

    This site by Owen Carlton is dedicated to the Famous Rats of Tobruk of the Allied Forces (Army, Navy & Air Force) who served in the longest siege in British military history, from April 10 to … more

  • Internet Genealogical BookshopGo to Site

    This bookshop, by Stuart Raymond, specialises in British titles and has books from all major genealogy and local history publishers. These include the Federation of Family History Societies, the … more

  • Births, Deaths, Marriages Victoria - Historical Index Search Go to Site

    This free index search covers:• Births in Victoria from 1853 to 1918• Marriages in Victoria from 1853 to 1958• Deaths in Victoria from 1853 to 1988• Church baptisms, marriages and … more

  • Lincoln Consistory Court Wills Index 1701-1800Go to Site

    This index by the Lincolnshire Archives, is available online as a series of PDF files. These indexes are scans of old typed lists so the index may not locate names and place with total accuracy. … more

  • Midwest Genealogy Center - USAGo to Site

    The Midwest Genealogy Center is part of the Mid-Continent Public Library system which has a long history of providing outstanding genealogy resources. It is based in Missouri, United States and … more

  • Geraldton Family History SocietyGo to Site

    The Geraldton Family History Society was formed on 8th March 1978. The  group was established to provide help for anyone tracing their family history in Geraldton, the Midwest or worldwide. more

  • The Last PostGo to Site

    This site lists basic information about funerals as submitted by funeral directors on behalf of their clients. This database currently contains 456,964+ entries. Search by surname and choose past, … more

  • Savill Index of The Advertiser Funeral Notices 1971-1990 and 1997-2013Go to Site

    The Savill Index index 1971-2018, by Gerald A Savill, can be searched alphabetically by surname. Information provided includes: last name, alternate last name, other names, death notice (see note), … more

  • Convict Records of AustraliaGo to Site

    This site, hosted by the State Library of Queensland, allows you to search the British Convict transportation register, compiled from British Home Office (HO11) records for convicts transported to … more

  • Index to The Last Farewell: Devon Convicts Transported to Australia 1782-1821Go to Site

    The Last Farewell: Devon Convicts Transported to Australia 1782-1821, by Jack Walton, Australian Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd, 2003. This is a transcribed index to this book and has been placed … more

  • Lincolnshire Family History SocietyGo to Site

    The Lincolnshire Family History Society was founded in 1990 and covers Holland, Kesteven and Lindsey, the three parts of the Historic County of Lincolnshire. The Society has six branches - Bourne, … more

  • Lincolnshire Convicts to Australia, Gibraltar and BermudaGo to Site

    This site has an online database which details 2000+ Lincolnshire convicts known to have been transported between 1788-1868. more

  • Australian RoyaltyGo to Site

    This site by Marion Purnell features a fully searchable online family tree of colonial Australians, their forbears and descendants. It includes 81,461+ individuals who lived in New South Wales … more