Updated Sites

  • 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

  • Trove Digitised NewspapersGo to Site

    Trove Digitised Newspapers offers free access to the full text of 1384+ 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 20.5+ 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

  • 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

  • General Register Office - Historic Birth and Death Index Search Go to Site

    The General Register Office is part of Her Majesty's Passport Office and oversees civil registration in England and Wales. Use this site to order certificates online and search a free new version of … more

  • NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages - Family History SearchGo to Site

    There are details of the services offered for family history research including online certificate ordering. The Registry’s Family History Search provides access to unrestricted searching (no … more

  • NSW Family History TranscriptionsGo to Site

    A transcription service for NSW Birth, Death and Marriage certificates by Marilyn Rowan. Transcripts are available for births over 100 years, deaths over 30 years and marriages over 50 years. This … more

  • Turtle Consolidated ServicesGo to Site

    New South Wales transcriptions are available for births over 100 years, deaths over 30 years and marriages over 50 years. This date range is extended by one year from the current date.  So on 1 … more

  • Joy Murrin Family History ServicesGo to Site

    Offers a range of services to assist with your family history research including Birth, Death and Marriage transcriptions/certificates from New South Wale, England, Scotland, Victoria and New … more

  • NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages - Early Church Records - CodesGo to Site

    These codes can be found on the microfiche indexes and cover baptisms, marriages and burials 1788 to 1855.  For example IQ is t the code for Wesleyan Methodist baptisms in County Argyle, … more

  • New Farm & Districts Historical Society (Brisbane)Go to Site

    This Society was formed in 1994 and is a community-based organisation whose members are passionate about ensuring the rich and vibrant history of New Farm and nearby suburbs is not forgotten. The … more

  • State Library of QueenslandGo to Site

    State Library's services include information about accessing the resources and collections which include a rich and diverse range of books, journals and magazines, newspapers, manuscripts and … more

  • National Library of Australia - eResources Go to Site

    The National Library of Australia eResources offers home access to 128+ subscription databases. This free service is available to all residents of Australia. You need a National Library card and you … more

  • The National Library of Australia - eResources - Scottish NewspapersGo to Site

    The eResources page offers home access to 128+ subscription databases. This free service is available to anyone residing in Australia who has a National Library card. You can apply for a library card … more

  • Cooktown and District Historical SocietyGo to Site

    The Cooktown History Centre, run by the Society, offers a unique insight into the intriguing history of the area with stories, photos, interactive displays, murals and oral histories. Details of … more

  • Brisbane History GroupGo to Site

    The Group was formed in February 1981 to encourage and promote the study of Brisbane’s history.  Details of activities, resources and contacts can be found on this site. more

  • Family History Association of North QueenslandGo to Site

    The Family History Association of North Queensland was founded in 1980 and aims to foster and promote the study, practice and preservation of family and local history and allied subjects. more

  • History Queensland Go to Site

    History Queensland  was established on 15 July 1995. Local and Family History Societies operate throughout Queensland because of the dedication of thousands of members who give their services … more

  • Queensland Family History Society (Brisbane)Go to Site

    The Queensland Family History Society was formed in Brisbane in 1979 with the aim of promoting the study of family, and local history, genealogy, and heraldry, and encouraging the collection and … more

  • The Genealogical Society of Queensland (Brisbane)Go to Site

    The Genealogical Society of Queensland was established as a not-for-profit association in 1978. Its mission is 'helping to discover your family history'.  It specialises in family history in the … more

  • Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)Go to Site

    Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) has record guides and information leaflets including a PRONI Guide to Church Records.Online indexes and free digital images include:• … more

  • Public Record Office Victoria - Flickr photosGo to Site

    Among PROV’s records are hundreds of thousands of photographs. Most government departments, past and present, have taken photographs to document their activities, achievements and work in … more

  • State Records of South Australia - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    There are 3502+ images online covering all aspects of life in South Australia. Some of the albums available include:• Maps and Plans• Crime with a selection of gaol prisoner … more

  • Moruya and District Historical Society - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    This collection currently contains 27 albums with 114 photos.TIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side

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  • State Archives & Records New South Wales - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    Currently there are 3,550+ images available covering all aspects of life in New South Wales.TIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the … more

  • The National Archives UK on FlickrGo to Site

    There is a wealth of images as well as documents. Explore 20,034+ individual images and albums. A selection of countries featured include: Australia, Borneo, Burma, Caribbean, China, Cyprus, Fiji, … more

  • University of Newcastle - Cultural Collections - Flickr PhotostreamGo to Site

    This collection of 76,688+ images has a lot of material for family history research including this small selection: • Anglican Diocese of Newcastle - Churches and rectories, 344 images• … more

  • National Library of Australia - Flickr PhotostreamGo to Site

    Currently there are 1,147 images in 53 albums.TIP: This photostream can be searched using the magnifying glass icon located under the menu bar on the right side more

  • British Library images on FlickrGo to Site

    The British Library has uploaded a million+ vintage photographs and scanned images to Flickr. These are now in the public domain and can be reused. It is a great place to get images for family … more

  • Flickr - Churches in South AustraliaGo to Site

    There are 11,292 images online with historical notes. The albums are arranged alphabetically by place name. more

  • The Delany Archive - Photos on FlickrGo to Site

    This collection currently has 994 images. The photos and document images relate to the four collections held by the Delany Archive. These include:• Roman Catholic Diocese of Kildare & … more

  • The National Archives (UK) - Australasia through a lens Go to Site

    This site offers access to a selection of remarkable photographs and drawings from Australia, New Zealand and other Pacific Islands dating from the mid-19th century.  This collection, from the … more

  • Australian Railway Historical Society Glass Plate Negatives Images on FlickrGo to Site

    There are 2,442  images scanned from original glass plate negatives held by the Society. They are on the University of Newcastle - Cultural Collections - Flickr Photostream.  more

  • Flickr Photo Search Go to Site

    Flickr's photo search engine helps you find photos of anything from the huge library of photos uploaded by photographers from around the world. more

  • County Tyrone's Genealogy Page - Ireland Genealogical ProjectGo to Site

    This site covers the Province of Ulster and the major towns of Omagh, Cookstown, Dungannon, Strabane, Coalisland, Castlederg. Resources are available in the following categories: • … more

  • Library IrelandGo to Site

    This is a free online resource of books and articles on Irish history, genealogy, and culture. The transcripts of a wide range of journal articles, old books, including directories, are available … more

  • Tomaree Family History Group (Nelson Bay)Go to Site

    This Group was formed in 2000 and is enthusiastically gathering resources and is prepared to share knowledge and assist others with research into genealogy and family history. Details of activities, … more

  • Hervey Bay Family History Association (Queensland)Go to Site

    Details of activities, resources and contacts can be found on this site. more

  • Botany Bay Family History Society (Sydney)Go to Site

    Botany Bay Family History Society was founded in 1984 and was formed to assist members in their family history research by providing a meeting place for genealogists and family historians to pursue … more

  • Port Macquarie Historical Society and MusuemGo to Site

    The Society was formed in 1956, initially as the Hastings District Historical Society. The Society's first museum opened in 1957. The aims and objectives of the Society are to encourage the study and … more

  • Port Macquarie and Districts Family History SocietyGo to Site

    The Society was formed in 1985. Details of activities, resources and contacts can be found on this site. more