Updated Sites

  • 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

  • Trove Digitised NewspapersGo to Site

    Trove Digitised Newspapers offers free access to the full text of 1402+ 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 31.9+ 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

  • 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

  • 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