Asia and Middle East

Cyndi’s List

A comprehensive free categorized and cross-referenced list of links for genealogical research worldwide. Currently there are 295,000+ links in 205 categories.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers digital archive – Chinese Collection

This digital archive offers full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the eighteenth century. The Chinese Newspapers Collection 1832-1953 has 23 English titles available. Search options for this collection include an obituaries search.TIP: The Chinese Newspapers Collection…

Findmypast – Passenger Lists Leaving UK 1890-1960

The National Archives (UK) Outward Passenger Lists for voyages departing the British Isles 1890-1960  (BT27) for Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa and USA detail 24 million+ records. The database covers many arrivals into Australia that are still unindexed…

The National Archives – Find an Archive in the UK and Beyond

You can find an archive using the map or choose a region in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales. You can also find archives in other countries with an lphabetical browse. This directory provides contact details and links to record…

FamilySearch – Genealogies

FamilySearch Genealogies are trees submitted to FamilySearch. Please note that the accuracy of the data in these genealogies varies from tree to tree so you should document and validate the data. A search offersd access to:• Ancestral File – genealogies…

Chinese-Australian Historical Images in Australia

This database is a catalogue of historical images of Chinese, Chinese immigrants and their descendants held in Australia. It primarily draws on the photographic holdings of the Chinese Museum but also includes photographs from other online archives, publications and private…

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

This collection includes searchable full text, page and article images. Those with a # have an additional year of content added annually. Titles for the United Kingdom, Ireland and other countries include: • Chinese Newspapers Collection 1832-1953 (23 English titles)* • The…

The British Empire – Land Forces of the British Empire

Here you will find resources for tracing military regiments and also histories of the various regiments. Categories include:• Regular British Army• British Volunteer Forces• Indian Army• Canada – Royal Canadian Mounted Police• Canada 1914• Burma• Fiji – Fiji Armed ConstabularyThere…