Continental Europe

Findmypast – US & World newspaper collections

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 Africa are also searchable within the collection.  Searches are available by keywords, date and ancestors’…

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…

Online German Emigration Records – Lists and Indexes

This site, by Joe Beine, lists online resources and links for:• Baden-Wurttemberg• Bavaria• Brandenburg• Hesse (Hessen)• Mecklenburg• Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony)• Nordrhein-Westfalen• Rheinland-Pfalz, Palatinate• Schleswig-Holstein• Thuringen (Thuringia) • General and miscellaneous

Mariners

This site is dedicated to research into the mariners and ships of the merchant marine and the world’s navies. Information and links for Australia and New Zealand are available plus Canada, Denmark, Germany, Finland, Norway, United Kingdom, United States and…

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…

Rats of Tobruk Tribute

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 December 7, 1941, and…

Russian Anzacs

During the First World War 1000+ Russian born servicemen fought in the Australian Imperial Force. They were the largest national group in the AIF after British, New Zealand and Canadian born servicemen. Their story is told in the book Russian…

Italian Historical Society

This site hosted by COASIT – Italian Assistance Association aims to collect, preserve and promote the history of Italian immigration to Australia. There is an extensive collection of photographs, ephemera, letters, documents, official records and newspaper cuttings which relate to…