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Victoria Police Historical Society

The Victoria Police Historical Society was formed in 1985. This site contains historical publications, valour awards database and more. The Journal of Police History has been published at irregular intervals since 1992 and a list of all issues published to…

Findmypast – Australasian Records – Education & Work

Findmypast is a commercial family history site offering access to a worldwide collection of records. There are free searches available but a subscription or Pay As You Go is needed to access transcripts and/or copies of the digitised original records. The…

Connected Histories – British History Sources 1500-1900

This site brings together 25 major digital resources for Britain. It offers sophisticated searches by names, places and dates. There is a short video guide to introduce you to the key features. Many of the sites are free sites. Those…

Maritime History Archive

This Archive in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada holds 70% of the records of the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen known as Agreements and Account of Crew of British Empire vessels. They hold records for 1863-1938 plus the majority of…

Public Record Office Victoria – Passenger Records and Immigration

Public Record Office Victoria – Passenger records and immigration. These consist of consist of inward and outward passenger lists. They include: • Assisted British Immigration 1839-1871. The online index search links to the original passenger lists. • Unassisted Passenger Lists…