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The National Archives UK – Photos on Flickr

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, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Iran, Israel, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Nigeria,…

The Old Hong Kong Newspapers Collection

This selective collection of major old Hong Kong Newspapers aims to preserve the historical news reporting of Hong Kong for reference and research. English titles include:• China Mail, 1866-1961• Hong Kong Daily Press, 1864-1941• Hong Kong Sunday Herald, 1929-1950• Hong…

Convict Records of Australia

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 Australia 1787-1867. Information available includes name of convict, known aliases, place…

The Irish Mission at Watson House (New York)

The Mission of Our Lady of the Rosary for the Protection of Irish Immigrant Girls operated from 1883 to 1954 in Watson House overlooking New York Harbour. It was close to the Castle Garden immigration depot. The mission aimed to…

FamilySearch

FamilySearch is the family history site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It offers free access 8+ billion searchable names and 3.2+ billion digitised records worldwide. Resources include FamilySearch Catalog; FamilySearch Digital Library with 500,000+ digitised books…

Wendish Heritage Society Australia

This society exists to collect, preserve and research Wendish and German family history, culture and heritage. The Wends are connected with the branch of Western Slavs, which includes the Poles, Czechs and Slovaks. They are distantly related to the Eastern…

AustriaGenWeb

A site designed to provide guidance and advice to researchers who are trying to trace their ancestors in today’s or in former Austria. New

Synagogue Scribes

This site is a one-stop gateway to Anglo-Jewish community records. It  offers a unique and fully searchable database of London Ashkenazi Synagogue records, with the emphasis on pre UK civil registration, which began on 1st July 1837. Some of the…