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Chronicling America – Historic American Newspapers

This site by the Library of Congress, offers free access to 2584+ titles, 1789-1963. You can keyword search across all titles and then filter your results.TIP: If a digital version is not available use the US Newspaper Directory 1690-Present link…

Irish Genealogy Toolkit

Irish Genealogy Toolkit by Claire Santry is a free and independent guide to finding your Irish ancestors. There is up to date research advice plus a vast amount of information on genealogical resources in Ireland.This includes a two part guide…

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’…

Findmypast – World Records

The commercial site Findmypast has a vast collection of world records. These include:• UK BMD Records – A large online collection of UK parish records, 1.5+ million records• US Marriage Records – These span 360 years with 450+ million names•…

Everafter – Online Burial Record Site

Everafter is an Antrim based online burial site. It is free to search.  If you want to view a record you need to register for a free account.  There are thousands of graveyard records online plus a comprehensive search facility.…

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…

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

CastleGarden.org – America’s First Immigration Center

Castlegarden.org is a free database developed and funded by The Battery Conservancy. It contains and makes available eleven million records of immigrants who arrived at the Port of New York from 1820-1892. It was succeeded by Ellis Island in 1892.