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Family History South Australia – FamilyHistorySA

FamilyHistorySA, by Barry Leadbeater, aims to provide free information for family history and genealogy research on South Australians and their ancestors at home and abroad. The searchable databases include:• Pioneer family arrivals, births and marriages• Early shipping arrivals and passenger…

FamilySearch Newsroom

Newsroom is a dynamic source for news and what’s new in family history records, products, services, technology, classes and events. It features Collections Update, In the Blogs, Featured Articles, FamilySearch Spotlight and In the News.

The Colonial Secretary’s Papers 1788-1825 – New South Wales

State Records of New South Wales (SRNSW), Index to the Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1825 is arranged alphabetically by subject and name. The Colonial Secretary was responsible for the official papers and records for the colony of New South Wales from…


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…

Sydney’s Alderman

Sydney’s Aldermen – This site has biographical information, and photographs if available, on aldermen and councillors elected to serve on the City of Sydney Council since 1842. Research is ongoing into the other councils that have been absorbed within the…

Australian Royalty

This site by Marion Purnell features a fully searchable online family tree of colonial Australians, their forbears and descendants. It includes 81,461+ individuals who lived in New South Wales 1788-1900.

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.

Women Australia

This site is an initiative of the National Centre of Biography at the Australian National University and is digital repository of entries on women published in the Australian Dictionary of Biography, Obituaries Australia and the NCB’s biographical register.