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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…

Judy Webster’s Genealogy Indexes & Advice

This site has 53,000+ names of local, interstate and overseas persons mentioned in records in Queensland, Australia. There is also 135+ pages of advice and indexes original records held by Queensland State Archives. Indexes to original records at Queensland State…

What’s in a Name

This site details the origin of personal names or first names. It lists name variations, pet names, diminutives and abbreviations that you may find on genealogical databases and old records. This developing site has begun with Scottish names but Gaelic…

Geni

A genealogy and social networking website. Geni’s vision is to create the world’s single family tree. The basic free service allows users to add their family tree and invite their close relatives to view and share. All Geni users can…

FamilySearch – Family Tree

Family Tree offers a new way to organise and preserve your family history research online. It is freely available to everyone but you will need to sign in before you can start. Family Tree allows you to: • See what…

Australian Dictionary of Biography Online

This site features 12,000+ biographies of significant Australians who died before 1980, from prime ministers, governors-general and premiers, generals and bishops, artists, actors and authors, engineers and schoolteachers, to prostitutes, thieves and murderers. Use the Faceted Browse to browse by…

Trove Digitised Newspapers and Gazettes

There are currently 23,411,803 newspaper pages and 2,022,316 gazette pages digitised and available to view in The main state title and date range is listed. • National – Australian Women’s Weekly 1933-1982 • ACT – Canberra Times 1926-1995 • NSW…

Graham Jaunay – Ancestral & Local History Research

This site features Free Help Pages with information and indexes for South Australian research arranged in the following categories: links, benchmarks, cemeteries and burials, censuses, chronology, electoral rolls, law and order, leaders, migration, newspapers, parish registers, property, repositories, shipping, trades…

Wollongong City Libraries, New South Wales – Explore Our Past

Explore the Illawarra, its people, history and environment using these categories: • Local Studies -Explore the Illawarra, its people, history and environment• llawarra Images – Illawarra Images is a fascinating collection of more than 26,000 photographs of the Wollongong area…

It’s An Honour -Australian Honours List

This database lists all Australians who have received honours since 1901. You can perform a simple search based on name, announcement or medal/award type or an advanced search which searches all the database fields in any combination.