Shipping and migration

Surgeons at Sea – Royal Navy Medical Officers’ Journals

This National Archives (UK) project has indexed all the names mentioned in, ADM series 101, the journals and diaries compiled by Royal Navy surgeons and assistant surgeons who served on HM ships, hospitals, naval brigades, shore parties and on emigrant…

Ancestry.com – Australia Convict Collection

This collection offers access to 24+ convict databases. The records are fully indexed with a free name search. A variety of subscription options offer access to digitised copies of the original records. Records include:• Australia – Convict Savings Bank Books,…

Find & Connect Australia

The Find & Connect web resource is for forgotten Australians, former child migrants and everyone with an interest in the history of out-of-home care in Australia. Use this site to find information, including documents and images, about institutions, organisations that…

FamilySearch – Australia and New Zealand

The Historical Record Collections for Australia and New Zealand include the following:1. Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-19812. Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1802-2005. Cards of cemetery inscriptions mostly Queensland, but there are some in New South Wales, Norfolk Island, Tasmania, and Western…

Queensland State Archives – Courts

Queensland State Archives hold a variety of court records: like wills, inquests, murders, criminal depositions, also insolvency and liquidation files. Many of these court records have a restricted access period of 65 or 100 years. There are guides, videos and…

State Records of South Australia

State Records of South Australia has links to an A-Z for researchers; Aboriginal services; fact sheets; family history information; indexes and special lists plus passenger lists. Some records are freely available online at FamilySearch. Use the indexes on this site…

Queensland State Archives

Select Explore our collection > More ways explore. Use the categories listed to access online indexes and original records if available. • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders • Australian South Sea Islanders • Business • Convicts and early settlers •…

State Archives & Records New South Wales

State Archives & Records NSW manages and provides access to the New South Wales State archives collection of 14 million+ items dating from 1788 to today. Use Collection Search to search series, items, digital images and online index entries. It…