Websites

FamilySearch – South Australia, Will and Probate Records 1844-1916

This collection includes probate records and inheritance tax records from South Australia. The original records are located in the State Records of South Australia, Adelaide. The records are indexed and can be searched. The View the record details includes a…

Recovered Lives – Australian Colonial Women Project

A collection of profiles of Australian history’s missing women, in collaboration with the Australian Dictionary of Biography. This is part of the Colonial Women project which aims to improve the gender imbalance in the Australian Dictionary of Biography. To qualify…

China Families 1850s-1940s

This site by the Bristol University offers searches of 60,000+ names of the men and women of many different nationalities, professions and ages, who lived and worked in China from the 1850s and 1940s. These records include government department lists,…

Trove – Australian Joint Copying Project Digitisation Program

The Trove Australian Joint Copying Project has digitised 10,000+ reels of microfilm. The AJCP microfilmed 5+ million individual documents in thousands of series and collections of records relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.  Records microfilmed by the AJCP…

FamilySearch – South Australia, Immigrants Ship Papers, 1849-1940

Immigrants ships papers contain a record of births and deaths aboard, 1849-1867 and 1873-1885. Indexed records in collection include passenger lists arriving and departing from South Australia. Information on images varies but may include ship’s name, master’s name, tonnage, where…

FamilySearch – South Australia, School Admission Registers, 1873-1985

This collection includes school admission registers from South Australia. Records contain birth dates and parental/guardian information. The original records are held by State Records of South Australia. The records are indexed and can be searched. The View the record details…

University of Aberdeen – Scottish Emigration Database

The Scottish Emigration Database currently contains the records of over 21,000 passengers who embarked at Glasgow and Greenock for non-European ports between 1 January and 30 April 1923, and at other Scottish ports between 1890 and 1960. A destination search…