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A descriptive listing of Australian censuses and musters from 1788 to Federation.
: A database of over 3,000 pioneer doctors, from the 1700s through to 1875. The site covers Australian medical history, with a database of medical pioneers and educational background material. Includesdoctors who were registered or qualified in Australia, were resident in Australia, or visited here in a professional capacity, before 1875. Ships' surgeons, convict doctors, general practitioners and medical specialists are included.
State Library of Victoria: The database contains biographical information on over 3,000 pioneer doctors, from the 1700s through to 1875, who were registered or qualified in Australia, or visited Australia in a professional capacity. There's also ships' surgeons, convict doctors, general practitioners and medical specialists included.
Australian Defence Force Academy: CD-ROM version of the 1911 text of information relating to the Australian contingents in the Boer War by Lt Colonel P. Murray.
Pathfinder subject guides to assist researchers in a variety of ship and shipping topics. ANMM accepts reference enquiries.
Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments: The Australian National Shipwreck Database includes all known shipwrecks in Australian waters and allows users to search for those historic shipwrecks protected by Commonwealth or State/Territory legislation. This information has been collected by each of the State historic shipwreck agencies and the data are subject to ongoing editing and refining. State or Territory agencies can provide the most up-to-date information about a particular shipwreck and also maintain databases for their State or Territory.
A collection of databases covering rolls, manuscripts, the catalogue, photographs, sound recordings etc.
J.S. Shaw North Publishing: This online database records details of 27, 500 births in the Australian colonies, representing approximately 15,000 pioneer families. The breakdown of the records are: 23,648 in New South Wales, 2,600 in Tasmania, 885 on Norfolk Island, 330 Aborigines or part-Aborigines, 1 on Kangaroo Island (S. Aust.), 1 on Melville Island (N.T.) and 9 on King Island (Tas.). This CD-ROM is the online version of the 2nd ed. of the print "Births in Australia 1788-1828" compiled by James Hugh Donohoe. Print editions can requested online from the catalogue for use in the Main Reading Room.
Robin Haines: A complete listing of 323 voyages to South Australia between 1848 and 1885 under the auspices of the South Australian Government. Information for each ship includes the port and date of departure, date of arrival, number of emigrants, and their age-class and regions of origin. Includes a list of births and deaths at sea for these ships.
Macbeth Genealogical Services: Contains nearly 60,000 records of immigrants arriving in new South Wales from 1828 to 1842.
This resource contains links to a variety of information relating to family history and genealogy including guides, indexes and digitised images of documents. It also provides links to other informative sites and contact with other family historians via indexed family trees, mailing lists and bulletin boards.
A guide to Australian and selected overseas genealogy resources, including births, deaths and marriages registers, electoral rolls, government records, and shipping records. Arranged by subject within a State or Country.