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: The official newspaper of record for the United Kingdom. The London Gazette and its sister publications, the Edinburgh Gazette and Belfast Gazette, contain a wide range of official notices including state, parliamentary and ecclesiastical notices, transport and planning notices as well as corporate insolvency and personal bankruptcy notices. In addition, a number of Supplements are published covering honours and awards, premium bonds, armed forces promotions, and company information.
Gould Genealogy: List includes solitary graves and the tiny cemeteries of former settlements, railway sidings and pastoral stations. The list is not restricted to confirmed graves but also contains suspected grave sites. Scattered ashes are not included unless a memorial has been erected in the vicinity. Other monuments and memorials are not included.
Society of Australian Genealogists: Listing of over 70,000 transcriptions from Sydney's former "Northern Suburbs" cemetery. Users can search by last name (including phonetic and wild cards), first name, year of death and inscription. Each record shows the full details transcribed, as well as denomination, section, row and plot number. Nearby graves are also listed.
National Library of Scotland: High resolution zoomable images of over 86,000 maps of Scotland, England and Wales, including Colour images of the Ordnance Survey's six-inch to the mile (1:10,560) mapping. This mapping represented the first comprehensive survey of all of these areas at a consistent scale and specification and so provided the most detailed topographic mapping of these areas for the years 18402-1960s. They record most man-made and natural features in the landscape.
Warner, Mary-Anne, with material from the State Records Authority of New South Wales: This index lists names of passengers (cabin, saloon & steerage), crew, captains, stowaways, births and deaths at sea, transcribed from the State Records Authority of New South Wales Reels of the Shipping Masters' Office, Inwards Passenger Lists. Coverage is complete for the period 1870-1878 and there is partial coverage for the periods 1854-1869, 1879-1892. Check website for details of completed indexing. Microfilm of these passenger lists is available in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room on Open Access, mfm N 229, Microfilm Drawer Nos. 4, 5 & 6.
Western Australian Maritime Museum: Allows searching of the museum collections for shipwreck information, shipwreck artefacts, numismatic (coin) materials, as well as the ANCODS (Agreement between Australia and the Netherlands Concerning Old Dutch Shipwrecks) collection.
Western Australian Genealogical Society: Index of marriage records from the Registrar General's Office of Western Australia.
Genealogical Society of Victoria: This index contains the date of death and the age of the deceased if on the inscription. Each name points to the full transcription. The index of about 119,600 names from 42,500 memorials is in a searchable data base which also contains burial plot identification (where known) and a map of the cemetery. ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE NEWSPAPERS AND MICROFORMS READING ROOM ON JUKE BOX PC.
National Archives of Australia: The records in the collection of the National Archives of Australia trace the events and decisions that shaped the nation. Papers of Governors-General, Prime Ministers and Ministers are held as well as Cabinet documents, Royal Commission files and departmental records on defence, immigration, security and intelligence, naturalisation, and many other issues involving the federal government. The main focus is on records created since the formation of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901 however there are also some nineteenth-century records relating to functions that were transferred by the colonies to the Commonwealth government, including shipping and post offices. Most records in the collection are files, but there are also significant holdings of photographs, posters, maps, architectural drawings, films, playscripts, musical scores and sound recordings. War service records as well as other family history material is also held.
State Records Authority of New South Wales: The Archives Resources Kit (ARK) produced by the State Records Authority of New South Wales contains microfilm copies of their most popular and heavily used colonial records. Included are records to do with convict arrivals, assisted immigrants, births deaths and marriages, publicans licences, electoral rolls, naturalisation records, returns of the colony, land grants and records relating to the Colonial Secretary 91788-1825). All microfilm is held by the National Library. This website provides a Guide to Using the Archives Resources Kit as well as a link to their publication Archives in Brief 39 - What's in the Archives Resources Kit.
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.
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 cemetery records held at the National Library of Australia. Includes references to printed works, newspapers, microform and online sources. Types of sources mentioned include burial certificates, church registers, civil death certificates, council and private cemetery registers/records, funeral director or undertaker records, monumental inscriptions (listings of gravemarkers, memorial plaques and monuments) and newspaper funeral notices.
A guide to Australian Birth Death and Marriage records held at the National Library.
The Australian Joint Copying Project or AJCP is a collection of historical material relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific dating from 1560 to 1984. The material has been drawn from records held in the United Kingdom and microfilmed. This guide contains descriptions of the contents of the AJCP handbooks, the material contained in the AJCP,and the related microfilm reel/s,
A description of the microfilm collection held at the National Library of Australia containing the records of those Indians who went to Fiji as indentured labourers.
The National Library of Australia has extensive holdings of material concerning Australia's involvement in the First World War. These cover all formats, including printed works, newspapers, manuscripts, pictorial, oral history, realia and online materials. This guide aims to introduce researchers to key collections and items, as well as advise of where related material may be found that is not held by the National Library.