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This database contains details of Irish convicts who were transported to New South Wales in the period 1788-1849, passenger lists of ships carrying Irish convicts, and links to other resources.
Irish Family History Foundation: This site contains the largest collection of parish records for Ireland that are searchable online. A search for individuals may be conducted for all of Ireland or for particular counties or locations. A fee is required to view the record.
: Transportation records of convicts departing from Ireland 1788-1868. These records are not complete. This index contains references to records on microfilm held on Open Access in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room. The microfilm are also known as the Irish Gift, being a gift from the government of Ireland to Australia on the occasion of the Australian Bicentenary in 1988.
Manx National Heritage: Provides online access to the archive, library and museum collections of Manx National Heritage. Free access is provided to indexes to family history information, thousands of photographs portraying people, places and topics relating to the Isle of Man, digital images of works by Manx artists, a selection of images relating to archaeology, natural history and social history collections in the Manx Museum. Searching of newspaper indexes is free, however charges apply if you wish to view the full articles.
Information on the Australian Honours System, and a database giving names of recipients of Australian and Imperial awards.
: 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.
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.
A guide to how to use and find maps in the National Library of Australia to research family history. This guide covers pastoral and squatting maps, county and parish maps, real estate and sales plans.
This guide suggests map resources to try when researching British or Irish origins at the National Library of Australia. Maps suggested include gazetteers, Ordnance Survey maps of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of Britain and Ireland, early maps and atlases of London and other towns.