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State Records Authority of New South Wales: This is a new Index to the nine old Registers created to record land transactions, and much more, in New South Wales between 1802 and 1824. The Index has been compiled from copies of the original nine Registers in the custody of the Registrar General and includes many previously unindexed entries. The "Old Register" was transferred from the Department of Lands to State Records NSW in 2008. They form the series NRS 5604, Register of Assignments and other Legal Instruments, 6 March 1802-15 May 1824
Ordnance Survey Ireland: Contains maps for almost 150 cities, towns and villages in the Republic of Ireland. The large scale mapping means they include details such as the ground floor interior plans of public buildings from churches and banks to hospitals and railway terminals can be viewed on the maps.
J.S. Shaw North Publishing: A reconstruction mainly prepared by the consolidation of contemporary records about the people of that era and their families. Some family records and literary references are included. A few Maori and Aboriginal family records are also included. Sources on personal information about each of them are listed. It includes marines, soldiers, ship's captains, some sailors, migrants, convicts, some visitors, officially recorded Aborigines, exiles and orphans, also births, migrants, and ships. The shipping arrivals cover 1788-1828, details included are: names of ship, date arrived, port, no. of migrants/convicts, and referenced numbers. The lists of people give surname, given name/s, year of arrival, ship name, reference numbers.
Western Australian Genealogical Society: Index of inward passenger arrivals at the Port of Fremantle, taken from from original passenger manifests held at the National Archives office in Perth. Includes entries for; Stowaways; Ships Crew (whilst generally noted as such they may appear without a notation as being crew); Crew of other ships travelling to and from their own vessel; AIF members relocating or returning home; Through Passengers, ie. they did not land at Fremantle, and were bound for other Ports; Overseas, Interstate and WA Coastal Passengers.
South Australian Maritime Museum: Comprises a passenger database developed by the South Australian Maritime Museum containing details of all 328,000 passengers and 20,000 voyages to South Australia between 1836 and 1961. Also includes volume 1 of Log of Logs, a listing of ship's logs and diaries, produced by Ian Nicholson. Also connects to Trove to enable linking to relevant newspaper material.
Fleurieu Peninsula Family History Group: This CD contains passenger lists for both the overseas and local ships that came to South Australia between 1836-1838. It also includes additional information including individual names, ages and occupations, an index to portraits and headstones, ships diaries and journals, maps and early newspapers.
Fleurieu Peninsula Family History Group: This CD contains passenger lists for both the overseas and local ships that came to South Australia between 1839-1840. It also includes additional information including individual names, ages and occupations, an index to portraits and headstones, ships diaries and journals, maps and early newspapers.
State Library of South Australia: Listing of place names of South Australia, compiled by Geoffrey Manning. There is also a print book of the same name held in the Main Reading Room Reference Collection at the National Library at RF GAZ SA 2006.
Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield: The Proceedings of the Old Bailey is a fully searchable database detailing the lives of non-elite people which contains accounts of over 197,700 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court. The Old Bailey proceedings for the period 1714 - 1834 are also available in microfilm.
Toowoomba and Darling Downs Family History Society: Lists over 50,000 transcriptions from the original microfilmed copies. Information contained in the electoral rolls includes: Surname, Given Names, Electoral District, Years, Qualification, Residence, and Fiche Number.
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.
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.
A guide to Australian Indigenous language material held in the Manuscript collections of the National Library of Australia. Arranged by State and Territory and then alphabetically by language group. Descriptive information relating to the various manuscript collections containing language material is included.
A research guide to researching your family history in the collections of the National Library of Australia. Includes hints on getting started, resources available at other libraries and societies, looking for your immigrant ancestors and researching convicts and military personnel.
A guide to Australian Birth Death and Marriage records held at the National Library of Australia.
A guide to immigration records and shipping-related resources held at the National Library of Australia. These cay help to identify when and how an ancestor first arrived in this country. Excludes convict and military arrivals.
A guide to researching your indigenous family history at the National Library of Australia. Includes information on birth, death and marriage records; mission records; military records and other resources