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151. FreeSands Directory

John Sands: A complete digital edition of the Sands Sydney, Suburban and Country Commercial Directory, made available by the City of Sydney. Available online for the years 1858-1933, it contains household and business information which is a fundamental source for research into Sydney history, especially family history.

152. FreeShipping lists 1828-1896

State Records Authority of NSW: A collection of 'online' microfilm from the State Records Authority of NSW. Part of a pilot project to digitise the following passenger lists: the microfilm copies of the List of Irish passengers arrived on the ship Sir Joseph Banks, Oct 1828 (NRS 5309); Persons on early migrant ships, 1828-32 (NRS 5310); Persons on early migrant ships, May 1832- Jan 1833 (NRS 5311); Women on the Red Rover and other early migrant ships, 1832 (NRS 5312); Persons on government ships, Aug 1837-40 (NRS 5313); Persons on bounty ships (Agent's Immigrant Lists), 1838-96 (NRS 5316); Persons on bounty ships arriving at Port Phillip, 1839-51 (NRS 5318); Germans on bounty ships, 1849-52 (NRS 5320); Members of the Family Colonization Loan Society, 1854-57 (NRS 5322) and Passenger lists of the Family Colonization Loan Society, 1854-55 (NRS 5323).

153. Onsite(CDROM)South Australian Births, Registrations 1842 to 1906

South Australian Genealogy & Heraldry Society, Macbeth Genealogical Services: This CD is a compilation of data from the South Australian birth records between 1842 and 1906. Information that may be available includes: Surname; Given names; Date; Sex; Father; Mother; Birthplace/Residence; District; Book; Page; Cross-references.

154. Onsite(CDROM)South Australian Births, Registrations 1907 to 1928

South Australian Genealogy & Heraldry Society, Macbeth Genealogical Services: This CD contains over 220,000 records of births registered in South Australia under a compulsory registration system introduced in 1842. It contains births registered between 1907 and 1928, as well as many late registrations where the birth occurred many years earlier. Information that may be available includes: Surname; Given names; Date; Sex; Father; Mother; Birthplace/Residence; District; Book; Page; Cross-references.

155. Onsite(CDROM)South Australian Deaths Registrations 1842 to 1915

South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society: This publication contains over 225,000 records of deaths registered in South Australia under a compulsory registration system introduced in 1842.

156. OnsiteSouth Australian deaths registrations 1916 to 1972

South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society: This index from 1916-1972 contains over 381,000 death entries that occurred during this period, as well as 131 registrations of people whose deaths occurred before 1916, but were registered later (including one from 1885) It also covers the wars from the Great War to the Vietnam War with more than 3,700 designated war deaths. ONLY AVAILABLE ON THE JUKE BOX PC IN THE NEWSPAPERS AND FAMILY HISTORY ZONE OF THE MAIN READING ROOM.

157. Onsite(CDROM)South Australian Marriages Registrations 1917 to 1937

South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society ; Macbeth Genealogical Services: Contains records of marriages registered in the state under a compulsory registration system introduced in 1842. This information can be used to chart family history and identify the certificates you require, locate births for legal purposes, investigate local history and compile statistics, etc.

158. Onsite(CDROM)South Australian Marriages Registrations 1842 to 1916

South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society ; Macbeth Genealogical Services: This publication contains over 140,000 records of marriages registered in the state under a compulsory registration system introduced in 1842. This information can be used to chart family history and identify the certificates you require, locate births for legal purposes, investigate local history and compile statistics, etc.

159. FreeSouth Australian Red Cross Information Bureau 1916-1919

State Library of South Australia: Between 1916 and 1919, the South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau performed the service of undertaking research into 8,033 enquiries from family and friends of missing Australian Imperial Force personnel fighting in World War 1. This website contains the documentation produced and received in the process of making these enquiries. Searches can by conducted by the name of the missing person, enquirer, eyewitness or location. Names of soldiers may also appear in the Australian War Memorial's resource, First World War Red Cross Wounded and Missing, which can be found on their website at https://www.awm.gov.au/

160. Onsite(CDROM)Tasmania Collection of Records 1830s to 1930s

Macbeth Genealogical Services: This resource contains over 175,000 references to people in Tasmania up to 1950. It has been compiled from material held in the Mitchell Library, New South Wales, and in the Archives Office of Tasmania. Records include musters, immigration, church records to 1950, hotel licences, court, hospital, prison, land etc. Some records are from 1792 Norfolk Island and 1823-1848 New South Wales.

Our subject guides

"Australian cemetery records"

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.

"Australian Joint Copying Project"

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,

"Indian emigration passes to Fiji 1879-1919"

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.

"First World War"

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.

"Australian maps for family historians"

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.

"British and Irish maps for family historians"

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.

"Australian Indigenous language collections"

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.

"Family history"

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.

"Australian Birth, Death and Marriage Records Research Guide"

A guide to Australian Birth Death and Marriage records held at the National Library of Australia.