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21. Onsite(CDROM)Births in Australia 1788-1828

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.

22. FreeBoodjar Nyungar Placenames in the South-West of Western Australia

University of Western Australia: The South-West of Western Australia covers the general area south of Geraldton and west of Esperance and Nungarin. This website provides the history and meanings of indigenous placenames in the area

23. Onsite(CDROM)Bound for South Australia : births and deaths on government-assisted immigrant ships 1848-1885

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.

24. Onsite(CDROM)Bound for South Australia passenger lists 1836-1851

Di Cummings: This CD contains passenger lists for the 3000 overseas and local ships that came to South Australia between 1836-1851. Also includes additional information including individual names, ages and occupations for many of the 60,000 local and overseas families and individual passengers who came to South Australia between 1836-1851.

25. Onsite(CDROM)Bounty Immigration New South Wales 1828 to 1842

Macbeth Genealogical Services: Contains nearly 60,000 records of immigrants arriving in new South Wales from 1828 to 1842.

26. FreeCanberra's Public Cemeteries

Canberra Public Cemeteries Trust: Includes cemeteries of Gungahlin, Hall, Tharwa and Woden. The search facility is not available for burials post-June 2011.

27. Onsite(CDROM)Canberra Times Index 1926-1970

Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra: An index of the death, funeral and in memoriam notices published in the Canberra Times from 3 September 1926 to 31 December 1970.

28. Onsite(CDROM)Canberra Times Index 1971-1974

Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra: An index of the death, funeral and in memoriam notices published in the Canberra Times from 1971 to 1974.

29. FreeCatholic Parish Registers

National Library of Ireleand: Contains images from the National Library of Ireland's collection of Catholic parish register microfilms. The registers contain records of baptisms and marriages from the majority of Catholic parishes in Ireland and Northern Ireland up to 1880.

30. FreeCemeteries in Auckland

: This website provides links to information and online databases for a number of cemeteries in the Auckland area.

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.