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ACT Government: A collection documenting Government housing properties in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) from 1925 to 1968. Part of the Commonwealth records series A7752, these registers list the tenants' names, rental details, type of house, Block/Section/Division (Suburb) and addresses of Government housing in the ACT up to 1968.
State Records Authority of New South Wales: Combines seven of the State Records Authority's records into a single database. Indexes are: Certificates of Freedom 1823-69, Convict Bank Accounts 1837-70, Tickets of Exemption from Government Labor 1827-32, Tickets of Leave Certificates of Emancipation and Pardons 1810-19, Tickets of Leave 1810-75, Ticket of Leave Passports 1835-69, Convict Death Register 1828-79. Also includes 'Sentenced Beyond the Seas', a project to digitise and index Australia's early convict records (currently, as of January 2013, covering the period 1788-1801).
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.
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.
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.
: Contains summaries of RAAF fatalities in date of death order. Includes mission details, names, ranks and musterings of crew members, and the known circumstances of the failure of aircraft to return from missions.
Sydney Dead Persons Society: The Ryerson Index is an index to death notices appearing in current Australian newspapers and includes some funeral notices, probate notices and obituaries. The index covers mostly New South Wales newspapers, although some newspapers from other States are included.
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.
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).
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,
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.