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21. FreeIsle of Man iMuseum

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.

22. FreeIt's an Honour: The Australian Honours System

Information on the Australian Honours System, and a database giving names of recipients of Australian and Imperial awards.

23. FreeMapping our Anzacs

National Archives of Australia: Mapping our Anzacs allows users to to browse over 375,000 records of service in the Australian army during World War I according to the persons place of birth or enlistment.

24. FreeNational Archives of Australia

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.

25. FreeNewspaper Indexes at the National Library of Australia

National Library of Australia: This Guide contains a select listing of print and microfilm indexes that can assist you with access to the Library's large collection of Australian and overseas newspapers.

26. Onsite(CDROM)RAAF World War 2 Fatalities

: 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.

27. FreeRyerson Index to Contemporary Death Notices and Obituaries in Australian Newspapers

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.

28. 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.

29. 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).

30. FreeVictorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages: Provides access to the Historical Index containing information on Victorian births (1853-1912), marriages (1853-1942), deaths (1853-1985) and church baptisms, marriages and burials (1836-1853). Also provides access to the Marine Index, containing over 6,200 entries relating to births, marriages and deaths that happened between 1853 and 1920 onboard international and coastal ships bound for port in Victoria. A fee to search the indexes applies.

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Our subject guides

"Family history sources in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room"

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.

"Australian family history and genealogy: selected websites"

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.

"Australian censuses and musters; print resources"

A guide to printed information relating to census and muster resources at the National Library of Australia. A large proportion of the census information held at the National Library is kept in microform format. Further information on how to find these items can be found in Family History Sources in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room (available on eResources).

"Australian electoral rolls; print resources"

A guide to the holdings of Australian electoral rolls at the National Library of Australia. Contains references to print material as well as microform material held in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room.

"Australian Birth, Death and Marriage Records Research Guide"

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

"Cemetery records"

A guide to cemetery records held at the National Library of Australia. Contains print sources only; microfiche guides are listed in the online guide called Family History Sources in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room.

"Ship and passenger records"

A guide to ship and passenger records held at the National Library of Australia. Includes records held in print, microform and online formats.

"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,