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11. OnsiteFindmypast World Edition

Findmypast: Find My Past is a family history and genealogy website. The National Library of Australia subscribes to the World Edition, which includes the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, United States and Canada collections. Users may select the collection they wish to search from the Search box on the Find my Past homepage. Popular records contained in the collections include birth, marriage and death records; census records; British newspapers; parish baptisms, marriages and burials; military records, and passenger lists of ships leaving the UK. A key collection is that of the British in India, produced in partnership with the British Library, and including the records of the British India Office and the East India company. Also provides access to the 1939 Register.

12. FreeForces War Records

: A collection of transcribed Australian, New Zealand and Commonwealth military service records. Records relate to World War I, World War II, Boer War and other conflicts. An individual subscription is required to view the complete record.

13. LicencedGale NewsVault

Gale Cengage Learning: Allows cross-searching of the Gale range of historical newspaper collections subscribed to by the National Library of Australia. Users can simultaneously search or browse across the Times Digital Archive, the Sunday Times Digital Archive, the 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection, the Financial Times Historical Archive, the 19th Century British Newspapers (Parts I - IV), the 19th Century UK Periodicals Series I New Readerships and Series II Empire, the Illustrated London News Historical Archive, the Economist Historical Archive and Punch Historical Archive.

14. LicencedGale Primary Sources

Gale: Allows cross searching of the Gale digital archives subscribed to by the National Library of Australia. Titles available currently include: Eighteenth Century Collections Online (Law module only as at October 2014) , Nineteenth Century Collections Online (all modules subscribed to by the National Library), The Making of the Modern World, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Collection, Nineteenth Century British Newspapers, Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals, Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2010, Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2010, Illustrated London News Historical Archive 1842-2003, Sunday Times Digital Archive.

15. FreeGENUKI: UK and Ireland Genealogy

GENUKI is a comprehensive virtual reference library of genealogical information that is of particular relevance to the UK & Ireland. It is organised so as to make it easy to find what information on what topics is available online related to given geographical localities (even down to parish level). It is a noncommercial service, provided by an ever-growing group of volunteers in cooperation with the Federation of Family History Societies and a number of its member societies. It is not just a list of links to information elsewhere but rather it also contains a large and ever-growing set of specially-produced information pages.

16. FreeGriffith's valuation

: Provides access to Griffiths valuation, the first full scale valuation of property in Ireland. Users can search by family name, or by county, barony, union or parish to locate their ancestor. A Place Name search is also available. Once a person is located, a user can view and zoom in on maps showing all the townlands with map references as stated in Griffiths

17. FreeIrish Archives Resource

Heritage Council of Ireland: The Irish Archives Resource enables researchers/users to search for publicly accessible archival collections that are located in Ireland. It contains contains web links from each descriptive entry to repository home pages, detailed item level finding aids, databases, or digital objects.

18. FreeIrish Family History Foundation Online Genealogy Databases for Ireland

Irish Family History Foundation: This site contains the largest collection of parish records for Ireland that are searchable online. A search for individuals may be conducted for all of Ireland or for particular counties or locations. A fee is required to view the record.

19. FreeIrish Transportation Records

: Transportation records of convicts departing from Ireland 1788-1868. These records are not complete. This index contains references to records on microfilm held in the Newspaper and Family History zone of the Main Reading Room (microfilm drawer Ireland-Australia, mfm N 503). The microfilm are also known as the Irish Gift, being a gift from the government of Ireland to Australia on the occasion of the Australian Bicentenary in 1988.

20. FreeLondon Gazette

: The official newspaper of record for the United Kingdom. The London Gazette and its sister publications, the Edinburgh Gazette and Belfast Gazette, contain a wide range of official notices including state, parliamentary and ecclesiastical notices, transport and planning notices as well as corporate insolvency and personal bankruptcy notices. In addition, a number of Supplements are published covering honours and awards, premium bonds, armed forces promotions, and company information.

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Our subject guides

"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.

"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 shipping and passenger records"

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.

"Convicts"

Research guide highlighting collection material and online resources relating to all areas of convicts in Australia.