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This database contains details of Irish convicts who were transported to New South Wales in the period 1788-1849, passenger lists of ships carrying Irish convicts, and links to other resources.
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.
: Transportation records of convicts departing from Ireland 1788-1868. These records are not complete. This index contains references to records on microfilm held on Open Access in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room. 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.
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.
: 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.
National Library of Scotland: High resolution zoomable images of over 86,000 maps of Scotland, England and Wales, including Colour images of the Ordnance Survey's six-inch to the mile (1:10,560) mapping. This mapping represented the first comprehensive survey of all of these areas at a consistent scale and specification and so provided the most detailed topographic mapping of these areas for the years 18402-1960s. They record most man-made and natural features in the landscape.
New Zealand Society of Genealogists Inc.: This index of over 1 million names assists in the location of a burial or death, generally in New Zealand, but it also includes some burials that occurred overseas. Use this index to find a reference to the burial or monumental inscription details in New Zealand Cemetery Records at mc 1701 in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room. ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE NEWSPAPERS AND MICROFORMS READING ROOM ON JUKE BOX PC.
Landmark Information Group: A digital historical map archive of 19th century Ordnance Survey maps of Britain. Maps are available to purchase.
Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield: The Proceedings of the Old Bailey is a fully searchable database detailing the lives of non-elite people which contains accounts of over 197,700 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court. Old Bailey Proceedings for the period 1714 - 1834 are also available in the microfilm collection at call number mfm 1747 in the Newspapers and Microforms Reading Room.
Gale Cengage Learning: The Times Digital Archive has millions of articles from the London Times. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching. Cross searchable with other Gale products via the Gale NewsVault. The National Library also provides access to The Sunday Times Digital Archive 1822-2006.
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.
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,
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.
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.