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  1. This site offers an easy way of finding English parish registers which are available online.
  2. Search for other people's unwanted birth, marriage or death certificates or list your own.
  3. Brief information on thousands of Australian shipwrecks.
  4. Find out which places around the world are being studied as part of a one place study.
    Tags: by family_history (23 Nov 2015)
  5. McMaster University website has World War I trench maps and aerial photographs of France and Belgium available online.
    Tags: by family_history (23 Nov 2015)
  6. Search historical indexes for births 1853-1914, marriages 1853-1942 and deaths 1853-1988 as well as church baptisms, marriages and burials 1836-1853. Now free to search index - please note that the the Digger CDROMs at the State Library have births to 1920.
  7. How to access the historical Lloyd's Register of Ships.
  8. The website of the National Railway Museum in York, England has a step-by-step guide to researching your railway ancestors. Under Railway Stories is information on the 20,000 railway workers who died in World War One.
  9. Useful site for those with Methodist ancestors in the UK. Includes lists of Methodist ministers, some biographies, photographs of chapels, a message board and more.
  10. Archway contains descriptions of over 1.5 million records that have been transferred from government agencies to Archive offices in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington.
    Tags: by family_history (10 Nov 2015)
  11. Lots of background information on emigration from the following countries:- England, France, Germany, Italy, Norway and Sweden. Covers topics such as reasons for emigration, methods of travel, passenger lists, research possibilities etc.
  12. Database of archaic medical terms, diseases and causes of death.
  13. This site has definitions of archaic medical terms which you may find on death certificates.
  14. Explanation of medical terms used in the 18th and 19th centuries.
  15. A useful timeline showing medical epidemics in the UK.;view=article&id=1&Itemid=30
  16. Includes interactive graveyard plans for Ireland. Click into a plot to see an image of the grave and transcription. Searchable database of names has best coverage for Derry (Londonderry) but the graveyard plans seem to cover most of Ireland.
  17. This project has conducted mass digitization of primary sources relating to the First World War from the Libraries, Special Collections and Archives of Wales.
    Tags: by family_history (22 Oct 2015)
  18. Records relating to: German Occupation Registration Cards, Church Records, Parish Registrars, Superintendent Registrar, Jersey Government, Public Institutions, Civil Parishes, Royal Court, and
  19. The Island Archives is home to thousands of documents, books, plans and photographs covering a wide range of subjects over hundreds of years. Records include those of parishes, organisations, businesses as well as families and individuals.
    Tags: by family_history (22 Oct 2015)
  20. An indexed collection of records from Argentina documenting the presence of thousands of British and other English-speaking residents there. Records include baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials from the Anglican, Scots Presbyterian and Methodist churches, transcripts from the National Archives in Buenos Aires and London, Argentine census returns and contemporary publications.

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