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  1. Information on some ships and passengers to NSW. Also information about early Hunter Valley and Newcastle settlers mainly prior to 1870.
  2. Index to official assisted passenger lists.
  3. Official 'assisted passage' passenger lists 1845 - 1886
    Record emigrants selected by the Colonization Commissioners, London, whose passages were paid for out of the Emigration Fund. The lists typically give passengers' names, and most give ages, occupation and marital status, while some give county of origin. Not all lists have survived.
    The lists are grouped into years and then arranged numerically within each year. An alphabetical name index to these records is available - see: Index to Official Passenger Lists.
  4. Provides a great deal of information about land transfers – including images of titles. Follow the link then Scroll down the page to Historical searching and select the video tutorials. They are very helpful.
  5. Online book. Alphabetical breakdown of places with information about the topography, towns, schools, etc.
  6. One of Scotland’s oldest historical societies, dedicated to publishing calendars, indexes and texts of historical records. Many links (see under publications).
    Tags: by family_history (29 Aug 2017)
  7. The Company of Watermen and Lightermen. This Guild is over 500 years old. The website gives a short history of the Guild. The information recorded by the Company is the apprentice’s name, date bound (as an apprentice to the Company), place, master’s name and the date if/when he gained his Freedom of the Company.
  8. A large number of links to websites - many of them free. It is worth checking for family members who may have travelled to the USA - the records may be very informative.
    Tags: by family_history (17 Aug 2017)
  9. The German Emigrants Database is a research project concerned with European emigration to the United States of America. The database comprises information on emigrants who left Europe for the United States of America between 1820 and 1897, 1904 and 1907 primarily from German ports.
    Tags: by family_history (17 Aug 2017)
  10. Foundation of Eastern European Family History Studies.
    Maps, information about changing boundaries, religions, immigration/emigration, etc. Some transcriptions. Encompasses Austro-Hungarian Empire, Polish, Russian, German, Russo-German, Baltic, Hungarian and Jewish Research and more.
    Tags: by family_history (17 Aug 2017)
  11. Some interesting background and maps about Irish towns in the 18th Century from the Royal Irish Academy
    Tags: , by family_history (25 Jul 2017)
  12. Official Website of the Almanach de Saxe Gotha. Information about and lineages of royal families of Europe and all over the world. Includes South America, South Seas and Asia.
  13. Over 30,000 pages of previously unseen diaries from the Second World War – hidden histories of a million wartime women – are available online from the Royal Voluntary Service Archive & Heritage Collection. Handwritten - search by town or county.
    These million ordinary women who volunteered for the charity, previously known as the Women’s Voluntary Services (WVS), played a vital role on the Home Front.
  14. Lists of Latin words that are useful for deciphering records. From Familysearch website.
  15. Brings together information about child and youth care facilities in Australia from the 1810s. Includes orphanages, benevolent institutions, asylums, etc. You can use Find and Connect to:

    • Read about orphanages, Homes and other residences
    • Track down records - where they are, who to contact
    • View images of places in the Gallery
  16. First-hand stories, digital archive and database of airmen who lost their lives in the Second World War.
    Tags: by family_history (06 Jul 2017)
  17. This website provides links to U.S. state archives and their digitised records.
  18. Website dedicated to sharing graves (and headstone information) from graves of Irish people abroad.
  19. A searchable table of entries in the WA Biographical Index. Provided by the Western Australian Genealogical Society. The original index is held at the State Library of WA. Be aware that information is from various sources and may not be fully accurate.
  20. Includes some family history information and contacts.
    Tags: by family_history (15 Jun 2017)

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