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  1. Founded in 1954 to bring together all those interested in the history of transport, with particular reference to railways and waterways in Britain, its main objects are to promote historical research and to raise the standard of published history. Publications, interest groups and lots of links.
    http://www.rchs.org.uk/trial/gwpf.php?wpage=Home
  2. Comprehensive website about workhouses covering poor laws, locations of workhouses, plans, photographs and much more.
    http://www.workhouses.org.uk
  3. This site provides a detailed list of where to locate Aboriginal records for Western Australia.
    https://www.dcp.wa.gov.au/SupportingI...AndFamilies/Documents/LookingWest.pdf
  4. Search for people who are buried at Fremantle, Karrakatta,Pinnaroo,Midland and Guildford cemeteries from 1899 onwards.
    http://www.mcb.wa.gov.au
  5. Searchable database of RAAF casualties from WW2 and other conflicts such as the Vietnam war. Photographs are included for some casualties.
    http://www.raafdb.com/search.asp
  6. This site offers an easy way of finding English parish registers which are available online.
    http://www.dustydocs.com.au
  7. Search for other people's unwanted birth, marriage or death certificates or list your own.
    http://www.certificate-exchange.co.uk/index.php
  8. Brief information on thousands of Australian shipwrecks.
    http://oceans1.customer.netspace.net.au/easw.html
  9. Find out which places around the world are being studied as part of a one place study.
    http://www.register-of-one-place-studies.org.uk/index.html
    Tags: by family_history (23 Nov 2015)
  10. McMaster University website has World War I trench maps and aerial photographs of France and Belgium available online.
    http://library.mcmaster.ca/maps/ww1/home
    Tags: by family_history (23 Nov 2015)
  11. 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.
    http://www.bdm.vic.gov.au/home/family+history/search+your+family+history
  12. How to access the historical Lloyd's Register of Ships.
    http://www.lr.org/en/research-and-inn...ation/lloyds-register-of-ships-online
  13. 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.
    http://www.nrm.org.uk/ResearchAndArchive.aspx
  14. 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.
    http://www.myprimitivemethodists.org.uk
  15. 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.
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/AboutArchway.do
    Tags: by family_history (10 Nov 2015)
  16. 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.
    http://www.european-emigration.com
  17. Database of archaic medical terms, diseases and causes of death.
    http://www.antiquusmorbus.com/Index.htm
  18. This site has definitions of archaic medical terms which you may find on death certificates.
    http://rmhh.co.uk/medical.html
  19. Explanation of medical terms used in the 18th and 19th centuries.
    http://www.thornber.net/medicine/html/medgloss.html
  20. A useful timeline showing medical epidemics in the UK.
    http://kdfhs.org.uk/index.php?option=...p;view=article&id=1&Itemid=30

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