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  1. The British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database has been compiled from the British Home Office (HO) records which are available in the State Library as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) microfilm collection. You can find details for over 123,000 of the estimated 160,000 convicts transported to Australia in the 18th and 19th centuries.
    Tags: by family_history (14 Jun 2016)
  2. Website with details of the McLean family in South Australia. The family arrived as free settlers on the Navarino in 1837 in Holdfast Bay (Glenelg) and there are now many descendants all over Australia.
  3. The Chinese Maritime Customs Service (until 1912: the Imperial Maritime Customs Service)

    The Chinese Maritime Customs Service was an international, although predominantly British-staffed bureaucracy (at senior levels) under the control of successive Chinese central governments from its founding in 1854, until 1950 when the last foreign Inspector-General resigned.
    The project has prepared a database of the career details for all staff listed in the annually-published Service List. (See also the details of 125 careers which published by the Customs in the late 1930s).
    Americans (United States), Austrians, British, Chinese, Danes, French, Germans, Italians, Japanese, Norwegians, Other Asians, Other Europeans and North and South Americans, Portuguese, Swedes, Russians, Unidentified nationality
  4. Fully updated guide to researching Western Australian convicts. PDF format. Available on the Friends of Battye website.
  5. Explore some of the State Library of Western Australia's digitised historical content on Pinterest.
  6. Explore some of the State Library of Western Australia's collections and exhibitions through Flickr.
  7. Lots of information on Canada's military from Library and Archives Canada.
    Tags: by family_history (11 May 2016)
  8. Facebook page for information and knowledge sharing about Salford Catholic Diocese, Manchester. Part of Lancashire until 1974. »
  9. Lots of transcriptions of Norfolk parish registers are available. The site is no longer maintained but still includes lots of useful information.
    Tags: by family_history (03 May 2016)
  10. Births, marriages and deaths for New Brunswick, Canada.
    Tags: by family_history (03 May 2016)
  11. This website looks at the history of the cotton industry in the north of England.
  12. Free current small business directory for United Kingdom.
  13. An extensive family tree for the Brady family. Also includes a spreadsheet of data from the 1859 York census.
  14. A database of British nationals associated with South America compiled from various sources. It includes details of the Australians who established a colony in Paraguay in 1893.
    Tags: by family_history (07 Apr 2016)
  15. Website of the QARANC Association (Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps). Includes a very useful section on researching British Army nurses.
  16. The WA Genealogical Society (WAGS) blog with lots of interesting posts relating to family history.
    Tags: by family_history (07 Apr 2016)
  17. A fascinating collection of large scale 19th century maps for almost 150 cities, towns and villages in the Republic of Ireland. Digitised as a partnership between Ordnance Survey Ireland and University College Dublin.
    Tags: by family_history (06 Apr 2016)
  18. Blog from subscription database Findmypast with information about records on their site plus lots of hints on getting started and breaking down brick walls.
    Tags: by family_history (06 Apr 2016)
  19. Family history research by Robert Atkins. Family names include Atkins, Greene, de Castilla, Couper, Broun and Sewell.
  20. The Canadian National Digital Heritage Index (CNDHI) is an index of digitized Canadian heritage collections located at Canadian universities and provincial and territorial libraries.

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