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  1. This site has details of millions of family announcements published in newspapers in the UK since 2008. It includes births, marriages, deaths, engagements, weddings, anniversaries, obituaries and more.
    http://www.iannounce.co.uk
  2. This site has details of funerals around Australia. It currently lists over 300,000 funerals from about 2009 onwards.
    http://www.thelastpost.com.au
  3. Includes Roman Catholic and Protestant births, marriages and deaths as well as directories, maps and more. All information is freely available.
    http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com
    Tags: by family_history (15 Dec 2014)
  4. Searchable database of births, marriages and deaths in New Zealand. Information available includes births that occurred at least 100 years ago, stillbirths that occurred at least 50 years ago, marriages that occurred 80 years ago and deaths that occurred at least 50 years ago or the deceased's date of birth was at least 80 years ago.
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/Home
  5. Information about the Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra Inc. Website includes their online catalogue, a research interests register, a Boer War database and more.
    http://www.hagsoc.org.au
  6. Free searching of 1901 England and Wales census. Pay-per-view to see original image.
    http://www.ukcensusonline.com/census/1901.php
    Tags: by family_history (02 Dec 2014)
  7. This site provides historical facts, figures, data, records and reports about the Duke of York's Royal Military School. It is a potpourri, a collection of odds and ends having to do with the school's history including the early history of the institution that was once known as the Royal Military Asylum.
    The Duke of York's Royal Military School was founded in 1801 and opened its doors in August 1803 as a haven to the orphaned children of soldiers who had fallen in the Great War with France that began in 1793 and ended with the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
    The Royal Hibernian Military School (1769 – 1924), Phoenix Park, Dublin, was originally the Hibernian Asylum created by the Hibernian Society, a philanthropic organization founded in Dublin in 1769 following the Seven Years War. The Society petitioned the King for a charter, which was granted. The Society’s aim was to help the orphaned children of soldiers who fell during the war, its services later being extended to the destitute families of soldiers leaving Ireland for overseas service.
    This is an archived site so will not be updated.
    http://www.achart.ca/hibernian/index.html
  8. This website includes transcriptions of parish records for about 90 towns and villages in and around the Forest of Dean as well as photographs, inquests, maps and historical articles. You need to register to search and can also add your own surname interests.
    http://www.forest-of-dean.org.uk
  9. Comprehensive website full of useful information about lunatic asylums and mental hospitals. It mainly covers England and Wales but has spread to include some parts of Scotland and Ireland and even has some overseas material.
    http://www.studymore.org.uk/4_13_ta.htm
  10. The Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain website includes the 1851 Anglo-Jewry Database containing nearly 29,000 records of Jewish people living in Britain in the mid-nineteenth century. Material has been taken from the 1851 census with additional data added.
    http://www.jewishgen.org/jcr-uk/index.htm
    Tags: , by family_history (02 Dec 2014)
  11. Part of the international Gravestone Photographic Resource. Cemeteries included for WA are Henley Brook and Northam. Brief details are given and you are able to request a free copy of gravestone images.
    http://www.gravestonephotos.com/publi...ntry.php?country=Au&scrwidth=1280
  12. Volunteers have visited cemeteries taking photographs of gravestones. You will find details of names and ages from the website and can request free copies of gravestone images. Coverage is best for the UK but also includes Australia, Canada, Cyprus, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Malta, New Zealand, Spain and the USA.
    http://www.gravestonephotos.com/?r=1&width=1280&browser=1440
    Tags: by family_history (02 Dec 2014)
  13. Some full, some partial passenger lists to South Australia, Victoria and N.S.W. Some passenger names link to further information.
    http://graememoad.com/web/Ancestors/Ships_Index.html
  14. Transcriptions and photographs of gravestones from Jewish cemeteries. Most are in London, with one each in Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Yorkshire and Hong Kong. A lot of additional information on individuals has been included from other sources. This site allows you to find International Genealogical Index(IGI) batch numbers for towns and villages in the British Isles and North America. You can also search the IGI for a surname within a specific town or village.
    http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org
    Tags: by family_history (02 Dec 2014)
  15. Information on migration from Wales to various parts of the world through history. Other Wales social history is also explored on this website. Now archived so you will need to search within the site.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/history/sites/themes
    Tags: by family_history (02 Dec 2014)
  16. Searchable database of churches in England, Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man.
    http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/churchdb
    Tags: by family_history (02 Dec 2014)
  17. Former ships of the Royal Australian Navy with history and photograph. Site includes history of bases, squadrons and traditions. Some reference material online.
    http://www.navy.gov.au/history
  18. Online Cheshire wills index. Copies of wills may be ordered for a small charge.
    http://archivedatabases.cheshire.gov....RecordOfficeWillEPayments/search.aspx
    Tags: by family_history (02 Dec 2014)
  19. This site provides a detailed list of where to locate Aboriginal records for Western Australia.
    http://lookingwest.cpfs.wa.gov.au
  20. Online indexes to Hertfordshire apprentices, deaths, marriages, poor law records and more. Click on Hertfordshire Names Online to search across all databases at once.
    http://www.hertsdirect.org/services/l...ulture/heritage1/hals/indexes/indexes
    Tags: by family_history (02 Dec 2014)

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