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  1. Indexes to the Old Age Pension claim forms for Northern Ireland and Donegal. There is a small charge for ordering documents.
    Tags: by family_history (07 Oct 2015)
  2. Database of Irish graveyards covering the whole of Ireland. Includes photographs of churches and headstones.
    Tags: by family_history (07 Oct 2015)
  3. Daisy Bates (1859-1951) observed and worked with Aboriginal people for many years and copies of her papers are held at the State Library of Western Australia. Digital copies are available on the University of Adelaide site.
    Tags: , by family_history (06 Oct 2015)
  4. Diane Oldman has spent years researching Western Australian ex soldiers who served in the Crimean War. Many of them came to WA as part of the Enrolled Pensioner Force. She currently has a database of over 250 men and their details are gradually being added to this excellent website.
  5. Statistics on relative deprivation in small areas in England. Interesting to note how areas do or do not change over time.
  6. CemSearch is a genealogy site designed specifically for people who are "in search of their roots" in a 10 county area in south-central Ontario.
  7. Search newspapers available online.
  8. Lots of free Irish historical publications including county directories, a Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), Atlas and Cyclopedia of Ireland (1900), census statistics, maps and much more.
  9. Includes some wonderful examples of advertising through the years. Browse through themes or search the catalogue.
  10. The National Library of Scotland has digitised nearly 1,800 broadsides or single sheet newspapers 1650-1910.
  11. This site has information on over 30,000 place names in Northern Ireland.
  12. How to access the historical Lloyd's Register of Ships.
  13. An ongoing project to place transcriptions of Australian trials and links to newspaper articles about them online. Interesting background given to the criminal court system in each state. Search under name, year, offence and place.
  14. This site has lots of information for anyone researching people from the Isle of Man including transcriptions of baptisms, marriages and burials, census records and WWI material.
    Tags: by family_history (03 Sep 2015)
  15. Search over 130,000 digitised images of buildings, archaeology and industry in Scotland. Also includes some building plans and diagrams.
  16. Beautiful early maps of England. Also log book of MMS Resolution.
    Tags: by family_history (26 Aug 2015)
  17. This website contains images from the NLI’s collection of Catholic parish register microfilms. The registers contain records of baptisms and marriages from the majority of Catholic parishes in Ireland and Northern Ireland up to 1880. You may search under a Parish name - or explore via the map.
  18. Genetic structure of the British population. Maps and description.
  19. Lists of Latin words that are useful for deciphering records. From Familysearch website.
  20. The National Archives of Ireland website has an online index to Irish convict transportation registers and convict petitions. Some registers were destroyed by fire so the records are not complete. You can find further information about the convicts by noting the reference number and consulting the microfilms which were donated to Australia by the Irish government to celebrate the Bicentenary. These microfilms are held in major libraries around Australia, including the State Library of Western Australia.
    Tags: , by family_history (17 Aug 2015)

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