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  1. Search over 130,000 digitised images of buildings, archaeology and industry in Scotland. Also includes some building plans and diagrams.
    http://www.rcahms.gov.uk
  2. Beautiful early maps of England. Also log book of MMS Resolution.
    http://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/search?keyword=maps&x=0&y=0
    Tags: by family_history (26 Aug 2015)
  3. 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.
    http://registers.nli.ie
  4. Genetic structure of the British population. Maps and description.
    http://www.peopleofthebritishisles.org/nl6.pdf
  5. Lists of Latin words that are useful for deciphering records. From Familysearch website.
    https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Latin_Genealogical_Word_List#I
  6. 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.
    http://findingaids.nationalarchives.i...x.php?category=18&subcategory=147
    Tags: , by family_history (17 Aug 2015)
  7. Digitised books, journals and reports in Indian languages, English, Portuguese, etc. Links to current newspapers. Try a subject search or search under title which seems to be a keywoed search. Eg: Title search on Hooghly ("On the Hooghly" a detailed personal account of the Hooghly pilot service Bengal 1878-1913).
    http://www.dli.gov.in
  8. Diane Oldman has compiled lots of detailed information about sappers and miners in Western Australia during the 19th century. This site is a work in progress and will continue to grow as more research is done.
    http://sappers-minerswa.com
  9. News from Darbyshire Record Office.
    https://recordoffice.wordpress.com
    Tags: , by family_history (16 Jun 2015)
  10. Subtitled Resident Aliens in the Late Middle Ages this database has the names of foreigners who travelled to England in medieval times.
    https://www.englandsimmigrants.com
  11. The Ups and Downs magazine was published from August 1895 to December 1949 in Toronto by the Canadian Branch of Dr. Barnardo’s organisation, which brought more British home children to Canada than any other. This database contains more than 59,000 names of home children that appear in the magazine. When Barnardo’s took over the Macpherson homes in 1924, there was a Marchmont Home section that catered to children who came out through Annie Macpherson’s homes. During the period when this magazine was published, about 30,000 British children arrived in Canada through these organisations. Site includes index to home children deaths, and indexes for various homes.
    http://www.bifhsgo.ca/cstm_upsAndDowns.php
  12. The Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australia contains brief biographical details of people in Western Australia prior to 1888. It has been scanned by volunteers and made available on the Friends of Battye Library website.
    http://www.friendsofbattyelibrary.org.au/BD%20WA.htm
  13. The databases featured and included in the combined search are:
    Community Memory - a database of plaques and public memorials throughout the City.
    Dublin Directory 1647-1708 - a database of Dubliners compiled from a variety of sources.
    Ancient freemen of Dublin (1461 to 1491, and 1564 to 1774) - a database of all those on the who were entered into the Freedom of the City by the City Assembly.
    Dublin City Electoral Lists 1908 to 1915 - a database of all those registered to vote in municipal elections.
    Dublin City Electoral Lists 1938 to 1964 - a database of all those registered to vote in local elections
    Dublin Graveyards Directory - a database with details of all graveyards in the Dublin area.
    Cemetery Burial Registers (Clontarf, Drimnagh, and Finglas) - a database of those buried in three now closed cemeteries which are under the control of Dublin City Council.
    More databases will be added as they are completed.
    http://databases.dublincity.ie
    Tags: by family_history (12 May 2015)
  14. Collection of online cemetery records for all states.
    http://www.australiancemeteries.com
  15. Ulster Ancestry has some bits and pieces to assist your research and a list of the Townlands of Ulster. Also a series of free pages sorted by date and document type.
    http://www.ulsterancestry.com/ua-free-pages.php
    Tags: by family_history (04 May 2015)
  16. On this website you will find not only many extracts of Births, Marriages, Deaths etc transcribed from various newspapers but also various news stories, book extracts, church records, records of deceased seamen and the names of over 25,000 Presbyterians who served during the Great War of 1914-1919.

    While in the News Extracts section the Birth, Marriage and Death transcriptions may be of the most immediate interest to those researching their family history there is a wealth of information contained in the general "clippings" which include court reports, inquests, subscriptions lists (some of which contain 100s of names) and many other items of general historic and social interest.
    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~econnolly
    Tags: by family_history (04 May 2015)
  17. Online indexes for births 1788-1915, marriages 1788-1965 and deaths 1788-1985 for New South Wales.
    http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au
  18. Search the historical indexes online for Queensland births 1829-1915, marriages 1829-1940 and deaths 1829-1985.
    https://www.qld.gov.au/law/births-dea...-and-divorces/family-history-research
  19. Dedicated to the collection, indexing and preservation of records and histories of families in colonial-era Burma. Subscription membership. Includes some cemetery and BDM transcriptions, directories, histories, contributed family histories, and links to other sites and message boards. Advice is also available.
    http://www.angloburmeselibrary.com
  20. Lots of resources for researching in Limerick. Digitised indexes, family histories (1769-1925), directories etc.
    http://www.limerickcity.ie/Library/LocalStudies
    Tags: by family_history (18 Mar 2015)

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