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  1. Miscellaneous indexes and links pertaining to Sydney and NSW.
    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nswsdps/dps
    Tags: by family_history (13 Apr 2017)
  2. Listing of burials.
    http://www.chapelhill.homeip.net/FamilyHistory/Photos/Geraldton_Old-WA
  3. Brings together information about child and youth care facilities in Australia from the 1810s. Includes orphanages, benevolent institutions, asylums, etc. You can use Find and Connect to:

    • Read about orphanages, Homes and other residences
    • Track down records - where they are, who to contact
    • View images of places in the Gallery
    http://www.findandconnect.gov.au
  4. Some free views.
    https://newspaperarchive.com/ca/?gclid=CPi2nrPTjNMCFYWXvAodrvAIOA
    Tags: by family_history (05 Apr 2017)
  5. John Grenham, the Irish professional genealogist and author, has links to a large number of useful Irish family history websites. There are links to each county in Ireland leading you to sites with information on censuses, church registers, cemeteries, Griffith's Valuation, directories and more. There are also passenger lists and links to family history pages by surname.
    https://www.johngrenham.com
  6. HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository and highly functional access platform. It provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources. Some early journals including: The Asiatic journal and monthly miscellany (various titles from 1700s to early 1840s). Worth exploring.
    https://www.hathitrust.org
  7. This database includes interments from the following cemeteries: Addington, Akaroa Anglican, Akaroa Catholic, Akaroa Dissenters, Avonhead, Barbadoes Street, Belfast, Bromley, Diamond Harbour, Duvauchelle, Kaituna, Le Bons Bay, Linwood, Little River, Lyttelton Anglican, Lyttelton Catholic, Lyttelton Public, Lyttelton RSA, Memorial Park, Pigeon Bay, Port Levy (St Pauls Anglican), Ruru Lawn, Rutherford, Sydenham, Waimairi, Wainui, Yaldhurst.
    Records from the Banks Peninsula area are now included, but some older entries are very brief.
    Note: There are only a small number of Barbadoes Street Cemetery records in the database.
    This information is compiled by the Cemeteries Administrator of the Christchurch City Council. The database is updated monthly with new records.
    http://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/index.asp
    Tags: by family_history (16 Feb 2017)
  8. The Chinese Naturalisation Database is based on the naturalisation records and the Colonial Secretary's Correspondence held by the State Records Office of New South Wales.
    http://arrow.latrobe.edu.au/store/3/4/5/5/1/public/naturalisation.htm
    Tags: by family_history (16 Feb 2017)
  9. Auckland Council holds online burial databases for the following regions: Hillsborough Cemetery, Otahuhu Public Cemetery, Symonds Street Cemetery and Waikaraka Park Cemetery.
    http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN.../cemeteries/Pages/cemeterysearch.aspx
    Tags: by family_history (16 Feb 2017)
  10. Website dedicated to researching Australian and New Zealand American Civil War veterans. Some descendants have been identified.
    http://www.acwv.info
  11. Resources and advice on researching Australian army history and personnel.
    https://www.army.gov.au/our-history
    Tags: by family_history (16 Feb 2017)
  12. Commemorates men and women associated with the ACT who served in conflicts, peacekeeping missions and related service throughout the world, some of whom paid the supreme sacrifice. Service details and some further information where available.
    http://www.memorial.act.gov.au/index.php
  13. The project identifies Nyungar placenames and meanings prior to colonial settlement and makes available a number of resources for public educational use. The South-West, known as Nyungar Boodjar to Nyungar people, is described by the west coast on its western side and an approximate line running from Esperance through Nungarin to Geraldton on its eastern side. The area is divided into 14 separate but interconnected language regions that are used as grouping categories for the Nyungar language names identified in this project. The areas are: Wudjari, Koreng, Pibelmen, Wardandi, Njunga, Ngakinjaki, Balardong, Juat, Amangu, Minang, Kaneang, Wilman, Pinjarup and Kaneang.
    http://www.boodjar.sis.uwa.edu.au/index.htm
  14. Irish Newspaper Archives is a subscription site which is available to use for no charge within the State Library of Western Australia building and from home for SLWA members. It has more than 6 million pages in over 500,000 issues of newspapers from all over Ireland with the earliest dating from 1763.
    http://catalogue.slwa.wa.gov.au/record=e1001672~S2
  15. The Illustrated London News is a subscription site which is available to use for no charge within the State Library of Western Australia building and from home for SLWA members. Search over 150 years (1842-2003) of British and world events in this weekly illustrated newspaper.
    http://catalogue.slwa.wa.gov.au/record=e1001682~S2
  16. Nineteenth Century US Newspapers is a subscription site which is available to use for no charge within the State Library of Western Australia building and from home for SLWA members. It includes hundreds of urban and rural newspapers from throughout the United States.
    http://catalogue.slwa.wa.gov.au/record=e1001876~S2
  17. 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers is a subscription site which is available to use for no charge within the State Library of Western Australia building and from home for SLWA members. It is a collection of newspapers, pamphlets and parliamentary papers originally collected by the Reverend Charles Burney. The material was published in England, Ireland and Scotland with some from British colonies in Asia and the Americas.
    http://catalogue.slwa.wa.gov.au/record=e1000327~S2
  18. The British Newspaper Archive is a subscription site which is available to use for no charge within the State Library of Western Australia (SLWA) building. It consists of millions of pages of digitised historical newspapers from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales held at the British Library. You can register so that you can save searches, create lists and correct text in a similar way to Australia's Trove website. Select parts 1 -5 from the "content set" on the search page to search across all databases.
    http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/find/eresources/a2z/B/british_newspaper_archive
  19. 19th Century British Library Newspapers is the old name for British Library Newspapers Parts I-V. This is a subscription site which is available to use for no charge within the State Library of Western Australia (SLWA) building and from home for SLWA members. It includes newspaper titles 1800-1900 from all over the UK. Select parts 1 -5 from the "content set" on the search page to search across all databases.
    http://catalogue.slwa.wa.gov.au/record=e1001959~S2
  20. Gale News Vault is a subscription site which is available to use for no charge within the State Library of Western Australia building or from home for SLWA members. It offers combined searching of 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 19th Century British Newspapers, Times Digital Archive and the Illustrated London News.
    http://catalogue.slwa.wa.gov.au/record=e1001932~S2

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