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  1. For Ireland researchers. A collection of digitized maps of Dublin and Ireland, viewable in Google map format, a revised and improved townland database, scans and extracts from a number of directories, a database of Catholic parishes as they were during the mid 1830s, Catholic and civil parish links for over 1,000 parishes, and map coordinates to over to 2,000 churches and chapels. All free to access....
  2. Name variations in Ireland.
  3. Judy Webster's excellent gateway for Queensland records.
  4. This site has transcriptions of records for apprentices and freemen in the City of London from 1400 to 1900. The Records of London's Livery Companies Online project is a partnership between the Centre for Metropolitan History, The Bowyers' Company, The Clothworkers' Company, The Drapers' Company, The Founders’ Company, The Girdlers' Company, The Goldsmiths' Company, The Mercers' Company, The Musicians' Company, The Salters' Company, The Stationers' Company and The Tallow Chandlers' Company. See also guilds.
  5. British and Irish Furniture Makers Online (BIFMO) is a searchable and freely accessible online database, comprising the Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840, and London Joiners’ Company apprenticeship bindings and freedom admissions, 1640-1720. A collaboration between the Furniture History Society (FHS) and the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), the first phase of this project has developed the database thanks to generous funding from the Furniture History Society and its membership. An ongoing project.
  6. This database is a digitised version of the main suffrage petition submitted to Parliament in 1893. The 'more' link goes to a page where extra information can be added. Members of the public are encouraged to submit further information via community contributions or contacting NZ History Online. Each sheet number reference links to a digital copy of the original sheet
  7. Access to maps from the NLA collections. Many digitised.
  8. Historical and family history sources for Canberra. Now archived in the Pandora section of TROVE.
  9. Link to historic death index 1930-1942. Note that this index is extended by one year every year.!tabs-5
  10. ACT historic marriage index 1930-1987. Note that these indexes are extended by one year every year. Homesite is ACT Government Information Portal.
  11. An alphabetical list of householders under place name.. Originally provided online by J. Williams. Now found on Internet Archive.
  12. Information on some ships and passengers to NSW. Also information about early Hunter Valley and Newcastle settlers mainly prior to 1870.
  13. Index to official assisted passenger lists.
  14. Official 'assisted passage' passenger lists 1845 - 1886
    Record emigrants selected by the Colonization Commissioners, London, whose passages were paid for out of the Emigration Fund. The lists typically give passengers' names, and most give ages, occupation and marital status, while some give county of origin. Not all lists have survived.
    The lists are grouped into years and then arranged numerically within each year. An alphabetical name index to these records is available - see: Index to Official Passenger Lists.
  15. Provides a great deal of information about land transfers – including images of titles. Follow the link then Scroll down the page to Historical searching and select the video tutorials. They are very helpful.
  16. Online book. Alphabetical breakdown of places with information about the topography, towns, schools, etc.
  17. One of Scotland’s oldest historical societies, dedicated to publishing calendars, indexes and texts of historical records. Many links (see under publications).
    Tags: by family_history (29 Aug 2017)
  18. The Company of Watermen and Lightermen. This Guild is over 500 years old. The website gives a short history of the Guild. The information recorded by the Company is the apprentice’s name, date bound (as an apprentice to the Company), place, master’s name and the date if/when he gained his Freedom of the Company.
  19. A large number of links to websites - many of them free. It is worth checking for family members who may have travelled to the USA - the records may be very informative.
    Tags: by family_history (17 Aug 2017)
  20. The German Emigrants Database is a research project concerned with European emigration to the United States of America. The database comprises information on emigrants who left Europe for the United States of America between 1820 and 1897, 1904 and 1907 primarily from German ports.
    Tags: by family_history (17 Aug 2017)

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