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  1. 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
  2. Findmypast is a subscription site which is available to use for no charge within the State Library of Western Australia building. It contains material relating to the United Kingdom and Ireland and all Australian states and New Zealand with a small amount of content for the Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea. The Australian states with the largest amount of material are Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Content includes passenger lists, almanacs, Blue Books, electoral rolls, government gazettes, police gazettes and post office directories. The Ireland section includes will indexes, directories, cemetery transcriptions, land records and more. The largest collection is Irish prison records which includes information on over 3.5 million people. Most coverage for the United Kingdom is for England and Wales, including 1841-1911 census records. Census transcriptions for Scotland for 1841 through to 1901 are also available. Top content includes births, marriages and deaths including overseas BMDs, armed forces BMDs and BMDs at sea; UK outgoing passenger lists 1890-1960 and British Army service records (also known as Chelsea Pensioner records) 1760-1913.
  3. Lots of background information on emigration from the following countries:- England, France, Germany, Italy, Norway and Sweden. Covers topics such as reasons for emigration, methods of travel, passenger lists, research possibilities etc.
  4. Perry Snow has a comprehensive database of 57,000 records of child migrants sent to Canada from the UK. Brief details are shown on the online database and you can apply to him for further details.
  5. An online exhibition about British child migrants produced by the Australian National Maritime Museum and the National Museum Liverpool.
  6. This site has over 10,000 searchable passenger lists, mostly for people emigrating from Britain to the United States.
  7. Searchable database of passenger lists for people leaving British ports 1890-1960. View free results list and pay per view for transcripts or images of passenger list. Part of the Findmypast UK subscription site which is available to use free within the building at the State Library of Western Australia.

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