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Australia Vital Records Index : Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981; Australia Marriages, 1810-1980; and Australia Deaths and Burials, 1816-1980.
RecordSearch: RecordSearch is the National Archives of Australia collection database. It contains descriptions of 80 000 collections and over 6 million record items as well as details of about 9000 creators and depositors.
Search The Welcome Wall Website : A project that pays tribute to the millions of migrants who crossed the world to settle in Australia.
Australian Cemetery Records Online.
Australian Cemeteries Index. The index contains details of headstones from a number of cemeteries in Australia. It initially concentrates on cemeteries in regional NSW.
Australian dictionary of dates and men of the time. Free online edition of this book by G. Robertson published in 1879.
Australasia Births, Deaths and Marriages Exchange. A free resource for genealogists to share information from Australian and New Zealand vital records. Registration required.
Miscellaneous Transcripts from Australia
Australia Land Grants 1788-1809. A Record of registered Grants and Leases in NSW, Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island.
National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Search this national collection of some 58,000 oral history and folk recordings : Interviews with eminent Australians, regional studies highlighting the daily lives and work experience of ordinary Australians. A major recent project has been the Bringing Them Home Stolen Children's Oral History Project (300 interviews).
Missing Family and Friends in Australia, pre 1900. Names published in colonial newspapers for missing Family, Friends, Employees, Convicts and Absconded Spouses.
Australian Periodical Publications 1840-1845 : A digital library of Australian journals that began publication between 1840-1845.
First Families 2001: A database and collection of stories about the people of Australia, past and present. This is the archived version of the Web site. You can browse the database but not search it.
The Dictionary Of Australian Bushrangers. This is the archives version of the Web site.
Tracking Our Family Footsteps through Time in Australia: Where they were born, married and died
Australian Historic Records Register : A database describing archival material of historical significance held in private ownership in Australia.
Australian Immigration Wall of Honour : The Australian Immigration Wall of Honour is a series of brass plaques with the names of immigrants to Australia submitted by various people to Janet Reakes, who was a well known genealogist from the Hervey Bay area of Queensland.
Manuscript Finding Aids of the National Library of Australia
Australian Honours List : The Australian Honours List (AHL) is an official record, containing 240,000 entries, of all Australians who have been honoured since federation through to the present day, with the exception of military campaign service and military long service awards.
Mariners Index. An index to references for mariners and seamen worldwide, mentioned in colonial Australian newspapers, pre 1900.
Miscellaneous Australian Certificates Index. Established almost 20 years ago (the first of its kind in this country), the Miscellaneous Australian Certificates Index provides a single nation-wide collection point for unwanted Australian certificates.
Australian Police Index : An index for references to members of the police force who are mentioned in articles of information from the following Australian newspapers: Belfast Gazette (1851-1900), Portland Advertiser, Belfast Banner, Warrnambool Examiner, and Launceston Advertiser.
Mariners and Ships in Australian Waters
Australian Medical Pioneers Index (AMPI) : A database of over 3,000 pioneer doctors, from the 1700s through to 1875. You will find doctors who were registered or qualified in Australia, were resident in Australia, or visited here in a professional capacity, before 1875. Ships' surgeons, convict doctors, general practitioners and medical specialists are included.
Australian Cemeteries - Surnames List. The details in these files have been taken raw from headstones in various cemeteries. These lists are not complete and are generally limited to dates prior to 1945.
Australia Genealogy Search at GeneaNet
Ludwig Bruck's List of Unregistered Medical Practitioners in Australasia. The List of Unregistered Practitioners appears as an appendix to the larger publication, The Australasian Medical Directory and Hand Book. The issue reproduced here is the second, dated 1886, and published in Sydney at the Australasian Medical Gazette Office.
Australian LDS Emigration for 1853-1868 Ordered by Surname, First name
Australian Marriage Notices for People from Kent, England 1840-1865
History of Australian Theatre Database. This database contains the names of over 4000 people who were involved with the Australian Theatre in the past. Many of the names come from the years 1900-1917.
Australian Modern Newspaper Indexes. Mainly April to July 2002 bereavements from The Sunday Examiner, Tasmania, Australia.
Australian Women’s Archives Project Register.
Family Tree Oz : Provides several Australian genealogy and family history searchable indexes. Free registration required.
Klondike Pioneers from Australia
Database of Australian Cricket Players past and present.
Australian and New Zealand Records at Rootsweb
Aboriginal Genealogy & History : Names Index (Australia). A list of references to aboriginals by either their native name or that designated by europeans. The majority of these names are from newspaper reports or journals, hospital and institution records pre 1900.
Australian Indigenous Index : An index to the Koori Mail, a national fortnightly newspaper published in Lismore, NSW, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from May 1991 onwards. It also indexes biographical information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from the magazines: Our Aim (1907-1961), Dawn (1952-1969), New Dawn (1970-1975) and Identity (1971-1982).
Australian Aboriginal Soldiers Honour Roll
- Biographies, obituaries, and death notices
Australian Dictionary of Biography Online. Over 10,000 scholarly biographies of significant Australians who died before 1980.
Obits.com.au : Funeral notices, death notices and obituaries for Australia. Archived records commence in mid January 2006.
The Ryerson Index to Contemporary Death Notices and Obituaries in Australian Newspapers. Recently updated, this database now nearly 3 million entries.
Australian Art Obituaries Index. The AAOI lists obituaries for Australasian artists and art professionals collected since 1990. A few earlier entries are included.
- Convicts (see also Passenger Lists)
First Fleet to Australia - Searching : A searchable database of 780 First Fleet convicts.
Australia's First Fleet : "Convicts Transported to the New Colony" From the "LONDON GAZETTE", October 1788
Australia's Second Fleet Passenger list from the SYDNEY COVE CHRONICLE, 30th June, 1790
Third Fleet to Australia, 1791 From the "NEW HOLLAND MORNING POST", 18th October, 1791 : A list of criminals who have come to our shores in recent months
Women and Female children who arrived in Australia on the Royal Admiral in 1792
Women Convicts 1798 (Australia): Governor's Hunter Women Convict Assignment Report 1798 (pdf document, archived Web site - not always available)
The National Archives of Ireland - Transportation Records Database. Index to the records relating to transportation of convicts from Ireland to Australia covering the period 1788 to 1868.
Cork, Ireland to Australia : Transported 1790-1799. Names of those who received sentence of transportation, as reported in Cork newspapers or were transported as confirmed by Australian sources (archived Web page - not always available).
Convicts Transported to Australia from Mallow, Doneraile, Kanturk, and Buttevant, County Cork, Ireland
UK Chartists Transported to Australia in 1839-40, 1842 and 1848
Lincolnshire Convicts to Australia, Gibraltar and Bermuda : Much of the basic information in this database has been taken from the book ‘Lincolnshire Convicts to Australia, Bermuda and Gibraltar: A Study of 2000 Convicts’ by CL Anderson.
Transportation of Convicts from Nottingham to Australia
Devon Convicts Transported to Australia 1782–1821
Australia Descendants of Convicts Group : Members Convicts Sorted by Convicts Surname
Criminal Index (Australia). An index of references to any person convicted of crimes, or arrested and or charged with any serious crime and who were mentioned in Australian colonial newspapers: Belfast 'Banner', Belfast 'Gazette', Launceston 'Advertiser', Portland 'Advertiser', Warrnambool 'Examiner'
Oz-Boer Database Project. The Australians in the Boer War (Oz-Boer) Database Project is a free online search aid to help you identify books, journals, webpages and other ephemera dealing with individual Australian soldiers and nurses involved in the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902).
Australian War Memorial Databases: Several Databases including details of over 17,000 service people in the Boer War, First World War nominal roll, details of about 3,000 commemorated Australians and of over 102,000 of Australia's war dead
Australian Service Men Index. An index for references to members of military forces, regiments, troops, and similar, who are mentioned in articles of information from the Australian newspapers.
Australian Army World War I Service Records Online. All 376,000 records available online.
The AIF Project : Australian Anzacs in the Great War 1914-1918 : A database that draws on a wide range of sources to provide details on the 330,000 men and women who served overseas in the (First) Australian Imperial Force, 1914-1918.
World War Two Nominal Roll - Australia
Australian War Graves in South Africa 1899-1902
Australian Service Nurses National Memorial. Nurses who died during or as a result of War Service, since the Boer War.
List of Australian Victoria Cross Winners
Officers of the the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who died at Gallipoli, 1915
WWI Aces of Australia : Honoring WWI pilots granted the designation of Ace. Biographies, medals and decorations, photos, etc.
39th Battalion A.I.F. in World War I. A list of men of the 39th Battalion A.I.F, being one of the twelve Infantry Battalions of the Third Australian Division. Approx 2,935 names.
Commonwealth Air Forces serving in Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII : Royal Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force, Royal New Zealand Air Force Personnel Decorated for Service in Canada during the Second World War.
104 Signal Squadron, Royal Australian Corp of Signals Members in South Vietnam 1967-1971
The Australians Who Died in Vietnam
460 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force : Pilots and Crews
460 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force : Roll of Honour. A list of the 978 members of 460 Squadron who were killed or died of their wounds.
460 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force : Honours for Distinguished Service
American Civil War Veterans Buried in Australia
- Passenger Lists (see also Convicts)
Passenger Lists of Ships to Australia : In chronological order.
Australian Shipping 1788-1968 : This site contains around 60,000 shipping movements and more than 60,000 passenger entries
Irish Famine Memorial, Australia. The names of 400 girls orphaned by Irish famine who arrived in Australia.
Girls Orphaned by Irish Famine. A list of four hundred names of Irish Famine female orphans inscribed on a monument unveiled in Sydney, Australia, commemorating their arrival there in the late 1840s.
Famine Orphans from County Cork, Ireland to Australia. Records of young girls sent to Australia between October, 1848 and August, 1850.
HMS Buffalo 1813-1840. List of names extracted from the book "HMS BUFFALO" by Robert Sexton published 1984. Included are names of crew, passengers, emigrants & convicts, including Quebec and Ontario convicts transported to Australia for their participation in the 1838-39 Canadian rebellions.
Misc. Passenger Lists, NZ and Australia 1800's
SS Great Britain Passengers : Voyages from Liverpool to Australia 1852 to 1875. Surnames only, 4600 surnames listed.
Passenger Lists UK to Australia in 1910 : 700 names from the ships Bremen, Cornwall, Miltiades and Commonwealth (archived Web page - not always available).
Passenger Lists of ships sponsored by the Donegal Relief Fund Australia 1859-1864
Passenger List : The Lady Kennaway into Sydney, Australia - 11 August 1838
Passenger List for the Winifred Sailing Ship. Left London December 27th 1862 bound for Melbourne, Australia. Arrived Melbourne April 8th, 1863.
Highland and Island Emigration Society : Passenger Lists Scotland to Australia 1852-1857
- Surname Interests
Online Australian Names Directory. A searchable database compiled from public submissions.
Australian Family Tree Connections magazine : Surname Register
Australian Family Tree Connections Magazine : Missing Ancestors
Australian Family Tree Connections Magazine : Missing Relatives (living)
IFHAA Members Surname Research Interests. Surnames being researched by members of the Internet Family History Association of Australia.
Names of people being researched in Australia and New Zealand