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Indexes to convict records — State Records NSW

Indexes to convict records — State Records NSW | Y9 Family History | Scoop.it
Free to search index but costs $25 for the first full copy of a document & $3 for @ document after that.

Also consider criminal records in other countries, eg http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/ London criminal court 1674-1834 - free excellent source for a general background on London & crime as well as full accounts of court cases.

 

Or this site for Irish convicts: http://www.nma.gov.au/exhibitions/irish_in_australia/family_history/irish_convicts

 

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Ipad App for building family tree

Ipad App for building family tree | Y9 Family History | Scoop.it

The free app allows you to build a family tree from scratch. It 'talks'to www.Ancestry.com.au (basic membership of this site is also free) & can provide hints. Use dropbox, evernote and puffin (open flash images) apps to assist with reading or recording information.

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Victorian Birth Death Marriage historical records

Victorian Birth Death Marriage historical records | Y9 Family History | Scoop.it

Free to search index but you have to pay $1/page to view (up to 20) matching records & $18.50 to view the whole certificate as a digital image.

NOTE: due to privacy rulings searches are only possible online for the following years;
births (1836 to 1908), marriages (1836 to 1942), deaths (1836 to 1985)
See: http://www.coraweb.com.au/bdmaut.htm for a list of other state sites which all operate differently.

NOTE: check if you can search the BDM indexes for free at your local public library.

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Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry.com.au | Y9 Family History | Scoop.it

Can be used for free by members at Yarra Plenty Regional Library branches. Main focus is Britain & USA/Canada but does include some Australian. You can also use their free software to store your family tree data.

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Indexes to convict records — State Records NSW

Indexes to convict records — State Records NSW | Y9 Family History | Scoop.it
Free to search index but costs $25 for the first full copy of a document & $3 for @ document after that.

Also consider criminal records in other countries, eg http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/ London criminal court 1674-1834 - free excellent source for a general background on London & crime as well as full accounts of court cases.

 

Or this site for Irish convicts: http://www.nma.gov.au/exhibitions/irish_in_australia/family_history/irish_convicts

 

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Cyndi’s List - A list of all sites relevant to Genealogy around the world.

Cyndi’s List - A list of all sites relevant to Genealogy around the world. | Y9 Family History | Scoop.it
More than 315,000 links! 310,000 links, categorized & cross-referenced, in more than 185 categories. Another 6,900+ uncategorized new links in the works.
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National Archives of Australia - war & immigration records

National Archives of Australia - war & immigration records | Y9 Family History | Scoop.it
Free to search the index as a guest, especially for war & immigration records. You will need to pay to see the actual record if it has not already been digitised - abt $16. See:http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/imagine.asp?B=5260104&I=1&SE=1 for an eg of one already digitised.

See http://uncommonlives.naa.gov.au/ for examples of how LIFE STORIES can be created from a range of resources.

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Australian Newspapers - search for people, places & events

Australian Newspapers - search for people, places & events | Y9 Family History | Scoop.it

Free. Search for Australian/Victorian historical photos or articles in Australian/British newspapers. Some databases require you to be a library member & two (ancestry.com & findmypast.com ) require that you use them in a branch.

YPRL also have many other indexes (online/microfiche, Australian/British) that can be searched for free at select branches, eg DV or Ivanhoe.

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Family Search - International birth, death, marriage records

Family Search - International birth, death, marriage records | Y9 Family History | Scoop.it

Free. Search for records from mostly 1880 backwards – mostly British & American; Includes helpful tutorials & a PDF listing free online resources: http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Home/News/frameset_news.asp?PAGE=Press/Free_Online_Records.pdf

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Public Record Office of Victoria - immigration records

Public Record Office of Victoria - immigration records | Y9 Family History | Scoop.it

Free. Search passenger lists for Victorian immigrants (1839-1923), wills, prison, teacher & asylum records.

Other states have their own versions of these records: http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/links for a list.

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RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project Global Search

RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project Global Search | Y9 Family History | Scoop.it

Check this site to see if anyone else has already posted any part of your family tree. To avoid lots of matches try to include any place or date of birth, death or marriage.

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