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Thursday’s Tips – Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007

My 2x great grandfather, George Oliver, died in 1930 and was buried in Bairnsdale Cemetery.  The only free online records I have found for Bairnsdale Cemetery are on the Australian Cemeteries Index and Gravestone Photographic Resources.  Find a Grave and BillionGraves also have memorials from Bairnsdale Cemetery. I wasn’t able to find George on any… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007

Ancestry.com.au · Cemeteries · Victoria

Thursday’s Tips – Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997

Although there are many free cemetery records available online, sometimes you need to use a subscription website.  Although I found a memorial on Find a Grave for Louisa Mulder (nee House), there was no image.  I was unable to find a memorial for her on BillionGraves.  I therefore had a look for her on the… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Victoria, Australia, Cemetery Records and Headstone Transcriptions, 1844-1997

Ancestry.com.au · Immigration & Travel · Victoria

Thursday’s Tips – Victoria Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists

In my series so far, I have focused on resources from free websites. Since I have already covered the free resources which I have used in my genealogy do-over, I have decided to start writing about collections on the subscription websites. The first collection is Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839-1923 at Ancestry.com.au.… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Victoria Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists

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Cemeteries

In my post about free resources for researching your family history, I mentioned that there were so many websites with records from cemeteries that I was going to set up a separate post. There are the websites I've used so far in my genealogy do-over - there are many more.  I have a section on… Continue reading Cemeteries

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Free websites for family history research

In this post, I am sharing the free websites I am currently using.  So far, these websites are for Australia, New Zealand, England, Wales and Scotland.  I am also going to copy this post to my Resources section, and update it as I expand my research into other countries. Births Deaths and Marriages Births Deaths… Continue reading Free websites for family history research

Queensland

Thursday’s Tips – Queensland State Archives

In previous posts I have written about the Public Record Office Victoria and the NSW State Records and Archives.  The equivalent in Queensland is the Queensland State Archives. Both the Public Record Office Victoria and the NSW State Records and Archives have a collection search function that searches multiple indexes and collections at once, but… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Queensland State Archives

Genealogy Tips · New South Wales

Thursday’s Tips – NSW State Archives & Records

The NSW State Archives & Records is the equivalent in New South Wales of the Public Record Office, Victoria, and it holds similar collections.  As with the PROV, the NSW State Archives & Records has a Collection Search that enables you to search for a person across multiple indexes.  Some of the records available on… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – NSW State Archives & Records

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Thursday’s Tips – Births, Deaths and Marriages for other Australian states and territories and New Zealand

My first post in this series was for the Births, Deaths and Marriages, Victoria website.  Since most of the information in that post applies to the other states as well, I have decided to just do the one post for the other Australian states and territories, and New Zealand. NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages Since… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Births, Deaths and Marriages for other Australian states and territories and New Zealand

Genealogy Tips · Victoria

Thursday’s Tips – Public Record Office Victoria

So far in this series I have covered Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria Trove Other Newspapers for Australia Family Search Cemetery records Military Records The next site I search for information on families in Victoria is the Pubic Record Office Victoria (PROV) website. The collections I use the most are the Probate and Administration Files… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Public Record Office Victoria