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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

Cemeteries · FamilySearch · Researching your family history · Victoria

Thursdays Tips – FamilySearch

At this stage, I am still focusing on websites that are free to search with records from Victoria, Australia.   I started with the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, and then looked at websites with newspapers.  The next type of record I use are cemetery records.  The first site I use to find cemetery records… Continue reading Thursdays Tips – FamilySearch