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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

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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

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

Ancestry.com.au · Immigration & Travel · New South Wales · Victoria

Comparing records for the same event from separate archives

Ancestry is currently offering free access to the Australian Immigration collections.  Since I currently don't have a subscription, I decided to take this opportunity to review the immigration records I have for my ancestors. Prior to 1851, the area which became the colony of Victoria was part of the colony of New South Wales.  Records prior… Continue reading Comparing records for the same event from separate archives