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
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
I have previously written posts about the Public Record Office in Victoria, the NSW State Archives and the Queensland State Archives. The other states in Australia don’t seem to have any records or indexes available on their websites (except Tasmania in the Tasmanian Names Index, which I mentioned in my post Thursday’s Tips – Births,… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Archives 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
A while ago on the Legacy Users Group on Facebook, someone raised the question; Ancestry or MyHeritage? If you could only afford one, which should you choose? These are the statistics: From MyHeritage All Collections 6,512 Census & Voter Lists 125 Family Trees 28 Birth, Marriage & Death 1,070 Photos 2 Military 679 Immigration & Travel… Continue reading My Heritage or Ancestry?
Last week, I compared the collections on MyHeritage, FindMyPast and Ancestry for the Australian Electoral rolls. To decide which collection to look at this week, I compared the categories from the 3 sites. The collections from MyHeritage and Ancestry are similar, but there are less main categories at FindMyPast, which makes a straight comparison a… Continue reading Australia & New Zealand Censuses & Voter lists
Today when doing some research on Ancestry, I noticed that Ancestry is offering free access to New Zealand records this weekend.
Ancestry.com.au is offering free access to their New Zealand collections. A list of the collections can be found at http://search.ancestry.com.au/Places/New-Zealand/Default.aspx