Australia · Newspapers

Thursday’s Tips – Other newspapers for Australia

Last week, I wrote about Trove.  This week, I am going to write about the other sites with online newspapers. The main two others sites I use for newspapers in Australia are the Herald Sun Tributes and the Ryerson Index.  I also occasionally use Herald Sun Tributes Other newspapers have online archives, but they… Continue reading Thursday’s Tips – Other newspapers for Australia · FamilySearch · FindMyPast · Fold3 · Friday Finds · Newspapers

Friday Finds 3 Aug 2018

Each Friday, I share the new and updated collections from Ancestry, FindMyPast, FamilySearch, as well as links to details about other new, and not so new, records and tools. The following are the Recently added and updated collections at this week. Minden, Germany, Citizen Lists and Residence Registers, 1845-1902 30/07/2018 Minden, Germany, Marriages, 1874-1935 30/07/2018 Bad Doberan,… Continue reading Friday Finds 3 Aug 2018

My Heritage · Newspapers · United States

My Heritage Free Access to US Newspapers for the 4th of July

My Heritage has announced free access to their US Newspaper collections from 3 July to 8 July.  For more details read here. I have only come across one record collection at MyHeritage that has records for my family that I haven’t been able to find elsewhere, and that was the Rhode Island Newspapers.  I didn’t… Continue reading My Heritage Free Access to US Newspapers for the 4th of July · Australia · Newspapers

Australia, Newspaper Vital Notices, 1841-2001

The title of this collection at Ancestry is misleading.  The collection doesn't just include vital notices. In April this year,I upgraded to the All Access subscription at Ancestry, which included subscriptions to Fold3 and I had found a few articles on from The Age, that they were Publisher Extra articles.  Since these required… Continue reading Australia, Newspaper Vital Notices, 1841-2001

Australia · Births, deaths, marriages · Books · Cemeteries · Newspapers

Australian State Libraries

In my post Blogging from A to Z Challenge – A is for Avoca, I featured two transcriptions from the Maryborough Advertiser from 1937.  Although Trove is a great resource for finding information about our families, there are still many newspapers that haven’t been added yet.  For example, only the years 1914 to 1918 have been… Continue reading Australian State Libraries

Australia - Victoria · Births, deaths, marriages · Cemeteries · Newspapers

Wednesdays resources – combining resources

Over the past few weeks, I have looked at three types of records that can be used to find birth, death and marriage information for an ancestor/relative in Victoria, Australia.  This week, I will be giving a practical example of how the three records can be used together, to save on the cost of ordering… Continue reading Wednesdays resources – combining resources

Australia - Victoria · Newspapers

Wednesday’s Resources – Obituaries & Death notices in Victoria, Australia

Three weeks ago I looked at the Birth, Death and Marriages Indexes from Victoria, and mentioned that, due to the cost of ordering certificates, that alternative means of finding death dates were to use cemetery records and death notices or obituaries.  Last week I focused on cemetery records, and this week I’ll be looking at… Continue reading Wednesday’s Resources – Obituaries & Death notices in Victoria, Australia

FamilySearch · Newspapers · United States · Utah

Wednesday’s Resources – Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005

I recently came across a blog post (I can’t remember where) in which the author talked about how she was starting to use the England and Wales BMD indexes, and now needed to know what to do with this information. In my Resources section, I have listed a number of resources that I have used for… Continue reading Wednesday’s Resources – Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005