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DVA's Nominal Rolls DVA's Nominal Rolls

Search Nominal rolls of members of Australia's defence forces who served during World War 2, Korean War, Vietnam War and First Gulf War.
Search the Department of Veterans Affairs Nominal rolls of members of Australia's defence forces who served during World War 2, Korean War, Vietnam War and First Gulf War.

The Family History Guide The Family History Guide

Free learning, research, training centre and starting point for your family history research.
Free learning, research, training centre and starting point for your family history research. Extended information on computers, resources, specific country research, DNA. 1000's of links to articles and video and more

Gale News Vault Gale News Vault

Search across historical US and UK newspapers with over 400 years of content with your library card
Search across historical US and UK newspapers with over 400 years of content with your library card

State Library Victoria Digitised… State Library Victoria Digitised Collections

Explore SLV's digitised collections. Use the 'Find' function to search all collections or choose the drop down menu to narrow your search.
Explore SLV's popular digitised collections, including Sands and McDougall directories. Use the 'Find' function to search all collections or choose the drop down menu to narrow your search.

Dusty Docs Dusty Docs

Dustydocs is a 'web-linking site' of English Baptisms, Marriages and Burials records for the years 1538 to 1900.
Dustydocs is a 'web-linking site' of English Baptisms, Marriages and Burials records for the years 1538 to 1900. Information is sourced from freely available church BMB records and validated user contributions. Search via family names and/or locations.

Destination Australia Destination Australia

Between 1946 and 1999 government photographers snapped 22,000 images of people arriving and living in Australia. Read migrants' memories
Share your story, read about other migrants' memories and explore the photos – to see if you recognise someone you know. Between 1946 and 1999 government photographers snapped 22,000 images of people arriving and living in Australia.

A Timeline of Australian Food

Beautifully presented, fact filled little book for the whole family! Profusely illustrated with nostalgic advertisements and heritage…
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Vagrants and Murderesses Presents 7000 digitised female prison records held by Public Records Office Victoria. Search and…

Presents 7000 digitised female prison records held by Public Records Office Victoria. Search and compare data.
Presents 7000 female prison records held by Public Records Office Victoria. Search and compare data.

British Newspapers Archive British Newspapers Archive

23 million newspaper pages from over 600 titles available in the British Library's vast collection. Search in the library for free
Search 23 million newspaper pages from over 600 titles available in the British Library's vast collection, including Ireland. Browse by location and Search by subject in the library for free

H.M. Gaol Beechworth H.M. Gaol Beechworth

Criminal in the family tree? Search this database of prisoners who served time in the Beechworth Gaol, from 1860-1940
Criminal in the family tree? Search this database of prisoners who served time in the Beechworth Gaol, from 1860-1940

BDM Victoria Search your family history BDM Victoria Search your family history

Search the Victorian historical indexes of births, baptisms, marriages, burials and deaths dating back to as early as 1836.
The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria (BDM), have been keeping records of significant life moments since the mid 1800s. You can search the historical indexes of births, baptisms, marriages, burials and deaths dating back to as early as 1836.

Floating Prisons

Anne McMahon presents a very detailed account of the management of convicts in Ireland from 1823 to 1837. Prison hulks were introduced to…
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Discovery Discovery

Search the public archives of the UK government containing over 1000 years of history with over 5% of its collection digitised.
Search the public archives of the UK government containing over 1000 years of history with over 5% of its collection digitised.

Irish Famine Orphan Immigration Irish Famine Orphan Immigration

Was your ancestor an orphan Irish girl? This resource from Public Records Office provides a list of names to explore and more
Was your ancestor an orphan Irish girl? The “Earl Grey” Scheme was implemented to select female orphans from the workhouses of Great Britain and Ireland and to bring them to the colonies. This resource from PROV provides a list of names to explore and more

Signed by hand Signed by hand

The National Library of Australia’s recent publication Signed by Hand is a lovely snapshot of Australian history highlighting the handwriting and signatures of famous Australians and others who we know from the past such as authors Jane Austen and Charles Dickins. Personal paper…
The National Library of Australia’s recent publication Signed by Hand is a lovely snapshot of Australian history highlighting the handwriti…

Making Australia Home Making Australia Home

Access twentieth century migration records from the National Archives of Australia.
If you or your family migrated to Australia in the twentieth century, the National Archives of Australia is likely to hold records about your migration. Records are progressively being made available online to give you easier access. You can also purchase a copy of your records.
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