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Millions More Australian and New Zealand Records on Ancestry

logo - AncestryAU Ancestry has been busy adding many new records that relate to Australia and New Zealand research over the past few months … just in time for the Christmas/New Year research-fest when many have holidays. Amongst these millions of records, you’ll find more birth records, land records, morgue registers, crew lists, land grants and cemeteries to check out … Continue reading →

Irish Archives Resource – A Genealogist’s Dream

logo - Irish Archives Resource The Irish Archives Resource is an “online database which contains searchable archival descriptions. It does not hold any archives or records but provides a means to search archival descriptions from various contributing institutions”, and allows you to search the holdings of 34 archives in from the one website. So in some ways is similar to UKs Access to Archives (A2A) website. Continue reading →

100 Million Reasons to Check Out the “Find A Grave” Cemetery Website

Find-A-Grave-100-million-photos Find A Grave is the original cemetery website. One that’s been going for 19 years in fact. I’m sure all of you have ended up on it at some stage to check a record or two, while some of may have even uploaded some photographs. If you haven’t, obviously plenty of others have as just this week it was announced that the 100 millionth photograph had just been uploaded to Find A Grave. Continue reading →