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When the calendar turned over to 1 January 2015, thousands of previously unvailable documents held at PROV became available for viewing. Covering everything from court records, hospital records, teachers, board meeting minutes, railway records and more …Read More
Ask anyone researching their family history about what they wish to find, and they’ll tell you passenger lists (apart from other things of course)! They want to know then when and how their ancestor arrived in the country. I recently told you about some Australian passenger lists, well here’s even more!
Victoria’s history sits on 9km of shelving in the PROV’s repository at North Melbourne. The problem is, these records are hundreds of kilometres away from the folks in country Victoria, so aren’t easily accessible. Now Archival Access Victoria has come up with a Project that will help everyone. Their plan is to digitise these records for country Victoria …Read More
If your genealogy wish for 2012 was for more new records to be added online, FamilySearch was certainly listening, as they’ve started the year off with a bang by releasing 119 million new (not-previously-online) records … and of course, being on FamilySearch they are all FREE.Read More
Obituaries are a goldmine of information for genealogists, as they contain a wealth of information about your family. Obituaries Australia is a new website of obituaries published in newspapers, journals, magazines and bulletins. These contain the life stories of Australians from the earliest times to the present.Read More
Australian online data company, FindMyPast.com.au has been busy adding a heap of data (approx. 1,500,000 records) online in the last few weeks. So if you haven’t checked back recently, you might like to recheck.Read More