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QFHS is Queensland's leading family history society
The original Journal of Sir Joseph Bank's on his voyage of discovery with Captain James Cook aboard the Endeavour
Wonderful information on this site about arrivals of ships, female convicts and giving information of rules and conditions in the colony
N.S.W. Government records of Ticket of Leave and Conditonal Pardons
Diary of "Honest" John Martin. The Diary covers his voyage to the Colony as a convict.
Toowoomba city council has a grave finder on its web site. Just put in the name on the search engine and it will come up with the details
Tenterfield have cemetery records online...The cemetery records database contains a record of all burials in the Tenterfield, Drake, Urbenville and Legume Cemeteries since 1968
Decisions of the Superior Courts of NSW (1788-1899)
State Records New South Wales Index to Goal photographs
Local classifieds (BDMs, etc) Bundaberg, Grafton, Gympie, Ipswich, Rockhampton, Toowoomba, Tweed Heads and others
Queensland State Archives (recent addition to the website is Qld Divorces 1861-1899)
Cemeteries in Lake Macquarie Shire, NSW, (Martinsville Pioneer and St Patrick's + St Bridgid's Catholic Cemetery, Cooranbong).
Links to lots of different sites
for lots of Australian Information
Unclaimed Letters Melbourne - 1853
Public Records Office Victoria Unassisted Shipping Index
Index of Inward Passenger Lists for British and Foreign Ports 1852-1899
A very good website...and well worth spending a lot of time searching
Qld State Archives have a new index on their website. Currently available are indexes to Boer Way pay books 1899-1902, Civil Servants 1865-1867, Criminal Depositions 1861-1885, Inquests 1859-1880...plus lots more
Index of miners involved in Qld mining accidents 1882-1900 + many more links to other sites
Ryerson Index - includes death notives for 3 Qld newspapers - Courier Mail (Brisbane), Redland Times (Cleveland) and Bayside Bulletin (Redland).....a very good site!
Searchable cemetery records
UK and Irish Sites
Check out the biographies
Scottish Genealogy database. Includes marriage registers, apprentice registers, wills, church records, etc. Also has a Scots dictionary.
...Covering Ayrshire roots - there is a database of names, a poor relief database, as well as a message board, lots of historical information and general links as to how others can help too. You'll need to sign up to view the databases
Lots of info here and links to many other helpful sites
Huge list of genealogy sites
Air Force Prisoners of War, etc.
LDS site is being continually updated