Wednesday, June 30, 2010 consists of 4,500 pages of more than 50,000 Free Genealogy Links; for US, UK, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Europe, Canada, Australia & New Zealand.

This webpage has endeavoured to add sites that either have online genealogy records through which you can search for your ancestors or sites that provide helpful information to aid in your research.
Types of records you can find using include parish registers, censuses, cemeteries, marriages, passenger lists, city directories, military records, obituaries and more.  Visit the site at

Irish Family History Foundation

A great resource for those with Irish ancestry is the Irish Family History Foundation Online Genealogy Databases for Ireland, located at
The Irish Family History Foundation is the co-ordinating body for a network of government approved genealogical research centres in the Republic of Ireland (Eire) and in Northern Ireland which have computerised almost 40 million Irish Ancestral records, primarily Church births (baptisms), marriages and deaths.
This site contains the largest collection of Parish records for the island of Ireland that are searchable online. Search for your ancestor across all counties and research centres or select a particular centre from the map.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Black Sheep Ancestors

The links on this site help you search for your criminal ancestors in free genealogical prison and convict records, historical court records, executions, insane asylum records and biographies of famous outlaws, criminals & pirates in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.  Go to their site at

Prison Search

PrisonSearch contains links to searchable prisons sites in Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.  Check out their site at

International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross Archives collects, preserves and makes available for research ICRC documents dating from the organization's inception to the present day. The ICRC's historical archives comprise 6,700 linear metres of textual records and a collection of photographs, films and other audiovisual material.  Information on prisoners of war or civilians interned during earlier 20th century conflicts from the ICRC archives can be requested online at

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

PROV Digitized Records & Online Indexes

This Public Records Office of Victoria list has links to all the records online through the PROV site,  including passenger lists, wills, education, Koorie heritage, building plans, prisoners, divorce, mental health and more.  Go to and look at the list of resources available.

Unlock the past

Unlock the past is a partnership by Gould Genealogy & History, Archive Digital Books Australia, Family Photo Book and Shauna Hicks, this is a very new and growing site of Genealogical information, links, articles, resources and events.  Go to

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Find My Past free 24 hour trial

British online genealogy company, FindMyPast has announced that it has taken over the Australian operations of World Vital Records They have launched the new Australian website with 35 million records,including many Australian directories, government gazettes, post office directories and other publications.
When you find an item of interest you can view the full text of the original entry in PDF. They're offering a free 24 hour trial (no credit card required) with this new site. Go to to find out more.

English Jurisdictions 1851

This is part of the Familysearch site that I never knew existed.  Go to   Enter a place name to access information about parish jurisdictions, including parish register and bishop’s transcripts dates, divisions such as county, civil registration district, probate court, diocese, rural deanery, poor law union, hundred and province. You can even see a map of other parishes within a certain distance, from ¼ mile up to 15 miles.