Monday, July 16, 2012


Ever wondered what indexing projects is working on? In other words, is there a master list of all their projects? The answer is yes! Just follow the link to see if FamilySearch is working on anything that might be relevant to your family research.

Monday, July 9, 2012


Newspapers that tell Australia’s multicultural stories in their own language are now available online through the National Library of Australia’s Trove service.

Under the National Library’s Australian Newspaper Digitisation Program, selected German, Italian and Estonian community newspapers have now been digitised. These are:
Adelaider Deutsche Zeitung (1851 and 1860-62)
Suedaustralische Zeitung/ Südaustralische Zeitung (1850-1851)
Süd-Australische Zeitung (1860-1874)
Il Giornale Italiano (1932-1940)
Meie Kodu (1949-1954) – title funded by Estonian Archives in Australia

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

From Ireland

From Ireland has posted an amazing collection of about 14,500 photographs of Irish gravestones, making it one of the largest Irish gravestone photograph collections. The collection is arranged in albums by county. The main counties covered are Kilkenny (4,600 images) and Laois (6,800 images), with additional images from Clare, Cork, Kerry, Kildare, Limerick and Offaly. The images have been transcribed and are searchable. Access is free.