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  • Andrews Genealogy Website
    - families from Singleton, NSW. Andrews, Bower ( Bauer ) and Drake. Genealogy Sources and search engine listing.
  • Armidale Family History Group
    - Armidale Family History Group, P.O. Box 1378 ARMIDALE NSW 2350.
  • Australasia Births, Deaths and Marriages Exchange
    - The aim of the Australasia Births, Deaths and Marriages Exchange is to provide to genealogists a free resource, to share information about details contained on birth, death and marriage registrations registered in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
  • Australian Capital Territory - Cencus, Electoral and Land Records
    - The site is hosted by Jenny Fawcett's Genseek Genealogy Permission to download or any further queries or comments are to be addressed to Ann. There is a Search Engine on the home page to faciliatate your search.
  • Australian Family Tree Connections
    - Are you researching in Australia or New Zealand? How do you know if someone else is also researching the same lines? How do you find out fast?
  • Australia's First Fleet
    - Capt. Arthur Phillip, R.N. was commissioned as the first Governor of New South Wales. He set sail on May 13th, 1787 from Portsmouth with 11 vessels. He arrived in N.S.W. with 717 convicts of whom 180 were women, guarded by 191 marines under 19 officers.
  • Australian Genealogy Links
    - Massive lists for all states of Australia.
  • Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies
    - voluntary organisation which was founded in 1973 to promote and encourage the study of Genealogy, Heraldry, Family History and allied subjects throughout Australia and to assist members in their research.
  • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
    - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Australian Periodical Publications 1840-1845
    - Welcome to Australian Periodical Publications 1840-1845 - a digital library of Australian journals that began publication between 1840-1845.
  • Australian Jewish Genealogy Society
    - The Australian Jewish Genealogical Society was founded for the pursuit of Jewish genealogy and Jewish family history research, and all our activities seek to further those aims. We welcome members who are not Jewish providing their interest derives from a personal motive such as research into a Jewish ancestor, or a genuine scholarly interest.
  • Australian Libraries Gateway
    - Find a Library, Pathways to Information, Online Exhibitions and What's News.
  • Australian National Maritime Museum
    - Welcome Aboard Australia's most-visited maritime museum opens new vistas on our history and love of the sea.
  • Australian Passenger Lists
    - This site is designed to help family historians locate passenger lists for migrant ships to Australia/New Zealand and hence the entries relating to their studies.
  • Australian Society of Archivists
    - Archivists ensure that records which have value as authentic evidence of administrative, corporate, cultural and intellectual activity are made, kept and used. The work of archivists is vital for ensuring organisational efficiency and accountability and for supporting understandings of Australian life through the management and retention of its personal, corporate and social memory.

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  • Bega Valley Genealogy Society Inc
    - best resources for historical research on the south coast .
  • Bendigo Regional Genealogical Society
    - Welcome to the Home Page of the Bendigo Regional Genealogical Society. For your interest you will find here details of our meetings, library duty hours, research services and fees to join the group.

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  • Camden Historical Society
    - Formed in 1957, the Society is instrumental in keeping history alive in the Camden and Cowpastures District. Through the new extended Camden Museum, the Society is responsible for the preservation and display of this heritage.
  • Cape Banks Family History Society, Inc.
    - 113A Paine Street, Maroubra NSW Australia
  • Cemeteries Around Australia
    - Welcome, this is the place to find the last resting place of our ancestors. This list has been made with the help of a lot of people, who have cemetery indexes and are prepared to assist people by doing lookups. Please remember to give as much information as you can to make their efforts easier to help you.
  • Cemeteries of S.W. Victoria
    - Global Surname Index
  • Censuses in Australian Colonies
    - Every census taken since the establishment of the Commonwealth in 1901 has been destroyed as official mandated policy. Earlier censuses taken by the colonies may still exist in yet unlocated storages.
  • Cowra Family History Group - P.O. Box 495 COWRA NSW 2794

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  • Dead Persons Society (DPS) PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Home Page
    - Special Events/News - Locally Produced Information - Genealogical Interests - Worldwide Sources -
  • Dubbo And District Family History Society Inc. - We are located in a section of Macquarie Regional Library, Cnr Macquarie & Talbragar Sts, Dubbo N.S.W Australia 2830. Phone:(02) 6881 8635 ( URL missing at the moment).

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  • Family Treasures
    - A site for treasured family documents such as journals, letters, diaries, photos, etc
  • Forbes family history group inc
    - Information and resources held by Forbes FHG

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  • Geelong Family History Group
    - Welcome to our home page. We are a non-profit group which was formed in 1981 to promote and encourage the study of family history and to preserve records pertaining to the Geelong region in the State of Victoria, Australia.
  • Geelong and district Churches
    - The Geelong Historical Records Centre and the Geelong Family History Group both have extensive collections for research. The list includes churches that may no longer exist, or may now be used for other purposes.
  • Genealogy in Australia
    - This page is still under development, but for now, we hope to provide you with some details on what is on offer in the world of genealogy and family history research.
  • Genseek Genealogy Homepage
    - This site is designed as a guide to assist in locating sources for your family genealogy and history . The various indexes will be continually updated, so feel free to bookmark the site and return at your leisure.
  • Gerringong and District Historical Society
    - PO Box 108, Gerringong 2534.
  • Grevilles Post Office Directory
    - Search for Australian place names in the Gazetteer of Australia 2001, which is a compilation of over 274,000 geographic names in Australia provided by members of the Committee for Geographic Names in Australia.

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  • Hawkesbury Family History Group
    - c/- Hawkesbury City Council Library, PO Box 146, Windsor 2756 NSW. The Hawkesbury Family History Group is a support & info group co-ordinated by the Hawkesbury City Council Library. Meetings are held every 2nd Wednesday of the month, except January, commencing at 10am in the Windsor Library, located on the corner of George and Dight Streets.
    Hawkesbury City Council Library co-ordinates this family history group which concentrates on the Local Government area of Hawkesbury, including areas such as Richmond, Windsor, St. Albans, Colo, Pitt Town & Kurrajong. Excellent research facilities available at Windsor Library. Publications include Hawkesbury Pioneer Register Vol. 1 & 2, Hawkesbury Crier journal. Free news sheet available to access at
  • Hawkesbury on the Net Cemetery Register
    - The Cemetery Register represents the results of an ongoing project to transcribe, photograph and map the cemeteries, graves, memorials and monuments within the Hawkesbury Region of New South Wales, Australia, and then to provide that information online.
  • Hay Historical Society Inc
    - The Society is concerned with the local history of Hay and surrounding district, including the villages of Booligal, Booroorban, Carrathool, Gunbar, Maude and Oxley. Address - PO Box 467, Hay NSW 2711 -
  • Historic Australian Cemeteries - A guide to Conservation and Research - Many family historians in Australia have ancestors buried in pioneer cemeteries. This site is intended to guide, inform and entertain those just starting the hunt as well as the more experienced researcher. URL dead
  • Historic Photographs
    - Archive of historic Australian photographs, Search our database of nearly 4000 photographs from the 1800's and early to mid 1900's. Browse dozens of topics including places, transport, trains & railways, famous people & places, sports and cultural & historical events and purchase from our new online shop.
  • Historical Maps of Australia and Pacific
    - The Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection, The University of Texas at Austin
  • History of Places in Australia
    - This index lists cities, towns, suburbs and places in Australia with links to Web pages giving the history of that location. This is a perpetually growing index which should be visited regularly to check updates.
  • Hurstville Family History Society Inc.
    - is a non-profit group which was formed in 1987 to promote and encourage the study of family history. >

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  • IHR NSW Family History Documents
    - NSW Government Gazette: Title Deeds Executed 1850 - 1853 - consolidated list of names published An alphabetical list of all names published, including year of publication in the Government Gazette and the number of pages in which the name appears. Transcripts of letters by and about Alfred Walder sent from Queensland to Horsham, England between 1909 and 1916. (Kindly supplied by Kay McGarry of New York) Extracts from " Ladies of the Royal Admiral 1792":(Including lists of convicts, soldiers and crew) Women and Female Children of the Royal Admiral 1792
  • Illawarra Family History Group, Inc. - P.O. Box 1652 South Coast Mail Centre WOLLONGONG NSW 2521
  • Illawarra Historical Society
    - Founded in 1944, the Illawarra Historical Society aims to preserve the history of the Illawarra through: Preservation of artefacts, documents, photographs etc. of value to the local area; Research into all aspects of local history. Excursions to places of historical interest; Publications in which to record history in the form of a newsletter (Bulletin) and other publications; Museum in which to exhibit our collection.
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  • Janet Reakes helped thousands of people because she believed "A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle." Her web site is maintained in her memory by genealogy friends who share that belief.
  • Joy Murrin Family History Service
    - * NSW BDM transcription service - * England & Wales certificates - *Scotland certificates etc.

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  • Lake Macquarie Family History Group Inc.
    - PO Box 3046 Teralba New South Wales 2284 Australia
  • Lenore Frost's Dating Family Photos Homepage
    - My special interests are: dating old photographs; genealogy; Photo Rescue!; Australian women's history; history of Essendon and district; Investments Clubs.
  • Little Forest Family History Research Group
    - P.O. Box 87 MILTON NSW 2538.
  • Local Family History Societies
    - Index of Family History Societies in NSW and WA.

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  • Maitland Family History Circle.
    The Circle (founded 1998) aims to encourage and facilitate the research and preservation of family and local history.
  • Marbract Services
    - NSW Birth, Death & Marriage Certificate Transcription Services - alternative way to obtain the information contained in New South Wales Birth, Death and Marriage Registers without the expense of obtaining an official Certificate.
    New South Wales Birth Certificates 1788 - 1905
    New South Wales Death and Marriage Certificates 1788 - 1918
  • Milton - Ulladulla History Site
    - The Milton Ulladulla district is on the NSW South Coast, being part of the city of Shoalhaven. Captain Cook first saw Aboriginals on our beaches in 1770. The first white Settler was Rev Thomas Kendall in 1828 who started cedar cutting at Narrawallee Creek near Milton. Ulladulla was known as Nulladulla - meaning safe harbour.
  • Moruya & District Historical Society - PO Box 259 MORUYA , NSW 2537

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  • National Library of Australia Home Page
    - General Information, Collections & Services, Internet Resources & Databases and much more.
  • Newcastle Family History Society Inc - : PO Box 189, Adamstown NSW 2289
  • Newtown Project Home Page Historical Records of the Newtown Municipal Council
    - This web site has been created by volunteers working in the City of Sydney Archives to bring together historical information about the Municipality of Newtown. We hope it will be of information to researchers, local residents and all who have an interest in Newtown. BRILLIANT
  • NSW Registry of BDM
    - The New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages records all births, deaths and marriages occurring in New South Wales and provides documentation to individuals to help establish a range of legal entitlements.

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  • On-line Australasian Names Research Directory
    - This is the gateway page to the pages dedicated to each state and territory in Australasia.

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  • The Parramatta Chronicle
    is available for viewing on the internet. Armed with this index, it is a very simple task to download the particular page of the newspaper that you require and read it at your leisure either on or off line. The downloads are read via Acrobat Reader, which is also available free for download on the internet.
  • Parramatta Historical Society
  • Picture Australia
    - is a service hosted by the National Library of Australia to provide a single access point to the digitised pictorial collections of a range of cultural institutions including the Australian War Memorial, the State Library of New South Wales, the State Library of Tasmania and the State Library of Victoria.

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  • Queensland Family History Society Inc.
    - The Queensland Family History Society Inc. was formed in 1979 as a non-profit, non-sectarian, non-political organisation. The Society aims to promote the study of family history, and to encourage the collection and preservation of records relating to the history of Queensland families.
  • Queensland State Archives
    Whats New, Services, Publications, Links.

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  • Richmond Tweed Family History Society
    - The Richmond-Tweed Family History Society was formed in 1983. The Society takes its name from the area between two local rivers that flow into the Pacific Ocean on the northern New South Wales coast of Australia.
  • Roma Waldron's Home Page - I am a dedicated genealogist, read cards and have a photo collection of over 3000 headstones of graves that I & my mother took over 12 months visiting cemeteries in NSW. I have also compiled the family history of The Puxty & Pascoe Families in NSW, & The Bell & Worldon Families (my husbands ancestors).

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  • Singleton Family History Society
    - Singleton,NSW-Australia- Family History Society - extensive library and research facilities - Patrick Plains Gazette is the societies' quarterly magazine.
  • South Australia GenWeb
    - A Genealogy Repository for Transcriptions, Archives and other material on, from and about South Australia. SAGenWeb is part of the AustraliaGenWeb Project.
  • South Australian Lonely Graves
    - Lonely graves in South Australia has been compiled over many years from a multitude of sources. The collection contains much more than lone graves. Many tiny cemeteries of long forgotten towns, railway sidings and pastoral stations have been included and so the collection is called Lonely Graves rather than Lone Graves.

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  • Tamworth & District Family History Group, Inc.
    - P.O. Box 1188, Tamworth, N.S.W. 2340 Australia. Group Rooms - Top Floor of the Tamworth City Library - Marius St, Tamworth
  • Tasmanian Coastal Cemeteries - North West Coast
    - We're hoping to create a helpful and user friendly website for people researching early ancestors and arrivals on the North West Coast of Tasmania, Australia. From 1840's onwards
  • Tasmania Genweb
  • Tasmanian Family History Service
    - Welcome to Tasmania's first on-line Family History Service - Based in Launceston, Tasmania, the aim of our service is to provide information for people researching Tasmanian Family History.
  • Tasmanian Family History Society Inc - Hobart Branch
    - Hobart Branch, Genealogical Society of Tasmania Inc. Our resources, meeting details and other useful information
  • The Archives Authority of New South Wales
    - New South Wales State Government. Many helpful links.
  • The Australian Family History Compendium
    - Internet resource for people researching their family tree. It contains information on a wide variety of categories related to genealogy, with a strong emphasis on Australian material.
  • The Australian Light Horse Association Ltd
    - This site is dedicated to the Australian Light Horse Regiments, and the Light Horsemen who served their country in both war and peace.
  • The Military Historical Society of Australia
    - Australian soldiers, sailors and airmen and the British Army in Australia.

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  • Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society Inc.
    - WELCOME to the website of the Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society.
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