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Family history e-Resources

Family History e-Resources may help in your search for ancestors & family information:
Enter Authoritative websites on a particular subject.


Title Description Access
State Records NSW Indexes Online Covers diverse topics such as: convicts; deceased estates; courts; gaol photographs; assisted & unassisted immigration; orphans; police service registers; insolvency; & naturalization.  Enter
National Archives of Australia Particularly useful for searching for WWI Service Records which have been digitized & made available online.  Enter
Australian War Memorial Provides online indexes which enable you to obtain personal service records & search biographical databases such as the Roll of Honour, Commemorative Roll, & various Nominal Rolls.  Enter
Public Record Office of Victoria Provides access to a variety of indexes & digitised records including immigration records.  Enter
Ryerson Index Ryerson Index to Contemporary Death Notices & Obituaries in Australian Newspapers is a consolidated index of contemporary death notices & obituaries from 54 NSW newspapers.  Enter

Stuck? Try the website links below which may assist with your research or contact us.

National Library of Australia Online 
Lake Macquarie Family History Group 
Maitland & District Genealogical Society Inc 
Newcastle Family History Society 
Port Stephens Family History Society 
Genealogy Society of Queensland 
Genealogy Society of Victoria 
Heraldry & Genealogy Soc. of Canberra
Queensland Family History Society 
Society of Australian Genealogists, Sydney 
Tasmania Family History Society 
Western Australian Genealogical Society

An online tutorial on researching your family history on the internet:

Cora Num's websites for genealogists 
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Newcastle NSW 2300

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