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Adoption

** Adoption Registry Connect: Birth Parent Search is a worldwide adoptee and birth parent search registry designed to reunite adoptees with their birth parents and siblings. Is there a parent, child, or sibling that you would like to reunite with? This website can make that possible!

http://www.adopteeconnect.com/index.htm

Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com/ (Available to members at Casino & District Family History Group)

Paid subscription provides easy access to a wealth of document databases related to family history.

**Census's & Voters Lists on Ancestry.com:

http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=35

** Birth, Death & Marriages on Ancestry.com ( Choose country just above the search button) http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=34

Armed Forces

** Australian Armed Forces - England/UK - South Africa - & Other click here

 

AUSTRALIA - Link to All States click here

 

Cemeteries

Convicts (various websites) click here

Canada

** Canadian Genealogy Resources  http://genealogy.about.com/od/canada/
** Newfoundland and Labrador Genealogy
http://www.telusplanet.net/public/mtoll/nfl.htm

China

** Aust Chinese heritage:http://www.chaf.lib.latrobe.edu.au/ 

     http://www.chineseheritage.org.au/       http://www.cach.org.au/

Denmark

** Denmark see Europe various links click here

England Counties & England / UK (General)       click here

Europe Genealogy Links : All sorts of links to choose from : click here

Family Search/IGI : Mormon Church records Births & Marriages & much more www.familysearch.org

Findmypast :  http://www.findmypast.com/ (Findmypast UK, Aust & NZ is available to members at the research room of Casino & District History Group)

France     

** France see Europe link click here

Germany

** Germany see Europe link  click here

Gypsy / Romany Links

** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romani_people 

** http://www.abc.net.au/science/news/ancient/AncientRepublish_1191889.htm

** http://westwood.fortunecity.com/armani/208/romani.html

IGI / Family Search : Mormon Church records Births & Marriages & much more www.familysearch.org

Immigration / Shipping Australia & Other click here

India

** India Office Family History Search. This site offers access to 300,000 births, baptisims, marriages, deaths, burials, in the India Office Records. It covers mainly British and European people in India from 1600-1949 http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/

Ireland

**Various links for Ireland click here

Isle of Wight

** BDMs Search thousands of BDM records or free on the IOWFHS website www.isle-of-wight-fhs.co.uk

Italy

** Italy Free Births Deaths Marriages online this is a work in progress, not all regions covered to date (Dec 2008) http://italyfreebdm.org

Maps

** GOOGLE EARTH : Look to see were your own house or look at the street where your ancestor lived , this site is fantastic. http://www.google.com and down load Google Earth and let the fun begin.

Mailing Lists Australia & Overseas etc.

** Join any of the hundreds of mailing lists available. get your questions answered: No costs involved  http://lists.rootsweb.com/

Medical Terms

** Diseases and Causes of Death http://www.antiquusmorbus.com/English/English.htm

Money Exchange Calculations

*8 Aus dollars to other currencies & visa versa http://www.commbank.com.au/Tools/fxcalc.htm

Military Records : Australia, England & various other countries click here

Naturalization Records 

** Index to Naturalization, 1834-1903 State Records NSW http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/indexes-online/naturalization-records

** National archives (click search then click enter as a guest): http://naa12.naa.gov.au/

Navy / Maritime

** Navy Training Ships: British Merchant Navy Cadet Training Ships that operated during the period from the end of the Second World War up to the 1970s. http://www.rakaia.co.uk/

** Royal Naval Seamen online searching available http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/

** UK Women's Royal Naval Service (1917 - 1919) http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/wrns.asp

Newspapers

**TROVE - National Library of Australia http://trove.nla.gov.au/ Historic Australian Newspapers, 1803 to 1954

** West Briton & Cornwell Advertiser http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/%7Ewbritonad/

** Port Macquarie News Paper 1911-1915 Index http://members.ceinternet.com.au/rgowadsl/ptmaq1115.html

** Ryerson Index : Free web data base of recent Deaths in Australia mainly NSW http://www.ryersonindex.org

New Zealand 

** New Zealand various links click here

Occupations / Old Trades

** Comprehensive listing of old trades and occupations http://genealogy.about.com/library/glossary/bl_occupations.htm

** Britain's Waterway History - hundreds of years of British waterway history brought together in one online catalogue.

http://www.virtualwaterways.co.uk/home.html

** Brickmakers http://www.britishbricksoc.free-online.co.uk/enquire.htm      http://www.penmorfa.com/bricks/links.htm

** Anglican Clergymen between 1540-1835 www.theclergydatabase.org.uk

** Early UK Photographers including info about them and their work 1840 - 1950 http://www.earlyphotographers.org.uk/welcome.html

** PhotographersVictoria Australia 19th & 20th Century  http://members.optusnet.com.au/~msafier/vicphoto/vicphoto.html

** Photographers Geelong & District Victoria http://zades.com.au/gandd/index.php/geelong/people/photographers

** Chemists BritishBiographical database  1880-1970 - lists most eminent Chemists with details of posts they held, honours &    

    awards. www.open.ac.uk/ou5/Arts/chemists

** Pub History Society contains much for people researching publican ancestors www.pubhistorysociety.co.uk

** Workhouse staff or ancestors who ended up in a workhouse. www.workhouse.org.uk

** Watermen & Lightermen online index http://www.parishregister.com/watermen_and_lightermen.html

** The Merchant Taylor's Membership Index 1530-1928 http://www.parishregister.com/merchant_taylors.asp#

** Livery Companies city of London try this site http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/LGNL_Services/Leisure_and_culture/Local_history_and_heritage/Livery/

Search Engines for browsing the internet:

** Genuki http://Genuki.org.uk

** Cyndi's List : http://www.cyndislist.com/

** Google: www.google.com/

** Yahoo : www.yahoo.com

** Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Search_engine

** Dogpile www.dogpile.com/

Scotland

** Scotland various links click here

Shipping / Immigration Australia, UK & Other click here

South Africa

** South Africa various links click here

Telephone Directories - World

Phone directories for the World http://www.infobel.com/en/world/

Telephone Directories Australia

** White Pages  Residential & Yellow Pages Business http://www.whitepages.com.au/wp/index.jsp

Transcription Agents

** Marilyn Rowan NSW BDM transcriptions plus you can purchase Victorian BDM certificates which come with a typed transcript & 

    a BDM certificate service for England and Wales. http://transcriptions.com.au/

** Joy Murrin  NSW BDM Transcription Service: England / Wales BDM Certificate Service for civil registration from 1837

: Scotland BDM Registration Service. www.joymurrin.com.au

** Turtle Consolidated Services : Laurence Turtle is a is a qualified genealogist and an authorized NSW Transcription Agent home.iprimus.com.au/lturtle/

Translations

** Bablefish Translations; many languages to choose from: http://www.babelfish.altavista.com:80/

** SDL Free Translation.com: http://www.freetranslation.com)

United States of America 

** USA various links click here

Watermen

** History of Watermen great info includes Watermen of Australia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watermen

Wales UK  

**Wales UK various links click here

World Wide Resources & Miscellaneous & Useful Categories

** Missing Ancestors http://www.missing-ancestors.com/ Info covering some counties of England for schools, ie. industrial and

    reformatory with some lists of staff and children

** Useful Sources 5 million records online here to help enrich the details you know about your ancestors. www.theoriginalrecord.com

** Make a Web Site of your own: Free web space available: www.rootsweb.com

** Translation as you type: http://ajaxtrans.com/ Translates to and from English, French, German, Italian & Portuguese.   or these   

    site do similar http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2009/11/translate-as-you-type.html or http://www.lec.com/translate-dotnet.asp

** Translations: http://www.tranexp.com/win/WordTran.htm

** Babel Fish Translations: Great sight for language translation http://babel.altavista.com

** Prohibited Marriages discussed at these links: http://www.rurallaw.org.au/handbook/xml/ch09s02.php http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/468337/jewish/Prohibited-Marriages.htm

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1986/16/body

** Calendars for selected years and other choices: http://www.timeandate.com/calenda

** Family Search Internet Genealogy Service - International Genealogical Index (IGI)

** Origins of Surnames http://www.surnamedb.com/ ------- http://surnames.behindthename.com/ ------http://genealogy.about.com/od/surname_meaning/a/surname-meanings.htm

** Ancestry.com - subscription website.

** National Archives (UK) http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

** FreeBMD - free searching of English & Welsh BMD indexes, incomplete http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/

** FreeCen - free online census for England, Scotland & Wales, incomplete http://freecen.rootsweb.com/

** Herald Sun Tributes/Obituries: Searchable index choose All time and can search all places. http://tributes.heraldsun.com.au/obituries/herald-au

** Cyndi's List of genealogy sites on the Internet www.cyndislist.com/

**Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS/ Society Hall http://www.familyhistory.com/societyhall/  comprehensive directory of genealogical and historical societies on the Web

** Genealogy and Family Heritage http://www.cyberpursuits.com/gen/

**European Databases: http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/locality/dbpage.aspx?i=d&tp=3258&cj=1&offerid=0%3a7935%3a0&o_xid=0002128773&o_lid=0002128773&o_xt=2128773

** World Flags Data base: Flag pictures & information also maps:  http://www.flags.net/

** Old Websites: If you know the URL of a website that no longer works try the following free service that allows you to visit archived websites. Ten billion webpages archived from 1996: http://www.archive.org/web/web.php

** IGI: Family Search (Mormon Church Records   www.familysearch.org

 

 

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