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  Ray Wilson   September, 2008


Here are some new sites I have discovered this

past month.

Hope some of them will prove useful to you.
Genealogy Charts mounted on Wood Scrolls. Full color charts on quality
canvas or papers up to 50 feet long.
Wots My Genes - The Best of Genealogy
Links to the best free Australian genealogy resources, with emphasis on
searchable databases and lists of unique information.
Explore England's Past
?‘Explore England ?’s Past?’ provides free access to 1000s of local
history resources including images, transcribed wills and documents
and town trails. Areas included are Bristol, Cornwall, County Durham,
Derbyshire, Exmoor, Herefordshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Sussex and Wiltshire.
Genealogy Indexer
Genealogy resources indexed for free online searching. Among the
resources are many Central and Eastern European business and address
directories from before WWII, memorial books (yizkor) about destroyed
Jewish communities, and Polish military yearbooks.
The Genealogy Master
A blog that mixes news, notes, tips, and stories about genealogy.
Old Colonial Cemetery Records - Johnstown, Fulton County, NY
The Old Colonial Cemetery is located in the Town of Johnstown, County
of Fulton, State of New York. This cemetery transcription has many burials
dating back to the 1700's and is the final resting place for many Revolutionary
War Soldiers who fought in the Battle of Johnstown.
Armagh County, Ireland Directory for 1862
A statistical description of County Armagh, together with lists of
office holders, taken from Thom's Irish Directory of 1862.
Belfast Borough Directory for 1862
A statistical description of the borough of Belfast, together with lists
of office holders, taken from Thom's Irish Directory of 1862.
Carlow County Directory for 1862
A statistical description of the county of Carlow, Ireland, together with
lists of office holders, taken from Thom's Irish Directory of 1862.
=~=~=~= offers a free comprehensive guide to Family History
Research for the beginner or advanced Genealogist.
=~=~=~= Online Casualty Database
American casualty of war database, list, wiki, forums and chat
covering wwii, korea, vietnam, persian gulf war, operation iraqi
freedom, operation enduring freedom.
Convict Transportation Registers Database
Over 123,000 out of the estimated 160,000 convicts transported to Australia
are recorded in this database. These include prisoners sent to New South Wales,
Van Diemen?’s Land (Tasmania), Moreton Bay (Brisbane), Port Phillip.
Western Australia and Norfolk Island. Also recorded are some ships which
were bound for Gibraltar. The records cover the period of 1787 to 1867.
Family History Research Blog
A genealogy blog with articles and discussions about anything family
history related.
Online Buffalo City DIrectories
A page of links to online city directories for Buffalo, NY.
Chester County, PA Tornado, Jul 1877
Transcription from the book 'A Full Description of the Great Tornado
in Chester County, PA, 1877' - the story of the tornado that struck the
Chester County PA Area on July 1, 1877. More Pennsylvania Disasters 
The Soldiers of Shockoe Hill
The story of more than 500 Civil War Union soldiers originally buried
near Richmond's Shockoe Hill Cemeterey, including almost 100 whose
names are known, are chronicled on this website (updated web address -
August 2008).
Family History Research
A genealogy site dedicated to bringing beginning and expert family history
seekers the best ideas and information on how to get started, where to go
and what to do. Includes royal genealogy and cemetery research.
A site featuring genealogy helps and hints, as well as a place to search
for live friends and family.
AncestryHost - FREE Genealogy Website Hosting
Your source for FREE genealogy website hosting. Place your family
history stories, pedigrees, photographs and what ever else you have
related to genealogy on our servers for nothing!.
=~=~=~= - History of Germany
Our site,, is an award-winning destination for
quality, unbiased content on the Web. We recently became part of the
Discovery Communications family. As part of our mission, we strive
to offer users access to the highest quality reference content and hope
you find our content around German history valuable.