Category Archives: Australia

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New collections and projects from Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and more on Ancestry

Collections Following are the new genealogy collections and indexing projects Ancestry has released recently. * indicates a new collection Web: indicates a collection found outside of the Ancestry website, but searchable from within. Often, these collections can be found for free elsewhere on the web, so if you don’t have

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Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland newspapers added to Trove

Australia’s Trove added additional newspapers to its online collections during the last couple weeks: Victoria Corryong Courier (Vic. : 1914 – 1918) Cressy & Lismore Pioneer and Western Plains Representative (Vic. : 1915 – 1918) Federal Standard (Chiltern, Vic. : 1914 – 1918) Great Southern Advocate (Vic. : 1914 – 1918) The Independent (Benalla) (Vic. : 1914 – 1918) Malvern Courier and Caulfield Mirror (Vic. : 1914 – 1917) Nagambie Times (Vic. : 1914 – 1918) Powlett Express and Victorian State Coalfields Advertiser (Vic. : 1914 – 1918) Toora and Welshpool Ensign and South Gippsland Observer (Vic. : 1914 – 1918) Warracknabeal Herald (Vic. : 1914 – 1918) New South Wales Balmain Observer and Western Suburbs Advertiser (NSW : 1884 – 1907) Tenterfield Courier and District Advocate (NSW : 1914) Western Age (Dubbo, NSW : 1914 – 1932) Queensland South Coast Bulletin (Southport, Qld. : 1929 – 1939)   These newspapers will be updated as time goes on; if they aren’t for the

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New genealogy collections from Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma integrated into Ancestry searches

I say “integrated into Ancestry searches” because the databases can now be searched on Ancestry.com, but the records are actually housed elsewhere. These are the collections added the last couple weeks: * indicates a new collection Web: indicates a collection found outside of the Ancestry website, but searchable from within

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New records and indexing projects from the US, Belgium, Italy, Brazil, and more on FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch updated or added the following genealogy databases over the last couple weeks:   Asia Japan, Passenger Lists, 1893-1941   Canada Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922 Quebec, Notarial Records, 1800-1900   Europe Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1609-1909 Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1598-1906 Belgium, Hainaut, Civil

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Newspapers added to Australia’s Trove

Australia’s Trove added additional newspapers to its online collections during the last two weeks:   Australian Capital Territory Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association (ACT : 1947 – 1950) Woroni (Canberra, ACT : 1950 – 2007)   New South Wales  The Elector (Sydney, NSW : 1900)   Queensland The Leader (Brisbane, Qld. : 1918 – 1919) National Leader (Brisbane, Qld. : 1916 – 1918)   Victoria Murchison Advertiser and Murchison, Toolamba, Mooroopna & Dargalong Express (Vic. : 1914 – 1918) Record (Emerald Hill, Vic. : 1868 – 1872)   See a complete list of newspapers on Trove.   If

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Elephind.com indexes 110 million items

Have you tried Elephind.com yet? It is a free search engine designed specifically for performing keyword searches across multiple world-wide historic newspaper collections at once. There are now more than 110 million pages and nearly 2,000 titles people can explore through a single search. Newspapers are searched from each of

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New areas to search for Australian ancestors

Following are a few updates for those of you with Australian ancestors. 1. Australia’s Trove added additional newspapers to its online collections during the last two weeks: New South Wales Construction and Real Estate Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1930 – 1938) The Mining Record and Grenfell General Advertiser (NSW : 1867 – 1876) The Richmond River Express and Tweed Advertiser (NSW : 1903 – 1904) The Scrutineer (NSW : 1892) The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser (NSW : 1879 – 1881) Victoria Dookie and Katamatite Recorder (Vic. : 1914 – 1918) Dunmunkle Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1918) Jamieson and Woodspoint Chronicle and Upper Goulburn Advertiser

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New Australian collections on findmypast

Findmypast added 3 new Australian collections during the last week: Australia Births and Baptisms 1792-1981 Australia Deaths and Burials 1816-1980 Australia Marriages 1810-1980 Each of these collection detail pages state that they are “not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records and is not complete for any particular place or region.” Because the years match those seen on FamilySearch.org collections

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New Canadian, US, UK, Australian, and Jewish records on Ancestry.com

The Ancestry websites added the following collections during the last month (I missed a few during my last updates): * indicates a new collection   Ancestry.com Australia and New Zealand *Web: Australia and New Zealand, Rootsweb Death Index, 1813-2003 *New South Wales, Australia, Index to Deceased Estate Files, 1923-1958 *New Zealand,

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