Family history and genealogy

Births Deaths and Marriages registries
Search historical State and Territory birth, death and marriage records.

Moreton Bay Cemeteries Database
Access records of people interred in Council maintained cemeteries located in the Moreton Bay Region.

Brisbane City Council Grave Location Search
Search records for people buried or cremated in cemeteries and crematoria in Brisbane City Council area.

Ryerson Index
A free index to funeral, death and legal notices appearing in Australian newspapers.

State Records and Archives
Access digitised records and database indexes online.

Family Search
An independent monthly magazine devoted to providing advice, news and contacts for Australian and New Zealand family historians, Australian Family Tree Connections' website contains various links and information.

Search for your ancestors in millions of historical records in this free worldwide database. Records include births, deaths, marriages, probates, land and military.

Discovering Anzacs
Explore a diverse selection of government records about Australians and New Zealanders in World War 1 and the Boar War and experience the personal stories of service men and women through archival records.

Australian War Memorial
The Australian War Memorial is Australia’s national memorial to the members of its armed forces. Search records relating to the war and view digitised enlistment papers for service men and women.

National Library of Australia Trove - Digitised Newspapers
Collection of digitised historical newspapers with range of titles from every state

Convict Transportation Registers
Search from over 123,000 records of convicts transported to Australia.

Rootsweb
Free online family history resource.

IGI Batch Numbers
This site lists the Batch Numbers for known Parishes of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, as well as America and Canada.

Free BMD
Searchable database of historical birth, marriage and death records for England and Wales, includes FreeREG (Parish Registers) and FreeCEN (Census data).

  • FreeCEN is a free-to-view searchable database of the 19th century UK census returns.
  • FreeREG is a free searchable database of UK Parish Register information. 

GENUKI
Online library of genealogy and family history resources for the UK and Ireland.