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Name
State
Category
Description
Bushrangers at Abercrombie Caves
NSW
bushrangers
the Ribbon Gang;the story of the Bathurst Convict Rebellion of 1830

Portrait Collection 1919
NSW
military & war
portrait collection of the officers and men of the Australian Imperial Force and the Australian Naval Forces 1919: contains 1668 individuals

Portrait Collection 1919
NSW
photographs & photographers
portrait collection of the officers and men of the Australian Imperial Force and the Australian Naval Forces 1919: contains 1668 individuals

Sydney Morning Herald Archives
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
provides free browsing and searching between 1955 to 1995 although a subscription must be purchased to view the articles in full

Stroud Anglican Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
transcriptions from this early cemetery that dates back to 1836

the shrinking of New South Wales
NSW
maps & place names
Australia 1787 to 1863 : the shrinking of New South Wales

Blayney Shire Local and Family History Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
a treasure trove of historical records documenting the history of Blayney Shire through its people; places and events

Blayney Shire Family History Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
is located in the central west of NSW

NSW RootsWeb Message Board
NSW
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
share ideas; ask questions; offer advice this message board is devoted to New South Wales genealogy; alerts and favourites can be set up that are then sent to you via email

Bega Valley Genealogy Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
the genealogical society for the Far South Coast based in Pambula

Glossodia: A Peep into the Past Around Currency Creek
NSW
books (incl family produced)
by Arthur Cooper; tells the story of Currency Creek from early beginnings as the Copeland Village Settlement and the Homestead Selection scheme until the subdivision of the Golden Valley in the 1960s

Newcastle Cultural Collection
NSW
archives
a searchable collection of significant cultural items from the Newcastle region

Dubbo & District Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
houses the largest collection of historical resources outside Sydney

Grono Family Association
NSW
family histories (individuals)
bringing together & sharing research into the lives of John Grono; his wife Elizabeth Bristow and their descendants of the Hawkesbury area of NSW

Grevilles Post Office Directory
NSW
post & telephone
contains the names; residences; and occupations of the inhabitants of the Post Towns of the NSW Colony for 1872; transcribed by Kathy Pearson

Penrith District Dispensary Register
NSW
medical; hospitals & homes
the register is a list of patients who were attended to at the Benevolent Asylum 1847-1872

North Coast Schools
NSW
schools & teaching
a history of the schools represented in the Ballina Inspectorate 1959; transcribed by Kathy Pearson

Almost Tipperary Emigrant Index
NSW
emigration & immigration
an index of people from Tipperary whose fare was paid in NSW 1857 to 1865; but apparently didn’t emigrate; compiled by Peter Madden

The Razor Gang Wars 1927-1931
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
the late 1920s and early 1930s was a world in turmoil with vicious razor gangs battling for control of the criminal underworld - includes photographs

Purging Pestilence
NSW
medical; hospitals & homes
the bubonic plague in 1900 the plague hit Sydney - this is a gallery of images taken during the cleansing operations

The Great White Fleet
NSW
military & war
images of the arrival of the USA fleet at Port Jackson in 1908

New South Wales Government Gazettes
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
online archive of historical government gazettes 1836 to 1851 documents the official notifications of government decisions and legal actions

Port Phillip Government Gazettes
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
online archive of historical government gazettes 1843 to 1851 documents the official notifications of government decisions and legal actions

Convict Trail
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
the Great North Road was build by convict labour between 1826 and 1836 this contains searchable database of those convicts

Family Ties
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
stories about the people; sites; objects; documents and events relating to the Newstead/Elsmore pastoral district near Inverell in northern New South Wales

Turtle Consolidate Services
NSW
transcript services & historians
a paid transcription service by Laurence Turtle for NSW & Tas BDMs

Hotels and Publicans Licences
NSW
hotels & hoteliers; pubs & publicans
details of hotels and publicans in the west (aka outback) of New South Wales 1865 to 1900

Homestead and Western Land leases
NSW
sheep; wool & pastoralists
details of land and homestead leases in the west (aka outback) of New South Wales 1885 to 1914

Contracts for Conveyance
NSW
post & telephone
of post office mails in 1891 in the west (aka outback) of New South Wales

Paddle Steamers
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
details of paddle steamers that operated on the Darling or Murrumbidgee Rivers of New South Wales

Photographers in the Outback
NSW
photographs & photographers
detailed list of photographers in the west (aka outback) of New South Wales

Properties in the Outback
NSW
sheep; wool & pastoralists
details of the names of properties & owners in the west (aka outback) of New South Wales

Golden Threads
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
the Chinese in regional NSW 1850 to 1950

History of the Greta Coal Measures
NSW
gold fields & mining
a unique manuscript by John Delaney that describes the 66 collieries and more than 10;000 staff between 1861-1995

Photo Investigator
NSW
photographs & photographers
a searchable database to the thousands of images from late 19th century held at the State Records Office

NSW Bushmen's Contingent for South Africa
NSW
military & war
a gallery of images of the contingent departing for active service 1900

NSW Bushmen's Contingent for South Africa
NSW
photographs & photographers
a gallery of images of the contingent departing for active service 1900

The Virtual Sourcebook for Aboriginal Studies in the Hunter Region
NSW
indigenous peoples
a guide to materials from the collection relating to Aboriginal peoples through Newcastle and the Hunter region from 18th century

Wyndham and Glennie Families
NSW
family histories (individuals)
papers from the Wyndham and Glennie families of the Hunter Valley

Virtual Hunter River Project
NSW
archives
a collaborative endeavour that creates a digital repository of early accounts and descriptions of the Hunter Region

Map and Plan Collection Online
NSW
maps & place names
an image of a Plan of Sydney with Pyrmont; New South Wales; divided into allotments for building 1836

Convict Ships to Australia
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1787 to 1788 sent to Port Jackson; a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1801 to 1849 sent to NSW; Tas & Norfolk Island; a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1840 to 1847 sent to Norfolk Island; a Perth DPS project

Passenger Ships arriving in Australasian Ports
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
passenger ships 1837 to 1899 arriving in New South Wales ports; a Perth DPS project

Irish Convicts to NSW
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
1788-1849 a wonderful resource put together by Peter Mayberry

Binalong Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from cemeteries in the Binalong and Bowning Bookham area; transcribed by S & M Grieves

Yass Courier Extracts
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
birth notices from 1857 from Yass Courier; compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Burrabogie Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from Burrabogie Cemetery

Yass Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from cemeteries in the Yass area; transcribed by S & M Grieves

Yass Courier Extracts
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
death notices 1857-1905 from Yass Courier; compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Jugiong Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from cemeteries in the Jugiong area; transcribed by S & M Grieves

Monaro Mercury
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
birth notices 1864-1905 from the Monaro Mercury (NSW); compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Monaro Mercury
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
death notices 1864-1905 from the Monaro Mercury (NSW); compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Monaro Mercury
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
general info (eg hotel licences; land grants; bankruptcy) 1864-1905 from the Monaro Mercury (NSW); compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Monaro Mercury
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
marriage notices 1864-1905 from the Monaro Mercury (NSW); compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Yass Courier Extracts
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
probate; estate and memorial notices from 1859 from Yass Courier; compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Rosewood Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from cemeteries in the Rosewood area

Tumbarumba Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
headstone transcriptions from cemeteries in the Tumbarumba area transcribed by S & M Grieves

Tumbarumba Times
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
birth notices 1884 from Tumbarumba (NSW) Times; originally known as Germonton Times

Tumbarumba Times
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
death notices 1884 from Tumbarumba (NSW) Times; originally known as Germonton Times

Tumbarumba Times
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
marriage notices from 1884 from Tumbarumba (NSW) Times; originally known as Germonton Times

Tumbarumba Times
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
general info (eg hotel licences; land grants; social items) 1884 from Tumbarumba (NSW) Times; originally known as Germonton Times

Yass Courier Extracts
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
engagement and marriage notices 1857-1905 from Yass Courier; compiled by Sue and Mike Grieves

Doing our bit; Mosman 1914-1918
NSW
memorials
to commemorate the centenary of World War One; Mosman Library is creating an innovative online resource to collect and display information about the wartime experiences of the approx 1500 locals who served

Fairfax News Store
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
access back to 1990 to various newspapers published by the company Fairfax; including The Sydney Morning Herald; The Age; The Sun Herald; The Sunday Age; The Illawarra Mercury; The Newcastle Mercury; The Central Coast Herald and various community newspapers throughout New South Wales and Victoria

Field of Mars Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
located in the suburb of Ryde and has a searchable database

Frenchs Forest Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
located in the suburb of Davidson began in 1941 and has a searchable database

Gore Hill Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
one of the oldest and largest remaining cemeteries in metro Sydney established in 1868 and closed in 1974; has a searchable database

Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium
NSW
cemeteries
located in the suburb of North Ryde began in 1902 and has a searchable database

Sandgate Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
opened in 1881 with over 85000 burials mostly of the Newcastle district; has a searchable database

Australian Police - The Thin Blue Line
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
NSW Police History Information Section outlines the force since its inception in August 1789 and has advise on researching family members

Parish Map Preservation Project
NSW
churches & parishes
covers NSW; enter the county; municipal; parish or town name and historical maps can be viewed

Gosford & District in Pictures
NSW
photographs & photographers
a wide variety of early photos of Gosford region all available online

Wyong Family History Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
maintains a large library and can assist in furthering research in Wyong district

Richmond-Tweed Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
houses a large library of items and can assist in research specific to this region of northern NSW

A Land Fit for Heroes?
NSW
land & home ownership
dedicated to the memory of the soldier settlements in NSW 1916-1939 and contains some very useful indexes

Registry of Flash Men
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a journal documenting the underworld life of Sydney in 1840s

Registry of Flash Men
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a volume of information of the criminal underworld in Sydney during the 1840s

Index of Assisted Immigrants
NSW
emigration & immigration
an index of Assisted Immigrants 1860 to 1879 arriving at Sydney

Index of Assisted Immigrants
NSW
emigration & immigration
an index of Assisted Immigrants 1880 to 1896 arriving at Sydney

SRO KeyName Search
NSW
archives
key name search across multiple databases at the SRO NSW

Unity and Nationhood
NSW
government; politics & parliaments
celebrating the Centenary of Federation 1901 to 2001

Around the Rugged Rocks
NSW
buildings & architecture
showcases the history of The Rocks area of Sydney including historic documents

Historic Houses Trust
NSW
buildings & architecture
is a leader in the conservation and management of historic places in New South Wales; hosts research facilities

The History of Matt
NSW
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
a blog by an Australian in America about his ancestors both in Australia and their home nations

SMH Obituaries
NSW
obituaries
recent entries from the Sydney Morning Herald updates regularly

NSW Police Gazette
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
digitised issues of 1891-1910 of the NSW Police Gazettes are available on CD free through libraries including the State Library of NSW

NSW Police Gazette
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
digitised issues of 1891-1910 of the NSW Police Gazettes are available on CD free through libraries including the State Library of NSW

Pioneers of Portland Head
NSW
books (incl family produced)
builders of Ebenezer church and school : early settlers of the Hawkesbury and Hunter rivers and squatters of the north-west New South Wales and southern Queensland

Tweed Heads Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
promotes historical research of the Tweed Valley region of NSW/Qld

Towns and Villages of Southern Tablelands
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
historical information on the towns and villages in the Southern Tablelands of NSW; including Araluen; Binalong; Binda; Boorowa; Braidwood; Cookwell; Goulburn; Laggan; Lake Bathurst; Majors Creek; Marulan; Taralga; Tuena and Yass

Australian Railway Historical Society
NSW
railways & trains
NSW Division houses thousands of historical documents; books; periodicals; photographs and slides

Atlas of New South Wales
NSW
maps & place names
an interactive map that includes a timeline to view how categories such as people; economy; history; environment and borders of NSW have changed over time

Decisions of the Supreme Court
NSW
law & legal cases
a searchable database by name of the Decisions of the Supreme Court of New South Wales 1824-1842

Camperdown Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
an article describing the Camperdown Cemetery where about 18;000 people are buried mosty 1848 to 1880

Catholic Diocese of Bathurst
NSW
churches & parishes
a history of this diocese that covers 40;000 sq miles and 20 parishes and 34 diocesan schools

Anglican Diocese of Bathurst
NSW
churches & parishes
covers almost one third of New South Wales with 34 Parishes

St Michael’s Orphanage
NSW
orphans
an interview with Ray Aquilina who was a resident at St Michael’s Orphanage in Baulkham Hills

Botany Bay Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
was formed in 1984 to assist members in their family history research by providing a meeting place in the Sutherland Shire for genealogists and family historians to pursue their common interest

NSW BMD Family History App
NSW
births
free app to download for iPhone iPad or Android of the indexes to the NSW BDM - works very well

BDM NSW
NSW
births
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Births 1788 to 1916; an index to 1918 is available on microfiche/cd-rom at libraries

BDM NSW
NSW
deaths
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Deaths 1788 to 1986

BDM NSW
NSW
marriages
online search facility of Registry of BDM Index of Marriages 1788 to 1966

Berrima District Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
covers the Southern Highlands of NSW contains lots of images of the Mittagong; Bowral and Moss Vale areas

Blue Mountains Cemetery Register
NSW
cemeteries
offers a database search for Mt Irvine Cemetery; Mt Victoria Cemetery; Blackheath Cemetery; Megalong Cemetery; Katoomba Cemetery; Wentworth Falls Cemetery; Lawson Cemetery; Faulconbridge and Springwood Cemetery

Broken Hill Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
Broken Hill is Australia’s longest-lived mining city with a rich history since 1844; its cemetery has an on-line search facility

Bungendore Village 1837
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
a brief history of this village near Canberra first settled by Europeans in 1824

Cape Banks Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
based in Maroubra and aims to assist local residents

Catholic Cemeteries Board
NSW
cemeteries
contains cemetery maps and a deceased database search

Campbelltown District Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
research in the Campbelltown area of Sydney

City of Sydney Archives
NSW
archives
contains information from the City of Sydney Council (NSW) since establishment in 1842

City of Sydney
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
history and archives including council records dating back to 1842

Old Sydney Burial Ground
NSW
cemeteries
features great background to the archaeological works and includes record of burials 1792 to 1820

Clarence Valley Council
NSW
cemeteries
online burial register covers all ashes interments and burials within the Clarence Valley

Clarence River History Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
based in Grafton has a long history itself

Cockatoo Island
NSW
heritage icons
Australia’s most unusual park; a heritage listed island in the middle of Sydney Harbour - used since European arrival as a prison and for shipbuilding activities

Cundletown & Lower Manning Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
set on the banks of the beautiful Manning River; Cundletown is a peaceful place to visit; with its remaining old buildings and squares

Dictionary of Sydney
NSW
heritage icons
an exciting and innovative new set of resources covering every aspect of the history of Sydney

Heritage Branch Databases
NSW
buildings & architecture
searchable databases of over 1;500 items of significance to the state including maritime and terrestrial items

Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park
NSW
cemeteries
online search facility for this public cemetery and crematorium located in Matraville

Armidale Family History Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
based on the Northern Tablelands of NSW in the town of Armidale

NSW Police
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
historic photos from the files of the NSW Police Dept

Gostalgia
NSW
photographs & photographers
local history from Gosford Library’s photostream

NSW State Records’ photostream
NSW
photographs & photographers
tens of thousands of archival photos from the late 19th Century to the present; capturing life in New South Wales

Cultural Collections
NSW
photographs & photographers
University of Newcastle’s (NSW) photostream contains many images of ledgers; registers; and photos from the Newcastle region; searchable and well worth a visit if you have interests in that area

Register Books of Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle
NSW
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
the actual pages of Baptisms; Marriages and Burials 1826-May1837 from the archives of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle available to search and view

Register Books of Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle
NSW
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
the actual pages of Baptisms 1839-1861; Marriages 1839-1855 and Burials 1839-1854 from the archives of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle available to search and view

Old Teachers' College
NSW
schools & teaching
Friends of the Old Teachers' College Armidale - built in 1928

Friends of Rookwood
NSW
cemeteries
a group passionate about the restoration and awareness of one of the largest cemeteries in the southern hemisphere - approx 1 million people are buried within the boundaries - a variety of tours & projects are carried out

Geographical Names Board
NSW
maps & place names
the origin; history and meaning of ~80k place names in New South Wales

Gosford's History
NSW
pioneers
online documents of the Gosford area in NSW

Gow Newspaper Indexes
NSW
books (incl family produced)
indexes from a variety of local history books; concentrating on the Macleay Valley; North Coast and Hawkesbury areas

Gow Newspapers Indexes
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
indexes of newspapers from provincial areas including Bombala; Bathurst; Katoomba; Port Macquarie News; Macleay; Bellinger; Hunter River; Maitland; Manning River; Taree; Wingham; Parramatta Cumberland; Windsor & Richmond and Hawkesbury

Crimean War Patriotic Fund Subscribers
NSW
military & war
index of 30;000 individuals listed in NSW newspapers

Greater Hume Shire Cemeteries
NSW
cemeteries
burial registers as a downloadable pdf for the Culcairn; Holbrook; Jindera and Walla Walla cemeteries in the Hume region

Gundaroo
NSW
pioneers
a small historical village - classified as an Urban Conservation Area - interesting site put together by Graeme Challinor

Hawkesbury on the Net
NSW
cemeteries
cemetery and grave register of the Hawkesbury region

Hawkesbury Church Registers
NSW
births; deaths; marriages & divorces
baptism; marriage and burial registers - an ongoing indexing project by Hawkesbury on the Net

Hawkesbury Pioneers Registers
NSW
pioneers
lists over 1800 pioneers of the region

Hawkesbury on the Net
NSW
archives
various indexes from the Hawkesbury region eg landholders; post office directory; volunteers; school rolls

Parliamentary Return of Landholders 1885
NSW
census & musters
a census of landholders in the Hawkesbury and Windsor areas

Memorials; Monuments and Plaques
NSW
memorials
transcripts and photos of memorials; monuments and plaques in the Hawkesbury region

Hunter Valley Genealogy
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
provides a vast amount of information about the area - well worth a visit

Toronto Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
cemetery listing for the cemetery located in the Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley Genealogy Forum
NSW
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
covers the Hunter Valley and adjoining areas; Sydney/Central Coast; Hawkesbury Valley; Port Stephens & the Northern Rivers of NSW

Pre 1900 Hunter Valley Pioneers
NSW
pioneers
the stories of 426 Pioneer Families who settled in the Hunter Valley pre1900 and the names of their 7500 descendants

Internet History Resources
NSW
electoral rolls & voting
advertises that it holds some NSW electoral rolls for 1870/71 & 1878/79 and some Commonwealth Rolls for NSW for 1903 online - a commercial site

Irish Famine Memorial
NSW
memorials
at the Hyde Park Barracks seeks to maintain the names of many Irish who migrated to Australia as a result of the famine from 1845 to 1848 includes indexes to these individuals

Free Settler of Felon?
NSW
bushrangers
Hunter Valley Bushrangers 1803 to 1840s

Free Settler of Felon?
NSW
gold fields & mining
early convict coal miners in Newcastle

Free Settler or Felon?
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
Convict ships to the Hunter River region of NSW

Free Settler of Felon?
NSW
pioneers
Index to Settlers and Estates in the Hunter Valley

H.M.S. Lady Nelson
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
the part she played in the colonies of New South Wales; Norfolk Island and Van Diemen Land from 1800 to 1824

Decisions of the Superior Courts
NSW
law & legal cases
Decisions of the Courts of NSW 1788 to 1899

Liverpool Genealogy Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
promotes historical research in the Liverpool area

Lismore Cemeteries
NSW
cemeteries
online search facility for the Lismore Lawn Cemetery and Memorial Gardens

Parish Maps
NSW
maps & place names
digitised copies of the NSW Parish Maps which are online and searchable

Maitland Region Cemeteries
NSW
cemeteries
downloadable files for burials in cemeteries in the Maitland local government area; they include: East Maitland; Campbells Hill; Morpeth; Rutherford; Glebe; Hiland Crescent; Oakhampton; Oswald and Jewish

Maitland War Memorials
NSW
memorials
an online search facility for memorials in the Maitland district

Manning Valley Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
covers the mid-north coast of NSW

Marrickville Council Archives
NSW
archives
holdings date from 1871 to 1948 and includes Petersham & St Peters council areas of Sydney

NSW Migration Heritage Centre
NSW
emigration & immigration
a virtual immigration museum providing a gateway into the migration heritage collections of museums; communities and families across New South Wales

A place for the Friendless Female
NSW
women in history
Sydney’s Female Immigration Depot 1848-1886

Monaro Pioneers
NSW
pioneers
over 700 pioneering dynasties of the Monaro area

Museum of Fire
NSW
museums
details early NSW fire service

Muswellbrook History
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
a brief history of this town dating from 1833 - you can take a virtual walk through its earliest buildings

Saumarez Homestead
NSW
sheep; wool & pastoralists
first inhabited by Henry Dumaresq in 1830s is located near Armidale

Nepean Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
provides members with journals and has a research facility

Newcastle Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
a society that holds regular meetings and houses a great number of library items to assist members and visitors in their research in the Newcastle region of NSW

NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
represents members in matters at state; national and international genealogical interests

NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies
NSW
events & anniversaries
umbrella organisation of member societies - hosts an annual state conference at differing locations around the state

Palmdale (NSW) Group
NSW
cemeteries
located on the Central Coast has an on-line searchable database of interments covering Palmdale Lawn and Greenway Chapel memorial parks

St Anthony’s Parish
NSW
churches & parishes
a history from 1833 of St Anthony’s Parish in the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong NSW

Parkes Shire cemeteries
NSW
cemeteries
online burial register for Parkes; Tullamore; Trundle; Alectown; Peak Hill; Bogan Gate and the old Parkes cemetery at Goobang

Parramatta Female Factory Precinct
NSW
women in history
for information about the Parramatta Female Factory; Parramatta Lunatic Asylum; Roman Catholic Orphan School; Parramatta Girls Training School and Hay Institution for Girls - dating back to the early 19th century

W & F Pascoe Pty Ltd
NSW
newspaper indexes & extracts
based in Sydney carries out microfilming & digitising of newspapers & periodicals

School children’s victory medal
NSW
military & war
a display of the medal from 1945 and many links to other war medals

State Records Authority of NSW
NSW
archives
the starting point for research in NSW located at Kingswood

Immigration & Shipping Records
NSW
emigration & immigration
search across several databases for assisted immigrants into Sydney; Newcastle; Moreton Bay and Port Phillip from 1839 to 1896

The Ned Kelly Papers
NSW
bushrangers
a gallery of documents relating to the capture of the bushranger and his gang by the NSW State Records Office

Lachlan Macquarie: visionary and builder
NSW
events & anniversaries
Governor of NSW from 1 Jan 1810; this gallery by State Records celebrates his achievements by featuring iconic documents

Lebanese Migration and Settlement
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
a gallery of images

Our Sporting Heritage
NSW
sports
gallery of images reflecting themes of sporting history

The Dunbar; Australia's Titanic
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
the story of one of Australia's worst maritime disasters in 1857

The Lemon Syrup Case
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
the trail and conviction of George Dean in Sydney in 1895

A Gallery of NSW Women
NSW
women in history
Eugenia Falleni - convicted murderer

A Gallery of NSW Women
NSW
women in history
Jane Ann Benson - love story turns sour

A Gallery of NSW Women
NSW
women in history
Louisa Lawson - suffragist and business woman

A Gallery of NSW Women
NSW
women in history
Mary Reibey - convict and business woman

French migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing French settlement in NSW

Polish migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Polish settlement in NSW

Maltese migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Maltese settlement in NSW

Nurses in New South Wales
NSW
medical; hospitals & homes
an overview of the available sources in the State Records Office

Russian migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
a number of Russian Ships visited Sydney in the first quarter of the 19th century

Chinese migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Chinese settlement in NSW

German migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing German settlement in NSW

Lebanese migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Lebanese settlement in NSW

Italian migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Italian settlement in NSW

India and NSW migration and trade
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Indian settlement in NSW

Greek migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Greek settlement in NSW

Dutch migration and settlement in NSW
NSW
ethnic & religious groups
an overview of record series which may be useful in tracing Dutch settlement in NSW

Colonial (Government) Architect
NSW
buildings & architecture
useful for anyone researching the history of public buildings of New South Wales

Persons on Bounty Ships
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
from 1838 to 1896 is a pilot project by NSW State Records using the online microfilm reel

Electoral Rolls
NSW
electoral rolls & voting
from 1842 to 1864 are on microfiche as part of the SRO Archives Resources Kit

Returns related to New South Wales
NSW
census & musters
census & musters 1788 to 1901 for the Colony of New South Wales

Returns related to Norfolk Island
NSW
census & musters
census & musters 1788 to 1901 for Norfolk Island

Returns from PRO London
NSW
census & musters
census & musters 1788 to 1901 for the Colony; from the Public Record Office London

Returns related to Van Diemen’s Land
NSW
census & musters
census & musters 1788 to 1901 for Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania)

1901 Census Collector’s Books
NSW
census & musters
for the Colony of New South Wales; index to census collectors' books; individuals are not listed

Bankruptcy Records
NSW
law & legal cases
an index for those unable to pay their debts or meet their expenses 1888-1928 from SRO NSW

1891 Census
NSW
census & musters
index to collectors' books; there are no individual names listed in this index; it is available on microform (not available on-line)

1841 Census index
NSW
census & musters
this index covers all surviving returns however records only the name of the head of the household; individuals in household are not named

Colonial Secretary’s Papers 1788-1828
NSW
archives
arranged by surname and subject this is the most comprehensive index of early NSW settlement

Coroners’ Inquests
NSW
law & legal cases
an index to inquests from 1796 to 1924 from SRO NSW

Divorce Case Papers
NSW
divorces
from 1873 to 1930 - over 20;000 entries

Quarter Session Cases
NSW
law & legal cases
an index from 1824 to 1837 is searchable by name

Bench of Magistrates Proceedings
NSW
law & legal cases
from 1788 to 1820 includes criminal and civil cases; publicans' licenses issued/cancelled; constables appointed; controlling the markets etc

Court of Civil Jurisdiction
NSW
law & legal cases
from 1788 to 1814 heard pleas about land; houses; debts; indeed every form of civil action

Indexes Online
NSW
archives
online indexes include census; colonial secretary papers; convict; immigration; railway employees and street names in NSW

Probate online index
NSW
wills & probate
probate packets at the NSW record office are available to search for the years 1817 - 1890 as well as 1928 - 1932 and 1941 - 1942

Aboriginal Colonial Court Cases
NSW
indigenous peoples
from 1788 to 1838

Early Probate Records
NSW
wills & probate
available from 1790 to 1814 and from 1816 to 1875 and from 1817 to 1824

Index to Deceased Estate Files
NSW
wills & probate
from 1880 to 1923 holds approx 40k entries

Mittagong Farm Home for Boys 1907-21
NSW
schools & teaching
contains 3865 register entries of boys committed and contains information such as name of parents; character of parents; maintenance orders

Orphan Schools Records 1817-1886
NSW
schools & teaching
a number of different series go into this index of orphan schools run by the colonial government 1817-1886; continuing to be updated

Randwick Asylum for Destitute Children 1852-1915
NSW
schools & teaching
contains 5890 entries from the register of inmates 1852-1915

Closer Settlement Transfer Register
NSW
buildings & architecture
from Jul 1919 to Apr 1925 an index to the transfer of land ownership originally obtained under the Closer Settlement and Returned Soldiers schemes

Register of Gold Leases
NSW
gold fields & mining
from 1874 to 1928 has over 53k entries

Teachers' Rolls 1869-1908
NSW
employment
provides a service record for each teacher and include date of birth; examination results; appointments; promotions and date of resignation; contains 14;867 entries

Register of Firms
NSW
businesses & commerce
an index to owners of firms 1903 to 1922

Asylum Records
NSW
medical; hospitals & homes
a guide to asylum records (mental hospital) in New South Wales

Richmond River Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
was formed in 1936 to collect historical material relevant to north-eastern NSW

Rookwood Anglican & General Cemeteries
NSW
cemeteries
searchable index for almost one-third of the cemetery

Rookwood Independent Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
is the largest 19th century cemetery in the world - it covers 315 hectares with over three quarters of a million graves - now with a searchable database

Ballina & Richmond River GenWeb
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
Ballina is a town and local government area established on the northern shore of the Richmond River near Cape Byron in the 1840s - it includes the towns of Alstonville; Lennox Head and Wollongbar; and the villages of Wardell; Tintenbar and Teven

Coffs Harbour District Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
formed in 1984 to promote and encourage the study and preservation of family histories and allied subjects in the Coffs Harbour region

Sydney Heritage Fleet
NSW
shipping & passenger lists
works to maintain excellence in Australia's maritime history - an interesting site

Annual Shoalhaven History Fair
NSW
events & anniversaries
held at the Nowra School of Arts displays a variety of information from the South Coast

Convicted - Margaret Catchpole
NSW
journals; manuscripts & diaries
read the letters of Margaret Catchpole a convict transported to Australia

Picton & District Historical and Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
research material of this society include cemetery records; bankruptcy; church; photographs as well as other material of the Picton district

The Friends of St John’s Stroud
NSW
churches & parishes
dedicated to preserving these nationally important buildings and graveyard

Stroud & District Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
the history from 1820s of the town located 75km north of Newcastle and 50km south of Gloucester

Sydney Benevolent Asylum
NSW
medical; hospitals & homes
index to admissions and discharges 1857-1900 prepared by Heather Garnsey & Martyn Killion

Sydney Catholic Archdiocesan Archives
NSW
churches & parishes
not available for Family History Research; relevant registers have been microfilmed and are available at Society of Australian Genealogists; State Library of NSW and National Library of Australia

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Family Research Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
small group of family historians in this resort town locality with regular speakers

Mineworkers in the Hunter
NSW
gold fields & mining
an index to the 1695 mineworkers injured or killed in accidents between 1847 to 1938 in the Hunter District

The Corys of Paterson’s Plains
NSW
family histories (individuals)
Cory family in the Hunter Valley and their workforce 1823-1927

The Corys of Paterson’s Plains
NSW
sheep; wool & pastoralists
Cory family in the Hunter Valley and the convicts assigned to them 1823-1927

Tomaree (NSW) Family History Group
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
based in Nelson Bay was formed in 2000 and is gathering resources and prepared to share knowledge and assist others

Tomaree Family History Group
NSW
books (incl family produced)
interested in the local history of the Tomaree/Nelson Bay area

Jindera Pioneer Museum
NSW
museums
was formed in 1967 - 100 years after the first German settlers arrived in Jindera

NSW Rail Transport Museum
NSW
railways & trains
outlines a brief history of railways in NSW starting as early as 1833

Rutter Family History Resources
NSW
family histories (individuals)
the Rutter family in Australia

Hunter and Northwest
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
information about towns of the Upper Hunter and Northwest region - it covers historical aspects and photographs of the area

Pioneering Nowland Brothers
NSW
pioneers
were amongst the first white settlers in the Upper Hunter area

Wagga Wagga and District Family History Society
NSW
family history/genealogy groups & societies
the district society has amongst other items; cemetery transcript CDs for sale of the surrounding area

Register of War Memorials in NSW
NSW
memorials
transcriptions of the names on over 3;000 memorials in the state

Register of War Memorials in NSW
NSW
memorials
a project by the NSW Govt and the RSL that is recording each of the more than 3000 war memorials in NSW and provides a database searchable by postcode; suburb; memorial or veteran name

Gore Hill Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
an index to the burial records of Gore Hill in Willoughby

Woronora General Cemetery
NSW
cemeteries
started in 1895 serves Sydney metro; contains a name search

Land Administrative Divisions
NSW
maps & place names
refers to the 141 counties and 7459 parishes originally proclaimed in New South Wales

History of New South Wales
NSW
history of Australian states; territories & cities
the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia submission on the history of NSW

William Baker - Neptune 1790
NSW
blogs; forums; mailing lists & message boards
a blog for the descendants of William Baker who arrived on the Neptune 1790 in New South Wales

St Peters Cooks River church register
NSW
historical societies & groups
can provide information from the church register dating back to 1838 a very well organised site

St Peters Cooks River History Group
NSW
historical societies & groups
is active in researching and presenting the history of people and places connected with St Peters; Sydenham and Tempe since 1838

Some Early Maitland People
NSW
pioneers
a brief biography of some early local people - website no longer active as at Oct 2012

Gledswood Homestead
NSW
sheep; wool & pastoralists
a history of Gledswood Homestead c1810 - site is inactive as at Oct 2012

Boer War Soldiers
NSW
military & war
a listing of men from the Mailtand area who went to this war - website no longer active as at Oct 2012

Honour Roll 1914-1919
NSW
memorials
at St Paul’s Anglican Church Maitland - website no longer active as at Oct 2012

Boer War Memorial
NSW
memorials
honour roll for soldiers from the Maitland district - website no longer active as at Oct 2012

Hawkesbury Historical Society
NSW
historical societies & groups
promotes the rich heritage of the Hawkesbury District - first settled in 1794 - site appears to be inactive as at Oct 2012

Milton Ulladulla Pioneer Register
NSW
pioneers
published by the Milton Ulladulla Family History Society - website no longer operational - book can be found via Trove

Cross Country : Hayes Connection
NSW
books (incl family produced)
the descent of Elizabeth; the youngest child of Charles CROSS and Rose FLOOD; convicts per the Neptune 28 June 1790; who married Richard Hayes; ISBN: 978-0-9751425-4-7

Boer War memorial
NSW
memorials
to the 275 volunteers from the Maitland district - website no longer active as at Oct 2012

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