Family History Help - If you are new to family history start with one of the family history guides listed or contact your local family history society or library. It is important to understand one of the fundamental rules of genealogical research. Begin with yourself and work back generation by generation documenting the relationships as you go. Please remember that genealogical information found on the Internet and elsewhere should always be crosschecked with the original source documents or records wherever possible.
Internet Help - If you are new to computers and/or the Internet use one of the online tutorials listed in this category to help you learn how to use the Internet efficiently so that you can tackle family history research online.
This service offers access to series of Getting Started Guides. These cover:• Births, deaths and marriages• Cemetery records• Church records• Electoral rolls more
This free, online course presented by the State Library of Queensland, is designed to help you navigate through the world of online technologies. The new, updated course is broken down into eleven … more
Services offered include:• Online catalogue to access the collections which include books, magazines, pictures, photographs, maps, sheet music, oral history recordings, manuscript papers, … more
This site details the origin of personal names or first names. It lists name variations, pet names, diminutives and abbreviations that you may find on genealogical databases and old records. This … more
The National Archives is the UK government's official archive where you can: • Use the online catalogue, Discovery to download digitised records (small fee) $$ covering: Army and militia; … more
This UK site enables you to find other people who share the same ancestors. It does this by comparing the information you enter about your ancestors with the information that other members have … more
This Wiki has a wealth of Irish information, and links, for all levels of researchers. It includes country information, getting started, Ireland research tools with links to resources and information … more
The Family Deeds Project provides a large amount of free online information by offering free transcriptions from old deeds and documents held in their collection. There are name index and counties of … more
This is an extensive alphabetical list covering terms worldwide. more
This site features Free Help Pages with information and indexes for South Australian research arranged in the following categories: links, benchmarks, cemeteries and burials, censuses, chronology, … more
A one-name study is a project researching facts about a surname and all the people who have held it, as opposed to researching a particular family. This site offers an online search where you can … more