Western Australian Sites:

WA BDM - online searchable database

Oz-Gen Online - Western Australian Cemeteries

OzBurials WA - Western Australian Cemeteries

East Perth Cemeteries - Burial Register

Early Burials in Western Australia Jun 1829 - Dec 1831; from Swan Genealogy.

WA Marriage Search 1906 onwards

WA Cemetery Board - online database for Karrakatta, Fremantle, Guildford, Pinaroo, Midland

WA Convict Database

WA Convict Ships List

WA SRO (State Records Office) - the collection

AEON - Archives Explored Online; search for records held in the State archives collection; excellent resource when searching for Wills/Probate

WAGS (WA Genealogical Society)

Search West Australian online digitised newspapers - continually updated

WA Post Office Directories - starts in 1893

WA Police Gazettes - 1876 onwards. Research police and criminals in West Aust

Perth Dead Persons Society - wealth of information

Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages - WA; scroll down page for other Australian States & Territories plus overseas contacts


Northam Area:

Avon Valley Collection - by Jan James; bmd & other infomation about Avon Valley families

Northam Cemetery Facebook Page - post queries, share information

More Northam Cemetery Headstone inscriptions at OzBurials

Articles in Western Australian newspapers about Northam families; includes death, funeral notices

Northam Pioneers Group - join this group today (it's free) and share information about Northam; this is an online message board


Swan River Pioneers Group Pioneers in the colony 1829-1838

Aerial photograph of Northam Cemetery by Richard Woldendorp c1992

Northam photos - in HRRC collection

Australian Sites:

Australian Genealogy - Facebook group. Dynamic group with constant snippets of information and useful links.

National Archives of Australia (NAA) - really useful for digitised records of armed forces personnel

Australian War Memorial - Biographical Databases

AIF Project - Australian ANZACS in the Great War 1914-1918; searchable database (Mar 2013 - closed due to upgrade; check back soon)

Australasia - Births, Deaths and Marriages Exchange - list details of BMD certificates you have; search for others

Cyndi's List Australia - treasure trove of sites to search

FindMyPast Australia - subscription site

Genealogy Search Australia - comprehensive directory for family history and ancestry sites

Genealogical Services in Western Australia:

Aus Genealogy - contact Aus Genealogy when you require assistance to start your family research or solve a difficult query; $ research

International Sites:

freeBMD - online collection of births, deaths, marriages 1837+ for England and Wales

freeREG - search parish registers; ongoing project

freeCEN - search census records for England, Scotland, Wales; ongoing project

Family Search - the IGI; searchable database

Family Search - New Record Search

FindMyPast UK - subscription site

Ancestry - free to search indexes; subscription required to see original images or details of records

Scotlands People - search for your Scottish ancestors

GRO - the General Register Office; order bmd certificates for England & Wales 1837+

National Archives at Kew (UK)

Irish Family History Foundation - BMD Online Searchable Databases - pay per view site

Genuki - really useful site for UK and Ireland. Always a good place to start for an overview of a particular county or village

Cyndi's list UK - many links and resources to get you started

UK Surnames - link with others who are researching the same families as you

Genes Reunited - pay $ site to build your tree and connect with others searching the same families

Curious Fox - message board where you can connect with others with similar interests. Levels of membership available

British Newspaper Archive - search digitised newspaper collection; subscription site

All links were checked 23rd Mar 2013. Please advise webmaster of broken/outdated links.


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