Western Australian Sites:

WA BDM - online searchable database

Australian Cemeteries Online - Western Australian Cemeteries

OzBurials WA - Western Australian Cemeteries

East Perth Cemeteries - Burial Register

Swan Genealogy Resources

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 Archives

FAMILY HISTORY WA (Formerly WAGS, WA Genealogical Society)

Search TROVE Online digitised newspapers - continually updated

WA Post Office Directories - starts in 1893 and POLICE GAZETTES 1876 onwards

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 Family History

Northam Cemetery Facebook Page - post queries, share information

York Families & Footprints

More Northam Cemetery Headstone inscriptions at OzBurials

Northam Records at FamilySearch


Aerial photograph of Northam Cemetery by Richard Woldendorp c1992

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 

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

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 - searchable database

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 - subscription site

Ireland Catholic Parish Registers

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

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

British Newspaper Archive - search digitised newspaper collection; subscription site

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