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AUSTRALIA - LIVERPOOL GENEALOGY SOCIETY INC
The aim of the Liverpool Genealogy Society is to encourage and assist members and visitors in the study of family history. The members also help and assist visitors to the Liverpool Regional Family History Centre. The Centre is open from Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10am - 1pm, closed for lunch from 1pm - 2pm and reopens from 2pm - 4pm. The Centre is Closed on public holidays. Free parking.

AUSTRALIA - NSW STATE RECORDS HISTORIANS
View useful resources and handy worksheets to help with family history and local history. New to archives or an expert researcher? These topics include: How to start your family history; Asylum records; BDMs; Convicts; Immigration; Railway employee records; and Women in the records.

CANADA - AUTOMATED GENEALOGY
Access free census indexes for the 1851, 1901, 1906 and 1911 censuses of Canada, linked directly to an image of the original census page on the Web site of Library and Archives Canada. Transcription, proof reading, and linking of these census indexes is all done by volunteers and no registration or payment is required to view the index.

ENGLAND AND IRELAND - GEN GUIDE
Providing beginners and experience family historians and genealogists with information on UK and Irish genealogical sources, topics, finding aids and contacts relevant to family history.

ENGLAND AND IRELAND - UK AND IRELAND GENEALOGY
GENUKI provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland. It is a non-commercial service, maintained by a charitable trust and a group of volunteers.

EUROPE - HUNGARIAN AND CENTRAL EUROPEAN GENEALOGY
RadixIndex : Hungarian and Central European genealogy and local history databases.The purpose of RadixIndex is to provide databases for Hungarian genealogy and local history research. RadixIndex currently offers 3,471,453 records in eight databases.

EUROPE - THE FOUNDATION FOR EAST EUROPEAN FAMILY HISTORY STUDIES
FEEFHS was founded in 1992 as the Federation of East European Family History Societies to promote family research in eastern and central Europe. It provides a forum for individuals and organizations focused on a single country or group of people to exchange information and be updated on developments in the field.

FRANCE - GENENUM.COM
A free website which specializes in Mediterranean genealogical research where successive waves of immigration were very important. The site allows you to easily build your family tree through records of baptisms, marriages, burials, notaries of Malta, Tunisia, Sicily and France.

IRELAND - COUNTY LIMERICK GENEALOGY
The Ireland Genealogy Project County Limerick Website has an overview on County Limerick and its history, townlands search, surnames, records of cemetery headstones, 1659 Connologh census, resources and maps and much more.

IRELAND - COUNTY TYRONE GENEALOGY WEBSITE
The site has over 1,820 pages of County Tyrone Resources to help researchers looking for ancestors. BDM's, cemeteries, wills, maps, photographs, immigration, criminals, court records and much more.

IRELAND - FROM IRELAND.NET- FREE GENEALOGY
Here you will find millions of free records, compiled by Dr. Jane Lyons, including: gravestone records, gravestone photographs, 1901 census records, 1911 census records, 1931 trade directory records, birth records, marriage records, death records, Lewis’ topographical records, Griffith’s valuation records, and much more …

IRELAND - IRISH GENEALOGY
A number of resources of Irish genealogy including 1901 and 1911 census returns, Church records-Carlow (COI), Cork (RC) Ross (RC) Dublin (COI, PRES and RC) Kerry (COI and RC); historic indexes to Civil Registers of Births (over 100 yrs), Marriages (over 75 yrs) and Deaths (over 50yrs); Soldiers Wills:

IRELAND - IRISH LIVES REMEMBERED - GENEALOGY MAGAZINE
An online free Irish genealogy eMagazine.

MALTA - GENEANUM.COM
A free website which specializes in Mediterranean genealogical research where successive waves of immigration were very important. The site allows you to easily build your family tree through records of baptisms, marriages, burials, notaries of Malta, Tunisia and Sicily.

MEDITERRANEAN - GENEANUM.COM
A free website which specializes in Mediterranean genealogical research where successive waves of immigration were very important. The site allows you to easily build your family tree through records of baptisms, marriages, burials, notaries of France, Malta, Tunisia and Sicily.

NETHERLANDS - DUTCH GENEALOGY
Yvette Hoitink is a professional genealogist in the Netherlands who does research throughout the country. Follow Yvette's blog or uncover interesting information on your Dutch ancestors on the website. Research help is also available.

POLAND - GENEALODZY PL
Search for records of your Polish ancestors on this popular website.

SICILY - GENEANUM.COM
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is an autonomous region of Italy, in Southern Italy along with surrounding minor islands, officially referred to as Regione Siciliana. Geneanum is a free website which specializes in Mediterranean genealogical research where successive waves of immigration were very important. The site allows you to easily build your family tree through records of baptisms, marriages, burials, notaries of France, Malta, Tunisia and Sicily.

UNITED STATES AND CANADA - OLIVE TREE GENEALOGY
Are you hunting for your American or Canadian ancestors? Search for your family and immigrant ancestors! Free searchable genealogy transcriptions are at your fingertips. Adding another branch to your family tree has never been easier.

TUNISIA - GENEANUM.COM
Tunisia, is a country of North Africa situated between Algeria and Libya along the Mediterranean Sea. Geneanum is free website which specializes in Mediterranean genealogical research where successive waves of immigration were very important. The site allows you to easily build your family tree through records of baptisms, marriages, burials, notaries of Malta, Tunisia and Sicily.

WORLD - JEWISH GENEALOGY
JewishGen’s mission is to encourage the preservation of Jewish heritage, allowing anyone with Jewish ancestry to research their roots, connect with relatives, and learn about their family history.

SOCIAL MEDIA - BLOG - FAMILY SEARCH
Each month, FamilySearch publishes a list of new changes and updates to the FamilySearch.org website. This list includes changes to Family Tree as well as other parts of FamilySearch.org.

SOCIAL MEDIA - BLOG - FIND MY PAST
Updates of new records, news and articles available from findmypast.

SOCIAL MEDIA - BLOG - STATE LIBRARY OF NSW
Join our curators and experts in discussions about State Library collections, exhibitions and recent projects. You can participate by reading the blogs and posting comments.

SOCIAL MEDIA - BLOG - STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA
Blogs are online journals that you can use to share information within an organization in an efficient, dynamic style. In a business setting, blogs are a great tool for delivering timely information with a personal touch.

SOCIAL MEDIA - BLOG - STATE RECORDS NSW
Archives Outside is the blog for people who love, use and manages archives.

SOCIAL MEDIA - FACEBOOK - ANCESTRY.COM
Ancestry helps people to discover, preserve and share their family history.

SOCIAL MEDIA - FACEBOOK - ANZAC 2015 LIVERPOOL CITY COMMEMORATES 100 YEARS
Liverpool City Council is proud to present a comprehensive ANZAC Centenary Commemoration Program in 2015.

SOCIAL MEDIA - FACEBOOK - FAMILY SEARCH
FamilySearch provides FREE access to family history records and services to people around the world.

SOCIAL MEDIA - FACEBOOK - LIVERPOOL GENEALOGY SOCIETY INC
The Society is located at the Liverpool Regional Family History Centre. The aim of the Society is to encourage and assist members and visitors in their research for their family ancestors.

SOCIAL MEDIA - FACEBOOK - PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE VICTORIA
Public Record Office of Victoria (PROV) is the archives of the State Government of Victoria.

SOCIAL MEDIA - FACEBOOK - SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIAN GENEALOGISTS
SAG - The Society of Australian Genealogists (SAG) has been helping people trace family history for over 75 years.

SOCIAL MEDIA - FACEBOOK - STATE LIBRARY OF NSW
For keeping up with exhibitions, events, news and the great services on offer at the State Library of NSW.

SOCIAL MEDIA - FACEBOOK - STATE ARCHIVES AND RECORDS OF NSW
NSW Government's archives and records management authority. Posts on facebook includes records, archives and indexes updates of archival records held at the State Archives and Records of NSW.

SOCIAL MEDIA - FACEBOOK - WESTERN AUSTRALIA GENEALOGY SOCIETY
WAGS - is the genealogy and family history society of Western Australia, helping member's world wide with their search for their ancestors.

SOCIAL MEDIA - FLICKR
Looking for a photograph? This website have links to photographs from Australia and around the world. The site encourages people to use the site for their own photographs allowing members to upload, access, organise, edit, and share their photos from any device, from anywhere in the world.

SOCIAL MEDIA - FORUM - GENEALOGY.COM
Genealogy.com is a source for family history buffs to find genealogical research originally posted in GenForum and their most popular genealogy articles. Start a search or browse to start digging into your family's past!

SOCIAL MEDIA - FORUM - ROOTSCHAT.COM
The website RootsChat.com, has over 5.0 million helpful posts. The largest free family history forum site covering many topics related to family research.

SOCIAL MEDIA - HISTORY PIN
Historypin’s global community of people, groups and institutions gather and share the history of the places that matter to them, using collections of photographs, documents, sounds and moving images to start conversations and trigger memories.

SOCIAL MEDIA - MESSAGE BOARDS - CURIOUS FOX
CuriousFox is a gazetteer and message system that connects family and local historians. Every town and village in the UK and Ireland has its own page.

SOCIAL MEDIA - MESSAGE BOARDS - COUSINS CONNECT.COM
CousinConnect focuses on making your queries highly visible to the genealogy community. If you are looking to contact other genealogists, discover distant relatives, or find a missing person, CousinConnect offers you the best chance for success.

SOCIAL MEDIA - PINTEREST
Join Pinterest to find all the things that inspire your research in family history and other hobbies.

SOCIAL MEDIA - PODCASTS - GENEALOGY GEMS
The Genealogy Gems Podcast helps you make the most of your family history research time by providing quick and easy-to-use research techniques. Producer and host Lisa Louise Cooke brings you the best websites, best practices, and best resources available!

SOCIAL MEDIA - PODCASTS - GENEALOGY TODAY
Listening to genealogy programs is a very popular activity. Whether you have an iPod that you download programs onto, or simply listen on your computer, a variety of free podcasts are available.

SOCIAL MEDIA - YOU TUBE
Follow this link to YOU TUBE for popular videos relating to family history research.

SOCIAL MEDIA - WEBINARS - ANCESTRY
Archived webinars from Ancestry covering topics related to family research.

SOCIAL MEDIA - WEBINARS - FAMILY SEARCH
Webinars on many family history topics from around the world.

SOCIAL MEDIA - WEBINARS - GENEA WEBINARS
News about upcoming events, meetings and webinars offered throughout the online genealogy community.

SOCIAL MEDIA - WEBINARS - LEGACY FAMILY TREE
Learn genealogy at your own pace. All public live webinars are free. Get on-demand access to Legacy's entire video archives.

SOCIAL MEDIA - WEBINARS - NATIONAL ARCHIVES UK
View a library of Webinars that are available on family history topics in the National Archives of UK.

SOCIAL MEDIA - WEBINARS - NSW STATE ARCHIVES AND RECORDS
The webinars will focus on the resources of the State archives collection and how to access them. The webpage has a registration for upcoming webinars or see the webinar library of previous webinars. There are tutorials available if you are not familiar with webinars, including the QuickStart tutorial.

TOOLS - AUSTRALIA - NSW STATE RECORDS HISTORIANS
View useful resources and handy worksheets to help with family history and local history. New to archives or an expert researcher? These topics include: How to start your family history; Asylum records; BDMs; Convicts; Immigration; Railway employee records; and Women in the records.

TOOLS - CALENDAR
This calendar creator makes a calendar with holidays for many countries for any year or month, with print option and rich customisation features. Make up old calendars from your ancestors time by using the Calendar website.

TOOLS - ENGLAND - BEGINERS LATIN
This tutorial is a beginners' guide to the Latin used in documents between 1086 and 1733. It is the first online tutorial to help you learn the Latin from this period.

TOOLS - ENGLAND - CHAPMAN CODES
Chapman codes are a set of 3-letter codes used in genealogy to identify the administrative divisions in the England. The code was created by the historian, Dr. Colin R Chapman, in the late 1970s, and intended to provide widely used shorthand in genealogy which follows the common practice of describing areas in terms of the counties existing in the 19th and 20th centuries.

TOOLS - ENGLAND - GREAT BRITAIN SURNAMES - PUBLIC PROFILE
The Great Britain Family Names Profiling website presents the findings of a project based at University College London (UCL) of investigating the distribution of surnames in Great Britain, both current and historic. To find out more about your surname history, click on 'Search for a Surname' button to search the databases to trace the geography and history of your family surnames.

TOOLS - ENGLAND - HALL GENEALOGY WEBSITE - OLD OCCUPATION NAMES
The website has the old name version of occupations and the new occupation names or the meaning of occupations in old England.

TOOLS - FAMILY TREE TEMPLATES
More than 100 family tree templates you can download and print for free. These printable blank family trees and ancestor charts are perfect for genealogy research and class projects.

TOOLS - FAMILY SEARCH COLLECTION
A handy index to all Family Search.com records online.

TOOLS - GOOGLE BOOKS
Search the latest index of the world's books. Find millions of great books you can preview or read for free.

TOOLS - GOOGLE EARTH
This free site can help locate places of interest across the world. “Street view” can often help in identifying specific houses and discovering whether one mentioned in a census schedule is still standing. By using the option to calculate the shortest walking distance between two places, you can usually find how far a person travelling between them on either foot or horseback would have had to go in past centuries.

TOOLS - HANDWRITING - ENGLISH 1500 -1700
An online course to learn how to read old English hand writing from 1500-1700 for anyone whose research will embrace original English manuscript sources in this period.

TOOLS - HANDWRITING - DENMARK - GOTHIC SCRIPT
All older documents in Denmark were written in German or "Gothic" style. The Danish State Archives provides a tutorial to introduce you to the old handwriting style. See Genealogy-Styles of Writing for the Gothic "Alphabet" and the "Genealogical Dictionary" both are found in the left-hand navigation bar. The dictionary has Danish terms for family relations and translated words you will encounter most frequently in genealogical sources.

TOOLS - HANDWRITING - PALAEOGRAPHY
Online tutorial by The National Archives to help people who want to read and transcribe the various scripts used between 1500-1800. Copies of original documents with different levels of difficulty provide opportunities to practice your new skills.

TOOLS - HANDWRITING - SCOTTISH 1600 -1800
The website offering online tuition in paleography for historians, genealogists and other researchers who have problems reading manuscripts and historical records written in Scotland in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.

TOOLS - HANDWRITING - SCRIPT TUTORIALS
How do I read an old document? This free Website helps you answer that question with tutorials on reading old manuscripts in English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. Each tutorial includes a sample document, common terms and transcription tests.

TOOLS - HISTORY LEARNING SITE - ENGLAND 
If you’ve always been interested to learn more about history, you can now study history topics for free here on The History Learning Site! Free history articles that are easy to find. Use our Trueman option to save study material to your own Trueman page.

TOOLS - LANGUAGES - OMNIGLOT
Omniglot is an encyclopedia of writing systems and languages. You can use it to learn about languages, to learn alphabets and other writing systems, and to learn phrases in many languages. There is also advice on how to learn languages.

TOOLS - LEARN MEDIEVAL LATIN
The UK National Archives site introduces a step-by-step beginners’ guide to medieval Latin, created by National Archives experts, the guide will help you gain the necessary skills to read documents written in Latin from before1733 in England.

TOOLS - MOCAVO
This search engine is just for genealogy. It provides a central tool for searching records in other relevant locations on the internet, and lets you upload your own trees and documents. Basic searches are free (great for uncommon names); more-detailed searches require a subscription.

TOOLS - NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA - FACT SHEETS A-Z
Some useful A-Z fact sheets on family history related topics for researching your family from the National Archives of Australia.

TOOLS - ONLINE COURSES - FAMILY SEARCH
Browse hundreds of online genealogy courses at the Family Search Learning Centre to help you discover your family history.

TOOLS - STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA – GUIDES
Find books, pictures, maps, documents, newspapers and online tools and resources to help with your family research with these useful Guides.

TOOLS - STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA - FAMILY HISTORY GUIDES
Some useful Family History Guides on family history related topics for researching your family from the State Library of Victoria.

TOOLS - STATE RECORDS OF NSW - A TO Z GUIDES
The A-Z research guides are arranged alphabetically by research topic. The guides are listed from A-Z and includes- How to research family history at the archives with guides, indexes and stories.

TOOLS - STATE RECORDS OF NSW - HISTORIANS
Some useful resources and handy worksheets to help you with your family history and local history. New to archives or an expert researcher? These topics include: How to start your family history; Asylum records; BDMs; Convicts; Immigration; Railway employee records and Women in the records.

TOOLS - STATE RECORDS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA - INFORMATION SHEETS
Some useful resources and handy worksheets to help you with your family history and local history.

TOOLS - THE INTERNET SURNAME DATABASE - WORLD
Have you ever wonder what your surname means and where it originated from. This webpage has a database containing 49,352 surnames from Aaron to Zywicki.

TOOLS - THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GENEALOGICAL STUDIES
The National Institute for Genealogical Studies provides web-based courses for both family historians and professional genealogists.

TOOLS - WIKI
Over 82,000 family history research articles. You can search for topics such as particular places, types of sources and research methods. Users are encouraged to share their knowledge with others by writing fresh articles and augmenting ones that are already online. The site is well-stocked with maps, videos and illustrations.

TOOLS - WIKIPEDIA
Free encyclopedia available for anyone to consult or edit, provided they observe the fairly detailed rules that apply to changes and the production of new articles.

TOOLS - WORLD - CHAPMAN CODES
Mid Gippsland Family History Society's webpage has a world list of codes called Chapman Codes-The World. Countries includes Europe, Russia, United States, United Kingdom and Australia.

TOOLS - WORLD SURNAMES - PUBLIC PROFILER
The Great Britain Family Names Profiling website presents the findings of a project based at University College London (UCL) of investigating the distribution of surnames around the world, both current and historic. To find out more about your surname history, search the databases to trace the geography and history of your family surnames.

TREES - FRANCE - GENEANET
About two million members around the globe share more than 400 million entries for free in their Family Trees, Archival Records, Indexes, Family Pictures and Postcards. A powerful search engine, a wiki and a blog are available to help genealogists in their research.

TREES - GENI - MY HERITAGE
Geni is solving the problem of genealogy by inviting the world to build the definitive online family tree. Using the basic free service at Geni.com, users add and invite their close relatives to join their family tree. Pay Site.

TREES - MY HERITAGE.COM
MyHeritage runs a variety of language and country-specific websites with website names of myheritage.xx (such as myheritage.it, myheritage.nl, myheritage.pl, etc.). MyHeritage had over 30 different websites. MyHeritage.com is their flagship website.

TREES - WIKITREE
WikiTree is a free, shared social networking genealogy website that allows users individually to research and contribute to their own personal family trees, using traditional genealogical sources and DNA testing.

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