Monday, August 17, 2009

New databases on Ancestry

Some new updates to databases on Ancestry include the following with many images being added:

Australian Convict Transportation Registers – First Fleet, 1787-1788
Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Second Fleet, 1789-1790
Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Third Fleet, 1791
Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868

New South Wales, Australia, Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1826-1922
New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849 -New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Naturalization, 1849-1903
New South Wales, Australia Historical Electoral Rolls, 1842-1864
1841 New South Wales, Australia, Census
1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy)
New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts' Applications to Marry, 1826-1851 -New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

A new database is the Port Phillip, Australia Directory, 1847 This directory contains the names, addresses, and occupations of almost 10,000 residents living in Port Philip, Victoria, Australia, in 1847. In addition to potentially finding your Australian ancestors in the directory, you will find interesting local facts about Port Philip that can give you a more detailed look at what life was like there. You’ll find members of the legislative council, local holidays, public works, custom import duties, what plants grew during each season, and more

England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1915
England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915
England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1916-2005

Ancestry can be accessed via our website at at any computer at any branch library.

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