Monday, May 31, 2010

Find My Past free 24 hour access

In an exciting development for Australian genealogy, the leading
British online genealogy company, FindMyPast has announced that it has taken over the Australian operations of World Vital Records

They have launched the new Australian website with 35 million records,including many Australian directories, government gazettes, post office directories and other publications.

Recent Examples include:
Brief history of Canberra 1927
Australian Handbook 1900
Albany Creek Columbarium
Emigrants from Hamburg to Australasia 1850-1879
Moreton Bay Misc. records 1855-1859
Melbourne Sands Directories

When you find an item of interest you can view the full text of the original entry in PDF. They're offering a free 24 hour trial (no credit card required) with this new site. Go to to find out more. This site will be worth keeping an eye on.

1 comment:

John Patten said...

Thanks for the heads up on this. It's definitely worthwhile for people to take advantage of the trial.