This page contains links to websites that are useful for family history research.
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Genealogy, family trees and family history records online. The Library edition of Ancestry.com is available only at Whangarei Central Library. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, with approximately 4,000 databases including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, plus record collections from Canada and other areas.
Cemetery Records Online at Internment.net
A free online library of cemetery records from thousands of cemeteries across the world.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Provides thousands of links to other genealogy and family history sites.
Family history resources provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
It searches across several genealogy records and databases including Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index and Pedigree Resource File.
The Federation of Family History Societies
United Kingdom organisation with membership of family history societies and other genealogical organisations world-wide.
International genealogy resource centre.
World GenWeb Project
A non-profit, volunteer based organization dedicated to providing genealogical and historical records and resources for world-wide access.
Archives New Zealand
Auckland Area Passenger Arrivals
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database
Christchurch Libraries New Zealand Family History
Dunedin Public Libraries Genealogy Resources
Far North District Council Cemetery Records
Maori Genealogy - Whakapapa Maori
Maori culture, history, myth and legend encapsulated in whakapapa/genealogy.
New Zealand Birth, Death & Marriage Historical Records
Search New Zealand Government records for historical BDM records.
New Zealand City & District Webmaps and GIS
Links to online maps of various Councils in NZ, including aerial views of homes in streets.
New Zealand Defence Force Personnel Records
Personal records of those who served from 1920 onwards.
New Zealand Obituaries
New Zealand Society of Genealogists
New Zealand Yesteryears
New Zealand history resources for genealogists, particularly passenger lists.
Old New Zealand newspapers from the New Zealand National Library.
Provides many links and contains a wealth of information relevant to Northland, New Zealand families.
Petone Settlers Museum
Passenger Database Arrivals from the United Kingdom, parts of Europe and Australia to Wellington between 1839-1897.
For information about immigrant ships to New Zealand and their passengers.
Sooty's Genealogy Resources
New Zealand genealogy resources including passenger lists.
Tapuhi - Alexander Turnbull Library
Varcoe's New Zealand Marriage Index
Search marriage databases from 1840.
Wellington City Libraries Heritage Resources
Archives Office of Tasmania
Names indexes to search convict records, arrivals, departures, census, wills, etc.
Australian newspapers, magazines, photographs, diaries, letters, etc.
A gateway site to Australian birth, death, marriages, immigration and convict records.
New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Ancestors On Board
From Find My Past in association with The UK National Archives. Features BT27 Outward Passenger Lists for long-distance voyages leaving the British Isles from 1960 back to 1890. You can search for records of individuals or groups of people leaving for destinations including Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa and USA.
British genealogy records 1209 to 1948.
For births, marriages, deaths in the United Kingdom from July 1837.
Free searches of British parish and non-conformist baptism, marriage and burial records.
United Kingdom Censuses 1841 to 1891
Free searching of fully indexed database, then pay for access to detailed information and images.
United Kingdom National Archives
Irish Family History Foundation (Roots Ireland)
Irish family history records including Birth, Death, Marriage and Gravestone records.
View pre-1900 church records free of charge.
The National Archives of Ireland
Ireland Births Deaths Marriages Online
Order Irish Birth, Marriage or Death Certificates online.
Irish Census records. Available for a fee per item.
Northern Ireland genealogy and with an extensive Ulster ancestry database covering Irish Family records from civil registration indexes, church registers and historical sources in Counties Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry and Tyrone. Simple searches are free with membership fee for access to full records.