UPDATED: New search homepage, place pages, recent searches and recently viewed collections

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on July 25, 2010 in Search, Site Features

We listened to your feedback and we are updating our search pages (New Search only). We gathered input from members through many sources and consolidated your feedback. You asked for improved navigation, maps, shortcuts to your favourite data collections, easier access to recent searches and more browsing options. You can see screenshots of these new… Read more

Horrors of the Boer War revealed in historic casualty lists

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on July 5, 2010 in Content

Ancestry.com.au has launched the UK Casualties of the Boer War 1899-1902, detailing 55,000 British and colonial soldiers who were killed, wounded, captured, or who died of disease during the Second Boer War. This collection of military records highlights the horror of the conflict; detailing the deaths of more than 20,000 British soldiers and the injuries… Read more

‘New Scotland’ settlers detailed online at Ancestry.com.au

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on July 1, 2010 in Content

On this Canada Day, Ancestry.com.au is pleased to announce the online publication, in partnership with Nova Scotia Archives, of over one million historic Nova Scotian birth, marriage and death (BMD) indexes – a collection of huge significance to Scots with Canadian emigrant ancestors. The Nova Scotia Birth Marriage and Death Indexes 1763-1957, include indexes for… Read more