Unlock your family secrets this Christmas

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on December 18, 2012 in Australia, Content, Convicts

Over 1.8 million NSW crime and law records now available on Ancestry.com.au We recently added the New South Wales Police Gazettes 1854-1930 collection and 120,000 new records to the New South Wales, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 collection. These collections offer a window into the lives of people on both sides of the law, from lists of police officers,… Read more

Never Mind ‘Elizabeth’ – Royal Baby Could be a ‘Lancelot’, ‘Boniface’ or ‘Grissel’

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on December 10, 2012 in Australia, Family Trees, Famous Faces, New Zealand

If Prince William and Kate Middleton decide to take baby-name inspiration from their forebears, the royal baby could be born a ‘Grissel’, ‘Boniface’ or even ‘Lancelot’. New research from Ancestry reveals that while ‘Elizabeth’ and ‘John’ are the most common boys and girls names in both family trees, there are several more unusual choices the young… Read more

Ancestry Newsletter Archive

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on December 7, 2012 in Uncategorized

  December Monthly Newsletter Recently Updated Collections | Australian & UK Updates Not only do we continually add new content, we also constantly update our existing content. Parish records are a wonderful source of information on births, marriages and deaths before 1837 (when Civil Registration began). Have a look at our updated Dorset and Liverpool… Read more

Social Media

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on December 7, 2012 in Uncategorized

  Keep up-to-date with the latest news from Ancestry.com.au on our Facebook page, Twitter feed or through our blogs. We share member stories, tips on researching your family tree, and details of new records being added to the website. It also gives you the opportunity to connect with us — you can ask us questions… Read more

Video Tutorials

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on December 7, 2012 in Uncategorized

  Find the latest video tutorials to help you with your research: 1) Researching Irish Ancestors: Click here 2) Researching British Ancestors: Click here 3) Researching Military Ancestors: Click here    

Society Directory

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on December 7, 2012 in Society Directory

  NATIONAL AND STATE SOCIETIES     SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIAN GENEALOGISTS Website: http://www.sag.org.au Email: info@sag.org.au Ph: 02 9247 3953 Fax: 02 9241 4872 Address: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Research Centre: Level 2, 379 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000     AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF GENEALOGICAL STUDIES INC. Website: http://www.aigs.org.au Email: info@aigs.org.au Ph: 03 9877 3789 Fax: 03 9877 9066 Address: 1/41 Railway Road,… Read more