The First World Memory Project Collection Now Available In Search

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on August 16, 2011 in Australia, AWAP, New records, Search

AUTHORED BY CRISTA COWAN (FROM ANCESTRY.COM) Three months ago, Ancestry and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum launched the World Memory Project. Since that time almost 2000 community contributors have indexed over 395,000 records across 15 different record collections. These records contain information about victims and survivors of the Holocaust and Nazi-era persecution. We are proud to announce… Read more

World Memory Project to create largest online resource of information on victims of holocaust and Nazi persecution

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on May 4, 2011 in AWAP, General Announcement

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com have launched the World Memory Project, which will recruit the public to help to build the world’s largest online resource for information on Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of non-Jews who were targeted for persecution by Nazi Germany and its collaborators. The project will dramatically… Read more

A few home truths – historic property prices revealed

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on February 1, 2011 in AWAP, Content, New records

Now available on Ancestry.com.au, the London Land Tax Valuations 1910 reveals the historic values of some of the city’s most famous streets and landmarks from just over a century ago. These valuations were originally compiled in 1910 from across the UK as part of David Lloyd George’s 1910 Finance Act, later known as the ‘Domesday… Read more