This year one of the things we are focusing on is adding new ways for you to control what’s returned in your search results. Over the past few months, we have already launched improvements to wildcards, Collection Filters, and Record Type Filters. Today, we’ll be looking at the new Place Filters available in new Advanced… Read more
This year one of the things we are focusing on is adding new ways for you to control what’s returned in your search results. Over the past few months, we have already launched improvements to wildcards, Collection Filters, and Record Type Filters. One of the features that has been most requested is the ability to… Read more
Have you ever lost track of a record you printed or downloaded that you want to go back to? You now have quick access to retrieve records you are storing offline. Each time you print or download a record from Ancestry.com.au, it will appear in your Shoebox in a new tab for “Downloaded and printed… Read more
Earlier this week, Ancestry.com.au published online a fantastically rich collection of Irish records titled the Ireland, Famine Relief Commission Papers, 1845-1847. These 7,000 original letters were written by Irish citizens who were requesting help during the Great Famine in the mid 19th century. These harrowing accounts of life during the Famine provide a stark reminder… Read more
The Member Directory lets you search public profiles of other members on Ancestry.com.au.
Can I specify where I want to save an image? Can I save an image to my computer if I don’t use genealogy software? Can I save an image to my computer after I saved a link to it in my Shoebox? You can save an image to your family tree, your computer, your Shoebox, or… Read more
We have updated our group pages to be more useful and efficient for new and experienced members. These group pages can help you quickly find individual data collections that share a common characteristic such as census records from a single country.
As we mentioned last month, we will be launching a series of filters in new search with the aim of giving the experienced searcher a lot more control over his searches and therefore making it much easier to understand search results.
We’ve recently added the ability to link photos (or other files like stories, audio, and video) to any fact or event you have for a person in your family tree.
We recently introduced an RSS feed for your Member Connect Activity so that you can receive updates even when you’re not on Ancestry.com.au.