New Australian series of Who Do You Think You Are?

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on March 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

Great news for fans of the hit TV show Who Do You Think You Are? The new Australian series starts on SBS One on Tuesday 2nd April at 7.30pm. Celebrities in this series include actress Asher Keddie, actors Michael Caton, Lex Marionos and Don Harry, TV personality Rove Mc Manus and actress Susie Porter. In the first… 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    

Researching Immigrant Ancestors

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

  Ancestry Brad Argent gives you tips and hints on researching your Immigrant Ancestors on Ancestry.com.au. Watch now: Researching Immigrant Ancestors  

Using Birth, Marriage & Death Records

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

  Ancestry Brad Argent gives you tips and hints on researching Birth, Marriage and Death Indexes from Ancestry.com.au. Watch now: Reasearching Birth, Marrige & Death Indexes    

How to get the most out of Searching the Records

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on November 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

Refine Search: Easily add information or remove it from your search – no more scrolling to the bottom of the page Categories: Narrow your search by new, better organized content categories and subcategories Matching Person: Get the best matches possible from family trees on Ancestry Record Preview: Hover over a search result to preview more detailed information without having… Read more

Researching your female ancestors

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on November 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

Everybody has a mother. But sometimes it gets tricky chasing mums and great-grandmas through the family tree, particularly if Great-Grandma is hiding squarely behind a married name. Don’t give up. When you’re faced with the tough task of tracing an elusive female back through history, it pays to be persistent, particularly because you’ll find plenty… Read more

Hairy Mancestors

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on October 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

In support of Movember, our friends at Inside History magazine are asking people to share photos of their moustached ancestors to help raise funds for men’s health. For each “hairy mancestor” posted, Inside History will donate 50c to the Movember cause. To share your photos of your hairy mancestors, simply “Like” the Inside History Movember… Read more

4 out of 5 Aussies want Prince William to be declared King

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on June 8, 2012 in Uncategorized

Over two billion[i] people are expected to have watched the televised Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations marking the Queen’s 60 year reign, and with the Queen’s birthday weekend quickly approaching in most states, we are honouring the occasion by making 236 million UK records free to access for the whole weekend, starting 12.01AM on Friday 8 June… Read more