55 million new records for Australia & New Zealand
In addition to the 50 million plus records already on findmypast.com.au, there are many more on their way very soon. Of these new records, there will be more electoral rolls covering Australia and New Zealand. These key collections will be extremely helpful for anyone exploring their family tree.
A variety of materials that document the immigration of our ancestors is also on the way, including persons’ on bounty and government ships. In addition a variety of other materials, including cemetery transcriptions, military records, land records, and other key records will continually become available.
Across the pond and beyond…collections from England, Ireland, Scotland, US and more…
Exploring your family history overseas has never been easier. Findmypast.com.au will provide access to over 750 million records from England, Wales and Scotland, including census records, civil registration indexes (birth, marriage, and deaths), parish records, immigration records, and a variety of other sources.
Tracing your Irish roots? Findmypast.com.au will offer more than 10 million records from the Emerald Isle including the largest collection of Irish land records and the most extensive collection of directories, wills, obituaries, gravestone inscriptions and marriage records available anywhere online will soon be searchable.
If you have US ancestry you will be pleased to discover we now have a growing collection of US data available. Shortly we will have U.S. Federal census data and a variety of records from across the United States available. These key records will include vital records (births, marriages, and deaths) from a variety of states, each documenting important moments in the lives of our ancestors. As we continue to grow, users will be able to search records from the Revolutionary War to World War II, including materials from the Civil War, World War I, and other collections.
Over time, a variety of materials that document the immigration and migration of US ancestors, including ship’s passenger lists into New York City (Castle Garden and Ellis Island), Boston, and Philadelphia will be searchable on findmypast.com.au. In addition a variety of other materials, including church records, cemetery transcriptions, court records, and other key records will gradually become available for the US.
Beyond names and dates…discover the people in your family tree
Findmypast.com.au is working to build an extensive library of searchable newspapers and other resources to help you discover more about your ancestor’s lives, moving beyond the name and dates on the family tree. High quality images of historic newspapers from across the world, including the United States and Great Britain will soon be searchable on findmypast.com.au.
In addition, findmypast.com.au is working to build a library of articles, tutorials, quick guides, and videos on a variety of topics related to family history to assist you in your search. Authored by some of the nation’s leading genealogical experts, these materials will offer an invaluable resource in conjunction with findmypast.com.au’s extensive record collections.