Online Resources


There is an ever-increasing number of resources available online. Here are some of our favourite online resources.

Digitised newspapers and images (and much more) from all over Australia are available on Trove.

State Library of New South Wales
Resources for Family History at the State Library.

NSW State Records
Search the indexes online for records held by NSW State Records: convict records, deceased estate and probate files, divorce files, gaol records and school files.

The Australian War Memorial
Research the service and wartime experiences of relatives who served in Australia's military forces.

The Ryerson Index
The Ryerson Index is a free index to death notices appearing in Australian newspapers. The date range covered extends from the Sydney Gazette of 1803 up to newspapers published within the last week or so. The Index also includes many funeral notices, and some probate notices and obituaries.

Register of War Memorials in New South Wales
A searchable database of images of NSW war memorials and recorded veteran names.

NSW Anzac Centenary website
Between 2014 and 2018 Australia will commemorate the Anzac Centenary, marking 100 years since our nation’s involvement in the First World War.