For NSW BDM, Tasmanian BDM, English Certificates, Scottish BDM records, South Australian BDM & the State Records Retrieval Service






 A more complete family history service including transcriptions of New South Wales BDM records, retrieval of documents held at the NSW State Records Office, a certificate service for English BDM records and a transcription service for Tasmanian BDM and Scottish records. There is also a link for  Irish and New Zealand BDM records. 



Aboriginal Research

     Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Studies

      Aboriginal Family Records Unit

     Aboriginal Research Links

Australian Archival Sites

     National Archives of Australia- archives link

     Archives Office of Tasmania

      City of Sydney City of Sydney Archives

     Public Records Office of Victoria

     PRO of Victoria Searchable Indexes

     Queensland State Archives

     South Australian Indexes

     State Records of South Australia

     State Records NSW

     State Records Office of Western Australia

     Northern Territory Archives Service

Australian Birth Death and Marriage Sites

     ACT Births, Deaths & Marriages

     Birth, Death and Marriage Records in Australia

     New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

     Northern Territory Births, Deaths and Marriages

     South Australia Births Deaths and Marriages

     South Australian Indexes

   Tasmanian Births, Deaths and Marriages

   Victorian Births, Deaths and Marriages

     Western Australian Births, Deaths and Marriages

   Hawkesbury-Church Registers (Searchable Indexes)

Australian Cemeteries

   Australian Cemeteries Listing

   Australian Cemetery Records

   Australian Historic Cemeteries

   Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park (Sydney)

   Friends of Rookwood Cemetery

   Friends of Waverley Cemetery

   Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium

   May's Hill Cemetery (Sydney)

Australian Divorce

   Victorian Divorce Index

   New South Wales Divorce Index  

    Tasmanian Divorce Index

Australian Family History Groups and Societies

   Australian Family History Groups: List of Societies, address and web sites

   Society of Australian Genealogists - Links to useful family history sites

   Muswellbrook-Local and Family History Society

Australian Genealogy Magazines

   Australian Family Tree Connections

   Australian Society of Genealogists (Descent)

Australian Insolvency and Bankruptcy


   NSW Insolvency

Australian Jewish Research

   Australian Jewish Genealogical Society

   Australian Jewish Historical Society

Australian Libraries

   Australian Libraries Gateway

   Hawkesbury City Library  

   National Library of Australia

   Welcome to the State Library of New South Wales

Australian Military Sites

   Australian War Memorial Military Data Bases

   Australian World War Two Military Rolls

Australian Newspapers

   Australian Newspapers Online

   Sydney Herald (1831 Index)

    Ryerson Index: Newspaper reference for BDM notices

   Transcriptions from Various Australian Newspapers

Australian Universities

   Sydney University Archives

Convict Sites

   Claim a Convict

   Convict Central

   Index of Irish convicts to Australia (1791 - 1853)

   Descendants of Convicts Group, Inc.

   Searchable Convict Indexes from State Records NSW

   Irish Convicts to NSW 1791-1834

    Irish Rebels 1798 and 1803


    Australian Homes & Institutions

Other Useful Australian Family History Sites

   NSW Colonial Secretary's Correspondence

   LawLink NSW: NSW Attorney General's Department Online

   Decisions of NSW Superior Court 1788-1899 (Searchable Index)

   NSW Genealogy Links

   OZ People Search Australia

   Roots Web

   White Pages

   Your Family Tree Online

Professional Family History Researchers

   Garrison Communications

Researchers in other areas of Australia

   Bruce Le Grange Garner (Victoria and New Zealand)

   Glenyce Voevodin-Keogh (West Australian Research): email on glenycevk@bigpond.com

     Karen Wenke (Albury, Jindera, Walla Walla, Culcairn, Henty areas)

   Swan Genealogy (West Australian Research)

Shipping in Australia

   Immigrant Index 1844-59 - Search page

   Immigrant Index 1860-79 - Search page

    Immigrant Index 1880-96 - Search page

   Immigrant Index Moreton Bay, 1848-59 - Search page

   Immigrant Index Port Phillip, 1839-51 - Search page

   Immigration Indexes - Public Record Office Victoria

   Index to Miscellaneous Immigrants

   Assisted Shipping Index from Britain to Victoria

   Migration to Australia and the National Archives Collection 20th Century

   NSW Unassisted Immigrants Index 1842-55

   Unassisted Passengers and Crew in Australian Waters

   Victorian Index to Unassisted Immigrants (1852-1923)

   Victorian Index to Outward Passengers (1852-1886)


    Archives New Zealand

   National Archives of England and Wales

   National Archives of Ireland

   National Archives of Scotland

   National Archives of Canada

   National Archives and Administration: USA



   Ancestry.com (England & Wales, Civil Registration Index 1837-1983, paysite)

   Ancestral Scotland

   English Workhouse

   Family History Records in English and Irish Libraries

   Family History Records in the UK

   FreeBMD - Search

   Genuki Home page

    Nottinghamshire County Council

   Scottish Origins


Overseas Sites other than England

   Directory of Canadian Cemeteries at Cemetery Junction

   General Registry of Ireland

   General Registry of Northern Ireland

    IGI Family History Site (Worldwide Searchable Online Data Base)

   Jewish Ancestry (searchable date base)

   United States Cemeteries at Cemetery Junction


  Allendale Ancestry Research

  Genfindit (recommended for British Isles, Ireland and NZ certificates)

  Margaret Lewis (recommended for research in Kent, can also do British BDM


If you have any suggestions for inclusion on our links page please contact us at lturtle@iprimus.com.au






Turtle Consolidated Services
Revised: January 18, 2016