Family History links

These websites can be directly accessed using the FreeNet computers in Penrith City Library. You may also access them from home using the addresses given.

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Ancestry Library Edition – ( For full database access please visit the Freenet computers at Penrith City Library.

FamilySearch – Search the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints vast genealogy databases

FindMyPast – ( For full database access please visit the Freenet computers at Penrith City Library.


National Library of Australia’s Trove – Search Australian newspapers and much more
National Archives of Australia – Search the archives for soldiers, migrants and much more
Australian War Memorial
World War 2 Nominal Roll
Discovering ANZACS
Ryerson Index – Search for death and funeral notices in the newspapers
Australian Cemeteries Index – Index and photos of cemeteries and graves
Commonwealth War Graves Database – Where deceased solders lie and are memorialized
Place name search in Australia
Society of Australian Genealogists

New South Wales

NSW State Records
NSW Registry of BDM – Search the indexes
Penrith City Library Catalogue – search for local people, places and events
Nepean Family History Society – located at Emu Plains
Blue Mountains Cemetery Register search
Hawkesbury Cemetery and Grave Register
Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park
Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium
Rookwood Cemetery
Sydney Catholic cemetery burials
HeavenAddress  – Deceased memorials
City of Sydney Archives
Sydney Morning Herald Archives
Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW
Parish & Historic Maps from NSW Dept of Lands


Queensland State Archives
Queensland Births, Deaths and Marriages Index
Brisbane City Grave location search


Victorian Births, Deaths and Marriages
Public Record Office Victoria
The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust


Tasmanian Government Records 
Tasmanian Civil Registration Records
Colonial Tasmanian Family Links database

Western Australia

State Records Office of WA
Western Australian BDMs Indexes

South Australia

State Records of South Australia
South Australian Indexes

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

ACT Births, Deaths and Marriages
Archives ACT

UK and Ireland

Genuki UK & Ireland
National Archives of Great Britain
Irish Genealogy
National Archives of Ireland
Welsh Newspapers Online

New Zealand

Archives New Zealand
New Zealand BDM indexes
Auckland Area Passenger Arrivals 1838-1886, 1909-1921
Papers Past


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