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Internet Subscription Services at AIGS


Ancestry.com.au
Findmypast UK
Findmypast Ireland
The National Archives
Findmypast Australia
TheGenealogist.co.uk
The Origins Network
The British Newspaper Archive

AIGS has the following Internet subscription services:  Ancestry.com, Findmypast UK, Australia and Ireland Editions, Documents Online from The National Archives England, British and Irish Origins from Origins networks, TheGenealogist.co.uk and The British Newspaper Archive.  All services are available to both members and visitors researching their family history at AIGS library in Blackburn.

New records are added on a regular basis.  To view the latest additions for each service, use the image links above which will direct you to the home page of each internet subscription listed.
 
In brief . . . . .
Ancestry.com
One of the largest worldwide collections of genealogical resources, including UK census records from 1841 - 1901; the National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941, for England and Wales; UK General Register Office births, deaths and marriages indexes; a collection of Australian records - immigration, convicts, electoral rolls, cemeteries and obituaries and many more records. . . . . .
 
Findmypast 
UK Edition - The largest parish register collection available, as well as the National Burial Index, UK General Register Office births, deaths and marriages indexes, England and Wales census records 1841-1911, passengers leaving the UK 1890-1960 to all areas of the world, Chelsea Pensioners British Army Service Records (1760-1930), East India army and civil service lists and burial records for Rookwood Cemetery in Sydney and many more records. .
Australian Edition - Directories covering all states, government gazettes, police gazettes and some electoral rolls.
Ireland Edition - Vital Records including indexes for Irish Wills and Farrar's Irish Marriages, census for 1851 and 1901 Dublin City, land records such as Griffith's Valuations and 1831 Tithe Defaulters as well as many directories covering the period 1783 to 1924. . .
(AIGS members receive a 15% discount on personal subscriptions to Findmypast UK and Australia. Please phone Tricia at the Office for access code).
 
TNA  (The National Archives)  Documents Online
A treasure trove of historical documents including the Prerogative Court of Canterbury wills 1300-1858, Army and Royal Navy service records, seamen's wills and service records, war diaries, WW1 campaign medals, poor law union correspondence, early Irish maps and many more records . . . .
 
Origins.net 
British Origins - Many indexes and original records including the National Wills index which includes the Oxfordshire Wills index 1547-1857, the Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills index 1750-1850, Prerogative and Exchequer Courts of York Probate index 1731-1858, Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1856; poor law records; Boyd's Marriage Index 1538-1840 and many more records . .
Irish Origins - Key Irish genealogy records featuring Griffith's Valuation, censuses, wills, passenger lists, militia records, electoral registers, burial records and more. .
 
TheGenealogist.co.uk
Includes many Parish Register transcripts, nonconformist & non parochial records, court & criminal records, military rolls and lists, poll & electoral rolls, wills, probates and testaments and much more . .  .
(AIGS members receive a £10 discount on a personal Diamond Premium Annual subscription with the discount code: AIGS12 ).
 
The British Newspaper Archive
Search millions of pages of digitised historical British newspapers from the British Library's vast collection.  Search articles by keyword, name, location, date or title.  New pages are added every day.
 
 
 






 

 

 







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