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What’s New Online: Latest family history records, July 2017

Historic maps to passenger lists to wartime diaries, 19th-century sewing patterns and children’s books: July has seen an exciting array of family history and history collections digitised and made available online. Here’s our round-up of the latest. Happy researching.

Latest Paid Resources


Anglesey, Wales, Electoral Registers, 1832–1977

Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s–current (updates)

Australia, University of Sydney Participants of World War I, 1914–18

England and Wales, Long-Term Workhouse Inmates, 1861

Ireland, Sustainability Loan Fund, 1821–74

London, England, Poor Law School District Registers, 1852–1918

London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1912–18

Medway, Kent, England, Methodist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1798–1932

Northern Territory, Australia, Probate Index, 1911–94 (updates)

UK, Royal Air Force Airmen Records, 1918–40



Dublin City Ordnance Survey Map, 1847

England Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms, Marriages, Burials and Congregational Records (updates)

Ireland, Maps and Surveys, 1558–1610

London Marriage Licences 1521–1869

Monmouthshire Burials, 1727–1987

Somerset Baptisms Index

Staffordshire Monumental Inscriptions

Various British and Irish newspapers

Various Yorkshire Baptisms, Banns, Marriages and Burials (updates)

Wiltshire Wills and Probate Index, 1530–1881


British Newspaper Archive

Buchan Observer and East Aberdeenshire Advertiser, 1863–1917

Carluke and Lanark Gazette, 1906–13; 1915–53

Forfar Dispatch, 1912–52

Fulham Chronicle, 1914–18; 1939–45

Hampstead & Highgate Express, 1872–91; 1893–1910

Ilford Recorder, 1902; 1904–05

Irish Independent; 1891–1910

Irish Times, 1859–70; 1873–1909

Isle of Wight County Press and South of England Reporter, 1884–87; 1889–1910

Islington Gazette, 1856–1901, 1905–1910

The Limerick Chronicle, 1832–68

Milngavie and Bearsden Herald, 1904–29; 1935–57

Northern Constitution, 1877–99

Southend Standard and Essex Weekly Advertiser, 1873–96; 1898–1910

Wharfedale & Airedale Observer, 1880–96; 1898–1910


Deceased Online

Cheshire East cemetery and crematorium records



1921 directories (a census substitute)

Northumberland parish records (updates)

Various doctors/dentists records

War memorials (updates)



National School records (updates — Mallow)


Latest Free Resources

ArcGIS Online

Coastguard Stations in Ireland c1845, both list and map


Australian History Research

Various First Fleet Marines and Convicts


City of Sydney

Historical Atlas of Sydney, 1833–1972 (updates)


Heritage Daily

Roman Londinium – Interactive Map


Historic Graves

St. James’s Cemetery, Dublin


Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives

Various Monaghan Church Records

Various Wexford Headstones


Irish Famine Eviction Project

Irish Famine Eviction map, 1845–52 (ongoing)


National Library of Scotland

Ordnance Survey maps of England, 1841–52 (digitisation now complete)


Public Record Office Victoria

Historic Plans Collection, 1836–1984 (ongoing)


Registry of Deeds Index Project

Total of 247,262 entries and counting (updates)


Royal Voluntary Service

Women’s Voluntary Service diaries, 1938–42


State Records of South Australia

Official ‘assisted passage’ passenger lists, 1845–86 (updates)


Tipperary Studies’ Digitisation Project

Tipperary School Registers, 1863–1920

Tipperary Workhouse Registers, 1866–72



Building magazine, 1907–1942

Decoration and glass, 1936–49

Home, 1920–42

The Railway and Tramway Co-operator, (Sydney) NSW, 1909–10

The Sydney Daily Telegraph, NSW, 1879–83


University of Florida

Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature (more than 6,000 children book’s digitised, c.1880–1943)


University of Newcastle

Map of Colonial Frontier Massacres in Eastern Australia, 1788–1872


Vintage Patterns Wiki

More than 83,500 sewing patterns, 1890s–1992


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