FamilySearch is a free website with registration. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) has been microfilming genealogical records from around the world for many years. Their Family History Library is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. They have been progressively digitizing and placing online their microfilm collection and this has now been completed. Records with restricted access are only viewable at Family History Centres and FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries.
Family History Centres and FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries Locator:
Ancestry.com is based in Utah, U.S.A. Ancestry is a subscription based website. Historical records may be viewed as well as family tree information put up by the public. A certain amount of information can be viewed for free. Ancestry may be accessed for free at local libraries, State Library of Victoria and Public Record Office Victoria.
Ancestry has websites for the following countries: Australia, United States, United Kingdom, Canada (English), Canada (French), Germany, Italy, France, Sweden and Mexico.
Ancestry United Kingdom
Ancestry Germany (Deutschland)
Ancestry Free Index Collections
Other online offerings owned by Ancestry.Com include AncestryDNA, FindAGrave, Fold3, Forces War Records, RootsWeb, Geneanet, Newspapers.com, Archives.com and WeRemember.com
This owned by Ancestry.Com. It is a free genealogy community that uses online forums, mailing lists and other resources to help people research their family history. Users can upload GEDCOM files of their information for others to search at the WorldConnect portion of the site. Trees uploaded to WorldConnect are searchable at both the RootsWeb and Ancestry websites.
This is an European genealogy company which has joined Ancestry.
Findmypast is a UK-based online genealogy service. It is a subscription based website. Historical records may be viewed. A certain amount of information can be viewed for free. Findmypast may be accessed for free at local libraries, State Library of Victoria and Public Record Office Victoria.
Findmypast has websites for the following countries: Australia, United Kingdom and Ireland.
Findmypast United Kingdom
Findmypast United States
Other online offerings owned by Findmypast include Lives of the First World War, the British Newspaper Archive and Genes Reunited.
MyHeritage is an Israeli-based online genealogy platform. It is a subscription based website. Historical records may be viewed as well as family tree information put up by the public. It also includes PhotoDater for free. A certain amount of information can be viewed for free. MyHeritage may be acessed for free at some local libraries. It is said to be used more by Europeans and South Americans.
Other online offerings owned by MyHeritage include Geni, Filae and Reimagine.
This is a downloadable application that can scan and touch up old photos in minutes with AI photo restoration, enhancement, colorization and animation. It also includes PhotoDater for free.
WORLD HISTORY COMMONS
AUSTRALIAN MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
eMELBOURNE - THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MELBOURNE ONLINE
The print volume of the Encyclopedia of Melbourne was published in 2005 by Cambridge University Press. The Encyclopedia is an A to Z reference work covering the city's history from pre-European settlement up to the present day.
ALPINE SHIRE HERITAGE NETWORK
A CLYDE HISTORY
GEELONG AND DISTRICT
GLENELG AND WANNON SETTLERS AND SETTLEMENT
KINGSTON LOCAL HISTORY
PORT PHILLIP COUNCIL - HISTORY AND HERITAGE WEBSITE
STONNINGTON HISTORY CENTRE
The Stonnington History Centre is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history of the City of Stonnington and the former cities of Malvern and Prahran.
WESTERN DISTRICT FAMILIES
FRIENDS OF WESTGARTHTOWN INC
WHITEHORSE MANNINGHAM HERITAGE NETWORK
This is searchable through the library catalogue of the Whitehorse Manningham Library Service. Use on the dropdown menu beside the search box and then select Heritage Network.
TROVE - ARCHIVED WEBSITES (1996-PRESENT)
The Australian Web Archive contains:
These websites are saved as snapshots of how they appeared at the time that they were online, and then preserved on the archive as a copy.
To find these using keywords: use the pulldown menu to do a specific search for "Websites".
INTERNET ARCHIVE WAYBACK MACHINE
The Wayback Machine is a digital archive of the World Wide Web. It was established by the Internet Archive in 2001 and holds content going back to 1996. This archive currently holds more than 338 billion web pages.