Gateway Sites

Getting started

Coraweb - An Australian gateway site for tracing your family history.

Cyndi's List - Get access to thousands of genealogy sites worldwide.

Rootsweb Guides - This site features over thirty guides for family history research.

Genuki - The starting point for a wide variety of information for researching your ancestors in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Genealogy In Time Magazine - This link lists the top 100 web genealogy sites of 2015.


Dictionary of Genealogy and Archaic Terms

FamilySearch Research Wiki contains an extensive alphabetical Glossary of Genealogical Terms covering terms worldwide.

Information Sites

Index of Old Occupations Some archaic occupation terms collected by Rodney Hall.

Rudy's List of Archaic Medical Terms  - A Glossary of Archaic Medical Terms, Diseases and Causes of Death

time and - Create a calendar for any year

Measuring Worth

Genealogy and the Law - While designed for an American audience, there are still some valuable tips in this article.

Billion Graves - the world's largest resource for searchable GPS cemetery data.

A Beginner's Guide to starting a family tree online - designed to be used with Ancestry and similar subscription sites.

Subscription Sites

Ancestry - The World's largest family history site.

findmypast - Consists of four sites,, and

The Genealogist

Genes Reunited

Family Relatives

FamilySearch is the family history site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The site offers free online access to hundreds of historical record collections.  

Family History Software

A list of some of the most popular software packages available in Australia. On these sites, you can read about the features offered.

Remember that you can purchase Family Tree Maker and Legacy from the Genealogical Society of Queensland. - Family Tree Maker 2012

Millenium Software - Legacy Family Tree

Wholly Genes - The Master Genealogist

Family Search apps- applications developed by the LDS Church