North American Links

United States

Library of Congress - The Library of  Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves  as the research arm of Congress. It is   also the largest library in the  world, with  millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.

USA Government - Family History and Genealogy, find Census, immigration, and military records, and record-finding aids for genealogists and family historians.

USGenWeb Project - Free genealogy and family history online made possible by the USGenWeb Project volunteers.

Castle Garden - From 1855 to 1890, the Castle was America's first official immigration centre. When it closed, all immigrants then arrived via Ellis Island.

Ellis Island - Free Port of New York Passenger record search.

American Indian and First Nations Genealogy - Resource database

California Genealogical Society - The California Genealogical Society, organised in San Francisco on February 12, 1898, is one of the premier genealogical resources in Northern California.

Military indexes - Directory of links to online military indexes and records for USA.

Italian Genealogical Group - While this site has been developed for the Italian community, the databases contain records which are of value to anyone searching for births, deaths and marriages in New York City and surrounds.


Library and Archives Canada - Canadian government site and repository for records.

Canadian Genealogy - Canada has been the destination for millions of immigrants from around the world seeking a better life in North America. Search Canadian Immigrant Records, compiled from a variety of sources with over 193,000 records between 1780 and 1906 relating to immigrants to Canada.