Links to Other Resources
These are some places and sites that I have found useful or interesting in my research. They provide many links to related sites.
Wellington Local History and Family History
- Wellington City Council Archives
- Wellington Public Library historical databases
- NZ History site, many articles including one on 1940 Centennial exhibition at Rongotai
- Evening Post 1865-1945. Full text of this Wellington newspaper is searchable online at Paperspast. Fantastic!
- St Johns in the City 19th century marriage indexes for St John's in Willis St
- St Mary of the Angels baptisms Unofficial site with transcripts of St Mary's baptisms 1850 - 1880
Family History - New Zealand
- New Zealand Society of Genealogists
- The National Library of New Zealand (includes the Turnbull Library)
- Archives New Zealand
- Paperspast is a treasure-trove of digitised New Zealand newspapers to 1945.
- Christchurch City Library Family History pages, lots of background information and suggestions for research. Emphasis on Canterbury.
- New Zealand Contingents to the South African (Boer) War
- Sooty's website a personal site which has Rolls of Honour and other material
- NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs Online Chinese Poll Tax records
- NZ Cemeteries Online has links to searchable databases for many NZ cemeteries
- KiwiCelts Cemetery Database and Map is another site listing NZ cemeteries and their locations.
- Presbyterian Church Archives links to various Presbyterian baptism and marriage indexes around NZ
Family History - Overseas
- Cyndi's list of Genealogy sites
- LDS (Mormon) Family Search
- Rootsweb databases and mailing lists
- Free BMD partial index of English civil registrations, updated frequently
- Free Census partial index of English census returns, updated frequently
- New South Wales BDMs Online searchable index
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Australian War Memorial - database of Australian soldiers
- Scottish Civil Registration,Church records and Wills
- Family History in India
Please report any broken links.