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Births, deaths and marriage records from other countries
The State Library of South Australia concentrates on collecting and making available resources for South Australian family history. However we also hold resources for the UK and other countries.
Free UK websites
Pre 1837 English parish records online
Transcriptions form birth, death and marriage indexes for England and Wales 1837-1983
Where to apply for UK certificates
Websites for overseas family history
Cyndi's list of genealogical sites
The most comprehensive online site for family history resources.
FamilySearch International Genealogical Index
A searchable online index of births, marriages and deaths which have either been transcribed from original sources or submitted by members.
This is the version of Ancestry that requires personal subscription. The library has Ancestry Library Edition, available onsite, free for those holding a current State Library card.
This website is by personal subscription only.
Website of obituaries published in newspapers in the UK and Poland. (Appears to date from 2006 onward)
Website which uses modern technology to capture images of headstones together with GPS locations. Searchable by name.
British Newspaper Archive
British newspapers 1700- . Requires subscription to view articles but free to search.
Databases for overseas family history available at the State Library
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