Genealogy Projects tagged with Australia on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • Dunera Boys/Internees

    Dunera Boys/Internees Hired Military Transport Dunera was a British passenger ship built as a troop transport in the late 1930s. As the storm clouds of war gathered in the late 1930s, thousands of German refugees - either Jewish or politically opposed to the Nazis - fled to Britain for sanctuary. Little did many of them know they would soon be deported to Australia in one of the more notoriou...

  • Australian Portal

    Welcome to the Australian Portal on Geni This Australian Portal has been created to: Link together existing Australian projects Encourage new Australian projects to be created Encourage collaboration between Australian-based Geni users, and Geni users worldwide who have Australian interests and connections Promote and facilitate Australian genealogical research Promote Australia, ...

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  • Australian Artists

    Australian Artists This project includes famous Australian painters, sculptors, actors, writers, directors, musicians, composers, poets, photographers and performance artists. Composers Miriam Hyde AO, OBE Movies, cinematography, actors Cate Blanchett Mary Byrne Russell Crowe Errol Flynn Mel Gibson Tom Haydon (Heaydon)

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  • Lost and found in Australia

    Lost and found in Australia This project is designed to re-unite families to lost individuals on the tree. How many of us had that "Uncle" or "Best Mate of Dads" that did not seem to have any family? How many times in your research do you find someone, who, is a mystery, you want to add him to the tree, but, have no idea where he/she belongs. This is a way to honour that person, and, a plac...

  • Royal Philanthropic Society Farm School, Redhill - Emigrants to Australia

    Royal Philanthropic Society Farm School, Redhill - Emigrants to Australia Vist Main Page - Royal Philanthropic Society The records of the Royal Philanthropic Society are held at Surrey History Centre. The collection comprises the surviving records of the Society and its school since their foundation in 1788, to the Society’s merger with the Rainer Foundation in 1997. Royal Philanth...

  • Australian Penal Colonies

    The following is a list of Australian Penal Colonies. Cockatoo Island Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1839 and closed in 1869 Rose Hill Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1788. Sydney Cove Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1788. Moreton Bay Located in Queensland. Opened in 1824. Redcliffe Located in Queensland. Opened in 1823 and closed in 1824. Maria Islan...

  • Australian Coffee Corner

    -2011-05-30-09:48-jMu-Coöperation, collaboration & addition of information more than welcome! Please join this meeting-point to improve your interests in genealogy. It has been started for people of Australia looking for European ancestors and other Australian geni-users who can share there information about how to find your relatives in a country where distances are to long to walk,...

  • German settlement in Australia

    German settlement in Australia Germans began to settle in Australia in large numbers in 1838, with the arrival of immigrants from Prussia to Adelaide, South Australia. German immigrants were prominent in settling South Australia and Queensland. Between 1850 until World War I, German settlers and their descendants comprised the largest non-British or Irish group of Europeans in Australia. To...

  • Rachor Genealogy

    Genalogy of the Rachor familes Familiengeschichte der Familien Rachor Informationen zum Wappen der Familien Rachor: Wappenbeschreibung: "Unter rotem Schildhaupt, darin drei weiße Spitzen, in weißem Grund grünes Eichenlaub mit aufrecht stehendem silbernen Schwert." Wappengeschichte: Der "Fränkische Reschen" deutet auf die fränkische Abstammung der R...

  • The Children's Friend Society

    The Children's Friend Society (CFS) was founded in London in 1830, as "The Society for the Suppression of Juvenile Vagrancy through the reformation and emigration of children". The CFS was founded by Captain Edward Pelham Brenton and run by a group of wealthy philanthropists with the cooperation of the British Government. Their stated objects was "to reclaim and provide for vagrant children...

  • Justices of the High Court of Australia

    Scope of Project This project is identify profiles of those men and women who have been appointed Justices of the High Court of Australia. Overview The following list contains the details of the men and women who have ever been appointed as Justices of the High Court of Australia. The High Court of Australia was formed in 1903 under the Judiciary Act 1903, and under Section 71 of the Aust...

  • Governors of South Australia

    List of Governors of South Australia Rear Admiral Sir John Hindmarsh KH ( wikipedia entry) Lieutenant-Colonel George Gawler KH ( wikipedia entry) Sir George Grey KCB ( wikipedia entry) Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Holt Robe ( wikipedia entry) Sir Henry Fox Young KCMG ( wikipedia entry) Sir Richard Graves MacDonnell KCMG CB ( wikipedia entry)

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  • New South Wales, Australia Portal

    Welcome to the New South Wales, Australia Portal on Geni This New South Wales Portal has been created to: Link together existing New South Wales, Australia projects Encourage new New South Wales, Australia projects to be created Encourage collaboration between New South Wales-based Geni users, and Geni users worldwide who have New South Wales, Australia interests and connections Pro...

  • Governors of Western Australia

    List of Lieut.-Governors of Western Australia Captain Sir James Stirling RN ( wikipedia entry) List of Governors of Western Australia Captain Sir James Stirling RN ( wikipedia entry) John Hutt ( wikipedia entry) Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Andrew Clarke KCH ( wikipedia entry) Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Irwin ( wikipedia entry)

  • Governors of New South Wales

    List of Governors of New South Wales Captain Arthur Phillip RN ( wikipedia entry) Captain John Hunter RN ( wikipedia entry) Captain Philip Gidley King RN ( wikipedia entry) Captain William Bligh RN ( wikipedia entry) Major-General Lachlan Macquarie CB ( wikipedia entry) Major-General Sir Thomas Brisbane Bt GCH GCB ( wikipedia entry)

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  • Governors of Tasmania

    List of Lieut.-Governors in the South Colonel David Collins ( wikipedia entry) Edward Lord Captain J. Murray List of Lieut.-Governors in the North Colonel William Paterson ( wikipedia entry) John Brabyn Major G.A. Gordon Captain J. Ritchie List of Governors of Van Dieman's Land Colonel Thomas Davey ( wikipedia entry) Colonel William Sorell ( wikipedia entry) Co...

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  • Governors of Victoria

    List of Lieut.-Governors of Victoria Captain Charles La Trobe ( wikipedia entry) Captain Sir Charles Hotham KCB RN ( wikipedia entry) List of Governors of Victoria Captain Sir Charles Hotham KCB RN ( wikipedia entry) Sir Henry Barkly GCMG KCB FRS FRGS ( wikipedia entry) Sir Charles Darling KCB ( wikipedia entry)

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  • Tasmania, Australia Portal

    Welcome to the Tasmania, Australia Portal on Geni This Tasmania Portal has been created to: Link together existing Tasmania, Australia projects Encourage new Tasmania, Australia projects to be created Encourage collaboration between Tasmania-based Geni users, and Geni users worldwide who have Tasmania, Australia interests and connections Promote and facilitate Tasmania, Australia ge...

  • Earl Grey Orphan Emigration Scheme from Ireland to Australia

    Earl Grey famine female orphan emigration scheme Scope The scope of this project is to identify the girls and the families of the orphan girls who were part of the Earl Grey emigration scheme to Australia between 1848 and 1850. Explanation of Earl Grey’s Famine Orphan Scheme The Orphan Emigration Scheme commenced in October 1848 and when it was wound up due to opposition from the...

  • Governors of Queensland

    List of Governors of Queensland The Rt Hon Sir George Bowen GCMG ( wikipedia entry) Colonel Sir Samuel Blackall ( wikipedia entry) The Most Hon Marquess of Normanby GCB GCMG PC ( wikipedia entry) Sir William Cairns KCMG ( wikipedia entry)

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  • Convicts, Naval Personnel and Free Settlers on the Second Fleet, Australia, 1789

    A project to collect and merge the profiles for any convict, naval personnel or free settler arrivals on the Second Fleet from England to Australia, 1789. Second Fleet From Wikipedia The Second Fleet is the name of the second fleet of ships sent with settlers, convicts and supplies to colony at Sydney Cove in Port Jackson, Australia. The fleet comprised six ships: one Royal Navy escort, f...

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  • Irish emigrants in Australia

    A collection of Geni profiles of Irish people who emigrated to Australia

  • Australian Prime Ministers

    Prime Ministers of Australia Prime Minister's website Australian Prime Minister at National Archives of Australia National Museum of Australia on Prime Ministers of Australia Locations, buildings, monuments, organisations and events that bear the names of Australian Prime Ministers 'Wikipedia article on the Prime Ministers Avenue - a collection of busts of the Prime Ministers of Austr...

  • Convicts and Naval Personnel on the First Fleet, Australia, 1788

    A project to collect and merge the profiles for any convict or naval personnel arrivals on the First Fleet from England to Australia, 1778-1788. First Fleet From Wikipedia First Fleet is the name given to the 11 ships which sailed from Great Britain on 13 May 1787 with about 1,487 people, including 778 convicts (192 women and 586 men), to establish the first European colony in Australia, ...

  • World War II - Australia

    List of Australian Divisions in World War II 1st Armoured Division 2nd Armoured Division - also known as the 2nd Calvary Division and 2nd Motor Division 3rd Armoured Division - also known as the 1st Calvary Division and 1st Motor Division 1st Division 2nd Division 3rd Division 4th Division 5th Division 6th Division 7th Division 8th Division 9th Division 10th Division...

  • Port Arthur, Tasmania

    Port Arthur is a small town and former convict settlement on the Tasman Peninsula, in Tasmania, Australia. Port Arthur is one of Australia's most significant heritage areas and an open air museum. The site forms part of the Australian Convict Sites, a World Heritage property consisting of eleven remnant penal sites originally built within the British Empire during the 18th and 19th centuries ...

  • Convicts, Naval Personnel and Free Settlers on the Third Fleet, Australia, 1791

    A project to collect and merge the profiles for any convict, naval personnel or free settler arrivals on the Third Fleet from England to Australia, 1791. Third Fleet From Wikipedia The Third Fleet consisted of 11 ships which set sail from United Kingdom in February, March and April 1791 bound for the Sydney penal settlement, with over 2000 convicts. The passengers consisted of convicts, m...

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  • Governors - General of Australia

    List of Governors-General of Australia The Right Hon. John Adrian Louis Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun KT, GCMG, GCVO, PC ( wikipedia entry) The Right Hon. Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, GCMG, PC ( wikipedia entry) The Right Hon. Henry Stafford Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote, GCMG, GCIE, CB, PC ( wikipedia entry)

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  • Access to Geelong Cemeteries Trust

    If you are researching your family history in the Geelong area here is a link to the Geelong Cemeteries Trust. This covers Geelong and Surrounding areas. www.gct.net.au I will update the latest deaths when i can. DOB - Date of Birth. DOD - Date of Death. DOS - Date of Service. (Dates from Geelong Cemeteries Trust) (Deceased names from Geelong Adevertiser) GEC - Geelong Easte...

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  • Western Australian Pioneers - Their ancestors and descendants.

    Objective This project will collect and merge the profiles for any convict, free settler arrival or military personnel into Western Australia commencing with the establishment of the Swan River Colony in 1829. Historical Summary In 1826, the first British military outpost was established at King George Sound. This was followed by the establishment of the Swan River Colony in 1829, with to...

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