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,...

  • Eestlased Austraalias / Estonians in Australia

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlasi Austraalias läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Kasulikku teavet: Eestlased Austraalias seisuga 31 August 1950

  • Premiers of South Australia

    The Premier of South Australia is the head of government in the state of South Australia. Before the 1890s when there was no formal party system in South Australia, MPs tended to have historical liberal or conservative beliefs. Image right: a photograph of former South Australian premiers Robert Richards, Sir Richard Butler, Lionel Hill, Sir Henry Barwell and Sir Thomas Playford, taken in 194...

  • 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...

  • English Emigration to Australia

    English Emigration to Australia Please add profiles to the relevant State or Territory bellow Timeline 13 May 1787 – The 11 ships of the First Fleet leave Portsmouth under the command of Capt Arthur Phillip. Different accounts give varying numbers of passengers but the fleet consisted of at least 1,350 persons of whom 780 were convicts and 570 were free men, women and children an...

  • 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, ...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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, ...

  • 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...

  • HMS Orpheus: 1826 to Australia

    HMS Orpheus The object of this project is to identify the 213 passengers aboard The Orpheus on 12 Sept. 1826 and link their trees to this project. Main Resource Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild protected under international copyright law HMS Orpheus was a Jason-class Royal Navy corvette that served as the flagship of the Australian squadron. Orpheus sank off the west coast of Auckland, ...

  • Prussian settlement in South Australia

    Prussian (German, Polish, Slav, Russian, Wendish) settlement in South Australia Prussians began to settle in Australia in large numbers in 1838, with the arrival of immigrants from Prussia to Adelaide, South Australia. Prussian immigrants were prominent in settling South Australia and Queensland. Between 1850 until World War I, German settlers and their descendants comprised the largest non-B...

  • Earl Grey Irish Female Orphans in 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...

  • Irish Settlement In South Australia

    Irish Australians (Irish: Gael-Astrálaigh) are an ethnic group of Australian citizens of Irish descent, which include immigrants from and descendants whose ancestry originates from the island of Ireland. Irish Australians have played a considerable part in the history of Australia. They came to Australia from the late eighteenth century on as convicts or settlers, and contributed to Aust...

  • 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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  • Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards - Australia - Main Page

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards - Australia - Main Page Useful links Australian Cemetery Index Project pages: Completion list for cemeteries in New South Wales, Australia (site owner maintains a full register of completeness, and has asked us to "link" to, not copy his site) . Completion list for cemeteries in South Australia, Australia (site owner maintains a full ...

  • Old Lutheran migration list - Australia

    There are lists that exist of "confirmed" Old Lutherans and their migration. This is a list that went to Australia. Work in progress... Windows users hit CTRL = F keys to search page. If your ancestor is found on this page, and has no image, please feel free to use the "Lutheran Rose" included in this project, they might really like that :) In a July 8, 1530 letter to Lazarus Spengler, Lu...

  • Obituary - Tasmania

    Obituary - Tasmania Portal - A sub project of Obituary Portal Obituaries are an excellent way to find information, or confirm facts about a persons life, relationships, occupation and ethnic background. Eventually this will become a portal for minor projects that will be sorted by year of death. If you find a person on the tree, or add someone that has his/her obituary here, please copy it ...

  • "Australia" (Ship) European Pioneers to South Australia 1850

    The ship Australia , 600 tons, Captain J. Meyer, from Hamburg 7th September 1850, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 15th December 1850. Sources: The Ships Passenger List This is a great time to add the profile to an Occupation Project and also to the country they settled FROM, Irish ; German and Prussian ; English ; Cornish ; Scottish

  • Bound for Tasmania

    Bound for Tasmania Portal page for projects related to immigration to Tasmania. 14 June 1825 – the colony of Van Diemen's Land is established in its own right; its name is officially changed to Tasmania on 1 January 1856. The first settlement was made at Risdon, Tasmania on 11 September 1803 when Lieut John Bowen landed with about 50 settlers, crew, soldiers and convicts. The site pr...

  • Cornish Emigration to Australia

    Cornish Emigration to Australia Cornish are sometimes described as one of the six Celtic Nations. They form part of the worldwide Cornish diaspora, which also includes large numbers of people in the US, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico and many Latin American countries. Australians originating from Cornwall are thought to make up around 4.3 per cent of the Australian population and a...

  • Scottish emigration to Australia

    Scottish emigration to Australia " The links between Scotland and Australia stretch back to the first British expedition of the Endeavour under command of Lieutenant James Cook who was himself the son of a Scottish ploughman. Cook navigated and charted the east coast of Australia, making first landfall at Botany Bay on 29 April 1770. His discoveries and reports by Cook's expedition would lead...

  • Post WW2 Migration - to Australia

    Often referred to as the "Fifth Fleet" many ships arrived in Australia between 1947 and 1966. Less in the later years. The "refugees" from war torn Europe were part of the true building of our Nation and character. With them they brought a "work ethic" that built our Nation to the strength and prosperity that it enjoys today. This was a time of "Nation Building" and a time when any man could ...

  • 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...

  • Prussian settlement in Victoria

    Prussian (German, Polish, Slav, Russian, Wendish) settlement in Victoria Australia==Germans/Prussians began to settle in Australia in large numbers in 1838, with the arrival of immigrants from Prussia to South Australia, Victoria and Queeensland. German immigrants were prominent in settling South Australia and Queensland some disembarked in Victoria and others left South Australia and moved to ...

  • Stowaway - Tasmania

    Stowaway is someone who hides on a vessel for free passage or as a fugitive. These persons, if caught are reported in the Police Gazette. List them here and we may find them on the tree. Please add profiles of Stowaways to this project.==1885TASMANIAN INTELLIGENCE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) HOBART, Nov. 26. At the City Police Court this morning, James Livingstone was charged with being a s...

  • Western Australia, Australia Portal

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

  • Irish emigration to Australia

    Irish emigration to Australia Irish Australians form the second largest ethnic group in Australia, numbering 1,919,727 or 9.0 per cent of respondents in the 2001 Census. Irish settlers – both voluntary and forced – were crucial to the development of the Australian colonies from the earliest days of European settlement. The Irish first came over in large numbers as convicts (50...

  • Heroes Bravery Kindness and Valor - Australia

    Heroes Bravery Kindness and Valor - Australia A place for the brave recognized or not. Not all heroes and acts of kindness or bravery are recognized with medals and notability. Many acts of bravery were not acknowledged or recorded. Please add your ancestors who were heroes, who were brave and who saved lives. Please make sure their story is written on their profile page so visitors may rea...

  • Prosperity in a new land - Australia

    Prosperity in a new land - Australia We have been talking about "following the money" as a way to find the ancestry of our Pioneers. This project will list pioneers who: 1. Came to the country with very little 2. Became very prominent in the new country 3. Became wealthy in the new country 4. Were heavily sponsored in fields such as arts, politics or business Please add profiles to this p...

  • Tasmania, Australia - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of Tasmania, Australia Image Right - St John the Baptist Church Cemetery, Buckland Reference: Australian Cemeteries The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the area which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed. Please update the projec...

  • "Zebra" (Ship) - European Pioneers to South Australia in 1839

    The ship Zebra, 350 tons, Captain Dirk Meinerts Hahn, from Altona 12th August, Hamburg 21st August 1838, arrived at Holdfast Bay (Glenelg) 28th December 1838 & Port Adelaide, South Australia 2nd January 1839, Dr. Matheison, ships' surgeon and a crew of 16 men. Along with 189 German Emigrants, it carried with it 100 barrels of pork, 100 barrels of flour, 2 boxes boots and shoes, 18 water casks...

  • 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)

  • Historical Timeline - South Australia

    Here will be the historical timeline of South Australia - researched and updated by Geni users. 1830 Sturt arrived at Goolwa , having charted the Murray River. 1836 28 December Province of South Australia proclaimed 1837 1838 First Prussian settlers arrived in South Australia; the largest group of non-British migrants in Australia at the time. 1839 1840 1841 18...

  • Premiers of Tasmania

    The Premier of Tasmania is the head of the executive government in the Australian state of Tasmania. By convention, the party or political grouping which has majority support in the House of Assembly will nominate its leader to be Premier. The nominated politician is then invited by the Governor of Tasmania to act as their principal adviser. Before the 1890s, there was no formal party system ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature. Place project portals Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. Geographical Australia Canada Europe Al-Andalus Austro-Hungarian-Empire France French Provinces of the "Anc...

  • Channel Islanders settlement in Australia

    Channel Islanders settlement in Australia is a project to trace those families who originated from the Channel Islands that settled in Australia. Please add your profiles here and they will be traced in History Link . Add people who were born in the Channel Islands and who actually traveled to Australia only. Add all in a family including children. Research Links The Island Wiki Fam...

  • Penfold One Name Study

    The Penfold One Name Study is registered with The Guild of One-Name Studies under study number 4433. [ The Guild of One-Name Studies is the world's leading organisation for one-name studies. A one-name study is a project researching facts about a surname and all the people who have held it, as opposed to a particular pedigree (the ancestors of one person) or descendancy (the descendants o...

  • 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...

  • Governors of Victoria

    List of Lieutenant-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)

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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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  • 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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  • Australian Prime Ministers

    Prime Ministers of Australia Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia Alfred Deakin, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia Chris Watson, 3rd Prime Minister of Australia Sir George Reid, 4th Prime Minister of Australia Andrew Fisher, 5th Prime Minister of Australia Joseph Cook, 6th Prime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes, 7th Prime Minister of Australia

  • 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 ...

  • Parsons Family

    Calling all Parsons! Let's link our family trees together. Parsons (surname) Parsons as a surname has an occupational meaning, and refers to a parson's servant or a person that worked in the parson's house. Another meaning of the surname is the parson's son . Notable people with the surname of Parsons include: Alan Parsons (born 1948), British musician and record producer Albert Par...

  • Captain Charles Alfred Auckland Kellett

    Project concerned with establishing the origins of Captain Charles Alfred Auckland Kellett, famous for having sailed the Chinese junk Keying from China, around the Cape of Good Hope to the United States and England between 1846 and 1848. Charles Alfred Kellett b. 25/11/1818 in Plymouth, Devon, England. m. Jane Kellett in Liverpool, 1840 Charles Kellett Louisa Jane Kellett Sydney ...

  • Speedway Motorcycle

    Overview A list of Speedway Riders from Australia. A list of riders and a brief history of their achievements and time frame from the beginning of the sport around 1929 in Maitland NSW and Bathurst NSW. For more information about Geni Projects, see the Geni Wiki Projects Page. If you would like to contribute to this page, please feel free to edit it. Click here for instructions abou...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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 Rac...

  • 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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  • Tasmanian House of Assembly Members

    The House of Assembly, or Lower House, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of Tasmania in Australia. The other is the Legislative Council or Upper House. It sits in Parliament House in the state capital, Hobart. The Assembly has 25 members, with five members coming from each of five electorates with identical names and boundaries as the single-member districts that return Tasmanian m...

  • 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...

  • Notable Cornish Australians

    B Thomas Blamey 1884–1951 John Langdon Bonython 1848–1939 John Langdon Bonython 1905–1992 John Lavington Bonython 1875–1960 Edward Braddon Henry Braddon 1863–1955 C Joseph Edmund Carne 1855–1922 Benjamin Carvosso 1789–1854 D Don Dunstan 1926–1999 E John Earle 1865–1932 F John Pascoe Fa...

  • Family History and Family Historian

    Hi all Relatives, Hope all good with you all. New Project Concerning a WEBSITE to be Created and LINKED to the Family Tree and related to the Family History, Work Status_Career-Path, Events, Photos of all Elders_Ancestors as well as Recent Photos of Family_Relatives_Friends_Acquaintances, Get-Togethers, Situations, Circumstances_Conditions and FORUM Discussions with a Separate Secti...

  • 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 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)

  • Notable Huguenot descendants - Australia

    Huguenots were French Protestants, the term possibly deriving from mispronunciation of the Swiss-German Eidgenosse, meaning sworn companion or confederate. They were at the centre of political and religious disputes in France in the 16th and 17th centuries. Under Henri II (1547-59) they formed a powerful group which included the king of Navarre and Gaspard de Coligny, Admiral of France, and was...

  • Australian Antarctic Territory - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

    Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards of the Australian Antarctic Territory, Australia Image Right - Grave of "Mr. Antartica" near Mawson station From Icy resting place for Australian Antarctic pioneer The aim of this project is to gather together information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the area which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and...

  • 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...

  • 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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