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: Estonians in Australia - For all things Esto in Australia The Estonian Archives in Australia Eestlased Austraalias seisuga 31 August 1950 Leonid Rampe: Eesti asula Thirlmere Vikipeedia: Thirlmere Wikipedia: Thirlmere, New South Wales Folkloor - Thirlmere Eesti kü...

  • 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 Czech Republic-Bohemia Croatia Fin...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 Australia's...

  • Australian Tree Cleanup - Please Park DUPLICATES in the Australian Tree Here!

    A significant number of Australian Convicts and early Free Settlers and Marines already exist in Geni. When duplicates are created it takes hours and hours to merge them in and to clean up tree and data conflicts. The earlier we can detect duplicates the less duplicates will be created (This has been proven by The Medieval Tree Cleanup Project) Why do duplicates get created? new Geni user...

  • Splićani izvan Splita / Citizens of Split beyond Split

    Ovaj projekt je o iseljenim Splićanima i njihovoj migraciji u Argentinu, Australiju, Chile, USA, New Zealand / This is project page about of emigrants people from a Split, who were migrated and immigrated to the Argentina, Australia, Chile, USA, New Zealand. Izvor : Članak od gđa. Branka Bezić-Filipović, Hrvatska matica iseljenika-Podružnica Split: Splićani izvan Splita , BAŠTINA 34 121-142, ...

  • West Coast Eagles (AFL)

    The West Coast Eagles, also known simply as West Coast or The Eagles, is a professional Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League (AFL). Based in Perth, Western Australia, it represents its home state and the Perth metropolitan region. It trains at Lathlain Park and plays its home games at Perth Stadium, also known as Optus Stadium, in Burswood, having previously ...

  • Brisbane Lions (AFL)

    The Brisbane Lions is a professional Australian rules football club which plays in the Australian Football League (AFL). The club is based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The club was formed in late 1996 from the merger of the Fitzroy Lions and the Brisbane Bears. The Lions are one of the most successful AFL clubs of the 21st century, having appeared in four consecutive AFL Grand Finals fro...

  • Collingwood Magpies (AFL)

    The Collingwood Football Club, nicknamed the Magpies or even less formally the Pies, is a professional Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League (AFL). Formed in 1892 in the then-working class Melbourne suburb of Collingwood, the club played in the Victorian Football Association (VFA) before joining seven other teams in 1896 to found the breakaway Victorian Footba...

  • 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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  • Adelaide Australia Temple - Ordinance Workers

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  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • New South Wales, Australia Portal

    Welcome to the New South Wales, Australia Portal on Geni This is a sub-project of the Australian Portal 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...

  • Western Australia, Australia Portal

    Welcome to the Western Australia, Australia Portal on Geni This is a sub-project of the Australian Portal 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...

  • 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, ...

  • Explorers of Australia

    Explorers of Australia This is a short list, there are pages also dedicated to State explorers that I think could possibly all be included here for now. Reference The photo is of the ill fated Calvert Expedition complements State Library of South Australia A Alexander MacPherson (explorer) John Allen (miner) George Austin Said Ameer (camel driver) B Thomas Baines Henry L...

  • 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)

  • 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...

  • 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 and the n...

  • Freemasons in Australia

    Freemasons in Australia - Masonic LodgeFreemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an important part of Western culture for centuries and have immeasurably shaped the world through their leadership, altruism, public service, and character. Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemasons were and are small-town members worki...

  • Obituary - Victoria

    Obituary - Victoria 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 ...

  • Irish Settlement in New South Wales

    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 Australia's...

  • The Children's Friend Society

    The Children's Friend Society Image right - Boy ploughing at Dr. Barnardo's Industrial Farm, Russell, Manitoba, 1900. In 2010, the photo was reproduced on a Canadian postage stamp commemorating Home Children emigration. Image right - Collections Canada Public Domain, Wiki Commons The Children's Friend Society (CFS) was founded in London in 1830, as "The Society for the Suppression of Juve...

  • 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 Austra...

  • 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...

  • "Lady Juliana" 1790 (Convict Ship) Second Fleet (England to NSW, Australia)

    Lady Julianna - departed 29 July 1789 arrived 3 June 1790. Master Thomas EDGAR, 35 crew, 226 female convicts boarded (222 arrived) A ABORROW Ann Ann Aborrow [Convict "Lady Julianna" "Scarborough" 1790] ABRAHAMS Roseanna Roseanna Juliana (Abrahams) Nichols [Free Settler "Lady Penrhyn" "Prince of Wales" 1788] ACTON Sarah Sarah Acton [Convict "Lady Julianna" 1790] ALLEY Richard Richard...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • "Neptune" 1790 (Convict Ship) Second Fleet (England to NSW, Australia)

    This project is to capture all the convicts and free settlers who arrived in Australia on board the "Neptune" on 27 June 1790. The "Neptune" left England on 19/1/1790 William ATKINS William Atkins [Convict "Neptune" 1790] William BAKER William Baker, convict "Neptune" 1790 Uziel BARRAH Uziel Barrah, convict "Neptune" 1790 Ann BECKETT - see Ann CALCUT Rebecca BEST - see Rebecca CHIPM...

  • "Scarborough" 1788 (Convict Ship) First Fleet (England to NSW, Australia)

    The Scarborough arrived in Botany Bay on 26th January 1788. Captain John Marshall Surgeon Dennis Considen 208 male convicts Alphabetical list of crew, marines, wives, passengers and convicts A Joseph Abbott - Joseph Abbott, Marine "Scarborough" 1788 Henry Abrams Henry Abrams [Convict "Scarborough" 1788] John Adams John Adams [Convict "Scarborough" 1788] Richard AGLEY Richard Agley...

  • Croatian Diaspora

    Croatian Emigration indicates that of the Croatians who were reported to have "emigrated", at least 30% eventually returned to their homeland. Hrvati izvan domovine / Croatians outside the homeland Adresar trgovaca, obrtnika i drugih uglednijih pripadnika iz Hrvatske, Dalmacije i Istre nastanjenih u Americi, Africi, Aziji i Australiji iz popis hrvatskih družtava i hrvatskih novina u Ameri...

  • "Indefatigable" 1815 (Convict Ship) England to NSW, Australia

    "Indefatigable" was a convict ship and she came to Australia twice 1812 1815 This project is for the second voyage which left England in 1814 and arrived in Port Jackson, Sydney, NSW on 26/4/1815. She transported 200 male convicts with 2 dying enroute LISTS Abraham, James Anthony, Michael Arnold, Mark Bainbridge, James Baker, John Bakes, Edward Bannister, Joseph Ba...

  • "Coromandel" 1802 (Convict ship) (England to NSW, Australia)

    The Coromandel arrived at Portsmouth on 12 January 1802 and departed from Spithead in company with the Perseus bound for Port Jackson on 12 February 1802. She came direct, the first convict ship to do so, and arrived in Port Jackson on 13 June 1802. Sources Jen Willetts, Convict Ship Coromandel 1802 Only one prisoner died on the voyage out 138 Male convicts Ship Master Alexand...

  • "Admiral Gambier" 1811 (Convict Ship) (England to NSW, Australia)

    "Admiral Gambier" was launched 24/9/1807 and she made 2 voyages to Australia - Voyage 1 - sailed from Portsmouth, England on 2/7/1808 and arrived Port Jackson 20/12/1808 with 200 male convicts - Left Port Jackson on 28/3/1809 - Voyage 2 - sailed from England on 12/5/1811, stopped in Rio de Janeiro and arrived in Port Jackson on 29/9/1811 with 200 male convicts - Left Port Jackson on 2/12/1811 b...

  • "Queen" 1791 (Convict Ship) Ireland to NSW, Australia

    The "Queen" was a convict ship with the Third Fleet and it left Cork, Ireland in April 1791 and arrived in Sydney Cove on 26/9/1791 carrying 133 male convicts + 22 female convicts. 7 male convicts died on the voyage List of Passengers Blow, William Burr, Stephen Cameron, Duncan Cummings, William Higgins, Tobert Jamieson, William - William Jamieson, Free "Queen" 1791 Kelly, Jam...

  • "Southworth" 1830 Convict ship to Tasmania Australia

    "Southworth" deaprted 23/6/1830 and arrived in Van Diemen's Land with 160 convicts Convicts Matthew Adam James Adams Edward Agar John Allen Thomas Amor Archibald Anderson William Anderson Richard Aspden John Aspinall Richard Banks John Barns Benjamin Beckett John Bentley Joseph Brackenbury Joseph Brierley Edward Brown Thomas Burns Isaac Burrows James ...

  • "Rajah" 1841 (Convict Ship) (England to Tasmania, Australia)

    Rajah - Sailed on 1st April, 1841 Arrived 19th July, 1841 at Van Diemen's Land 180 convicts Convicts Mary Adshead Agnes Agnew Jane Alcock Elizabeth Alexander Margaret Anderson Catherine Angus Elizabeth Archer Mary Bailey Mary Maria Bailey Sarah Bailey Mary Bannon Elizabeth Barnes Elizabeth Barrett Sarah Beckwith Elizabeth Bell Petus Bevington Ann Bogle ...

  • "Providence" 1811 (Convict Ship) (England to NSW, Australia)

    The "Providence" made 3 journeys to Australia arrived 2 July 1811 New South Wales arrived 7 January 1822 New South Wales arrived 16 May 1826 Van Diemen's Land This project is for the first journey left England on 10 December 1810 and arrived 2 July 1811 List of convicts A Thomas ANGLIM B Michael / Nicholas BALFE Andrew BARCLAY - crew William BARCLAY - crew ...

  • "Prince of Wales" 1788 (Convict Ship) First Fleet (England to NSW, Australia)

    She was of 350 tons and skippered by Master John Mason. Built at the Thames in 1786. She operated in England until 1797 when her registration was transferred to Fort Royal, Martinique, after which, little is known. Her first journey was as a convict ship with the First Fleet. She initially carried around 31 marines, 16 marines wives, 6 children, 25 crew and 47 female convicts with 2 male conv...

  • "Lord Sidmouth" 1823 (Convict Ship) (England to TAS & NSW, Australia)

    "Lord Sidmouth" brought convicts to Australia 3 times 1st - 1819 2nd - 1821 3rd - 1823 This project is for the 3rd voyage, which left England on and arrived in Hobart on Monday 10 February 1823 and in Sydney Harbour on 28 February 1823. Carried - 97 Female Convicts (+23 Children) & 21 Free Women (+49 Children) Convict Passenger List - This project is included in The History Link Proje...

  • 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...

  • Historical Timeline - South Australia

    Historical Timeline of South Australia - researched and updated by Geni users. The projects included in this project are similar to census data, in that the lists were published at the time and include names of those who attended. To confirm a persons presence and standing in the State, these projects will prove invaluable. 1830 Sturt arrived at Goolwa , having charted the Murray River. ...

  • Executed - Queensland

    Persons executed under Australian Law in the State of Queensland Australia. Please also add profiles to the geni project Hangings if executed in that fashion.==Queensland* John Bulbridge – 18 December 1830 – Hanged at Moreton Bay for absconding from the penal colony there and committing a robbery at Port Macquarie.* Charles Fagan - 18 December 1830 - Hanged at Moreton Bay for absconding and com...

  • Executed - Tasmania

    Persons executed under the Australian Law in the State of Tasmania. Please also add profiles to the geni project Hangings if executed in that fashion. Tasmania - incomplete Thomas England - about Mar 1806 - Hanged at Port Dalrymple for theft of pork from government stores at Port Dalrymple James Keating - 14 April 1806 - Hanged at Hobart for theft of pork from government stores at Port ...

  • Executed - Victoria

    Persons executed under Australian Law in the State of Victoria Australia. Please also add profiles to the geni project Hangings if executed in that fashion.Victoria* Tunnerminnerwait – Hanged at Melbourne on 20 January 1842 for the murder of two whalers at Cape Paterson* Maulboyheenner – Hanged at Melbourne on 20 January 1842 for the murder of two whalers at Cape Paterson* Charles Ellis – Hange...

  • Crime and Punishment - Australia Portal

    This is an Australian portal page similar to the Occupations Portal , with two separate lists, Crime and Punishment. Please add persons who committed crimes and were deported to Australia, the crimes can have been committed anywhere, the punishment must have taken place in Australia. When we work in migration areas, often the occupation, place born and in many cases in Australia the crime a...

  • Executed - New South Wales

    Within weeks of the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788 and the establishment of Sydney, New South Wales as the first permanent European settlement, Thomas Barrett became the first person to be executed in Australia under British law. Most of the earlier hangings were for stealing, one person hanged for stealing bread due to hunger. These people escaped the gallows in England, to, some of them, ...

  • Executed - Western Australia

    Executed - Western Australia project focused on persons executed under the law of Western Australia, Australia. Please also add profiles to the geni project Hangings if executed in that fashion.==Executed===Long Island, Houtman Abrolhos* Jeronimus Corneliszoon - 2 October 1629 - Hanged as party to the murder of 125 men, women and children* Lenert Michielsz - 2 October 1629 - Hanged as party to ...

  • 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

  • Centenarian - Australia

    Centenarian - Australia Project. Please add persons who lived to 100 years or more. Alice Philpott 1906 -2007 This project is included in The History Link Project - Trace your ancesters! you can add projects here

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Obituary - Queensland

    Obituary - Queensland 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 to ...

  • Grave Photography - Northern Rivers- North East - New South Wales - Australia

    Most are aware of the wonderful network of photo volunteers at Find A Grave Site and Billion Graves who have teamed up with Geni.Com Billion Graves Team Project The process involves requesting a photograph on the site for a specific profile, the request is broadcasted to all volunteers in that area. This is a test project to co-ordinate a specific area IF you place a request for an area o...

  • Wartime internment camps in Australia

    Wartime internment camps in Australia Please add persons who were interned by the Australian government during WWI and WWII. In the interests of national security the Australian Government interned thousands of men, women and children during World War I and World War II. Most of those interned were classed as 'enemy aliens', that is, nationals of countries at war with Australia. Internees w...

  • Welsh emigration to Australia

    It is believed that the eastern coast of Australia reminded Captain James Cook of the coast of South Wales (especially the Vale of Glamorgan coast, which he knew), hence the name he gave to it, "New South Wales". The first European colony in Australia was in New South Wales, beginning with the First Fleet of 1788. Welsh people numbered amongst these first settlers, and continued to arrive in th...

  • Parkhurst Boys: Australia and New Zealand (1842-1861)

    The Parkhurst boys were juvenile offenders from the Isle of Wight's Parkhurst Prison, who were transported to the Australian and New Zealand colonies between 1842 and 1861. Under the scheme, the boys were to be granted pardons under certain conditions such as permanent exile from England and, in the case of younger boys, undertaking apprenticeship in the colonies. 1,499 boys are recorded as bei...

  • Dunera Boys / Internees

    Dunera Boys / Internees The 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 ...

  • Irish Settlement In Victoria

    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 Australia's...

  • 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...

  • Obituary - Western Australia

    Obituary - Western Australia 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...

  • Patrick Size and Bridget Carroll - DNA

    Patrick de Size and Bridget Evans arrived in South Australia on the "William Nichol" on 7th July 1840 with some of their children. Please add profiles of the ancestors and decedents that have been matched by DNA testing. This usually requires a few results and some are not able to be shared, please be scientific in your approach in adding profiles. If you have been tested and feel you are c...

  • Irish Settlement in Western 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 Australia's...

  • DNA - Victoria Australia Portal

    This is a portal page to list DNA projects within the Victorian Australia gene pool .We have an opportunity to really work together, if you are from Victoria Australia and have been tested please request to collaborate here.If there is a conflict where DNA is not confirmed, please start a discussion under the profile and add the profile to this project. (If you cannot add it, at least put the l...

  • DNA - Tasmania Australia Portal

    This is a portal page to list DNA projects within Tasmania Australian gene pool .We have an opportunity to really work together, if you are from Tasmania Australia and have been tested please request to collaborate here.If there is a conflict where DNA is not confirmed, please start a discussion under the profile and add the profile to this project. (If you cannot add it, at least put the link ...

  • DNA - Queensland Australia Portal

    This is a portal page to list DNA projects within the Queensland Australian gene pool .We have an opportunity to really work together, if you are from Queensland Australia and have been tested please request to collaborate here.If there is a conflict where DNA is not confirmed, please start a discussion under the profile and add the profile to this project. (If you cannot add it, at least put t...

  • DNA - Northern Territory Australia Portal

    This is a portal page to list DNA projects within the Northern Territory Australian gene pool . We have an opportunity to really work together, if you are from the Northern Territory Australia and have been tested please request to collaborate here. If there is a conflict where DNA is not confirmed, please start a discussion under the profile and add the profile to this project. (If you can...

  • Huguenot descendants in 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...

  • 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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  • "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...

  • "Alexander" 1788 (Convict Ship) First Fleet (England to NSW, Australia)

    Alexander - Departed England 13 May 1787 and arrived at Botany Bay 19 Jan 1788. 210 male convicts boarded. Ships Master was Duncan Sinclair. Before "Alexander" left Portsmouth a fever broke out and killed 16 men. 15 more convicts died on the journey. Alphabetical list of crew, marines, wives, passengers and convicts A Robert Abel Robert Abel [Convict "Alexander" 1788] Henry Abrahams H...

  • "Charlotte" 1788 (Convict Ship) First Fleet (England to NSW, Australia)

    Departed England 13 May 1787 and arrived at Botany Bay 20 Jan 1788. 100 male convicts & 24 female convicts boarded. Ships Master was Thomas Gilbert. Alphabetical list of crew, marines, wives, passengers and convicts A Acres, Thomas Thomas Akers [Convict "Charlotte" 1788] Alexander, John John Alexander, Convict "Charlotte" 1788 Alexander ANDERSON Alexander Anderson [Marine "Charlotte" ...

  • 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 proved un...

  • 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, ...

  • Tasmania, Australia Portal

    Welcome to the Tasmania, Australia Portal on Geni This is a sub-project of the Australian Portal 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 connection...

  • "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

  • Queen's Medal for Champion Shots in the Military Forces

    The Medal for the Best Shot in the British Army, Infantry , was instituted by Queen Victoria in 1869 and was awarded annually from 1870 to 1882 to the best shot of the Infantry of the British Army, including the Royal Engineers and the Colonial Corps. In 1923, the medal was re-introduced by King George V and designated the King's Medal for Champion Shots in the Military Forces . It could now ...

  • 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, step o...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Fawkner 1792–1869 H Bob Hawke

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • Missing Persons - broken family ties - Australia

    This project will list Australians who broke with their families, disappeared or are missing. Once they are located and added to the project, the listings can be removed. It could include adoption, abduction and missing records from conflicts, iether national or personal. listing here may assist families who have lost connection to their ancestors and possibly solve cases where mothers neve...

  • 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...

  • 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 (50,000 were tran...

  • 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...

  • Married abroad - marriage notices with overseas references - Australia

    Married abroad - marriage notices with overseas references - Australia If an Australian has married abroad or parents live overseas, the information is not always in our local records. We will list those announcements here until the person is placed on the tree, or, add them to the project if profiles are created but not yet connected to the tree. This is a project to assist research, not...

  • 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...

  • Queen's Medal for Champion Shots of the Air Forces

    The Queen's Medal for Champion Shots of the Air Forces was instituted in 1953, as an Air Force version of the Queen's Medal for Champion Shots in the Military Forces. One medal each can be awarded to the champion shot of annual small arms marksmanship competitions held by the Air Forces of the United Kingdom and those member countries of the British Commonwealth whose Governments desire to take...

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