When we think of our ancestors who traveled here to North America and others who journeyed to Australia and New Zealand we are reminded of how brave they were. Although for folks in Scotland and Ireland in the1700s and 1800s the New World was likely worth the risk as well as for good people who had no choice in the decision.

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Over the past six months, we’ve added hundreds of millions of records from right across the English speaking world – from Australia, New Zealand, the United States & Ireland – to our World collection, and made them accessible through upgrade to a World subscription or through PayAsYouGo credits.

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  • US Censuses 1790-1940
  • US WW1 Draft Registration cards
  • Irish WW1 memorial records
  • US WW2 Army enlistment records
  • Records of Germans to America 1850-1897
  • Records of Italians to America 1855-1900
  • New Zealand electoral rolls 1853-1996
  • Irish court & prison registers 1790-1924
  • Australian school pupil indexes
  • New Zealand WW1 soldiers records
  • Ireland Births 1864-1958
  • Ireland Deaths 1864-1958
  • Ireland Marriages 1845-1958
  • Australian Censuses 1841-1921
  • Index of Irish Wills 1484-1858
  • Irish Burial Registers 1618-2005
  • Australian electoral rolls 1856-1940
  • Convict arrivals in New South Wales 1788-1842

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