Internet subscriptions

Ten of the most important subscription sites, including Ancestry and FindMyPast, are available free to members and paying day visitors researching their family history at our library

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Findmypast The Findmypast World Collection contains over a billion records from Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and the United States. This huge collection of historical records will help your family history research.
(AIGS members receive a 10% discount on personal subscriptions to Findmypast UK and Australia. Please phone Tricia at the Office for access code)
Ancestry.com.au Ancestry is one of the largest worldwide collections of genealogical resources, including UK census records from 1841 - 1901; the National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941, for England and Wales; UK General Register Office births, deaths and marriages indexes; a collection of Australian records - immigration, convicts, electoral rolls, cemeteries and obituaries and many more
TheGenealogist.co.uk The Genealogist includes many Parish Register transcripts, nonconformist & non parochial records, court & criminal records, military rolls and lists, poll & electoral rolls, wills, probates and testaments and much more
(AIGS members receive a £10 discount on a personal Diamond Premium Annual subscription with the discount code: AIGS12 )
Emerald Ancestors Emerald Ancestors has one of the largest collections of Northern Irish genealogy records available, containing over 1 million birth, marriage, death and census records. Its extensive Ulster ancestry database covers Irish Family records from civil registration indexes, church registers and historical sources in Counties Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry & Tyrone
The British Newspaper Archive Search millions of pages of digitised historical British newspapers from the British Library's vast collection. Search articles by keyword, name, location, date or title. New pages are added every day
Durham Records Online

Durham Records Online provides records from County Durham and Northumberland for genealogists and historians

RootsIreland The RootsIreland database contains more than 20 million Irish records from 34 county genealogy centres on the island of Ireland. The main sources on the site are Irish Catholic and other church records of baptisms, marriages and deaths which are the most important source for tracing Irish ancestry
The Biographical Database of Australia (BDA) is a new research tool for historians and genealogists comprising transcripts and indexes of many original records and published biographies of deceased individuals who arrived in or were born in Australia, starting from the earliest times.
MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind in the world. It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources. Millions of additional records are added on average every month. It is available in our library, but home access is also available for our members' convenience through the FHC Members Area
We are a FamilySearch Affiliate Library which means all members and visitors now have access, in the Library, to nearly all of the restricted image collections that were previously only available at LDS Family History Centres.