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Family history - international

American National Archives https://www.archives.gov/
Australian National Archives http://www.naa.gov.au/
British India family history https://www.fibis.org/
Canadian National Library and Archives http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/
Caribbean Ancestry http://www.everygeneration.co.uk/
Caribbean GenWeb project http://www.rootsweb.com/~caribgw
Indian National Archives http://www.nationalarchives.nic.in/
Jamaican family search http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/
Jamaican National Archives http://nlj.gov.jm/
Jewish family history https://www.jewishgen.org/
New Zealand National Archives http://archives.govt.nz/
Passenger lists http://www.theshipslist.com/
Passenger lists (arriving in the UK), 1878 to 1960 On Ancestry - page 20
Passenger lists (leaving UK) 1890 to 1960 On Ancestry - page 20
Passport applications (1851 to 1903) https://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-records/
Polish roots http://www.polishroots.org/
Slaves register 1812 to 1834


Free access in all Birmingham libraries

Slavery. Legacies of British slave ownership http://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/
Transportation records http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/