Ancestry.com.au, Australia and New Zealand's leading family history website(1), offers members access to one billion searchable Australian, New Zealand and UK family history records.

 

Launched in 2006, Ancestry's historical record collection reflects our multicultural heritage and enables members to explore their family’s history using local and international records including the convict and free settler lists, passenger lists, Australian and New Zealand electoral rolls and military records, English, Welsh and Scottish censuses, birth, marriage and death records as well as user-contributed family trees, and by connecting to millions of other members making their own discoveries.

 

Ancestry.com.au is part of a global network of Ancestry websites, which include Ancestry.co.uk in the UK, Ancestry.com in the U.S., Ancestry.ca in Canada, Ancestry.de in Germany, Ancestry.it in Italy, Ancestry.se in Sweden, and Ancestry.fr in France.

 

Ancestry.com.au facts and figures

  • A member of the Ancestry global network of family history websites.
  • 1 billion searchable Australian, New Zealand and UK family history records.
  • Record collections including the Australian Birth, Marriage and Death Indexes, 1788-1985, Convict Lists from 1788 to 1868 and Free Settler Lists from 1826 to 1922, Australian and New Zealand electoral rolls and military records, the most comprehensive online collection of England, Wales and Scotland Censuses from 1841 to 1901, England and Wales Birth, Marriage and Death records from 1837 to 2005 and other records dating back before the 1300s.
  • The world’s largest collection of family trees with more than 4 billion profiles from over 100 countries in 34 million member trees.

 

The Ancestry.com global network:(2)

  • 9 billion searchable family history records
  • 34 million member trees
  • 4 billion names uploaded to those trees by Ancestry users
  • 1,000 employees worldwide
  • 115 million photographs, scanned documents and stories uploaded

 

(1) Comscore, 2009, based on genealogy related websites selected from the Family and Parenting sub-category under the Community category

(2) Source: most recent company figures publicly available as of 31 March 2011