Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library EditionAncestry, what will you discover today?

Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to our library. Answers await everyone—whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist or historian—inside the more than 7,000 available databases. With Ancestry Library Edition, you can unlock the story of you, with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.  Ancestry Library Edition has unparalleled genealogical coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom which includes census, church, court, and immigration records as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world.

Ancestry Library Edition allows access anywhere within any of our 4 branches.  

Australian content in Ancestry Library Edition  includes:

  • Electoral Rolls
  • Australian Birth Marriage and Death indexes
  • Australian Immigration & Travel
  • Convict Transport registers 1st,2nd,3rd and other fleets
  • Tasmanian Immigrant Lists 1841-1884
  • Passenger Lists
  • Queensland & SA Government Gazettes
  • Australian Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Lists
  • Australian Convict Index
  • Australian References, Dictionaries and Almanacs
  • Australian Stories, Memories and Histories

What are the differences between Ancestry Library Edition and Ancestry?

Ancestry Library Edition
Marketed towards institutions such as libraries, archies and genealogical societies                   Marketed towards individuals
Non-graphical interface Available form any internet accessible computer
Accessible only from within the physical confines of the library Enables users to upload their own genealogical projects to the site, such as family trees, and to interact with other members
No interaction for members or the ability to upload projects