Facebook for Australian & New Zealand History and Genealogy

Facebook for Australian & New Zealand History and Genealogy

Since releasing my first big list of Australian history and genealogy links on Facebook in September 2016, I’ve continued to find more, and more, and periodically do updates.

So what started out as a list of a few hundred links, has grown to large list of 1848 links (as at 8 June 2020). That’s 69 pages worth of Australian (and now New Zealand) history and genealogy links … just on Facebook.

With this update, apart from a heap of additions to pretty much all categories, I have added a Ships & Voyages sub-category for Australia, as well as one for Special Interest Groups (SIGs). But the big new addition is that I have decided to add New Zealand to my list. While the NZ section isn’t extensive yet, I have no doubt it’ll grow, and as it does I’ll add more sub-categories as needed.


This is an ongoing project which will be updated periodically, so if you have any links you’d like added, please either send an email to  alona @ lonetester.com (without the spaces), or message me on my Lonetester Facebook page.


And I can’t mention genealogy on Facebook without making reference to two other incredible lists:
– Katherine Willson’s worldwide Genealogy on Facebook list is enormous, and now has over 16,000 links.
– Gail Dever’s Facebook for Canadian Genealogy list of over 1000 links is a must for everyone with Canadian connections.

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9 Responses to “Facebook for Australian & New Zealand History and Genealogy”

  1. Carmel Galvin says:

    Thanks for the work involved in keeping this list updated – always appreciated!

  2. Marie says:

    An amazing effort, many thanks

  3. Bettye Fisher nee Haag says:

    To my knowledge, I don’t have any Canadian contacts but one never knows Thank you for the opportunity to find more of my rellies ….

  4. Michelle Nichols says:

    Thanks Alona for your very useful list.

  5. Jill Ball says:

    Such a lot of work. Thanks from me.

  6. Ros Dunstall says:

    Thank you Alona, shared this wonderful collection

  7. Thanks Alona, your efforts are much appreciated.

  8. Kaye says:

    Hi, this is a fabulous resource. Thank you for compiling it for us all.
    My page is the Vintage Queensland page and I have shared this on my timeline.
    Kind regards

    • Alona says:

      Thanks so much Kaye … I tend to do an update to it every few months, so keep an eye out, my next update list is already growing.


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