finding ancestral CONVICTS to AUSTRALIA
A large, informative and fun site to use as a guide to researching your convict ancestors arrival in Australia CONVICTS TO AUSTRALIA
has links to:
• BOOKS & TERMS
A Glossary of contemporary terms and expressions and a comprehensive Bibliography to help with research (away from the computer!)
• BUT THERE'S MORE
An exhaustive guide to NSW Censuses and Musters. Convict Gangs & others victualled in Sydney in 1821. Serendipity - convict trivia
• BOUND FOR W.A.
English, Irish, Scottish and military convicts transported to Western Australia between 1850 and 1868 ... physical descriptions and trial details
• CONVICT SHIPS
Chronological Lists of all the Convict Transports sent from England. Includes Alphabetical Lists of the First, Second and Third Fleet convicts
• CONVICT TALES
Entertaining and informative stories of convicts contributed by their owners. An opportunity to share YOUR convict's tale with other researchers
• N.S.W. WOMEN
Convict Women arriving in New South Wales from England, Ireland and Scotland 1788-1828. (Search by ship or use our special search engine)
• RESEARCH GUIDE
An overview of Australian settlement and convict transportation. Helpful hints for convict researchers on a wide range of themes.
A year-by-year account of the settlement of Australia and convict transportation at a glance. Gives perspective to a confusing period
• WHAT'S NEW
W.A. - Vimeira 1865
- systematically expanding the WA Convict pages with trial details & physical descriptions
• • PLUS
Links - INDEXES & LISTS of CONVICTS
The most comprehensive list of Convict Links in cyberspace.
If it's on the net and free, you'll be sure to find it here, as we update it constantly!