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West Gippsland Genealogical Society genie links Convicts

Convicts to Australia

The National Archives UK

The Old Bailey

Ireland Australia Transportation data base

New South Wales records

Convict Transport Register

First Fleet Online

Irish Convicts to NSW

Australian National Maritime Museum First Fleet references

Convicts from South Australia

Down County Museum has a list on Convicts

National Records of Scotland

State Library of Tasmania

 Biographical Dictionary of Australia

Founders & Survivors

Some Convict research Information

England and Wales Criminal Registers 1791-1892 have published these records that were created or inherited by the home office. Explore information on charges, results, sentences or acquittals and dates of execution.


The Exiles

At the close of the Convict era late 1840's early 1950's, 14 exile ships carried criminals who had volunteered to be trained to fill skill shortage in Australia, on arrival they were fully pardoned and were not listed as convicts. PROV guide 57 lists the 14 ships and the number of exiles

Irish Transportation

Transportation from Ireland started in 1791. The records are incomplete due to a fire in 1922. Convict petitions have been indexed and are worth searching. Some of the available information includes relatives who came to Australia as free settlers. check the link opposite in the Ireland Australia data base.105 microfilms reels were donated to Australian 1988 and are available in several libraries in Australian and the National Museum of Australia