Convict Records - Australia

This website allows you to search the British Convict transportation register for convicts transported to Australia between 1787-1867. Information available includes name of convict, known aliases, place convicted, port of departure, date of departure, port of arrival, and the source of the data. Public contributions of additional information such as crime, occupation, gender and date of arrival are welcome. You can even add convicts who you cannot find a record for.

The British Convict transportation register, compiled from British Home Office (HO11) records and hosted by the State Library of Queensland, details over 123,000 of the estimated 160,000 convicts to Australia. It lists name, sentence details, ship, departure date, arrival date and place for those convicted in England, Wales and Scotland, not Ireland. Court-martialled soldiers from British colonies (West Indies, India, Pakistan and Canada) sentenced to transportation are also included. New