Convicts

Ireland-Australia Transportation Database 1791-1868

This is an online index to a series of records held by the National Archives of Ireland. In 1988 the Archives presented Australia with a set of these records, on 105 reels of microfilm, as Ireland’s Bicentennial gift to Australia.…

IrishGenealogy.ie

IrishGenealogy.ie is a free family history website by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The online data includes:• Church records – access 3+ million pre 1900 Church of Ireland records for Dublin City, Kerry and Carlow; Roman Catholic…

Convict System

The State Library of Western Australia has digitised the eight volumes that make up the Convict System. This collection of miscellaneous official documents relates to the transportation of convicts to Australia 1810-1865. The eight volumes cover:• Further correspondence on the…

Connected Histories – British History Sources 1500-1900

This site brings together 25 major digital resources for Britain. It offers sophisticated searches by names, places and dates. There is a short video guide to introduce you to the key features. Many of the sites are free sites. Those…

The Proceedings of the Old Bailey London 1674 to 1913

Use this site to search 197,745+ trials held at London’s Central Criminal Court. All names are indexed including victims, witnesses and jurors. You can search keywords combined with surname, crime, punishment and others. Full transcripts of the trial are returned…

Pastkeys Genealogical Indexers

Pastkeys, established in 1986, have been compilers of indexes to the NSW Immigration Deposit Journals, the Unassisted Arrivals to Sydney NSW, Convicts & Employers and other records relating to immigration, and has always had a particular interest in indexing lesser…

State Library of Western Australia

The Library collects and preserves Western Australia’s documentary heritage. Use the  Explore & Discover tab Family History to access information and an online version of the guide book Dead Reckoning: a guide to family history research in WA. You can…