Convicts

Mayberry Homepage

This comprehensive site by Peter Mayberry features:Irish Convicts and Databases• Irish convicts to NSW 1788-1849. A fully searchable database database which provides full details from the convict indents held by State Records New South Wales and other sources.• 1798 &…

Fremantle Prison – Convict Database

This database is searchable by surname or ship. A search returns detailed information on the convict including ship and arrival date, alias, birth date, marital status, occupation, literacy, religion, sentence details, crime and ticket of leave date.

Ross Female Factory – Ross, Tasmania

The Ross Female Factory, erected in 1833, is located in the town of Ross, Tasmania. It was initially built to house the convict chain gains employed on the Ross Bridge. The Ross Female Factory is one of four female factories…

Founders & Survivors

This site is a partnership between historians, genealogists, demographers and population health researchers. It seeks to record and study the founding population of 73,000 men women and children who were transported to Tasmania. The site is searchable by name with…

Female Convicts Research Centre

This website is dedicated to all female convicts who lived in Tasmania (formerly Van Diemen’s Land). There is a Female Convicts in VDL Database which aims to record all female convicts who spent time in Van Diemen’s Land. This site…

Tasmanian Convict Record Abbreviations

Tasmanian Convict Record AbbreviationsThis list by Maree Ring includes: • Explanation of Convict Records• Abbreviations used in Convict Records• Name Abbreviations• Occupations• Place Names• Abbreviations Used In Other Records• Irish Transportation Records• Records from the UK