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…

York Assizes 1785-1851 Index

This index, by the City of York & District Family History Society, is an index to records held in York Reference library of prisoners brought to trial at York Assizes.

Index to NSW Convict Tickets of Leave, 1810-1875

This index is part of the Society of Australian Genealogist’s online databases. This index can be searched on last name, first name, ship, year, trade or calling, or district. This site is currently unavailabe. It will return as part of…

Claim a Convict

This site, established in 1998, by the late Lesley Uebel, is now being maintained by her friends who have updated the user interface and search capabilities. There are details of 21,000+ convicts arriving at Port Jackson from 1788. The site…

From Terra Australis to Australia

This site is an online collection by the State Library of New South Wales that includes a First Fleet archive with access to 450+ original documents and illustrations.

First Fleet Online

This site has a searchable database of 780 First Fleet convicts plus many other resources.

Australian Pioneers – New South Wales

This site by Patricia Downes includes: • Australia’s First Fleet • Australia’s Second Fleet • Australia’s Third Fleet • Irish Convicts to NSW 1788-1849- Links to an extensive site by Peter Mayberry. There is also information on Patricia Downes’ ancestors.