Tasmania

The Colonial Secretary’s Papers 1788-1825 – New South Wales

State Records of New South Wales (SRNSW), Index to the Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1825 is arranged alphabetically by subject and name. The Colonial Secretary was responsible for the official papers and records for the colony of New South Wales from…

Convict Records of Australia

This site, hosted by the State Library of Queensland, allows you to search the British Convict transportation register, compiled from British Home Office (HO11) records for convicts transported to Australia 1787-1867. Information available includes name of convict, known aliases, place…

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…

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

Convict Ships List

This alphabetical list (incomplete) of ships to Tasmania, by M Yost, includes departure and arrival details convict numbers, remarks and sources. Convicts listed by researchers on the Tasmanian Convict Index are also listed with their ship’s voyage in this index,…

Indexes of Tasmanian Convicts

These indexes by TasmaniaGenWeb include a convict index, permission to marry, conditional pardons, free males who became prisoners and assignment lists.