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A list of records for each female convict ship which transported female convicts directly to Van Diemen's Land is provided here. The records are those:

  • held at the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office (TAHO)
  • held at the Mitchell Library, Sydney (ML)
  • part of the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP)

Ships are listed in order of date of arrival.

Note: The MM references held at TAHO are copies of some of the Mitchell Library records.

 

Ship Date of Arrival TAHO Records ML Records AJCP Records
Morley 29 Aug 1820 CON 40;
CON 13/2 p.85;
CSO 1/295 p.54
  ADM /8 p.4 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.2);
HO 11/3 pp.325–331
Providence II 18 Dec 1821 CON 40;
CON 13/2 p.256b;
CON 13/2 p.257
  ADM /8 p.5 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.2);
HO 11/4 pp.35–40
Mary Anne I 2 May 1822 CON 40;
CON 13/2 p.335
CY 1195 (D3) ADM 101/52;
HO 11/4 pp.129–136
Lord Sidmouth 10 Feb 1823 CON 40;
CON 13/2 p.437;
CSO 1/295/7160
  ADM 101/44 Reel 3201;
HO 11/4 pp.197–202
Mary III 5 Oct 1823 CON 40;
CON 13/2 p.499
  ADM 101/51 Reel 3203–4;
HO 11/5 pp.61–68
Brothers 15 Apr 1824 CON 40;
CON 13/3 p.51; 
CSO 1/407/9210
  ADM 101/13 Reel 3190;
HO 11/5 pp.107–112
Henry 8 Feb 1825 CON 40;
CON 13/3 p.141
  ADM 101/33 Reel 3197;
HO 11/5 pp.189–194
Midas 23 Nov 1825 CON 40;
CON 13/3 p.209; 
CSO 1/112/2750 p.33
  ADM 101/53 Reel 3204;
HO 11/5 pp.277–283
Providence II 16 May 1826 CON 40;
CON 13/3 p.251; 
CSO 1/143/3546; 
MM 33/1;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/5;
MM 33/7;
MM 33/8
CY 1273 (21) pp.205–232;
CY 1274 (22) pp.119–138, 225–230;
CY 1277 (25) pp.145–146
ADM 101/62 Reel 3208;
HO 11/5 pp.323–328
Sir Charles Forbes 3 Jan 1827 CON 40;
CSO 1/8/129;
MM 33/1;
MM 33/5;
MM 33/7;
MM 33/8
CY 1273 (21) pp.233–256, 377–390 ADM 101/67 Reel 3029–10;
HO 11/6 pp.59–63
Persian 5 Aug 1827 CON 40;
CSO 1/162/3853;
MM 33/1;
MM 33/5;
MM 33/7;
MM 33/8
CY 1273 (21) pp.407–424, 507–530;
CY 1274 (22) p.216
ADM 101/58 Reel 3206;
HO 11/6 pp.143–146
Sovereign 19 Nov 1827 CON 40;
CSO 1/212/5082;
MM 33/1;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/5;
MM 33/7
CY 1273 (21) pp.257–298;
CY 1274 (22) pp.139–150;
CY 1311 (44);
CY 1195 (D3)
ADM 101/69 Reel 3210;
HO 11/6 pp.215–219
Mermaid 27 Jun 1828 CON 40;
CON 19/13;
CSO 1/295/7163;
MM 33/1;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/5;
MM 33/8
CY 1273 (21) pp.425–438;
CY 1275 (23) pp.263–270, 287–307
ADM 101/535 Reel 3204;
HO 11/6 pp.311–316
Borneo 8 Oct 1828 CON 40;
CON 19/12;
CSO 1/344/7875;
MM 33/1;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/5;
MM 33/8
CY 1275 (23) pp.271–276, 477–503 ADM 101/12 Reel 3190;
HO 11/6 pp.391–396
Harmony 14 Jan 1829 CON 40;
CON 19/13;
CSO 1/368/8375;
MM 33/1;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/5
CY 1274 (22) pp.205–211;
CY 1276 (24) pp.463–484;
CY 1277 (25) pp.107–114;
CY 1542 (list of crew on board 18 March 1829 ML Ac44-1/11)
ADM 101/32 Reel 3197;
HO 11/6 pp.491–497
Lady of the Lake 1 Nov 1829 CON 40;
CON 19/13;
CSO 1/428/9639;
MM 33/1;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/5;
MM 33/7;
MM 33/8
CY 1276 (24) pp.485–507;
CY 1280 (28) pp.191–203;
CY 1195 (D3)
ADM 101/41 Reel 3200; 
HO 11/7 pp.85–91
Eliza III 24 Feb 1830 CON 40;
CON 19/12;
CSO 1/447/9937;
MM 33/2;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/8
CY 1277 (25) pp.319–324, 360–389;
CY 1236 (32) pp.489–514;
FM4 / 219
ADM 101/23 Reel 3194;
HO 11/7 pp.233–239
Mellish 22 Sep 1830 CON 40;
CSO 1/476/10612;
MM 33/2;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/6
CY 1278 (26) pp.25–34, 207–216;
CY 1242 (12);
FM4 / 219
ADM 101/53 Reel 3204;
HO 11/7 pp.365–371
America 9 May 1831 CON 40;
CON 13/4–5;
CON 19/12;
CON 27/1;
CSO 1/520/11322;
MM 33/2
CY 1242 (11);
FM4 / 219
ADM 101/1–2 Reel 3187;
HO 11/7 pp.545–550
Mary III 19 Oct 1831 CON 40;
CON 19/13;
CON 13/5;
CSO 1/552/12171;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/6
CY 1277 (25) pp.159–168;
CY 1278 (26) pp.391–400;
CY 1195 (D3);
FM4 / 219
ADM 101/51 Reel 3204;
HO 11/8 pp.101–110
Hydery 10 Aug 1832 CON 40;
CON 19/13;
CON 13/5;
CSO 1/608/13881;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/8
CY 1277 (25) pp.147–148;
CY 1278 (26) pp.509–520;
FM4 / 219
ADM 101/35 Reel 3198;
ADM /8 p.9 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.2);
HO 11/8 pp.301–310
Frances Charlotte 10 Jan 1833 CON 40;
CON 19/12;
CON 13/6;
CSO 1/634/14331;
MM 33/2;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/6;
MM 33/7
CY 1278 (26) pp.521–535;
CY 1241 (4);
FM4 / 219
ADM 101/28–29 Reel 3196;
ADM /8 p.10 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.2—PRO 4592);
HO 11/8 pp.407–412
Jane II 30 Jun 1833 CON 40;
CON 19/13;
CON 13/6;
CSO 1/658/14763;
MM 33/2;
MM 33/3
CY 1279 (27) pp.209–215;
CY 1196 (D4);
FM4 / 219
HO 11/9 pp.1–7
William Bryan 23 Oct 1833 CON 40;
CON 19/14;
CON 13/6;
CSO 1/679/15019;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/6
CY 1279 (27) pp.217–236;
FM4 / 220
ADM 101/74 Reel 3212;
ADM 97/134/1838,1854 (PRO 4597—a fatal case);
ADM /8 p.11 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.2—PRO 4592);
HO 11/9 pp.139–145
Edward 4 Sep 1834 CON 40;
CON 19/12;
CON 13/6;
CON 27/1
CSO 1/746/16104
FM4 / 220 ADM 101/22 Reel 3193;
HO 11/9 pp.343–348
New Grove 27 Mar 1835 CON 40;
CON 19/14;
CON 13/7;
CSO 1/790/16926
FM4 / 220 ADM 101/56 Reel 3206;
ADM /8 pp.12–13 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.2);
HO 11/9 pp.455–461
Neva 12 May 1835      
Hector 20 Oct 1835 CON 40;
CON 19/13;
CON 13/7;
CSO 1/831/17640;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/6;
MM 33/8
CY 1381 (34) pp.1–29;
CY 1279 (27) pp.625–673;
FM4 / 220
ADM 101/32 Reel 3197;
HO 11/10 pp.81–87
Arab II 25 Apr 1836 CON 40;
CON 19/12;
CSO 1/860/18185;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/6;
MM 33/8
CY 1280 (28) pp.341–376;
FM4 / 220
ADM 101/4 Reel 3188;
HO 11/10 pp.213–218
Westmoreland 3 Dec 1836 CON 40;
CON 19/14;
CON 13/8;
CSO 1/893/18964;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/6
CY 1280 (28) pp.119–163;
CY 2036;
FM4 / 220
ADM 101/74 Reel 3212;
ADM 1/3806 (appointment of surgeon)
HO 11/10 pp.351–360
Platina 22 Oct 1837 CON 40;
CON 19/14;
CSO 5/77/1719;
MM 33/3;
MM 33/6;
MM 33/7;
MM 33/8
CY 1280 (28) pp.543–578;
CY 1274 (22) pp.163–168;
CY 1310 (192) p.119– ;
FM4 / 221
ADM 101/60 Reel 3207;
HO 11/11 pp.35–40
Atwick 23 Jan 1838 CON 40;
CON 19/12;
CSO 5/99/2202;
MM 33/4;
MM 33/6;
MM 33/8
CY 1281 (29) pp.387–426;
CY 1310 (192) pp.195– ;
FM4 / 221
ADM 101/6 Reel 3189;
HO 11/11 pp.137–145
Nautilus 29 Aug 1838 CON 40;
CON 19/14;
CSO 5/140/3376;
MM 33/4;
MM 33/7
CY 1281 (29) pp.559–596;
CY 1196 (D4);
CY 1310 (192) p.273;
FM4 / 221
ADM 101/56 Reel 3205;
HO 11/11 pp.265–271
Majestic 22 Jan 1839 CON 40;
CON 19/14;
CON 114/1;
CON 115;
CSO 5/171/4065;
MM 33/4;
MM 33/7;
MM 33/8
CY 1282 (30) pp.137–164;
CY 1322 (144);
CY 1281 (29) pp.289–306;
FM4 / 221
ADM 101/46 Reel 3202;
ADM 1/3808 (appointment of surgeons);
HO 11/11 pp.333–338;
Journal 1836–1838 (see entry 109 Part 8 AJCP Handbook)
Hindostan 12 Sep 1839 CON 40;
CON 15/9;
CON 19/13;
CSO 5/209/5249;
MM 33/4;
MM 33/7;
MM 33/8
CY 1282 (30) pp.102–136, 225–233;
CY 1322 (143);
FM4 / 221
ADM 1/3809 (appointment of surgeon 11 March 1839);
HO 11/12 pp.25–33
Gilbert Henderson 24 Apr 1840 CON 40;
CON 19/12;
CSO 5/237/6101;
MM 33/4;
MM 33/7;
MM 33/8
CY 1282 (30) pp.235–244, 281–302;
FM4 / 221
ADM 101/29 Reel 3196;
ADM 1/3809 (appointment of surgeon);
HO 11/12 pp.139–147
Navarino 17 Jan 1841 CON 40;
CON 19/1;
MM 33/7;
MM 33/8
CY 1282 (30) pp.429–460;
CY 1197 (D5);
CY 958 (203) fr.427– ;
FM4 / 221
ADM 101/56 Reel 3205;
HO 11/12 pp.235–243
Mary Anne III 19 Mar 1841 CON 40;
CON 19/1;
CSO 5/281/7384;
MM 33/7;
MM 33/8;
MM 71/2
CY 1282 (30) pp.381–407;
CY 2356 (537) pp.157–175
ADM 101/52 Reel 3204
Rajah 19 Jul 1841 CON 40;
CON 19/1
CY 1274 (22) pp.289–316;
CY 1282 (30) pp.245–280;
CY 1197 (D5) pp.150–159;
CY 958 pp.440–451
 
Garland Grove 10 Oct 1841 CON 40; 
CON 19/3
CY 958 (202) fr.114– ;
CY 958 (203) fr.324–
ADM 101/29 Reel 3196;
HO 11/12 pp.335–345
Mexborough 26 Dec 1841 CON 40;
CON 19/3;
MM 71/2
CY 2356 (537) pp.181–192 ADM 101/53 Reel 3204
Emma Eugenia 8 Apr 1842 CON 40;
CON 15/1;
CON 19/3
CY 1197 (D5) ADM 101/25 Reel 3195;
HO 11/12 pp.397–405
Hope 17 Aug 1842 CON 40;
CON 15/1;
CON 19/3;
MM 71/2
CY 2356 (537) pp.97–108 ADM 101/35 Reel 3198
Royal Admiral 24 Sep 1842 CON 40;
CON 15/2;
CON 19/3
CY 1197 (D5);
CY 958 fr.196–
ADM 101/65 Reel 3209;
HO 11/13 pp.91–103
Waverley 15 Dec 1842 CON 40;
CON 15/2;
CON 19/2;
MM 71/2
CY 2356 (537) pp.353–371 ADM 101/73 Reel 3212
Garland Grove 20 Jan 1843 CON 40;
CON 15/2;
CON 19/2
  ADM 101/29 Reel 3196;
HO 11/13 pp.197–208
Margaret 19 Jul 1843 CON 40;
CON 15/2;
CON 19/2
CY 958 (202) fr.170– ADM 101/48 Reel 3203;
ADM /8 p.18 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.2)
East London 21 Sep 1843 CON 40;
CON 15/2;
CON 19/2;
MM 71/2
CY 1198 (D6);
CY 2356 (537) pp.77–93;
FM4 / 8495 (enquiry into the great mortality on board (65) former No.A1094)
ADM 101/22 Reel 3193
Woodbridge 25 Dec 1843 CON 40;
CON 15/2;
CON 19/2
CY 958 (202) fr.135 ADM 101/75 Reel 3213;
HO 11/13 pp.381–392
Emma Eugenia 2 Apr 1844 CON 41/1;
CON 15/2;
CON 19/4
CY 1197 (D5);
CY 1198 (D6);
CY 1917 (208) pp.193–208
ADM 101/25 Reel 3195;
HO 11/13 pp.475–486
Greenlaw 2 Jul 1844 CON 41/2; 
CON 15/2;
CON 19/4;
MM 71/2
CY 2357 (538) pp.41–51 ADM 101/30 Reel 3196
Angelina 25 Aug 1844 CON 41/3;
CON 15/3;
CON 19/4
CY 1917 (208) pp.67–81 ADM 101/2 Reel 3187;
HO 11/14 pp.71–81
Tasmania 20 Dec 1844 CON 41/4;
CON 15/3;
CON 19/4;
CON 13/9
CY 1200 (D8);
CY 1077 (W Hargraves logbook 1 Aug–30 Dec 1844)
ADM 101/71 Reel 3211;
HO 11/14 pp.159–171
Phoebe 2 Jan 1845 CON 41/5;
CON 15/3;
CON 19/4;
MM 71/2
CY 2357 (538) pp.55–67, 213–215 ADM 101/59 Reel 3207
Tory 4 Jul 1845 CON 41/6;
CON 15/3;
CON 19/5;
CON 13/9
CY 1369 (147) fr.258–269;
CY 1200 (D8)
ADM 101/71 Reel 3211;
HO 11/14 pp.251–261
Lloyds 7 Nov 1845 CON 41/7;
CON 15/3;
CON 19/5;
CON 13/9;
MM 71/2
CY 2357 (539) pp.279–291 ADM 101/43 Reel 3201;
HO 11/14 pp.335–347
Tasmania 3 Dec 1845 CON 41/8;
CON 15/3;
CON 19/5
CY 958 (205) fr.778, 703 ADM 101/71 Reel 3211
Emma Eugenia 5 Jun 1846 CON 41/9;
CON 15/3;
CON 19/5;
CON 13/13;
GO 1/60 p.251
CY 1203 (D11) ADM 101/25 Reel 3195;
HO 11/15 pp.15–27
Sea Queen 29 Aug 1846 CON 41/10;
CON 15/3;
CON 19/5;
GO 1/62 p.47
  ADM 101/66 Reel 3209;
HO 11/15 pp.55–66
Elizabeth & Henry 4 Jan 1847 CON 41/11;
CON 15/4;
MM 71/3
CY 1203 (D11) ADM 101/24 Reel 3194;
HO 11/15 pp.107–118
Arabian 25 Feb 1847 CON 41/12;
CON 15/4;
MM 71/1
CY 2356 (536) pp.39–51 ADM 101/4 Reel 3188
Asia V 21 Jul 1847 CON 41/13;
CON 15/4;
MM 71/3;
GO 1/64 p.148
  ADM 101/5–6 Reel 3188;
HO 11/15 pp.161–172
Waverley 25 Oct 1847 CON 41/14;
CON 19/6;
MM 71/1
CY 2356 (536) pp.347–357;
FM4 / 8506 (90) (free settlers on board)
ADM 101/73 Reel 3212
Cadet 2 Jan 1848 CON 41/15;
CON 15/4;
CON 19/6;
MM 71/2
CY 1203 (D11);
CY 2357 (539) pp.181–192
ADM 101/15 Reel 3191;
HO 11/15 pp.197–208
John Calvin 18 May 1848 CON 41/16;
CON 15/4;
CON 19/5;
MM 71/1
CY 2356 (536) pp.129–142 ADM 101/39 Reel 3199
Elizabeth & Henry 30 Jun 1848 CON 41/17;
CON 15/4;
CON 19/6;
MM 71/2
CY 1203 (D11);
CY 2357 (539) pp.207–218
ADM 101/24 Reel 3194;
HO 11/5 pp.249–260
Tory 6 Aug 1848 CON 41/18;
CON 15/4;
CON 19/6;
MM 71/2
CY 1203 (D11);
CY 2357 (539) pp.551–562
ADM 101/71 Reel 3211;
HO 11/15 pp.297–308
Kinnear 7 Oct 1848 CON 41/19;
CON 15/5;
CON 19/7;
MM 71/1
CY 2356 (536) pp.273–284 ADM 101/40 Reel 3200
Lord Auckland 20 Jan 1849 CON 41/20;
CON 15/5;
CON 19/7;
MM 71/1
CY 2356 (536) pp.1–16;
CY 3244 fr.85–106;
FM4 / 3132 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.3/106)
 
Cadet 12 Apr 1849 CON 41/21;
CON 15/5;
CON 19/7;
MM 71/2;
GO 1/71 p.195
CY 2357 (539) pp.195–204 ADM 101/15 Reel 3191;
HO 11/15 pp.349–358
Maria II 23 Jul 1849 CON 41/22;
CON 15/5;
CON 19/7;
MM 71/1
CY 2356 (536) pp.311—324 ADM 101/49 Reel 3203
Stately 2 Sep 1849 CON 41/23;
CON 15/5;
CON 19/7;
MM 71/3;
GO 1/75 p.75
CY 2357 (539) pp.535–546 ADM 101/69 Reel 3210;
HO 11/14 pp.45–56
Australasia 29 Sep 1849 CON 41/24;
CON 15/6;
CON 19/8;
MM 71/1
CY 2356 (536) pp.19–34 ADM 101/6 Reel 3189
St Vincent 4 Apr 1850 CON 41/25;
CON 15/6;
CON 19/8;
MM 71/2
CY 2357 (539) pp.487–506, 511–530 ADM 101/66 Reel 3209;
HO 11/16 pp.117–136
Earl Grey 9 May 1850 CON 41/26;
CON 15/6;
CON 19/8;
MM 71/1
CY 1204 (D12);
CY 2356 (536) pp.199–217
ADM 101/21 Reel 3193
Baretto Junior 25 Jul 1850 CON 41/27;
CON 15/6;
CON 19/8;
MM 71/2;
GO 1/77 p.47
CY 1204 (D12);
CY 2357 (539) pp.101–119
ADM 101/7 Reel 3189;
HO 11/16 pp.217–235
Duke of Cornwall 27 Oct 1850 CON 41/28;
CON 15/6;
CON 19/9;
MM 71/1
CY 1204 (D12);
CY 2356 (536) pp.109–124
ADM 101/20 Reel 3192
Emma Eugenia 7 Mar 1851 CON 41/29;
CON 15/6;
CON 19/9;
MM 71/2
CY 1204 (D12);
CY 2357 (539) pp.235–249
ADM 101/25 Reel 3195;
HO 11/16 pp.365–379
Blackfriar 29 May 1851 CON 41/30;
CON 15/7;
CON 19/9;
MM 71/1
CY 2356 (536) pp.177–196;
CY 1204 (D12)
ADM 101/12 Reel 3189
Aurora II 10 Aug 1851 CON 41/31;
CON 15/7;
CON 19/9;
MM 71/2;
GO 1/81 p.135
CY 2357 (539) pp.1–30 ADM 101/6 Reel 3189;
HO 11/17 pp.117–146
Anna Maria 26 Jan 1852 CON 41/32; 
CON 15/7;
CON 19/10;
CON 13/11;
GO 1/82 p.405
CY 1204 (D12) ADM 101/1–3 Reel 3187;
HO 11/17 pp.229–248
John William Dare 22 May 1852 CON 41/33;
CON 19/10
FM4 / 3132 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.3/106)  
Sir Robert Seppings 8 Jul 1852 CON 41/34;
CON 15/7;
CON 19/10;
CON 13/11;
GO 1/83 p.407
  ADM 101/68 Reel 3210;
HO 11/17 pp.367–391
Martin Luther 1 Sep 1852 CON 41/35;
CON 15/7;
CON 19/10
FM4 / 3132 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.3/106)  
Midlothian 24 Feb 1853 CON 41/36;
CON 15/8;
CON 19/11
FM4 / 3132 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.3/106)  
Duchess of Northumberland 21 Apr 1853 CON 41/37;
CON 15/8;
CON 19/11;
CON 13/11;
GO 1/86 p.157
FM4 / 3132 (see ML micro. ref. books 2.3/106);
M2834 N.M.M.:JOD/150 (Purser's Journal)
HO 11/17 pp.587–612