Website links related to convict research.
Website of author and historian, Alison Alexander. Find out how Jane Franklin tried to reform female convicts.
A list of female convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land who were born in County Clare, Ireland, hosted by the Clare County Library.
An online searchable index of names which includes to all convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land hosted by LINC Tasmania.
A list of online indexes of convicts held by State Records New South Wales. These comprise convict records for both NSW and VDL.
Transcriptions of convict records and charge sheets for the period 1833 to 1857 held by the University of Tasmania.
A guide to researching your convict ancestors. This website mainly focusses on convicts transported to Western Australia.
Indexed lists of many Tasmanian convict records, hosted by GenWeb.
Search the Free Settler or Felon Database to find Newcastle/Hunter Valley ancestors.
Live History perform the renowned Louisa's Walk and Her Story at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.
Online index of the British Convict transportation registers 1787–1867, hosted by the State Library of Queensland.
Online database developed from the British Convict Transportation registers by Steve Thomas.
An extensive database based on the subject index to Ian Brand's Macquarie Harbour research.
Original accounts from frontier Tasmania.
A not-for-profit association, publishing books about convict women particularly stories written by members of the Female Convicts Research Centre Inc.
Information about the Footsteps towards freedom project envisaged for Hobart to celebrate convict women.
Australian life courses in historical context 1803–1920, focussing on the men and women transported to Australia as convicts.
Earl Grey's famine orphan scheme brought 4114 young women to three Australian colonies in only in the 1848, 1849 and 1850. Official reports show that 2253 came on eleven ships to Sydney, 1255 on six ships to Port Philip (Melbourne) and 606 on three ships to Adelaide. This project actively collects stories of these women, many of whom married ex-convicts.
Roses from the Heart® Travel Blog keeps you up to date on events and activitiesChristina Henri is holding around the world to promote the convict woman story andestablishing a contemporary art Memorial to their memory.
Convict Portal, Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office
National Archives of Ireland
Website of the Female Factory Historic Site Ltd providing information about the Cascades Female Factory site at South Hobart.
In 1811, the Friends sailed from England to New South Wales with a cargo of 101 female convicts who had been sentenced to transportation to the colony.
The Coal Mines Historic Site was Tasmania’s first operational mine, established as a much-needed local source of coal, but also as a place of punishment for the ‘worst class’ of convicts.
A list of female convicts sent to Tasmania from Cornwall. Research volunteers began the task of trying to identify their families, and also providing trial information. Not all of the women could be traced, so the information on each one varies.
Website links related to convict institutions, including female factories, gaols etc.
Website links related to convict ships.
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