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Australian Convict Index, 1788-1868 includes more than 48,000 names of convicts sent to Australia betweenn 1788 and 1868.
Australian Convict Transportation Registers - First Fleet, 1787-1788 , Second Fleet, 1789-1790 and Third Fleet, 1791
Apprehended Convicts 1829
Braidwood Gaol Register 1856-1899
Cape Banks Family History Society Members Convicts 1788-1850
Claim-A-Convict this index contains over 20,000 of the convicts arriving at Port Jackson
Convict Absconders 1825 , 1826
Convict Bank Warrants, 1837-70 Prior to Commissioner Bigge's Report on Convicts (printed in 1822) taking effect, convicts could retain the money they brought with them for their own use. This money could often 'purchase' a more comfortable life during their period of servitude
Convict Connections has a list of Convicts being researched by members  - names: A-D , E-L , M-Z
Convict Deaths & Burials Index 1828 - 1879 An index to convict burials and deaths for the years 1828-1879,from the Principal Superintendent of Convict's Office, New South Wales
Convict Gangs in 1821
Convict Tickets Of Leave & Certificates of Freedom and Genealogical Society Inc, who are interested in discovering more about their convict heritage
Convicts arriving in NSW 1793-1800
Convicts & their partners (married/unmarried)
Convicts of the First Fleet
Convicts transported from India and Ceylon to NSW many convicts were sent from British outposts in India, Canada, the Cape of Good Hope, Bermuda, Mauritius and other places. A large number of them were soldiers who had been transported for crimes such as mutiny, desertion and insubordination.
Down County, Ireland Convicts to NSW and Tasmania This database includes information on over 1300 convicts who were originally from County Down and were transported to New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land.
Great North Road Convict Workers Database extending north from Sydney to the Hunter Valley, the Convict Trail follows the route of the 240 km Great North Road, built between 1826 and 1836

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Index to Certificates of Freedom (pardon), 1823-69
Index to Convict Exiles, 1846-50 Exiles had served part of their sentence in a penitentiary in Britain and were granted a conditional pardon or ticket of leave on arrival in the Colony
Index to Convict Exiles from Tipperary, 1849-50
Index to Tickets of Leave, Certificates and Pardons, 1810-19
Index to Convict Pardons, 1791-1825, 1837-41
Index to Convict Exiles 1849-1850 Convict transportation to New South Wales effectively ceased in 1842. From 1846-49 Exiles were transported. Exiles had served part of their sentence in a penitentiary in Britain and were granted a conditional pardon or ticket of leave on arrival in the Colony
Index to NSW Convict Tickets of Leave, 1810-1875 courtesy Society of Australian Genealogists
Index to Tickets of Exemption from Government Labor, 1827-32 A Ticket of Exemption differed from a Ticket of Leave in that the individual was not allowed to employ him or herself or to acquire property. The Exemption Ticket allowed "simply the privilege of residing until the next 31st December with the person therein named, generally a relation, in some specific district and no other"
Ireland; County Down Convicts to Australia  over 1300 convicts who were originally from County Down and were transported to New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land. Some of them were in Downpatrick Gaol before
Irish convicts to NSW 1791-1820  by Peter Mayberry
Irish Rebels to Australia 1797 - 1806 This database contains details of Irish convicts who were transported to New South Wales in the period 1791 - 1820.
List of Ships (& passengers) Transporting Irish  Convicts to NSW 1791-18
List of Convict Ships to NSW 1787-1800
List of Convict Ships to NSW 1801-1849
List of Convict Ships to Norfolk Island, Sydney & Hobart 1840-1847

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List of Ships (& passengers) Transporting Irish  Convicts to NSW 1791-18
Newcastle;  Convict Coal Miners of Newcastle
New South Wales and Tasmania Convict Musters, 1806-1849
New South Wales and Tasmania Settler & Convict Lists, 1787-1834
New South Wales and Tasmania Convict Pardons and Tickets of Leave, 1834-1859
NSW Convict Women on Ships arriving from England and Ireland 1788-1828
NSW Tickets of Leave 1834 A ticket of leave was a licence for a convict to be at large. The ticket holder was permitted to work on his or her own account, subject to good behaviour. The ticket holder was confined to a named district, and required to attend regular musters and church services
NSW Convict Tickets of Leave Index, 1810-1875 courtesy Society Australian Genealogists
N.S.W Certificates of Freedom and Tickets of Leave Index 1831
Runaway Convicts Index 1828
Runaway Convicts  1829 Indexes One and Two a list of persons reported in Sydney newspapers who had absconded from their employers, gangs, or work stations
Some Shropshire Convicts Transported to Australia
Tickets of Exemption from Government Labor, 1827-32
1835..from Portsmouth to Sydney on the "Royal Sovereign"  list of convicts
1851 Shropshire Census Strays - Shropshire Convicts and Prisoners


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