Australia - National

Australia - National

Convicts on the Internet


Convict Ancestors: Fascinating and Frustrating to Research

This talk looks at resources available for researching convicts in both Australia and the UK. It draws on the speaker's own experiences in researching her own convict ancestors. 


Behind Bars: Convicts and Criminals

This talk explores a wide range of resources for those with convicts or criminals in the family and draws on the speaker's experience in researching her own family history. All Australian states are covered. 


Bankruptcy Records


Directories and almanacs

A look at the wide range of directories and almanacs available and why you should use them when compiling your family history.


Australian Government, Police & Education Gazettes

Examines the hidden material in Australian Government, Police and Education gazettes - mostly we consider them to be irrelevant and uninteresting but that is definitely not the case. The gazettes contain information about people we would never find in other records.


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