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Name
State
Category
Description
First Fleet Online
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
contains information about convicts transported to Australia in 1787; contains a searchable database; diary extracts; stories & letters; provided free of charge by the University of Wollongong as a community service

John Nichols Family Society
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
descendants of John Nichols; Australian First Fleet Convict

Convict Trail
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
the Great North Road was build by convict labour between 1826 and 1836 this contains searchable database of those convicts

Victoria Police
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a database of Police & Police Stations in Victoria by Helen D Harris OAM

Convicts to Australia
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a guide to researching your convict ancestors; a Perth DPS project

Convicts from India
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a list of convicts transported to Australia from India & Ceylon; compiled by Janet Donnelly

Convict Ships to Australia
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1787 to 1788 sent to Port Jackson; a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1801 to 1849 sent to NSW; Tas & Norfolk Island; a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1840 to 1847 sent to Norfolk Island; a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1849 to 1850 sent to Moreton Bay Queensland; a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
TAS
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1812 to 1853 sent to Van Diemen's Land (Tas); a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1803 to 1849 sent to Port Phillip (Vic); a Perth DPS project

Convict Ships to Australia
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
details of convicts and convict ships 1850 to 1868 sent to Swan River Colony (WA); a Perth DPS project

Irish Convicts to NSW
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
1788-1849 a wonderful resource put together by Peter Mayberry

Victorian Police Force
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a history of the force from 1836

Courts and Criminal Justice
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a guide to convict records available in Victoria; criminal trial briefs; capital files; inquests and prison registers

PROV Register of Male and Female Prisoners
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
Register of Male and Female Prisoners 1855-1947 - a searchable data

The Police Gazette of Western Australia
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
from 1876 to 1900 are searchable online through the WA State Library

Registry of Flash Men
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a journal documenting the underworld life of Sydney in 1840s

Registry of Flash Men
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a volume of information of the criminal underworld in Sydney during the 1840s

Chronological Register of Prisoners
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
an index to the Chronological Register of Prisoners 1824 to 1839

St Helena Convict Indexes
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
an index to the Convicts of the St Helena Penal Establishment 1863 to 1867; 1867 to 1886 and 1917 to 1923

Toowoomba Prisoners
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
an index to the Prisoners at the HM Goal Toowoomba 1864 to 1906

Australian Police - The Thin Blue Line
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
NSW Police History Information Section outlines the force since its inception in August 1789 and has advise on researching family members

Convicts and the British colonies in Aust
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
describes the journey from a British penal colony to the abolition of transportation

Claim a Convict
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
by Lesley Uebel a fantastic starting point for anyone wanting to find a convict in the family

Convicts to Australia
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a guide to research your convict ancestors (a Perth DPS project)

Convict Creations
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
the hidden story of Australia’s missing links : this site explores those missing links in the Australian story that; although having a significant influence in making Australians unique; have been ignored by the official textbooks

NSW Police
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
historic photos from the files of the NSW Police Dept

Founders & Survivors
TAS
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
Australian life courses in historical context 1803-1920; a project to study immigration; forced labour and settlement; targeting Tasmania

Fremantle Prison
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
was built by convicts in 1850s; a fascinating site to read; contains a database of WA’s convicts

Convict Stockade
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
designed to be a community site with the goal to create a knowledge hub for everyone interested in Australia's convict origins; as such it is a site for participation and collaboration

Convicts in Tasmania
TAS
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
many resources available for research into the lives of abt 76000 convicts transported to Tasmania

Old News Copy
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
index of names mentioned in the 1853 Victorian Police Gazette - unfortunately this site is now only available from web archive

Palmerston arrived in 1861
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a list of the convicts who arrived in WA in 1861 on the Palmerston

Queensland Police Museum
QLD
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
contains archival material dating back to 1864 visiting researchers welcome

WA Police Historical Society
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
historical stories from a service that commenced in 1829; includes a grave register

The Lemon Syrup Case
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
the trail and conviction of George Dean in Sydney in 1895

The Roebourne Bank Murders
WA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
documents the events of 1885 and subsequent investigations which are shrouded in controversy; scandal and mystery - the case remains officially unsolved

Convicts Transported to VDL
TAS
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
records available for convicts transported to Tasmania

Irish Convicts Transported to Australia
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
a guide to finding the approx 26500 Irish people between 1791 and 1853 who were transported to NSW

South Australia Police Historical Society
SA
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
historical stories from a service that commenced in 1837

British Convict Transportation Register
National
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
provides online search facility and details of over 123;000 of the estimated 160;000 convicts transported to Australia from 1787 to 1867

Victoria Police Historical Society
VIC
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
over 150 years of stories; displays of crime; justice; courage and forensic techniques

NSW Police Gazette
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
digitised issues of 1891-1910 of the NSW Police Gazettes are available on CD free through libraries including the State Library of NSW

Free Settler or Felon?
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
Convict ships to the Hunter River region of NSW

Index to Tasmanian Convicts
TAS
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
index to all convicts transported to Tasmania 1804-1893 contains about 76;000 entries

The Razor Gang Wars 1927-1931
NSW
convicts; criminals; police & prisons
the late 1920s and early 1930s was a world in turmoil with vicious razor gangs battling for control of the criminal underworld - includes photographs

Total number of records: 1013 | Matching records: 48

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