is an index of all convict ships that came to New South Wales.
history of all convicts on these ships has been researched by History Services
FREE CONVICT INFORMATION CHECK
To receive a free check of the type of information that History Services has
on your New South Wales convict ancestor please email the
(A) name of the convict,
(b) name of transport ship, and
(c) year of arrival, to History Services.
We will promptly reply to your email, and then you may use the Order Form to
get a Result of Search which will contain full details of the information and
Email: click here
After the English authorities began to review the
system in 1801 the ships were dispatched twice a year, at the end of May and the
beginning of September, to avoid the dangerous winters of the southern
Convicts to Australia)
To see information about
the First Fleet ships, click
To see a
photograph of the Convict Ship, Success, at the State
Library of Victoria, click
"The old Australian convict ship SUCCESS. [picture] : Which survived three years
immersion in Sydney Harbor [i.e. Harbour]. The Success was built in Teak at
Moulmein for the East India Co. in 1790 and is still seaworthy. 12.12.1921."
State Library of Victoria website)
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