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Convict Records of Australia

Welcome to Convict Records. This website allows you to search the British Convict transportation register for convicts transported to Australia between 1787-1867.

Information available includes name of convict, known aliases, place convicted, port of departure, date of departure, port of arrival, and the source of the data.

We also welcome public contributions of additional information such as crime, occupation, gender and date of arrival. You can even add convicts who you cannot find a record for.

Browse Convicts

If you don't know what to search for, or you just want to browse through the convict database, just select from any of the browsing options below.

You can browse this website for convicts transported to Australia in the following ways:

Browse By Surname

Browse convicts by their surname. Select the first letter of the surname below to get started.

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Browse By Year of Transportation

Select the year in which the convict departed from their place of origin. Note that the voyage could take around 250 days.

1787 - 1799

0000, 1777, 1787, 1789, 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, 1795, 1796, 1797, 1798, 1799

1800 - 1809

1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808, 1809

1810 - 1819

1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814, 1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1819

1820 - 1829

1820, 1821, 1822, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829

1830 - 1839

1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835, 1836, 1837, 1838, 1839

1840 - 1849

1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849

1850 - 1859

1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859

1860 - 1869

1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867

Browse By Ship Name

Select the starting letter for the vessel which the convict was transported on.

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New Feature: Add a Convict!

If you have a convict record that is not listed on this website (there is 35,000 of them after all!), you can contribute it here.

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