a goes back to 1787 and continued until 1868. Approximately 160,000 convicts were transported during those years.
Do you have a convict among your Australian ancestors? Our Australian Records Certificate will help you find them!
A study of local history informs us about how our ancestors lived as part of a community as well as where they lived.
A useful tool, created to help you to determine whether you should look for military records for your ancestor, is a graphic by Fold3 called Birth Years for Veterans