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Date of Documents: 1788 - 1834
Document Type and Location: Censuses of convicts in Australia, National Archives, HO 10
Description: Volumes listing settlers and convicts in New South Wales and Tasmania. Organised according to first letter of surname, these provide information on where and when the original trial took place, the date of arrival in Australia, the ship they came in, the master of the ship's name, the period for which they were transported, how they were disposed of once they arrived in Australia (what sort of work, unless they were married women), whether the term of servitude had expired, and whether they were still resident in the colony. Some volumes provide additional information including age, religion, residence, and information about landholding and the number of animals kept.
Date of Documents: 1787 - 1834
Document Type and Location: Convict transportation registers, National Archives, HO 11/1-9
Description: Persons transported as criminals to New South Wales and Tasmania, listed by ship, specifying the term for which each person was transported, the date and place of the conviction, and the month the ship sailed.
Date of Documents: Sept. 1791 - 1834
Document Type and Location: Criminal Registers, National Archives, HO 26
Description:Lists of prisoners accused of felonies and misdemeanours in Newgate Prison. Information on felons generally includes description (height, hair and eye colour, complexion, occupation); place of birth; age; from what place received (i.e. another prison) and by whom committed; offence; where and when tried and before which judge; sentence; date executed, transported, respited, pardoned or discharged; to whom delivered; and remarks (such as that the sentence was respited). Volumes are missing for Sept. 1795 to Sept. 1796 and Sept. 1798 to Sept. 1800.
Date of Documents: Sept. 1824 - 1834
Document Type and Location: Quarterly prison returns, National Archives, HO 8/1-41
Description: Lists of convicts under sentence of transportation who were imprisoned on the hulks, giving their age, offence, where and when convicted, sentence (including any mitigations or pardons), "bodily state", and behaviour. Separate lists are provided for each ship (including hospital ships), indicating where it was moored.
Date of Documents: 1805 - 1834
Document Type and Location: Convict prison hulks: registers and letter books, National Archives, HO 9/1-9
Description: Indexes of prisoners kept on the hulks, with information about their behaviour provided by gaolers. The prisoners are also listed according to where they had been received from (a prison or another hulk), with information including age, offence, where and when convicted, sentence, and where and when discharged (often in Australia).
Date of Documents: 1810-1834
Document Type and Location: Registers of convicts on the hulks, National Archives, ADM 6/418-422
Description: Lists of prisoners kept on specific hulks, organised according to the prison or hulk they were received from. Information is provided about their age, offence, when and where convicted, sentence, marital status, when and where discharged, and a gaoler's report on their character. Later lists include information on place of birth, trade or profession, whether able to read and write, appearance (hair, eyes, eyebrows and lashes, nose, mouth, complexion, visage, make, height, and descriptions of scars, tattoos etc.) and last address. Separate volumes provide indexes according to the first letter of surname but not strictly alphabetically.
Date of Documents: Feb. 1817-1834
Document Type and Location: Registers of prisoners in Newgate Prison, National Archives, PCOM 2/191-203
Description: Lists of prisoners in Newgate prison who were tried at the Old Bailey, entered in loosely chronological order by date of trial. Contains information about age; appearance (height, complexion, make, hair, eyes, visage); occupation; place of birth; when brought into custody and by whom committed; offence; date of trial and before which judge; verdict; sentence; whether previously in custody and if so for what offence and how disposed of; whether executed, respited or pardoned with the date; when and how discharged (whether delivered, removed, died in prison, or otherwise); and (occasionally) general observations concerning character.
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