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Membership is entirely free and entitles access to the Female Convicts in Van Diemen’s Land database.
Please consider becoming a member by completing the Register as a Member form. We welcome members from interstate and overseas, as well as those from Tasmania.
Becoming a member of the Female Convicts Research Centre allows you access to more information on our website and access to the Female Convicts in Van Diemen's Land database. For more information on the database please visit the page About the VDL Database.
Members have access to a forum where they can ask other members for advice or share their convict stories.
Members can have their details recorded in the database as a family researcher. We can then put you in touch with other family researchers of the convict you are researching, or contact you if new information is found. Please complete the Share your convict story form.
Members are able to share their convict stories, images or documents. We can add your stories to the website or the database.