Female Convicts Research Centre Inc.
A not-for-profit organisation run entirely by volunteers
Website links related to convict institutions, including female factories, gaols etc.
A searchable index which contains entries from gaol registers held by the Bedfordshire & Luton Archives and Records Service (BLARS).
Website of the Female Factory Historic Site Ltd providing information about the Cascades Female Factory site at South Hobart.
This site focusses on the history of the Parramatta Female Factory and provides historical information on other Australian female factories using information from the Women Transported exhibition.
Many children of convict women were sent to the Queen's Orphan Schools at New Town. The group aims to tell their stories and preserve the history of the site.
This site, presented by Parragirls, provides information on Parramatta Female Factory, the Parramatta Roman Catholic Orphanage and Parramatta Girls Home, all institutions which are part of the Parramatta Precinct.
Lists of prisoners held in the Chester Gaol from 1808 to 1816.
Click on the online catalogue link to search—it includes an online catalogue for Ilchester Gaol.
The Coal Mines Historic Site was Tasmania’s first operational mine, established as a much-needed local source of coal, but also as a place of punishment for the ‘worst class’ of convicts.