Website links related to convict, genealogical and historical research in Tasmania and Van Diemen's Land.
Links to the Meteorology records and analysis of the observatory records for 1865 (month by month) in conjunction with those of births and deaths prepareed by the Royal Society of Tasmania by Francis Abbott and Edward Swarbreck Hall.
Website of author and historian, Alison Alexander. Find out how Jane Franklin tried to reform female convicts.
Website of the Female Factory Historic Site Ltd providing information about the Cascades Female Factory site at South Hobart.
CAIA is an interdisciplinary research centre based at the University of Tasmania.
An online searchable index of Tasmanian names, including all convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land hosted by LINC Tasmania.
Transcriptions of convict records and charge sheets for the period 1833 to 1857 held by the University of Tasmania.
A list of abbreviations used in Tasmanian convict records, provided by Maree Ring on the AUS-Tasmanian Genealogy mailing list.
A not-for-profit association publishing books about convict women particularly those stories written by members of the Female Convicts Research Centre Inc.
Links to convict and other records which have been digitised by the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office and are available for viewing online.
Search records indexed by Tasmanian local history organisations, including TAMIOT, an index of tombstone inscriptions from Tasmanian cemeteries.
Browse images from TAHO's collection online at www.familysearch.org. These include lower court records and prisoner records.
From Jenny Fawcett's website Genseek Genealogy.
Indexed lists of many Tasmanian convict records, hosted by GenWeb.
Apart from information on Tasmanian cemeteries, this site also provides information on the Campbell Street Gaol and war casualties.
Images of Tasmania from the National Archives UK collection - Australia Through a Lens
Provided by the Department of Education.
An extensive database based on the subject index to Ian Brand's Macquarie Harbour research.
Original accounts from frontier Tasmania.
Search for a burial in the Mersey Vale Memorial Park cemetery, hosted by the Devonport City Council.
Index of burials in the cemeteries operated by Millingtsons, including Cornelian Bay, Kingston Regional, East Risdon, Cambridge and Pontville Catholic.
Hosted on the Gravesites of Tasmania website, alphabetical lists of paupers buried at Cornelian Bay Cemetery.
The Port Arthur Historic Sites Management Authority presents talks on topics related to convicts and Tasmanian history. Check here for what is coming up.
Conceptual artist Christina Henri's project to make 25,266 bonnets, one for each female convict transported to Van Diemen's Land.
A list of records, including convict records, held by the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office which have been digitised and are available online.
Name indexes to records held by the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office, including convicts and permissions to marry.
The Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office combine the collections and services of the Archives Office of Tasmania, the Launceston Local Studies Collection and the State Library’s Heritage Collections.
Jennie Chapman offers genealogical and historical research based in Tasmania.
These records of the courts of petty sessions are coming online gradually - LC247 for Hobart is first.
This link will take you to the photographic inserts in the Weekly Courier newspaper for 1901. You can then use the 'Select Year' box which is located above the 'current view' on the image viewer, to view the other 34 years.
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For academic referencing (suggestion only) Database: [http address], FCRC Female Convicts in Van Diemen’s Land database, entry for xxxx ID no xxx, accessed [date].
For academic referencing (suggestion only) Website: Female Convicts Research Centre Inc., accessed [date] from [http address].