The New South Wales and Tasmania: Settlers and Convicts 1787-1859 database comprises both indexes and images of the original handwritten records. It contains records relating to male and female convicts and former convicts in these two colonies.
It should be noted that not all of this information will be listed on every record, and in some cases fields may be blank or missing. The amount of information varies depending on the level of detail recorded in the original source document from which it was derived.
Year of birth
Year of arrival in the colony
Name of the ship they arrived on
Where they were convicted
When they were convicted
Their sentence or term of transportation
Occupation or employment
Residence in the colony