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Wednesday 20th September 2023
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By Mrs Julie Martin

WA Convict Records added to SRO Catalogue

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Categories: Convict | Library
Thursday 14th September 2023
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By Anne Giles

The convict era of Western Australia was theJames Wilson period during which Western Australia was a penal colony of the British Empire. Although it received small numbers of juvenile offenders

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Categories: Convict | Western Australia
Sunday 10th September 2023
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By Mr Neil Bradley
The WA Convicts site now has convicts loaded up to and including the Lincelles.
 
Ship level links are in for all ships. There is a lot of information for each convict in the ship level links so if your convict doesn't have a page yet, check out the ship level links.
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Great work Neil, keep it up!!

Posted by Chris, 22/06/2022 8:17:23 pm

Category: Convict
Wednesday 14th June 2023
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By Ms Christine Christine Harris

The Enrolled Pensioner Guards (EPGs) who arrived on the 1863 Lord Dalhousie, built in 1847 had previously been employed as a

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Tuesday 25th April 2023
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By Mr Neil Bradley

After I discovered the joys of hunting around the AJCP on Trove thanks to Bevan Carter, I stumbled on the Lancashire Records Office and spotted an entry entitled "Orders for commutation of death sentences to transportation (78pp)". Now my great great great grandfather, Samuel Bradley, had been sentenced to death at Lancaster Castle in

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Wow!! What a find. AJCP materials are rich in information but daunting to access. I can imagine the elation. Well done for persisting.

Posted by Julie Martin, 03/05/2023 3:03:15 pm

A fantastic find. What gets me is the superb quality of the paper - no tears or missing edges and beautifully readable. Did you realise that you discovered this just over 99 years since it was written on the 16th April 1824? You're only here because of this piece of paper! A truly significant piece of writing.

Posted by Edwina Shooter, 06/05/2023 4:44:46 pm

A fantastic find. What gets me is the superb quality of the paper - no tears or missing edges and beautifully readable. Did you realise that you discovered this just over 99 years since it was written on the 16th April 1824? You're only here because of this piece of paper! A truly significant piece of writing.

Posted by Edwina Shooter, 06/05/2023 4:57:08 pm

Categories: AJCP | Convict | North of England
Thursday 23rd February 2023
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By Mrs Julie Martin

Initially developed by Steve Howell, in his capacity as the State Library's WA History Specialist, Dead Reckoning remains relevant to all family history researchers endeavouring to understand and access West Australian records.

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Friday 18th November 2022
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By Mr Neil Bradley

Marcia Watson has written this teaser to the story of the life of convict No. 589, John Godderd who was transported to WA on the Pyrenees in 1851.

John Godderd, 589, Pyrenees

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Category: Convict
Monday 5th September 2022
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By Mrs Pauline Basso

The latest edition of "Convict Links", our group newsletter, is now online.  Keep an eye out for back issues, which will gradually be added.

 

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Category: Convict
Tuesday 25th October 2011
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By Ms Christine Christine Harris

by Beryl Tyler © All rights reserved

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Friday 21st October 2011
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By Ms Christine Christine Harris

by Dawn Whitehurst © All rights reserved

The 14th October 2001

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