Genealogy Projects tagged with convicts on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Convict Ships Sent to Tasmania, Australia

    List of convict ships sent to Tasmania, Australia. Each ship has (or will have) it's own project page set up and linked here. Indefatigable - Arrived from England 19 Oct 1812. Minerva I - Arrived from Ireland 7 Jun 1818. Lady Castlereagh - Arrived from England 11 Jun 1818. Lord Melville I - Arrived 17 Dec 1818. Surrey I - Arrived from England 18 Mar 1819. Hibernia - Arrived from P...

  • Convicts in Australia

    Convicts transported to Australia When Captain Arthur Phillip and the First Fleet arrived at Port Jackson in 1788, 751 convicts and their children disembarked, along with 252 marines and their families. They made the eight month voyage from England, where the industrial revolution, overcrowding and unemployment had made life for the ordinary person very difficult and lead to poverty and incre...

  • Robben Island Prisoners - Cape of Good Hope 1673 -1834

    This project is one which will link the prisoners of Robben Island from 1673-1834 to profiles on Geni. The information is from the transcriptions of documents of The Court of Justice at the Cape of Good Hope regarding convicts, exiles and prisoners. The documents have been transcribed by TEPC (Transcription of Estate Papers of the Cape of Good Hope). It was a joint project of the Universities...

  • Australian Penal Colonies

    The following is a list of Australian Penal Colonies. Cockatoo Island Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1839 and closed in 1869 Rose Hill Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1788. Sydney Cove Located in New South Wales . Opened in 1788. Moreton Bay Located in Queensland. Opened in 1824. Redcliffe Located in Queensland. Opened in 1823 and closed in 1824. Maria Islan...

  • Convicts and Naval Personnel on the First Fleet, Australia, 1788

    A project to collect and merge the profiles for any convict or naval personnel arrivals on the First Fleet from England to Australia, 1778-1788. First Fleet From Wikipedia First Fleet is the name given to the 11 ships which sailed from Great Britain on 13 May 1787 with about 1,487 people, including 778 convicts (192 women and 586 men), to establish the first European colony in Australia, ...