Information for website: In this presentation Margaret Vines explores convict records and resources available in the UK and in Australia and discusses how best to utilise them to research and write about your convict ancestors.
Presenter: Margaret VinesTopics related to this webcast: Convicts
Presenter: Colleen ArulappuTopics related to this webcast: Convicts, Shipping, Surgeons
In this presentation Colleen describes the illnesses and treatments encountered by convicts during their transportation to Australia. She draws on the many surviving journal kept by the Surgeons assigned to the transport ships.
Presenter: Louise WilsonTopics related to this webcast: Settlers, New-South-Wales, Convicts
In this presentation Louise Wilson discusses methods of researching people who arrived in NSW well before 1850 and how to find the resources to support that research.
Presenter: Cheryl GriffinTopics related to this webcast: Convicts, Tasmania
Cheryl Griffin describes her search for her Tasmanian convict ancestors and talks about the resources available to assist with the research.