Tasmanian Convict Record Locations
The aim of this page is to help you find Tasmanian Convict Records (CON series) on microfilm which can be accessed by the public at various places around Australia. Listed below in the order of State are the various libraries, societies and LDS centres where you can view such records. If you can add to this list please e-mail: Convict Resources
New South Wales
Sydney - Mitchell Library Library, State Library of New South Wales - http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/
Brisbane - State Reference Library, State Library of Queensland
- Main Web Site: http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/
- Catalogue guided search: http://srlopac.slq.qld.gov.au/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&PAGE=bbSearch
Devonport - Devonport Public Library, Oldaker Street. - web site http://www.statelibrary.tas.gov.au/dport/
Hobart - Archives Office of Tasmania, Murray Street. - web site http://www.archives.tas.gov.au/
Launceston - Reference Library, St John Street. - web site http://www.statelibrary.tas.gov.au/launceston/
Perth - Alexander Library, Perth Cultural Centre - search facility at www.liswa.wa.gov.au
Other Useful Convict Resources
Archives Office of Tasmania http://www.archives.tas.gov.au/
Index to Tasmanian Convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?search=11
Records Relating to the Movement of Convict Ticket of Leave Holders http://www.archives.tas.gov.au/guides/list/bg006
Convict Records noted in the Index to Tasmanian Convicts http://www.archives.tas.gov.au/guides/list/bg013
Convict Records - explanation of format and frequently used abbreviations http://www.archives.tas.gov.au/guides/list/bg020
Index to Convict Applications for Permission to Marry http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?search=5
On shelves at the back of the Search Room.
Richmond, Barbara M., BA Hons, Some Aspects of the History of Transportation and Immigration in Van Diemen's Land 1824-1855, A thesis to be submitted for the degree of Master of Arts in the University of Tasmania, April 1956.
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site http://www.femalefactory.com.au/ includes the Female Factory Founders Database.
Convicts to Australia - Perth DPS http://www.convictcentral.com/index.html