Author Topic: Link: Australia 1798-1848 - Transportation from Ireland to Botany Bay 1791-1867  (Read 7899 times)

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Records, held in Dublin Castle, of the Chief Secretary’s Office, the Convict Department, are of primary importance for research in Irish-Australian historical connections. Although the address, parish or town of the convicted person is absent the records do show christian names and surnames of each male and female convict, with details in each case of age, crime committed, sentence, when and before whom the trial took place and, in a final column, remarks such as the date and name of the hulk in which the convicted person was confined prior to embarkation and, sometimes, the name of the transportation vessel.

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