Posted By John

On 26 January 1788 Captain Arthur Phillip, First Fleet commander, disembarked 751 convicts and their children. Over the years over 160,000 mean and women convicts came to Australia. Thankfully today there are websites with convict names, term of years, transport ships and more to assist you if you’re tracing your family’s genealogy or looking for an event in Australian history. We hope you’ll find the following links helpful.

See also on our website
Australian Registrar of Births, Deaths, and Marriages
Australian Military

Australian Cemetery

  1. Australian Cemetery Archivist
  2. Australian Cemeteries


  1. WWI Pictorial Honour Roll of South Australians
  2. Ryerson Index
    death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers (over 2.6 million entries)
  3. The Circle of Life
    Birth, death and marriage notices in SA
  4. Trove 
    Over 20 newspaper companies with 3.6 million digitised newspaper pages from the 1800s
  5. Australasian Passenger lists
  6. Australian War Memorial
  7. Australian Involvement in Vietnam
  8. Judy Webster’s Australian genealogy advice
  9. Ulverstone History Museum with searchable genealogical information
  10. Western Australia Maritime Museum with national shipwreck database
  11. Milton and Ulladulla, New South Wales cemeteries and local history
  12. Australia Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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