Researching your Convict Ancestors
From 1788 – 1868, 164,000 convicts came to Australia from all other parts of the British Empire. One First Fleet couple has so far given Australia 11,000 descendants.
If your ancestors were here before the gold rush chances are they came here either as convicts or guards.
Brief explanation of records.
Understanding the convict system.
Pitfalls and what to look for and where.
Assistance with hands-on research.
Date and time of the event:
Mon, 2012-08-27 10:00 - 11:30
Genealogical Society, 1st Floor 25 Cavenagh Street Darwin (same building as NT Archives)