* FIND MY PAST
Over 308,000 new Irish newspaper articles
Workhouse admission and discharge registers from Sligo, Ireland
Baptisms, marriages and burials from Southfleet in North West Kent, England
To coincide with the Australian launch of TV drama Banished, this week’s Findmypast Friday brings you an exciting range of new records for tracing your own convict ancestors. Find out where they came from, the ships they travelled on and what became of them.
A range of Australian convict records, 1786-1867
Over 188,000 convict ship records, 1786-1849
Registers of convicts' applications to marry in New South Wales, 1825-1851
Convict conditional and absolute pardons, 1791-1867
Victoria prison registers, 1855-1960 – female prisoners added
For a closer look at FMP'S convict collections, visit their dedicated page now.
That should keep you busy for the rest of the week ... more great additions next week.