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KEY COLOUR code labels

Yellow              = convict

Orange             = Australian

Blue                  = Norfolk Island

Black border white centre = Pitcairn Island

Pink                  = Queensland / Moreton Bay

Green               = Tasmania / VDL

Red                  = Victoria / Port Phillip

Black                = West Australia

Cockatoo Is.     = Cockatoo Island

ENG                 = England

⏏                      = Ships

vvvvvvv              = Other / General

 

TITLE AUTHOR INFO abt this book CATEGORIES given
Kennedy of Cape York Edgar Beale Australia & Queensland
Killers of Eden Tom Mead Australia & other i.e. whales
Old Convict Days William Derrincourt Convict & England & Tasmania & Cockatoo Island
Prison Boys of Port Arthur F.C. Cooper Convict & Tasmania
Tales of Old Tasmania Coultman Smith Convict & Tasmania
Campbelltown Convicts P. Hinds Convict & England & Australia & Norfolk Island
Patchwork Prisoners T. Cowley & D. Convict & Ship & Tasmania
Convict Lives – Launceston Female Factory Frost & Hodgson Convict & Tasmania
Convict Lives –  Women at Cascades Female Factory Female Convicts Research Centre Convict & Tasmania
Convict Lives – at the Ross Female Factory Ed. Lucy Frost Convict & Tasmania
The Irresistible Temptation C. Baxter England & Convict & Australia & Tasmania
The Way It Was T. Barker Australia & Convict
Hermit in Van Diemen’s Land “Henry Savery
(Edited Cecil Hadgraft & Margaret Roe)”
Convict & Australia
Unwilling Emigrants A. Hasluck
The Commandants
The tyrants who ruled Norfolk Island
M.G. Britts Convict & Norfolk Island
Norfolk Island South Pacific
Island history and many delights
Jean Edgecombe Convict & Norfolk Island
Miscellaneous CONVICT information Folder no.1 N/A Lots of various convict info. There is an index and page numbers. Convicts
Forsaken Settlement P. Spillett An Illustrated History Of Victoria, Port Essington, Northern Australia 1838-1849  Australia & Darwin & Northern Territory
To Brave Every Danger J. Cook Convict & Australia
Passionate Conviction D. Martinez Convict & Australia
William IV A. Fraser England
Cathedral on the Clarence J. Moorhead Australia & New South Wales & Grafton
Footnote – People in Australian History A. Atkinson Australia
A Pocketful of Lies M. Garland Australia & South Australia
Mary Reibey N. Irvine England & Convict & Australia
Dr. David Keith Ballow; Col Surgeon & martyr to Duty 1804 – 1850 P. Tynan Convict & Australia & Queensland
Early Shipping in Moreton Bay Vol 1 1846 – 1859 Davenport & Mottram Ship & Queensland
Flinders in Moreton Bay Royal Historical Soc. of Qld. Queensland & Ship & The Norfolk
Notorious Strumpets and Dangerous Girls – Convict Women in Van Diemen’s land Phillip Tardif Convict & Tasmania
Margaret Catchpole – her life & her letters Laurie Chater Forth Convict & Australia
Elizabeth 1828 – the worst & most turbulant. Susan Voytas
TO HELL or to HOBART – a new insight into Irish Convict History Patrick Howard Convict & Tasmania
Out of Darkness Raymond W. Clarke Convict & Australia
A – Z OF CONVICTS IN VAN DIEMEN’S LAND Simon Barnard Convict & Tasmania
Infanticide and the Murder of Bastard Children www.capitalpunishmentuk.org England & Crimes against Women
Guide to New South Wales State Archives – relating to Convicts and Convict Administration State Records NSW Convict & Australia
PACK OF THIEVES? 52 Port Arthur Lives Hamish Maxwell-Stewart & Susan Hood Convict & Tasmania
DISPATCHED DOWNUNDER – Tracing the Resting Places of the First Fleeters Ron Withington Convict & Australia
A Light in the Window – Harper’s Mansion – Berrima, the place and its people Ann Beaumont Convict & Australia
BURIED AT BOTANY – A Cemetery Comes Alive Cape Banks Family History Soc. Inc. Australia
Miscellaneous CONVICT information Folder no. 2 Lots of various convict info. There is an index and page numbers. Convicts
Early Australia
With Shame Remembered
Bill Beatty Convict & Australia
The Eureka Stockade Raffello Carboni Convict & Australia
Great Escapes by Convicts in Colonial Australia Warick Hirst Convict
The Tyranny of Distance Geoffrey Blainey Australia & Convict
The Way it Was T.J.Barker
The Ship Thieves
The amazing tale of the unfortunate James Porter
– Australian convict , pirate and master mariner
Sian Rees Convict & Tasmania
Bligh, Macarthur and the Rum Rebellion Ross Fitzgerald & Mark Hearn
Visible Immigrants Eric Richards, Richard Reid
& David Fitzpatrick
Australia & England
The Fell Tyrant or the suffering convict William Ross
(edited Jennifer Harrison & J.G Steele)
The History of Van Diemen’s Land From the year 1824 to 1835 inclusive; Australian Historical Monographs Henry Melville
(Edited George Mackaness)
Tasmania & Convict
Convicts & the Colonies  A study of the penal transportation from Great Britain and Ireland to Australia and other parts of the British Empire A.G.L.Shaw Convict & Australia
Letters from an exile in Botany Bay; Australian Historical Monographs Edited George Mackaness Convict & Australia
Recollections of life in Van Diemen’s Land; Australian Historical Monographs William Gates (one of the Canadian Patriots)(Edited George Mackaness) Tasmania & Convict
Early Moreton Bay Welsby, Thomas Ship & Queensland
How to Trace Your Military Ancestors Montague, R. H.
Dharug & Dungaree: The History of Penrih and St Marys to 1860 Murray, Robert & Kate White Convict & Australia & Penrith & St Mary’s
Penrith: The Makings of a City Stacker, Lorraine Australia & Penrith
Voices from Tocal: Convict Life on a Rural Estate Walsh, Brian Convict & Australia
The Convict King: The Life and Adventures of Jorgen Jorgenson Hogan, James Francis Convict & England & Tasmania
The Irish at Eureka Currey, C.H. Australia & Other i.e. Ireland & Eureka
Margaret Peacock’s Isle of the Dead Peacock, Margaret Convict & Tasmania
Isle of the Dead: Port Arthur. Inscriptions on headstones & historical background. 1830 – 1877 Lord, Richard Convict & Australia & Tasmania
Bushrangers Bold Hatherley, Frank Australia & Other i.e. Bushrangers
Year Book of Proceedings : The Royal Historical Society of Queensland Royal Historical Society of Queensland Queensland & Australia & Convict
Historical Maps of Ireland Michael Swift Ireland
Australia A Special Place Jocelyn Burt Australia
The Pirates – True Accounts of the Lives, Exploits, and Executions of the World’s Most Infamous Buccaneers Charles Ellms Ship & Other i.e.Pirates
A Worker’s Paradise – A History of Working People in Australia, 1788-1901 Henry Pook Australia & Convict
John Croaker Convict Embezzler John Booker & Russell Craig Convict & England & Australia
Early Australians Series, A Soldier Charles Bateson Australia & other i.e. Soldier
The Adventures of Ralph Rashleigh: A Penal Exile in Australia 1825-1844 Lloyd O’Neil Convict & Australia
Peep O’Day Boys and Defenders – Selected Documens of the County Armagh Disturbances 1784-96 David W. Miller (ed) Convict & Australia & Ireland
Unsung Heroes & Heroines of Australia Suzy Baldwin (ed) Convict & Australia
A New History of Australia Frank Crowley (ed) Australia
Historic Australia Golden Australia Library Australia
The Call of the Land – A History of Queensland to the Present Day W. Ross Johnston Convict & Australia
Settlement – The Writers’ Landscape Suzanne Falkiner Australia
The Sirius Letters – The Complete Letters of Newton Fowell 1786-1796 Nance Irvine Ship Sirius & Australia
A Chronicle of the Damned  [Newgate Prison London] Malcolm Cheney
Diary of a Welsh Swagman 1869 – 1894 Abridged & Notated by William Ewans Port Phillip & Victoria
Crime Punishment and Redemption – A convict’s Story June Slee Convict & England & Australia & Norfolk Island & Tasmania
From Cato Street to Botany Bay. Convict case Studies from Material in the Archives Office of NSW. The Archives Authority of NSW Sydney Convict & Australia
Land Grants. 1788 – 1809  R.J.Ryan Australia & Norfolk Island & Tasmania
Bound for Australia David T Hawkings. Phillimore Convict & Australia
The Convict Settlers of Australia L.L. Robson. Melb. Uni Press Convict & Australia
Log of Logs.1788 to 1988 (Vol 1)(see column H & I) Ian Nicholson/ Roebuck Series No 41 Catalogue of Logs, Journals, Shipboard Diaries, Letters & all forms of voyage narratives. 1788 to 1988 for Australia & NZ & surrounding oceans. PLUS plastic sleeve containing – Various reports on shipping & pictures of ships to go with Vol 1 Log of Logs. Ship & Convict & Australia & New Zealand
Log of Logs. 1788 to 1993 (Vol 2)(see column I) Ian Nicholson/ Roebuck Catalogue of Logs, Journals, Shipboard Diaries, Letters & all forms of voyage narratives. 1788 to 1993 for Australia & NZ & surrounding oceans. Ship & Convict & Australia & New Zealand
Log of Logs. 1788 to 1998 (Vol 3)(see column I) Ian Nicholson/ Roebuck Catalogue of Logs, Journals, Shipboard Diaries, Letters & all forms of voyage narratives. 1788 to 1998 for Australia & NZ & surrounding oceans. Ship & Convict & Australia & New Zealand
Rascals, Ruffians & Rebels of Early Australia Frank Clune Convict & Australia
Convict Applications to bring out families to VDL (also NSW, VIC, & WA) Index 1827 – 1873 Coralie Mesecke/Pub:Tas. Family History Soc.Inc. Ship & Convict & Australia
Islands of Incarcerations J. Pearn & P. Carter Norfolk Island, Macquarie Harbour…. Convict & Australia
First Fleet Marines 1786 – 1792 J. Moore Ship & Convict & Australia
Norfolk Island  An Outline of it’s History. 1774 – 1977 2nd Ed. Convict & Norfolk Island
Colonial Era Cemetery of Norfolk Island R Nixon Dalkin. Sydney Convict & Norfolk Island
Convicts & Commandants of Norfolk Island. 1788 – 1855 M Hazzard Convict & Norfolk Island
Musters, Lists, of NSW & Norfolk Island 1800 – 1802 Convict & Norfolk Island & Australia
Musters of NSW & Norfolk Island 1805 – 1806 Convict & Norflok Island & Australia
General Muster List of NSW. 1823,1824,1825. Carol Baxter Convict & Australia
The First Fleeters. A Comprehensive Listing of Convicts, Marines, Seamen, Officers, Wives, Children & Ships. Fidlon, Ryan & Cowell Ship & Convict & Australia
The Crimes of the First Fleet Convicts. John Coleby Convict & Australia
The Second Fleet Convicts. A conprehensive listing of convicts who sailed on HMSGuardian, Lady Juliana, Neptune, Scarborough& Surprise. R J Ryan. Aust. Documents Library. Sydney. Ship & Convict & Australia
The Third Fleet Convicts. R J Ryan. G Horwitz Books P/L. Cammeral. NSW Convict & Australia
The Convict Ships. 1787 – 1868. Charles Bateson. Library of Aust. History. Ship & Convict & Australia
Mount Elphinstone Convict ship arrived Moreton Bay, 1 No. 1849 Ship & Convict & Australia & Queensland
Pioneer Register of New England from First Settlement to Federation. Armidale Family History Group Inc. Australia & New England & Armidale
The Catholics of NSW 1788 – 1820 & Their Families J. H. Donohoe/ The Archilves Authority of NSW, Sydney Convict & Australia
Profiles of Norfolk Islanders to Van Diemen’s Land. HMS Porpoise 1807 – 1808. Vol 2 Part 1 I Schaffer & T McKay Ship & Convict & Norfolk Island & Tasmania
Profiles of Norfolk Islanders to Van Diemen’s Land. HMS Porpoise 1807 – 1808. Vol 2 Part 2 I Schaffer & T McKay Ship & Convict & Norfolk Island & Tasmania
Norfolk Island Embarkations to Van Diemen’s Land. 1807 – 1813 I Schaffer & T McKay Ship & Convict & Norfolk Island & Tasmania
Profiles of Norfolk Islanders to Van Diemen’s Land. “Lady Nelson” 1807. Vol 1 I Schaffer & T McKay Ship & Convict & Norfolk Island & Tasmania
Convict Records of Van Diemen’s Land. Maree Ring Convict & Tasmania
Land Records of Tasmania John Morrison. Booklet. B19. Collins Australia & Tasmania
Index to Early Land Grants VDL 1804 1823. Ed. Thelma Grant Tasmania
Convict Lives at the ROSS FEMALE FACTORY L Frost Female Convicts Research Group (Tasmania) Convict & Tasmania
Isle of the Dead: Port Arthur. Inscriptions on headstones & historical background. 1830 – 1877 Richard Lord Convict & Australia & Tasmania
Port Arthur 1830 – 1877 Ian Brand Convict Australia & Tasmania
Convicts of Port Phillip District. (Victoria) Keith M Clarke. Convict Australia & Port Phillip & Victoria
Convict Records of Western Australia Pub. By friends of Battye Library Inc. Convict & Australia & Western Australia
Lady Juliana Convicts – who came to Van Diemen’s Land Irene Schaffer VDL Norfolk Island Interest Group Convict &Australia & Norfolk Island & Tasmania
Pitcairn Island at the edge of time S C Carlsson Pitcairn Island
Botany Bay – The Story of the convicts transported from Ireland to Australia, 1791 – 1853 Con Costello Convict & Ireland & Australia
Convicts on Trial Iris Paridaens NSW Convict
The Transports are Here – Convicts and the Colony A – Z Jennifer Chandler & Barbara Daniels A succinct guide to colonial anecdotes, incidents and interesting information. Convict & Australia
Sailing Home –  A Pictorial Record of the first Fleet Re-Enactment Voyage M Clarke & D Iggulden – Convict Connections Interest Group, Brisbane Ship & Convict & Australia
Dear Cousin. The Reibey Letters. Nance Irvine Convict & Australia
Mary Reibey – Molly Incognita – Emancipist Extraordinaire – A Biography 1777 – 1855 Nance Irvine Convict & Australia
The Colonial Experience – From First Fleet to Federation B V Wilson Convict & Australia
Tracking Down the Bushrangers P. C. Smith Australia & Bushrangers
Australian Coastal Passenger Ships R Parsons The details & a brief outline of the career of EVERY steam & motor ship that carried passengers on the Australian coast Ship & Australia
The Convict Days of PORT ARTHUR J W Beattie Beatties Studio – 19th century photographs Convict & Australia & Tasmania
Pack of Thieves – 52 Port Arthur Lives H Maxwell-Stewart & S Hood Convict & Tasmania
Van Diemen’s Land – Early Marriages 1803  1830 Volume 1 Thelma McKay Tasmania
Index to Births, Deaths & Marriages from Early Hobart Town Newspapers Volume 1 : 1816 – 1840 Anne M Bartlett Newspapers: The Hobart Town Gazette, The Colonial Times & The Hobart Town Courier Tasmania
Index to Births, Deaths & Marriages from Early Hobart Town Newspapers Volume 2 : 1841 – 1846 Anne M Bartlett Newspapers: The Hobart Town Gazette, The Colonial Times & The Hobart Town Courier Tasmania
Cemeteries of Southern Tasmania Vol vi Hobart’s early churchyards & other monuments. Part 1- Congregational Cemeteries Tas. Family History Soc. Inc Hobart Tasmania
Cemeteries of Southern Tasmania Vol vi Hobart’s early churchyards & other monuments. Part 2- Presbyterian Cemeteries Tas. Family History Soc. Inc Hobart Tasmania
Oral History Handbook B M Robertson Oral History Assoc.of australia  (Sth Aust. Branch) Inc. Other i.e. Oral History
Old Norfolk Town – The past in pictures K & K A Davies mostly pictorial – also includes Pitcairn Islanders. Ship & Convict & Norfolk Island & Pitcairn Island
The Victorian Soldiers & Sailors Book Vivian Noakes question & answer book with pictures. Includes boats & ships. Ship & England
“The First Fleet” talk. Plus newspaper clippings: lists of all on board 1st, 2nd, 3rd fleets. Plus 1828 Moreton Bay convicts & 1824 – 1842 Commandants of Moreton Bay A.I.Myers Fellowship of First Fleeters. And “Daily Sun” Newspaper Ship & Convicts & Australia & Qld
Conviction – The 1827 fight for rights at Parramatta female factory Gay Hendriksen Parramatta Female Factory history and 1827 riot. Includes index of names in 1827 & ships of arrival. Convict & Australia
Folder – Various Articles of the Colonial Era including Miscellaneous Lists Volume 1 N/A Convict & England & Australia
Folder – Various Articles of the Colonial Era including Miscellaneous Lists Volume 2 N/A Convict & Australia
 ……… the Monsarrat Series Meg and Tom Keneallly About ex convict Hugh Monsarrat
 ……… the Monsarrat Series Meg and Tom Keneallly About ex convict Hugh Monsarrat
New Ways in an Ancient Land – Australia from penal colony to prosperous nation 1778 to 1900 V. Phillips, S. Drury, D Latta, R Gurnani Smith Convict & Australia
Australia Comes of Age. Rebellion, independence, war and the worker. Bay Books NSW.  Author info not provided Australia
Convicts of Lincolnshire (book plus separate list of transported convicts) Lincolnshire County Council England & Convict & Australia
The Australian Convict Recipe Book Southern Holdings Pty Ltd. Convict & Australia
What we Ate – A Recipe Book containing some very old and some new recipes. Taree Family History Inc. Australia
Household ‘Hints Tips’ – A book containing some very old and some new household hints. Taree Family History Inc.
Annabella Boswell’s Journal – An Account of Early Port Macquarie. 1830’s and 1840’s post transportation Australia, Port Macquarie, NSW
Lion and Kangaroo.  Australia: 1901-1919. the Rise of a Nation. Gavin Souter History of Australia as a Commonwealth Australia
Unshackled -Rrevenge & infidelity on the gold-mad streets of Colonial Sydney Michael Beashel Fiction –  saga – describes the early birth of Sydney Australia, Sydney 1854
A Cargo of Women Babette Smith Ficton -the lives of female convicts- NSW Female Factory England & Convict & Australia