Convict transportation registers database.
People convicted of crimes and shipped to Australia as convicts came from all parts of England, including Kent.
The database has been compiled from British Home Office (HO) records as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP). The HO 11 Criminal – Convict Transportation Registers series has been indexed by the State Library of Queensland and the index is free to search, the basic results are also free to view. They include name, details of the Sentence (when convicted, where and what for) date of departure, the vessel and place of arrival.
Some 123,000 out of the estimated 160,000 convicts transported to Australia are in this database. Including prisoners sent to New South Wales, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Moreton Bay (Brisbane), Port Phillip. Western Australia and Norfolk Island. As well as some ships which were bound for Gibraltar. The records cover the period of 1787 to 1867.
You can search the database at Convicts Transportation Database
Australian medical pioneers Free index- 1700s-1875
The AMPI website was developed and funded by the State Library of Victoria through Vicnet and Victoria's Virtual Library.
This is a database of over 3000 medical pioneers, doctors who were registered or qualified in Australia, were resident in Australia, or visited in a professional capacity, before 1875. Ships' surgeons, convict doctors, general practitioners and medical specialists are included. Not only is the index free to search the results are also free to view. Australian Medical Pioneers 1700's-1875
Index to Tasmanian Convicts. Free to search with free to view results.
This is comprehensive index of all convicts transported to Tasmania and those who were convicted (through the convict system) in the colony. It was created by indexing all original records we held by the Archives Office of Tasmania from the beginning of transportation in 1804 until 1853 when transportation ceased. The latest entry in the database for the locally convicted convicts is 1893. Some 76,000 people are indexed.
The database can be searched at Tasmanian Convicts Their is also an image database of medical workplaces, people and transport that covers the same period. Medical Picture Gallery
Free Index and images of Wills & Letters of Administration from 1824-1989 and Census Records 1837-1857.