Convict Ships

This is an index of all convict ships that came to New South Wales.

The history of all convicts on these ships has been researched by History Services NSW.

Free Convict Information Check

Convict Ship

To receive a free check of the type of information that History Services has on your New South Wales convict ancestor please email the:

  • Name of the convict;
  • Name of their transport ship, and
  • Year of arrival, to History Services.

We will promptly reply to your email, and then you may use the Order Form to get a Result of Search which will contain full details of the information and references held.