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For questions about criminal registers, prison records, convict transportation lists, and other types of records pertaining to ancestors who committed crimes. For questions about records relating to prosecution in the courts use the court-records tag instead.

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Esther Emma Leach's father was a convict, John Woods alias Leach, who was transported for life for stealing a watch. He arrived in Sydney in Oct 1812 on the Earl Spencer. Despite receiving many Ticket …
answered Feb 12 '14 by Trevor Watson