Australia Convict Conditional and Absolute Pardons 1791-1867

Discover if you ancestor built a new life in Australia after serving time in the penal colonies there between 1791 and 1867. Search for those granted pardons by the Governor from the earliest days of the convicts in New South Wales. Search almost 27,000 records to discover their name and the name of the ship they arrived on, as well as the term of the sentence they served and details of their release.


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