About the Convict Group


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The aim of the Convict group is to conduct meetings for members of the Society who have a special interest in Convicts. Information on the convict system can be disseminated and members can gain a broader knowledge of the convict system and the records available for research.

1. Join us at the Convict Group

To attend the Convict Group you must be a financial member of the Western Australian Genealogical Society Inc. or the Affiliated Organisations.

Our interests cover convicts sent to all states of Australia and the Parkhurst Prison boys.

Subscription to the newsletter costs $10 per year. (1st April to 31st March)

Convict Links is published quarterly in March, June, September and December. Members are encouraged to submit articles on their research or items of interest.

Members' Interests. The group maintains a Database of convicts submitted by present and past members. (see below)

 Download our Application Form:

pdfConvict Group Application Form46.88 KB

2. Newsletter only

Interested persons may subscribe to the newsletter for an annual fee of $10 (April 1st to March 31st).

See above for the Application Form

3. Publications

For many years now the Convict Group has been involved in indexing projects.

Have a look at our: pdfFHWA Microfiche Catalogue138.36 KB  for details of the available items (under the Convict Records section).


Last Updated on Friday, 31 July 2020 15:32