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Prisoner and Court records often have descriptions of the defendents and those under a charge, hence can add a lot of detail about our ancestors' physical appearance.

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Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Black Sheep Index
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20100722053825/http://w...
Description:Black Sheep Index - Archived Copy
Extra Info:May take a few moments to load. The black sheep index is no longer live, however this is a link to an archived copy. Note that some of the files are not available. So Do Not send money or requests for more information.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Braidwood Gaol, NSW Australia, Gaol Entrance Book
Link:http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/braidwood.htm
Description:Braidwood Gaol, NSW Australia, Gaol Entrance Book 1856-1899
Extra Info:Search results include the ship the inmate arrived on, place of birth and physical details.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:BREW One Name Study
Link:http://brew.clients.ch/BrewONS.htm
Description:BREW One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:British History Online
Link:http://www.british-history.ac.uk/
Description:British History Online
Extra Info:A variety of records and documents relating to the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Capital Punishment UK
Link:http://www.capitalpunishmentuk.org/
Description:Capital Punishment UK - The Resource Site for the History of Capital Punishment
Extra Info:Includes the histories of 'hanging' prisons.
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Catholic Record Society - Miscellanea Vol 1
Link:http://archive.org/details/publicationscat45britgo...
Description:Catholic Record Society - Miscellanea Vol 1
Extra Info:Online book. List prisoners for religion 1562-1580, papers relating to Catholics in the reign of Charles I and more.
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Catholic Record Society - Miscellanea Vol 3
Link:http://archive.org/details/publicationscat04britgo...
Description:Catholic Record Society - Miscellanea Vol 3
Extra Info:Online book. Includes recusants of Masham in Yorkshire, letters about the treatment of Catholic prisoners in Cambridgeshire and more.
Classification:Newspapers, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:CAUSTON / CAWSTON One Name Study
Link:http://homepage.ntlworld.com/john.causton/
Description:CAUSTON / CAWSTON One Name Study
Extra Info:Mainly around Norfolk, Suffok and Essex.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Newspapers, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:CHITTENDEN One Name Study
Link:http://www.chittenden.com.au/
Description:CHITTENDEN One Name Study
Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:COMBS and COOMBS Family One Name Study
Link:http://www.combs-families.org/combs/
Description:COMBS and COOMBS Family One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes some names from the Worshipful Drapers Company of London.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Convict - Australian Convict Transportation Registers
Link:Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Ships Arriving 1791-1868
Description:Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Ships Arriving 1791-1868
Extra Info:Information available in these registers includes: name of convict, date and place of conviction, term of sentence, name of ship on which sailed, departure date, and name of colony sent to.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Convict Death Register - New South Wales, Australia
Link:New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Description:New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Extra Info:Includes name, age, transport ship, date of burial and comments.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records
Title:Convict Trail Project
Link:http://greatnorthroad.com.au/
Description:Convict Trail Project - New South Wales
Extra Info:Lists convicts who worked on the Great North Road and the ships they were from.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Convict Transportation Registers to Australia
Link:Australian Convict Transportation Registers - First Fleet, 1787-1788
Description:Australian Convict Transportation Registers - First Fleet, 1787-1788
Extra Info:Information available in these registers includes: name of convict, date and place of conviction, term of sentence, name of ship on which sailed, departure date, and name of colony sent to.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Convict Transportation Registers to Australia
Link:Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Second Fleet, 1789-1790
Description:Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Second Fleet, 1789-1790
Extra Info:Information available in these registers includes: name of convict, date and place of conviction, term of sentence, name of ship on which sailed, departure date, and name of colony sent to.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Convict Transportation Registers to Australia
Link:Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Third Fleet, 1791
Description:Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Third Fleet, 1791
Extra Info:Information available in these registers includes: name of convict, date and place of conviction, term of sentence, name of ship on which sailed, departure date, and name of colony sent to.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Convicts - Licences of Parole for Female Convicts
Link:Licences of Parole for Female Convicts, 1853-1871, 1883-1887
Description:Licences of Parole for Female Convicts, 1853-1871, 1883-1887
Extra Info:Documentation surrounding the licences to be at large given to some 4,400 other female prisoners between 1853 and 1887.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Convicts - Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books
Link:Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books, 1802-1849 : Free index
Description:Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books, 1802-1849
Extra Info:Registers and letter books of prisoners on convict prison hulks in England between 1802-1849.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Convicts to Australia Website
Link:http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/
Description:Convicts to Australia Website
Extra Info:Lists of convicts, the ships, the work gangs and more.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Court of Common Pleas (CP40) Transcriptions and Images from the University of Houston
Link:http://aalt.law.uh.edu/IndexPri.html
Description:Court of Common Pleas (CP40) Transcriptions and Images from the University of Houston
Extra Info:Images for many years, but for those that are indexed (currently 1527, 1544, 1545 and 1547) select Henry VIII and then find and click on ModIDX in the CP40 column. There is one of these for each year indexed, other years have images, but no indexes yet.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Court of Requests Transcriptions and Images from the University of Houston
Link:http://aalt.law.uh.edu/IndexPri.html
Description:Court of Requests Transcriptions and Images from the University of Houston
Extra Info:Images for many years, but for those that are indexed (currently 1639-42) select Charles I, and then look for and click on ModIDX in column REQ1. There is one of these for each year indexed, other years have images, but no indexes yet.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:CRIBB Family Name
Link:http://www.cribb-bmd.info/
Description:CRIBB Family Name
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Crime, Prisons & Punishment 1770-1934
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/crime-prison-punishment/
Description:Crime, Prisons & Punishment 1770-1934
Extra Info:Search for your ancestors in 518,000 records of criminals who passed through the justice system in England and Wales between 1770 and 1934.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Tithe Records, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:DIBDEN One Name Study
Link:http://www.angelfire.com/ar3/dibden_onename/
Description:DIBDEN One Name Study, Including Variants
Extra Info:Many references to the DIBDEN name.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:England Data from Ancestry
Link:England Data from Ancestry
Description:England Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Emmigrants and Immigrants; Numerous Directories; Who's Who in the World, 1910-1911; England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892; Numerous other records
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:FE(A)THERSTON((E)HAUGH) One Name Study
Link:http://www.featherstone-society.com/
Description:FE(A)THERSTON((E)HAUGH) One Name Study
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Free Settler or Felon Website
Link:http://www.jenwilletts.com/
Description:Free Settler or Felon Website
Extra Info:Includes details of convicts and free settlers in the Hunter Valley area of New South Wales, Australia
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Freemantle Prison, Western Australia
Link:http://www.fremantleprison.com.au/Pages/default.as...
Description:Freemantle Prison, Western Australia
Extra Info:Includes a convicts database with details of where they came from, the ship they travelled on, occupation and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:GANDER / GANDAR One Name Study
Link:http://www.gander-name.info/
Description:GANDER / GANDAR One Name Study
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Newspapers, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Sports Clubs and Associations, Other Records
Title:Genhound Family History Website
Link:http://www.genhound.co.uk/
Description:Genhound Family History Website
Extra Info:Free to search, pay to view details. New data seems to be added frequently. To see list of indexes, click on search, then latest titles, then more new titles and then list records.
Classification:School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:JACOMB One Name Study
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20120424163641/http://j...
Description:JACOMB One Name Study
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is not currently active. May take a few moments to load. Most information appears to be available. Includes variants Jacomb, Jacombs, Jacombe, Jacom & Jacomb-Hood.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records
Title:LEVEY Family History and Genealogy
Link:http://www.alevey.freeserve.co.uk/
Description:LEVEY Family History and Genealogy
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:List of Executions in England from 1606
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20070624062456/www.fred...
Description:List of Executions in England from 1606
Extra Info:This site is no longer active, however an archived copy of the site is still available to view. It may take a few moments to load.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:LUCY and LUCEY Genealogy
Link:http://www.ozlists.com/allluceys/
Description:LUCY and LUCEY Genealogy
Extra Info:LUCY and LUCEY's arriving in Australia, convicts, and more.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Magistrates' Court - New Cases at Westminster
Link:https://archive.org/details/reportsnewmagis00courg...
Description:Magistrates' Court - New Cases at Westminster 1844-1846
Extra Info:Online book. Index of cases, followed by a more detailed report of each case. Includes cases from around England and Wales.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Magistrates' Court - New Cases at Westminster
Link:https://archive.org/details/reportsnewmagis01courg...
Description:Magistrates' Court - New Cases at Westminster 1846-1847
Extra Info:Online book. Index of cases, followed by a more detailed report of each case. Includes cases from around England and Wales.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Migration Records Including Passenger Lists, Passports and British India
Link:Migration Records Including Passenger Lists, Passports and British India
Description:Find My Past - Migration Records 1793-1960
Extra Info:Includes passport applications and more.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/digital...
Description:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Extra Info:Please read the instructions and information before downloading. Includes New South Wales convict entry books, convict transportation registers, and more.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/our-onl...
Description:National Archives - Online Records and Indexes (UK)
Extra Info:Includes prisoner photos, maps and more. Many detailed records require payment.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Old Bailey Online
Link:http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/
Description:The Proceedings of the Old Bailey 1674-1913
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Passenger Ships Arriving in Australia 1829-89
Link:http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/shipping/
Description:Passenger Ships Arriving in Australia 1829-89
Classification:Newspapers, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Patricia Downes' Australian Pioneers Website
Link:http://members.pcug.org.au/~pdownes/
Description:Patricia Downes' Australian Pioneers Website
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:PLUCKROSE Name Website
Link:http://www.pluckroses.dynamicdolphindesigns.com/
Description:PLUCKROSE Name Website
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Romany References and Records
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20091026134802/http://g...
Description:Romany References and Records
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of a site that is no longer active, although most information still seems to be available.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:SACKETT Family Association
Link:http://www.sackettfamily.info/
Description:SACKETT Family Association
Extra Info:Click on Research Databases for transcriptions.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Valuation Books, School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:SERCOMBE, SIRCOMBE, SURCOMBE, or SIRCOM One Name study
Link:http://www.mit.edu/~dfm/genealogy/sercombe.html
Description:A Compilation of SERCOMBE Families
Extra Info:Scroll down to sources of information.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, School / Educational Records, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:STEGGLES Genealogical Information
Link:http://www.steggles.info/
Description:STEGGLES Genealogical Information
Extra Info:Includes all name variants.May not work correctly in all browsers.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, Tithe Records, Register & Rent Rolls, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:STERRY One Name Study
Link:http://www.sterryworldwide.com/
Description:STERRY One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes STERRY apprentices, London guilds, manorial records, newspaper extracts and more
Classification:Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:STRUDWICK One Name Study
Link:http://strudwicke.com/
Description:STRUDWICK One Name Study
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Poor Rate, Journals / Diaries
Title:The National Archives Online Collections
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/our-onl...
Description:The National Archives - Collection of Digitised Public Records
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:The Prisoners of the Ruhleben Civilian Internment Camp 1914-1918
Link:http://ruhleben.tripod.com/
Description:The Prisoners of the Ruhleben Civilian Internment Camp 1914-1918
Classification:Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Society of Genealogists (SOG)
Link:http://www.sog.org.uk/
Description:The Society of Genealogists (SOG)
Extra Info:Can search for a surname for free, however a membership is required to access the detailed information. Click Search to see a list of the data online.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc.
Title:The Story of the Taiwan POW Camps and the Men who were Interred in Them
Link:http://www.powtaiwan.org/
Description:The Story of the Taiwan POW Camps and the Men who were Interred in Them
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Trent University, Canada, Archives
Link:http://www.trentu.ca/admin/library/archives/titles...
Description:Trent University, Canada, Archives
Extra Info:Searchable archives for historic materials generally relating to Peterborough and the surrounding counties of Victoria, Haliburton, Hastings, Northumberland and Durham in Canada. Includes many born in the UK and Ireland.
Classification:Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc.
Title:WANMER / WANMORE One Name Study
Link:https://sites.google.com/site/watsonfamilysiteproj...
Description:WANMER / WANMORE One Name Study
Extra Info:Check the link 'variations' to see the many variations on the name WANMER.

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