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Index to NSW Convict Tickets of Leave, 1810-1875 » Go to this resource

Title: Index to NSW Convict Tickets of Leave, 1810-1875
Access Conditions: Freely available on the web
Publisher: Society of Australian Genealogists
Format: Online
Description: An index to NSW Convict Tickets of Leave. A Ticket of Leave was evidence that a convict was allowed to work outside the assignment system. Each butt gives the following information: prisoner's number, name, ship arrived on, master of ship, year of arrival, native place, trade or calling, offence, place of trial, date of trial, sentence, year of birth, complexion, height, colour of hair, colour of eyes, general remarks, the district prisoner is allocated to, the Bench who recommended him, and the date of issue of ticket. There are also notes of change of district, conditional pardons, etc. on most of the butts. The index contains references to the Ticket of Leave Butts: 1827 - 1867 (SR Reels AO 909-65, 2688A) available in the Newspaper/Microform Reading Room on Open Access.
Coverage: 1810-1875
Features: IndexEntries
Topics: Genealogy - Australia (General)
Genealogy - New South Wales

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