Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

26/7/2007

20pc of Aussies descended from convicts

MORE than two million Britons and an estimated four million Australians are related to convicts deported from Britain to Australia in the 18th and 19th centuries, geneaologists said today.

The figures come as online family history sites www.ancestry.co.uk and www.ancestry.co.au launched what they said was the most comprehensive online collection of convict transit records from the 80-year period the policy ran. for more click here

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