Thursday, 17 May 2012

Middlesex transportation records

Ancestry ( has added a new database, Middlesex, England, Convict Transportation Contracts, 1682-1787, with some 4299 records of those transported predominantly to the American colonies, and the Caribbean.

The coverage is for transportations from 1682, 1715, 1720-1733, 1753-1756, 1762, 1767-1776, 1783 and 1787, with the source information stating that they have been obtained from Middlesex Quarter Sessions Court held at London Metropolitan Archives. Information available includes:
  • Convict Name
  • Ship Name
  • Captain Name
  • Destination
  • Transfer Dates

To access the collection visit

(With thanks to @ancestryUK)


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