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Thread #18248   Message #179970
Posted By: John Moulden
17-Feb-00 - 09:36 AM
Thread Name: Descendants of transportees in songs
Subject: RE: Descendants of transportees in songs
Thank you for your suggestions. I have the convict records for these transportees from the Mitchell Library and some information from the National Archives of Ireland and reckon I've gone as far as I can among the Public Records. Hugh Anderson is a correspondent and found me the details and then a neighbour working in Sydney had them copied for me.

What I need is a way of tracing people beyond the convict records. What further archives are there? How useful might newspaper inquiry be - which would be the best newspapers to approach with a letter - or even with a feature article?