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The Port Jackson Convicts
Rootsweb Mailing List

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Damned Whores 18 - Convict Women by Jenny Lloyd (Oil on board)
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A Mailing List for those who have convict ancestors who arrived in Port Jackson (Sydney)

This is a Rootsweb Mailing List and therefore no subscription fees apply. 

Once you subscribe you will receive all the messages sent to this list.

Once you have subscribed you will receive an email from the Rootsweb — please retain this for future reference as it will advise how to send messages,  to unsubscribe etc

How to subscribe

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...and type the word  subscribe in the subject heading

The address to use to send messages is:

List Archives

The Port Jackson Mailing List Archives can be found at:


  • Please try and keep postings focussed on the theme of the AUS-PT-JACKSON-CONVICTS. Feel free to enquire about anything regarding AUS-PT-JACKSON-CONVICTS history or genealogy.
  • Subject line should give a precise indication of your query.
  • If you are replying to a Digest message don't forget to change the subject line from the Digest number to an appropriate subject.
  • Please keep your signature tag lines to 4 lines or less.
  • It is considered bad etiquette to type ALL of your message in capital letters. (It is like shouting)
  • You might consider regularly posting the names that you are researching.
  • Specific queries about the individuals or families that you are researching within the AUS-PT-JACKSON-CONVICTS area. Queries or information about resources available for research on topic.
  • Share helpful genealogical hints with the list.
  • Do not be rude or disrespectful to others on the list.
  • If you have any issues please contact the list Admin


  • Messages posted must focus on the list subject - AUS-PT-JACKSON-CONVICTS
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  • Don’t forward messages sent to you personally (or to other lists) without the prior permission of the person making the original post.
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