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Convict Walter Paisley’s conduct record is just one of many convict records in Port Arthur archive

Convict Walter Paisley’s conduct record is just one of many convict records in Port Arthur’s convict archives

What's My Story resources

Copies of original convict records and completed transcriptions of those records, plus notes to help undertake record transcriptions. For use after completing the "What's My Story" on site activity at the Port Arthur Historic Site.

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Transcribing Convict Records

These notes offer some tips and techniques to assist with your transcriptions.

Convict Records

These are excerpts from original convict records held at Port Arthur.

Transcriptions

These are completed transcriptions of the convict records.