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From: "Jenny Wellington" <>
Subject: Re: Convict List 1788 - 1868
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 14:17:09 +1000
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To all list members,

Perhaps a new addition to your site Lesley, Modern Should Be Convicts:)
Somehow I don't think Jill will want to 'adopt' any of them though.

Jenny.
----- Original Message -----
From: M R BIRRELL <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2001 12:09 PM
Subject: Convict List 1788 - 1868


> Yes Lesley, I saw that - and what is it called ?
> "Poaching" or does it start with 'S'........Hmmm Hmmm !!!!
> The story continues in the same pattern..Thelma
>
> >
> >The Australia Convict Index 1788 - 1868 recently publicised by
> >Ancestry.Com - containing a list of 48,000 convicts to Australia is, as
> they
> >say, Quote
> >What they have done is copy material from my site and that of another
sites
> >(actually I think most convict site links that Janet Reakes has on her
web
> >site) ...and although they are supplying the information free for the
next
> >few days, are then going to sell the information to you !!
> >This is information that is already on the 'net' available to you
'free'.
> >
> >Let me point out that at no stage did they ask my permission to copy
> >information I had listed on my site of well over 20,000 convicts.
> >
> >It also states Janet Reakes as the source: Reakes, Janet, comp.
Australian
> >Convict Index, 1788-1868 [database online] . Let me assure you that
Janet
> >Reakes has not published anything regarding lists of convicts
transported -
> >she has in fact recently purchased all three of my CD-ROM's.
> >
> >My CD-ROM lists over 87,500 convicts to Port Jackson 1788 - 1842 and
> >convicts to VDL up to 1824. It also lists year of arrival, Ship & Voyage,
> >Trial Place & Year, Sentence, Age, Pardons Received 1810 - 1819 and also
a
> >notation if they are included on my convict marriage & death CD.
>
> >Regards
> >Lesley
>
>
>
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