Have you ever wondered if you have distant relations in Australia? If so, then this is the book for you. Bound for Australia is the first guide for family historians wishing to follow the movements and destiny of an ancestor who was transported to Australia. It sets out the sequence by which a convict can be traced from his conviction at court to his life in Australia. This detailed and concise book is an ideal guide for researchers into family history and provides guidance for anyone interested in researching their ancestors in Australia. A convict ancestor may once have been a matter of shame but times have changed and now more than ever people are interested in finding out about their ancestors. Bound for Australia is a must have for anyone interested in genealogy.
David Hawkings is a researcher for the hit TV series Who Do You Think You Are? He is also a leading authority on genealogical research. David has also written Criminal Ancestors and Railway Ancestors. He is currently researching the Poor Law, and lives in Somerset.