Tasmania's Heritage

Series Details

Series Number: CON96
Title: PRISONERS BARRACKS, HOBART - REGISTERS OF RATIONS ISSUED TO PRISONERS.
Start Date: 01 Apr 1841
End Date: 31 Mar 1851
Contents Start Date:
Contents End Date:
Date Range of Holdings:
  • 01 Apr 1841 to 31 Dec 1841
  • 01 May 1842 to 31 Dec 1842
  • 01 Jan 1843 to 31 Dec 1843
  • 01 Jun 1848 to 31 Dec 1848
  • 01 Sep 1849 to 31 Dec 1849
  • 01 Mar 1850 to 31 Dec 1850
  • 01 Aug 1850 to 31 Dec 1850
  • 01 Mar 1851 to 31 Dec 1851
Access: Open
Creating Agency:
TA60 CONVICT DEPARTMENT 01 Jan 1818 31 Dec 1877
Description (Content/Function):

The information is tabulated under headings: place where convict was last rationed, name, ship and number, place to which convict discharged (including name of employer, where applicable). Each day's rations are noted against the days of the month, and the daily rations are totalled under the class of diet, i.e., full, half, solitary or mechanic's (which included tea and sugar).

How to Use Series:

System of Arrangement:

The first two volumes are roughly alphabetical and the third and fourth carry an index.

Information Sources:

Items in Series:
CON96/1/1  01 Apr 1841 31 Mar 1851
CON96/1/2  01 Apr 1841 31 Mar 1851
CON96/1/3  01 Apr 1841 31 Mar 1851
CON96/1/4  01 Apr 1841 31 Mar 1851
CON96/1/5  01 Apr 1841 31 Mar 1851
CON96/1/6 . 01 Apr 1841 31 Mar 1851
CON96/1/7 . 01 Apr 1841 31 Mar 1851
CON96/1/8 . 01 Apr 1841 31 Mar 1851