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Morbidity and mortality data for male and female convicts voyages to Van Diemen's Land 1818-53

University of Tasmania, Australia
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This file was compiled from the Admiralty series of Surgeon’s Journals for voyages to Van Diemen’s Land. The original records are held by the National Archive, Kew, London, and were digitally captured and then transcribed by Founders and Survivors Project Team. Some additional data was subsequently added for missing vessels from the National Archive website.

The file has been compiled from the list of sick passengers and crew that appears in most journals. In the few cases where a sick list was missing from a journal one has been compiled from the detailed case notes entered into every journal. The collection captured the following elements: record no, ship, date of sailing, date patient entered on sick list, first name, surname, age, case note [indicates whether detailed case notes are contained in the record for this episode], status [convict, crew, soldier, passenger etc], diagnosis, date discharged, how disposed [usually to duty, deaths are recorded here], comment, source and JPG reference

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