Resources For Researching Criminal Ancestors
Web sites, books and organizations on criminal ancestors.

Web sites

Ancestor Hunt

Blacksheep Ancestors

Cyndi’s List: Prisons, Prisoners and Outlaws

Family Tree Connection

International Black Sheep Society of Genealogists


British Emigrants in Bondage, 1614 to 1788 by Peter Wilson Coldham CD (Genealogical Publishing, $39.99)
Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales by David T. Hawkings (Alan Sutton Publishing, 1998)

Finding Your Famous (and Infamous) Ancestors by Rhonda McClure (Betterway Books, out of print)

The Sourcebook of County Court Records, 4th edition, edited by Michael L. Sankey, Carl R. Ernst and Jimmy Flowers (BRB, out of print)


Order of Descendants of Pirates and Privateers
Box 270771, West Hartford, CT 06127
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