1828 Census in NSW

There is an excellent guide about the census at the NSW ARCHIVES

Included is this table which is very useful when reading the abbreviations.

Common Abbreviations used in Convict Musters and Censuses

Abbreviation        Meaning
B.C. Born in the Colony
C.F. Came Free
F.S. Free by Servitude
A.P. Holding an Absolute Pardon
C.P. Holding a Conditional Pardon
T.L. Holding a Ticket of Leave
C. Convict
C.S. Colonial Sentence
G.S. Government (or Assigned) Servant                


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