Find your ancestors in New Zealand Prisoners Pardoned 1860-1862

Trace your ancestors’ fortunes and misfortunes with the New Zealand Prisoners Pardoned 1860-1862 records. Uncover the details of your ancestor’s original sentence and later pardon.

Each record includes a transcript. The amount of information listed varies, but the New Zealand Prisoners Pardoned 1860-1862 records usually include the following information about your ancestor:

  • Name
  • The original term of the prisoner’s sentence
  • The date when the sentence was due to expire
  • The date of the pardon
  • Other details on their pardon
  • Other details of the prisoner may vary

These records include details of approximately 180 prisoners whose sentences were pardoned in the early 1860s.

This information was sourced from reports to the New Zealand House of Representatives on the prisoners pardoned. It includes details on each pardon, the original sentence and the date of its expiry.