Fellowship of First Fleeters

The Fellowship is an organisation composed of descendants of those who arrived in Sydney Cove with the First Fleet on 26 January 1788.

First Fleet House

The Fellowship was formed in 1968 and since then over 7500 descendants have established their lineage and joined the Fellowship, and links have so far been established to no fewer than 185 individual First Fleet Ancestors. There are currently over 1300 active members.

Membership is open to anyone who can prove his or her relationship to a First Fleeter – convict, marine, seaman or Government Official. Associate and Friend membership is also welcomed.


Reference library relating to the First Fleet and early Sydney. Also relevant Birth, Death & Marriage records and Family Trees of the descendeants of the First Fleets.early settlement of Australia and family trees.