1871-Convicted at age of 11, Ellen was ordered to do 7 days hard labour at Newcastle after being convicted of stealing iron. Age: 11  Height: 4.3

At the young age of Ellen was ordered to do 7 days hard labour after being convicted of stealing iron when caught with Mary Catherine Docherty, Rosanna Watson and Mary Hinnigan. These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 -

At the young age of 14, Henry Miller was charged with the theft of clothing and sentenced to 14 days hard labour for his crime. Age (on discharge): 14 Height: 4.5 Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Place of Birth: Berwick Married or single: Single Occupation: Confectioner These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873.

Children convicted of crimes in Newcastle, England, At the young age of Henry Miller was charged with the theft of clothing and sentenced to 14 days hard labor for his crime.

The Convict System - between 1788 and 1868, 165,000 convicts were transported to Australia.

Convicts" Letter writing at Cockatoo Island N. "Canary Birds" by Philip Doyne Vigors 1849

1830-49 convict uniform. This image is attached to a great article describing the side seams being buttoned not stitched so the convict could dress without removing the leg irons.

A-Z of Convicts in Van Diemen's Land - Book Week 2015 - convict uniform. This image is attached to a great article describing the side seams being buttoned not stitched so the convict could dress without removing the leg irons.

Convict leg irons, said to have come from Tasmania. From the collections of the…

Convict leg irons, said to have come from Tasmania.

Descriptions of Convict Life

Did the the world's first Flash Mob take place in 1838 at the Cascades Female Factory ( a prison and workhouse for female convicts) in Hobart, Australia?

Links and Resources for a Unit Study on Australian History, The First Fleet and Sydney Cove.

Australian History First Fleet & Sydney Cove

Australian History First Fleet & Sydney Cove Diversity of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders connected to place and country. Stories from the First Fleet


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