1788:Map of Sydney Cove and Convict Ships of the First Fleet.

1788:Map of Sydney Cove and Convict Ships of the First Fleet.

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

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

The ship Wolverine at anchor, seen from Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney Harbour, ca. 188-87

The ship Wolverine at anchor, seen from Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney Harbour, ca. 188-87

The Charlotte Medal...the Charlotte was one of the six convict ships in the First Fleet. The ship's surgeon,John White, had convict Thomas Barrett(forger), engrave this silver medal as a memento.

The Charlotte Medal...the Charlotte was one of the six convict ships in the First Fleet. The ship's surgeon,John White, had convict Thomas Barrett(forger), engrave this silver medal as a memento.

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