Prison Hulk--"It was normal for prisoners under sentence of transportation to spend the first part of their sentence in the prison where they had awaited trial, usually in solitary confinement....In the early 19th century, most prisoners awaiting transportation were sent to the 'hulks' in London before being assigned to a convict ship and leaving England."

Prison Hulk--"It was normal for prisoners under sentence of transportation to…

Convict hulk Australia

floating prisons with men and women who would be sent to Australia

Prison Hulks on the River Thames, Woolwich, c.1856. © Greenwich Local History Library. #thamesdiscovery #greenwichfrogs #Woolwich

Prison Hulks on the River Thames, Woolwich, © Greenwich Local History Library.

Caged convicts on a ship bound for Australia. The average journey time to the penal colony was 102 days

The highly contagious setting of an early prison ships to Australia.

Political cartoon illustrating the attitudes of colonists in Australia towards British Transportation of convicts.

Political cartoon illustrating the attitudes of colonists in Australia towards British Transportation of convicts.

The convict ward on the prison hulk Warrior (1781).

The convict ward on the prison hulk Warrior - About maritime London

One of the types of manual labour performed by convicts

A convict ploughing team breaking up new ground at the farm - Port Arthur - Tasmania.


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