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History about Moreton Bay penal settlement

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History of Moreton Bay Convict Settlement and Penal Colony Brisbane River, Brisbane Cbd, Penal Colony, Place Names, Colonial, History, Historia

History of Moreton Bay Convict Settlement and Penal Colony

Only hardened criminals, and recidivist prisoners were sent to Moreton Bay convict settlement or Brisbane penal colony. It acquired a reputation for violence, and death from disease. Brisbane convict past has left a legacy of place names and some buildings.

With my swag upon my shoulder Song Lyrics, Sheet Music, Folk, Swag, History, Ukulele, Shoulder, Geography, Historia

Australian Folk Songs | Moreton Bay

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Connecting Queenslander's with their past—the histories of families, local communities and the state. Significant records of government are available and accessible. Brisbane River, My Ancestry, Queenslander, Family History, Genealogy

Queensland State Archives

Connecting Queenslander's with their past—the histories of families, local communities and the state. Significant records of government are available and accessible.

Plan of the River Brisbane by John Oxley, 1825 Brisbane River, Vintage World Maps, How To Plan, History, Historia

Convict Brisbane

Between September 1824 and late 1839 a small remote penal settlement was established at Moreton Bay on Australia’s north-eastern coast.

Register of a daily account of public labour performed by Crown Prisoners at Moreton Bay 26 May 1828 - 15 September 1828 Queensland State Archives Digital Image ID 24298 Penal Colony, My Ancestry, Digital Image, Brisbane, September, Public, Crown, Corona, Crowns

Moreton Bay Penal Settlement 1824 to 1842

Guest blogger: Niles Elvery - Queensland State ArchivesThis year marks the 190th anniversary of the settlement of the Moreton Bay Penal Colony. Established in 1824 the penal settlement at Moreton…

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Tom Petrie's Reminiscences of Early Queensland, compiled by his daughter in 1904, provides the most detailed of all surviving accounts of Aboriginal life in the Moreton Bay region. Petrie established his homestead, Murrumba (meaning 'good' in the local dialect), near the North Pine River in territory held by the Aboriginal community which he called the North Pine tribe.

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Cemetery records of Brookfield Historical Cemetery in Brookfield, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Brisbane Queensland, Queensland Australia, Cemetery Records

Brookfield Historical Cemetery - Brisbane - Queensland, Australia

Cemetery records of Brookfield Historical Cemetery in Brookfield, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The ill-fated Captain Patrick Logan was in command of the Guard on the Convict Ship Hooghley 1825 Morton Bay, Logan, Jackson, Ships, Australia, Journal, History, Collection, Boats

Journal of Captain Patrick Logan Commandant at Morton Bay

Captain Patrick Logan was appointed commandant at Moreton Bay penal settlement where he became known for his strict discipline and harsh punishments

A POIGNANT and historically precious letter believed to be the first ever posted from the Moreton Bay colony to England has been found by accident and returned to Queensland. Brisbane, Colonial, England, Lettering, Writing, Words, Drawing Letters, Letters, Character

First letter from new colony found

A POIGNANT and historically precious letter believed to be the first ever posted from the Moreton Bay colony to England has been found by accident and returned to Queensland.