From 1848 to 1854 the Ross Female Factory processed hundreds of women transported to Van Diemen's Land, providing "a complete institution for the exploitation of female convicts in the service of the great houses of the Midlands.
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Aboriginal rights and freedoms essay about myself This essay focuses on the rights for freedom for the Aboriginal Australians who have lived in Australia for at least years. The arrival.
Brickendon Estate Tasmania: A convict World Heritage Site in Australia
We recently enjoyed a farm stay at Brickendon Estate in Longford Tasmania, just outside of Launceston. It's a convict World Heritage Site
This photo from Tasmania, East is titled 'Guard Tower'.
Female Convicts - illustration, from Ross Female Factory Tasmania
Australian Convict Sites - The property includes a selection of eleven penal sites. Around men, women and children were sent to Australia over 80 years between 1787 and condemned by British justice to transportation to the convict colonies.
Solitary cell at the Coal Mines near Port Arthur, Tasmania ( by Erika Trenham)
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View of the Port Arthur harbour from this prison window .
Leg irons Port Arthur circa 1840. Following a number of European and British expeditions throughout the 1700s, in 1803 the island was colonised by the British, and would become the primary penal colony in Australia. Over the next 50 years, some 75,000 convicts were transported to Van Diemen’s Land.
Women incarcerated in the Cascades Female Factory were classified into three distinct groups
Many questions remain to be answered about the Isle of the Dead at Port Arthur. What is apparent however is that all classes, officials, soldiers, wives, children etc are buried alongside hundreds of convicts. This book includes a list of all the memorial stones still standing. Regal Publications
The Isle of the Dead at Port Arthur was divided into two parts. The higher part was reserved for free men, and 180 soldiers, officers and drowned sailors are buried here, each with their own headstone.