The Australian History Timeline features over 150 film clips outlining Australia's history from pre 1770 to contemporary history. Looking more closely at a decade presents you with information presented in film clips and related websites on events that occurred during that decade.There is also a World Events section highlighting what big world events were happening during the same period.

Over 150 film clips outlining Australia's history from pre 1770 to contemporary history. Information is presented in film clips with links to related websites on events that occurred during that decade.

1851 - John Tallis, Van Diemen's Island or Tasmania #map #tasmania #australia

Tasmania , Antique MapArt : 1851 J. Tallis 'Van Diemen's Island or Tasm…' - Antique Map of Australia/World

Website for the Female Convicts Research Centre (Australia) #gentipjar #genealogy #blacksheep

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.

Port Arthur guards, 1866. From the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, Tasmania, and used on the Companion to Tasmanian History: http://www.utas.edu.au/library/companion_to_tasmanian_history/P/Port%20Arthur.htm

Port Arthur guards, From the Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, Tasmania

Convicts logging - Fourteen convicts and 16 soldiers and their families settled at Macquarie Harbour on Sarah Island in January 1822. It became Tasmania’s first penal settlement. One of the reasons for the settlement on Sarah Island was Huon pine, a valued timber. Sarah Island was very secure. An escapee would have to get hack through impenetrable rainforest on the west coast of Tasmania to escape.112 convicts did escape: 71 died and 41 were recaptured, four having reached South America.

Convicts logging - Fourteen convicts and 16 soldiers and their families settled at Macquarie Harbour on Sarah Island in January 1822. It became Tasmania’s first penal settlement. One of the reasons for the settlement on Sarah Island was Huon pine, a valued timber. Sarah Island was very secure. An escapee would have to get hack through impenetrable rainforest on the west coast of Tasmania to escape.112 convicts did escape: 71 died and 41 were recaptured, four having reached South America.

The story of the 72,000 convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land from 1803 to 1853, and the colony they built. To the convicts arriving in Van Diemen's Land, it must have felt as though they'd been sent to the very ends of the earth. In Tasmania's Convicts Alison Alexander tells the history of the men and women transported to what became one of Britain's most notorious convict colonies.

To the convicts arriving in Van Diemen's Land, it must have felt as though…

The modern history of the Australian city of Hobart (formerly 'Hobart Town', or 'Hobarton') in Tasmania dates to its foundation as a British colony in 1803. Prior to British settlement, the area had been occupied for at least 8,000 years.

By 1858 Hobart Town had grown to occupy approximately a square mile. Map drawn by local engraver and artist Richard Jarman

Convict Ship circa 1870: Convicts on a ship bound for Botany Bay, Australia. (Photo available in a range of products)

Take a look at the 'Convict Ship - circa Convicts on a ship bound for Botany Bay, Australia' prints from Australian Views

Notorious Strumpets and Dangerous Girls : convict women in Van Diemen's Land 1803-1829.

Notorious Strumpets and Dangerous Girls : convict women in Van Diemen's Land TARDIF, Phillip. Includes entry for Jane Brickhill later Mallett.

The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women. My ancestor was sentences to transportation to Tasmania for stealing food during the Irish potato famine. Her two year old daughter was sent with her but she died soon after arrival. The treatment was savage and they should be remembered.

Fishpond Australia, The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women by Deborah J Swiss. Buy Books online: The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women, ISBN Deborah J.

Cascades Female Factory Tasmania. Part of Convicts, Ghosts History and Beauty of Tasmania, Day 20 of Feature Down Under. See the story on our website http://www.experientialtraveller.com

The Female Factory - Tourism Tasmania - you NEED to experience this place to truly appreciate how bad convict life was for women who were transported.

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