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THE IRISH SLAVES SHIPPED TO THE CARIBBEAN TO “BREED
The Irish slave trade began when the English King James II sold 30,000 Irish prisoners as slaves to the “New World”. By the mid 1600s, the Irish were the main slaves sold t…
Captain Cook's Map of Australia, on which he landed with his crew during their first expedition in 1770. After investigating Tasmania, they were blown onto the lush, east coast of the continent and Cook claimed it New South Wales. In 1786, it would be established as a British penal colony.
A comprehensive listing of Convicts, Marines, Seamen, Officers, Wives, Children, and Ships. On 13 May 1787, 11 ships set out from England on an 8-month voyage to Australia. About 1350 men, women & children left England with the First Fleet. Their names, status & the ships in which they journeyed are the subject matter of this book.
Female Factory in South Hobart, Tasmania. Governor George Arthur purchased the site at Cascades for the female factory in 1827 from the owner of a failed distillery, TY Lowes. The factory's first intake of female prisoners was in December 1828, from the prisoners at Hobart Town Female Factory. It gradually expanded to hold 700 female convicts and their children, though at its peak it was even more overcrowded than usual, holding 1,200 women and children.
The First Fleet Part 1 - The Journey
INCLUDESA research activity looking at the life in England which led to the First Fleet voyage.A cloze passage to further help students understand the enormity of the voyage.The journey itself and a look at what provisions were packed followed by a group activity with a new scenario.Compass activityWord WallPoster on First Fleet shipsConvict crimes posterAustralian Curriculum Year 4: Humanities and Social Sciences: History - ACHHK07912 PAGESPlease see preview for full resource.
Tasmanian crime statistics 1866-1875
Between 1868 and 1875, a total number of persons convicted in the Superior Courts was one thousand and eighty-eight (1,088). Contracted by the Attorney-General W. R. Giblin in February 1872, comme…