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The Sherburds
Added: Nov 25, 2021
 
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A history of the Sherburds - a family of Van Diemen's Land pioneers, whalers and master mariners descended from convicts and Norfolk Island settlers.

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Recovering Convict Lives - Port Arthur
Added: Nov 25, 2021
 
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An historical archaeology of the Port Arthur Penitentiary in Tasmania.

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No Ordinary Convict - A Welshman Called Rebecca
Added: Aug 4, 2021
 
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The Rebecca Riots took place in Wales between 1839 and 1844 to protest primarily about excessive tolls imposed on travel across the Welsh countryside.

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Exiled - the Port Arthur convict photographs
 
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Taken shortly before the infamous Tasmanian penal settlement of Port Arthur closed for good, these images record the faces of men sent to Australia on convict ships between the 1820s and the 1850s.

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Fair Dinkum Histories - Convicts All the Stinky Bits
 
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Jackie French tells children bits of history as they really were.

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Fair Dinkum Histories - Grim Crims and Convicts 1788-1820
 
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An Australian history book for children... It was the craziest, wildest and most daring expedition the world had ever seen.

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Floating Prisons - Irish Convict Hulks and Voyages to New South Wales 1823-1837
 
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Looking deeply into Ireland's penal administration, divided society, and the convict voyages, Anne McMahon draws conclusions that will change many assumptions about Australia, Ireland and the British Empire.

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From the Edges of Empire - Convict Women from Beyond the British Isles
 
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Remarkable stories of convict women transported to Australia who were born or tried outside the British Isles.

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Gaolbird - the true story of William Swallow Convict & Pirate
 
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This children's picture story book tells the outrageous and unbelievable true story of a convict pirate named Swallow from Simon Barnard, the 2015 CBCA winner of A-Z Convicts in Van Diemen's Land.

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Hell's Gates
 
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A modern take on the the life and legend of notorious Tasmanian convict, Alexander Pearce.

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James Hardy Vaux's 1819 Dictionary of Criminal Slang
 
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In the early 1800s magistrates in the Australian colonies were often frustrated by the language used by reoffending convicts to disguise their criminal activities and intensions. Convict clerk James Hardy Vaux came up with a useful idea- a dictionary of slang and other terms used by convicts.

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Judicial Murder - The Crown vs David Young
 
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David Young, an ex-convict and a Vandemonian, was looking for work near Daylesford in the Victorian Goldfields in 1864. It was there that Margaret Graham, a 17-year old bride, was brutally murdered in her bed. And it was there that the hunt was on to track down her murderer.

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No Ordinary Convict - A Welshman Called Rebecca
 
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The Rebecca Riots took place in Wales between 1839 and 1844 to protest primarily about excessive tolls imposed on travel across the Welsh countryside.

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