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Convicts to Australia
- A timeline
Convicts and the British colonies in Australia
"On 18 January 1788 the
, which Joseph Banks had declared suitable for a penal colony after he returned from a journey there in 1770..."
Why were convicts transported to Australia?
A day in the life of a convict
in the early days of the NSW penal colony