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A convict story with 'O' in convict as broad arrow


Discover why convicts were transported to Australia.

Artwork showing guards in rowing boat arriving at a prison hulk.

Relief guard arriving at a prison hulk. E Tucker, 1821. Click on the image.

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Find out about the journey of the First Fleet

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Farewell to Old England

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Bound for Botany Bay

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Your family’s journey to Australia

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