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Convicts in Australia

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Child convicts of Australia - Chapter 1 Transportation and the First Fleet

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Child convicts of Australia - Chapter 2 - A Day in the Life

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Convict descendants – The Voyage

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Scots Convicts in Australia

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Child convicts of Australia - Chapter 3 - Work

Between 1788 and 1868, about 162,000 convicts were transported by the British government to various penal colonies in Australia.
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    • Reasons for transportation 

    • Penal settlements 

    • Political prisoners 

    • Cessation of transportation 

    • Legacy 

    • Notable convicts transported to Australia