Convicts

Some articles on convicts, convict:

Convicts (album)
... Convicts is the seventh studio album by the Australian rock band You Am I ... The album name, Convicts, comes from when the band toured America, and briefly changed their name to "The Convicts" ...
Convict Women In Australia - Background
... small percentage of whom were women (between 1788 and 1852, male convicts outnumbered the female convicts six to one) ... Convict women varied from small children to old women, but the majority were in their twenties or thirties ... age to be sent to Australia in order to promote family development for emancipated convicts and free settlers ...
Lady Denison (ship) - Freighting Convicts
... Although South Australia prided itself as a colony not founded by convict transportation, locally convicted felons were sent to Van Diemens Land secured below decks on commercial sailing vessels ... Hammond with a crew of 12, 16 paying passengers, 11 convicts, and three prison guards ... press asserted that the convicts had thrown the articles overboard to hide their crime ...
Mary Hyde - Life - Convict
... On 18 July 1798 Mary arrived in Sydney, one of 95 female convicts on board the Britannia II, a whaling ship that had also previously brought convicts to ... in the colony, and competition for the newly arrived female convicts on that day was described by David Collins in An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales as like a cattle ... arrived that day was to be a servant or a “wife” to a stranger, or a hut-keeper for convict males at Parramatta for those who would not go with one man ...
Cornish Australian - Immigration - Early Settlers - Convicts
... On the First Fleet 21 Cornish convicts arrived in Australia aboard the Charlotte and Scarborough in 1788 ... Some 600 convicts were transported from Cornwall to Australia between 1787 and 1852, 78 per cent of whom were male ... Mary Bryant, the famous female convict and escapee, transported on the First fleet ...

Famous quotes containing the word convicts:

    So long as State constitutions say that all may vote when twenty-one, save idiots, lunatics, convicts and women, you are brought down politically to the level of those others disfranchised.
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)