Transportation to Australia

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Over 162,000 British and Irish convicts were transported to Australia between 1787 and 1868. This talk explores the reasons behind the policy of transportation and looks at the experiences of the people who were shipped beyond the seas, using case studies from the archives.

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Language English
Place Australia
Lesson Owner The National Archives
Skill Level Intermediate
Lesson Creation Date 30 November 2009
Presenter Roger Kershaw

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