convict settlement

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  • It also has a significant history of convict settlement.
  • Australia was still a land of convict settlements and did not attract free men. Cited from The Canadian Dominion, by Oscar D. Skelton
  • A new convict settlement was named after him, and became today's city of Brisbane.
  • The island had been abandoned since the first convict settlement was finally removed in 1814.
  • His work also included landscape sketches providing important insights into the convict settlement.
  • Both much depressed to-night; the atmosphere of this camp is like a convict settlement. Cited from In the Ranks of the C.I.V., by Erskine Childers
  • The building was erected soon after Port Macquarie was formed a convict settlement.
  • The town was first established as a mainland port for the convict settlement on Maria Island.
  • She could not colonise the whole of it, and the small portion that she was using was a mere convict settlement. Cited from Terre Napoleon, by Ernest Scott
  • There are also very old flags dating from the time when Tasmania stopped being a convict settlement.
  • In the era between convict settlement and the rise of the modern tourist industry the area was mostly engaged in the timber industry and fishing.
  • Newcastle's background as a convict settlement and an industrial centre had developed a working class culture with a strong masculine influence.
  • In 1851, she lived for twelve months at the convict settlement of Port Arthur.
  • The now rich and flourishing colonies of Australia were represented by the convict settlement of Sydney. Cited from Willis the Pilot, by Johanna Spyri
  • He was selected to lead the first party of convicts in the re-establishment of the second convict settlement at Norfolk Island.
  • The land that the park now stands on was originally a farm, built to supply food for the recently founded convict settlement on the Brisbane River.
  • Angola, however, has latterly been adopted as the principal convict settlement of the Portuguese. Cited from A Voyage Round the World, Vol. I (of 4), by James Holman
  • It was explorer John Oxley who had been searching up and down the coast for a new convict settlement.
  • The state's colonial origins are unique in Australia as a freely settled, planned British province, rather than as a convict settlement.
  • The convict settlement was declared a town in 1834 and opened to free settlement in 1839.
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