Tuesday, 10 December 2019

TAKING A CHANCE...Absconded Convicts... Jan. 1848... Trove Tuesday 10 Dec 2019

3. Norfolk Island Jail 

Taking A Chance

New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Friday 7 January 1848 (No.4) National Library of Australia. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article230129004

Names mentioned..
Cooling, Hudson, Kenney, Kelly, Ross. Thorpe...

Places mentioned.. escaped from..
Twofold Bay (sth coast NSW), Commissariat Store Gang - Sydney, 
Royal Engineer's Gang, NSW, Commissariat Transport Establishment,

4. Convict-built culvert dated 1838, for the Great South Road, at Towrang

New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900), Friday 28 January 1848 (No.12) National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article230129314


Names mentioned.. 

Atkinson, Barritt, Bennett, Birch, Blaney, Brady, Brown alias Jones alias Anderson, Campbell, Carroll, Cassidy, Churchill, Clarke, Connelly, Cook, Crisp, Crowley, Cunningham, Day, Deakin, Delap, Dogherty, Dorney, Ellis, Galley, Garner, Higgins, Hoffman, Hurst, Hickey, Jones, Johnson, Jeffreys, Jordan, Kent, Lea, Lumley, Lynch, Martin, Morrissey, Mullen, McCann, McCarthy, McDougall, McGowan, McKinna, Monds, Ovens, Owen, O'Brien, Pedder, Percy, Pie, Ryan, Shearston, Smith, Spencer, Sproat, Sullivan, Taylor, Thorp, Vine, Watts, Williams, and more... a number at the end of the list have first name, then surname, so read right through...

Places mentioned...escaped from..

Phillip Island, Norfolk Island, Flinder's Island, Van Diemen's Land, 
road Appin to Wollongong, Hyde Park Barracks, Goat Island, Melbourne, Newcastle stockade, Port Macquarie, Penrith, Hobart Town, Stockade Illawarra, Stockade Wooloomooloo, escort to Bargo, Grose Farm Camperdown, Circular Quay gang, Stockade Parramatta, Kiama to Wollongong, Hoare Town NSW, Stockade East Maitland, Stockade Longbottom NSW, Singleton, Stockade Carter's Barracks, Bathurst, His Majesty's hulk Phoenix, Dungog, 
Tourang Stockade...

1. Norfolk Island Jail

2. Norfolk Jail

5. 'Sydney Cove, West Side 1810'

1. Steve Daggar    CC BY 3.0.   Norfolk Island jail8.jpg

2. Steve Daggar.     CC BY 3.0    Norfolk Island jail2.jpg

3.  Steve Daggar.     CC BY 3.0    Norfolk Island jail4.jpg

4.  Convict-built culvert dated 1839 for the Great South Road, at Towrang, Australia

5. By George William Evans (attributed) From the collections of the 
     (Detail from 'Sydney Cove, West Side 1810') (Mitchell Library)

Further Reading..

Towrang Convict Stockade is a heritage-listed former convict stockade on the Old Hume Highway at Towrang, Goulburn Mulwaree Council, New South Wales, Australia. It was built from 1838 to 1843 by convict gangs. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 1 February 2013.[1]


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