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Police Records of Colonial Victoria, the 'Gold Mounted Escort Muster Roll, 1852, Edward Hargraves became the first Australian to officially find gold in February 1851 at Summerhill Creek, near Bathurst, New South Wales. His success lured thousands of hopef

Australian Light Horse rifle bucket, stamped with broad arrow and marked 'C37' an excellent example, early 20th century, 83 cm

The Hobart Town Gazette' of Saturday, April 26, 1828. The leading article is a Proclamation by George Athur, Lieutenant-Governor of the Island of Van Diemen's Land and its Dependencies, namely that '....since the primary Settlement of this Colo

Escape and Re-Capture - the Life of A Convict At Port Arthur, July 1844 letter from the Chief Police Magistrate at Hobart regarding the convict Michael Ryan who had absconded 'from the Settlement at Port Arthur with no good cause'. He was recapture

Three Convicts Escape From Port Arthur, November 1843 hand-written letter from a Police Magistrate enlisting help in the re-capture of three escapees. The letter reports that two men had demanded provisions from a Mrs Brown at Muddy Plains, and that it was

A Letter From the Principal Superintendent of Convicts in Sydney, March 1843 Ohms outer cover with imprint 'Prin. Sup. of Convicts' Office, Sydney' at lower left and addressed to a magistrate in Van Diemen's Land. The contents are largely i

The End of the Assignment of Convicts, 1840 (Oct.9) Ship letter from Sydney to London with Feb.1841 arrival backstamps. In part, the letter reads 'Money and labour is much wanted & the Government, as if purposely to retard the advancement of the Co

A Muster of Convicts At Richmond, Van Diemen's Land, 23 July, 1830, the sworn statement of John Farrow headed 'Richmond'. In order to keep track of the convict population, regular musters were held to account for the 'location of the felons

The Hobart Town Gazette' of Saturday, October 4, 1828, with a fine strike of the Two Pence Newspaper Duty stamp at top right. The lead article requires Officers in command of Parties, Superintendents and others, 'having Convicts under their charge

Tasmanian Scenes..., An album of 48 albumen prints depicting scenes of Government House, Derwent River, Hobart Town, New Norfolk, Port Arthur, Mount Wellington, Kangaroo Point, The Huon Road and Risdon Road, circa 1870, with printed descriptions, 10.5 x 17

Six man handcuff ganging chain with one Hiatt cuff attached, no key

Two Colonial buttons, General Post Office & Convict Dept, Metal Detector Finds Port Arthur

Series of early Van Dieman's Land Sketches dated on Evans & Co Watermark paper 1839, Kellys Pt Van Dieman's Land the huon river Van Dieman's Land green Island Channel Van Dieman's Land & 2 others. In pencil on reverse 'A Trip Around van Diemens Land' C Yeo

Glenn Campbell pottery ashtray, old church, port Arthur Tasmania

Stoneware jar with broad arrow in the style of Sherwin pottery, 26 cm high

An early nineteenth century convict overseer's/police alarm

1838 copies of despatches from the Governor of NSW & the Lieutenant Governor of Van Diemen's Land relative to the transportation & assignment of convicts

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