Category Archives: Convictaria

Port Arthur church

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PHOTOGRAPH ON GLASS Notes from current owners: “Port Arthur 1918. No 1 ANSON HOBART on lower of photo . On glass size 28cm x 23.5cm” The verso of the oval brass frame has the “Anson’s Photographs,Wellington Bridge Hobart” label. ANSON, … Continue reading

Port Arthur bell

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This is the Port Arthur Bell dated 1847, from the Port Arthur prison site, which was sold at auction in Tasmania, June 2005, and which has remained in Tasmania (despite the initial newspaper reports that it was sold interstate.) Its … Continue reading

Port Arthur Records Book 1860s

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This is a book of records kept by the Commandant of Port Arthur, James Boyd during the 1860s. James Boyd was succeeded as Commandant by another Boyd, Adolarious Humphrey Boyd who left the post in December 1873. The Commandant to … Continue reading