This footage footage from the Australian War Memorial is believed to have been shot by Mr. Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, the English journalist who gave Australia its first description of the ANZAC troops at Gallipoli. Continue reading
The Old Sydney Burial Ground was originally a garden belonging to Captain Shea of the marines, now occupied by the Sydney Town Hall was used for burials from September 1792 to the end Jan 1820. Below is a list of the First Fleeters buried at the Old Sydney Burial Ground with women recorded by the burial name. Continue reading
Thomas ECCLES, Convict, Scarborough 1788.
Crime: Steal 1 Flitch of bacon & 2.5lb. of bread.
Tried: Guildford 22 July 1782. Sentence: Death commuted to 7 years transportation. In October 1788. Continue reading