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Political Prisoners

Transported to Australia


Over one thousand Political Prisoners were transported to Australia from 1788 to 1868. Following is a list of some of the convict ships they arrived on :



Irish Defenders

Queen 1791
Boddingtons 1793
Sugar Cane 1793


Irish Defenders - United Irishmen
Marquis Cornwallis 1796
Britannia 1797


Scottish Martyrs
Surprise 1794
Sovereign 1795


Irish rebels of 1798 - United Irishmen
Minerva 1800
Friendship 1800
Anne 1801


Mutinies at the Nore
Minorca


United Scotsmen
Royal Admiral 1800


Irish Rebellion 1803
Tellicherry 1806


Threshers - Ireland 1806
Duke of Portland 1807


The Luddites
Earl Spencer 1813
Fortune 1813
Indefatigable 1812 (VDL)


Irish Protesters transported under the Insurrection Acts
Canada 1815
Guildford 1816
Guildford 1818
Tyne 1819
Dorothy 1820
Mangles 1822
Brampton 1823
Isabella 1823
Medina 1823
Castle Forbes 1824
Prince Regent 1824
Ann and Amelia 1825
Boyne 1826
Mangles 1826
Sir Godfrey Webster


Cato Street Conspirators
Guildford 1820


Scottish Insurrection
Asia 1820


Battle of Bonnymuir Speke 1821


Yorkshire Rebellion -
Lady Ridley (VDL)
Phoenix 1822 (VDL)


Whiteboys/ Ribbonmen
Eliza 1827
Borodino 1828
Guildford 1829
Forth 1830
Asia 1831
City of Edinburgh 1832
Eliza 1832
Dunvegan Castle 1832
Roslin Castle 1833
Java 1833
James Laing 1834
Forth 1835
Waterloo 1836
St. Vincent 1837
Heber 1837
Calcutta 1837
Clyde 1838


Machine Breakers / Swing riots
Eleanor 1831
Portland 1832


Merthyr Tidfil rioters
John 1832


Bristol Riots
Parmelia 1832


Tolpuddle Martyrs
Surry 1834


Lower Canadian rebels
Buffalo 1840
Canton 1840
Marquis of Hastings 1839


Chartist movement
Adelaide 1849







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