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Title Journal of the Lincelles Convict Ship
Author Crawford, Dr William
Date 7 Sep 1861 - 39 Jan 1862
Document Type Shipping Papers
Reference MT 32/2
Library / Archive The National Archives
Collection Name Admiralty Transport Department, Surgeon Superintendents' Journals of Convict Ships
Description Journal written by the Surgeon Superintendent detailing the daily life on board. Includes a list of the convicts on board with their place of birth and schooling, a return of casualties and list of stores.
Series Description This series consists of journals of Surgeon Superintendents in charge of convicts, containing rules and regulations, lists of names, details of diet and medical reports.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Journey Conditions
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia
Ports Deptford, Portland, Portsmouth, England; Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia; Simons Bay, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Nationality English; Irish; Scottish; Welsh; American
Ships Lincelles
Keywords surgeon, transportation, convict, shipping, regulations, food, sanitation, education, children, health and sickness, religion, prison, prisoner, provisions, death, forced migration
Language English
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