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Title Journal of the Norwood Convict Ship
Author Watson, Dr A
Date 4 Feb-14 Jun 1862
Document Type Shipping Papers
Reference MT 32/3
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 the rations on board, regulations and daily routines and information regarding disease and crime on board ship.
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, Chatham, Portsmouth, England
Ships Norwood; Britannia
People Brietou, Frank; Bristow, Captain
Keywords surgeon, transportation, convict, shipping, regulations, food, religion, education, prison, prisoner, clothing, health and sickness, Catholicism, theft, punishment, punishment box, hospital, disease, death, dysentery, crime, forced migration
Language English
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