One Convict's Life Story by Warren Dent

By Warren Dent

within the early 1800s the inhabitants of London exploded, as rural households fled the tyranny of accelerating farm rents, and sought jobs and safeguard within the city. yet labour offer quick outgrew call for, and the jobless of their frustration usually grew to become to crime. The petty robbery of products, that have been pawned to shop for foodstuff, grew to become normal. The better-off urban citizens have been scandalized, and cruel punishment, even loss of life, was once metered out to female and male criminals alike. With gaols overcrowded, many convicts have been dispatched out of sight and brain, to the hot penal colony at Botany Bay, in Australia.

George Clarke, a butcher, was once transported in 1832. After a depressing, dangerous, 4 month sea trip, he arrived in a brand new land, nonetheless very primitive in its choices. As a convict, his lifestyles used to be managed, yet there have been contrasts with London which held wish and goodness. The solar shone day-by-day, and there has been house for all. without relatives, and no quick associates, George begun a brand new lifestyles. this can be his story.

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