Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


The floating brothel: Book reveals the ship full of English prostitutes who were sent to Australia as convicts

An 18th century jail book revealing details of English prostitutes sent to Australia as punishment has come to light.
The Kent Jail Delivery Book contains schedules of prisoners who set sail on the Lady Juliana, labelled the ‘floating brothel’, which arrived in New South Wales on June 6, 1790. The ship has passed into Australian folklore for bringing the first large group of female settlers into the country. for more click here

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