In the young colony, there was no prisoner’s barrack - the bush and sea were the walls of the convicts’ prison
Fraying at the edges, these were the Barracks’ darkest days with only the worst convicts remaining
Watch this short video and learn how to use an original Convict Indent listing to draw a real convict
Learn about convict love tokens and some of the convicts at the Hyde Parks Barracks
Length: 34.75 metres (114 feet); width: 9.5 metres (31 feet); weight: 460 tonnes (452 tons)
We looked back at the early life of Phillip, who had enjoyed an extraordinary career before he even set foot on a boat bound for Botany Bay.
Length: 22.7 metres (75 feet); width 6.7 metres (22 feet); weight: 276 tonnes (272 tons)
How significant was the arrival of the railway in NSW?