THE MAYDA – ONE LETTER SHORT OF AN S.O.S.

THE MAYDA - ONE LETTER SHORT OF AN S.O.S.

LONDON – On August 19 1845 the Morning Post reported that the convict transport Mayda was lying at Woolwich, with 197 prisoners on board. They had been brought down the Thames from the Millbank Penitentiary and were to be taken to Norfolk Island, the harshest penal colony

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