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Presentation: Law and Order Sydney 1788-1800

Event Information

  • 14 Oct 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Treasury Rooms at Sydney Town Hall
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
Other Information
  • Cost: $3 Members $6 Visitors No bookings required

Historian Cathy Dunn will review some of the cases brought before the Court and Magistrate's Bench in Sydney 1788 - 1800, their outcomes and punishments.

  • Matters include theft, drinking, rape, escape, debt and others.
  • Colonial sentences of lashes, executions, transportation to Norfolk Island and others.
  • Discover where the records are available for researchers.