Web watch: Tim Castle's Capital Punishment Database


The names, crimes and fate of the 1300 people who were sentenced to death between 1826 and 1837 are contained in Tim Castle's Capital Punishment Database, which is hosted on the Forbes Society's web site. Some were executed, and many others were reprieved by the Governor and the Executive Council only to face a term of transportation to places such as Norfolk Island or Moreton Bay. Visit the database>

24 September 2007

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