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Who was the oldest convict on the First Fleet?
Last Updated: 17th March, 2020
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Subsequently, one may also ask, who was the oldest on the First Fleet?
Dorothy Handland. Dorothy Handland (born Dorothy Coolley; c. 1705/26 -) was perhaps the oldest convict transported on the First Fleet.
Beside above, when did the first convict ship arrived in Australia? January 1788
Similarly, what convicts were on the First Fleet?
The six ships that transported the First Fleet convicts were:
- Lady Penrhyn.
- Prince of Wales.
Who was the most famous convict?
Top 5 Famous Australian Convicts
- Francis Greenway. Francis Greenway arrived in Sydney in 1814.
- Mary Wade. The youngest ever convict to be transported to Australia at the age of 11.
- John 'Red' Kelly. John Kelly was sent to Tasmania for seven years for stealing two pigs, apparently.
- Mary Bryant.
- Frank the Poet.