Irish Female Convicts and Children Transported to Australia in 1848. Irish women and children were prisoners on the convict ship the John Calvin. Children as young as 12 years old were among the Irish female convicts.
Execution at Tyburn (1747) This spot in the north east corner of Hyde Park, London was once home to the famous Tyburn hanging tree. The first recorded execution there was in 1196. It is said that the tradition of free speech here started with the final words of the condemned felons, who could speak freely on subjects on the subjects otherwise taboo. Now the site of Speakers Corner where anyone can speak about anything