Housing Prisoners (2)

Update

Last weekend, Holy Trinity Church in Bay St, Port Melbourne commemorated the 160th anniversary of the first church service held on that site. It was held in a ‘commodious’ tent. W C Richardson sketched that tent. He was the warden on the prison hulk Success. He witnessed the murder of John Price in Williamstown. He was later the governor of Sale Gaol when that was built.

The tent in which the first service at Sandridge was held

W C Richardson
The tent in which the first service at Sandridge was held

(Thanks to Pat Grainger for this additional information)

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