St Helena Island

St Helena is an island in Moreton Bay of the Queensland coast.
It has an interesting history having housed lepers, alcoholics and was a prison farm settlement for many years.
During the prison period the island was not only entirely self sufficient, it had it's own bakery, taylor shop and was able to export sugar, vegetable products,quarried limestone blocks, lime,etc. Look here at the map of St Helena Island

RuinsRuins of buildings Cell blockCell block

BakeryBakery from a distance close upClose up of the bakery

sugar millThe sugar mill brickClose up of brick

Views of the convict's cementry, notice the numbers, no names

overal viewOveral view close upCloser up view graveOne grave

MangrovesThe Mangroves

Link to website about Peel Island and Moreton Bay

Hennie van Dyk

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