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
Ruins of buildings
Bakery from a distance
Close up of the bakery
The sugar mill
Close up of brick
Views of the convict's cementry, notice the numbers, no names
Closer up view
Link to website about Peel Island and Moreton Bay
Hennie van Dyk
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