6th February 1831 - 98 alleged Swing Rioters transported to Tasmania

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On the 6th February 1831, 98 alleged ‘Swing Rioters’ from the Salisbury area were shipped off to Australia.

The Swing rioters were similar to the Luddites.

There’s more detail at:

Pic: See page for author [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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