We parked behind the old Jail that once housed Rex “Buckets” Jackson, a Labour minister who was once in charge of the jails. If you wanted to get out of jail you just paid him!
The internees had a pretty good time of it being let out on parole during the day providing they didn’t stray more than 2 miles up the river.
They built huts and a still and had parties
They built boats
These are their allotments. They provided the locals with fresh produce.
And they even had a regatta
This was a pedal plane!
The full story is here.
And all our photos are here.
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