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is­lan­ders per­mis­sion to set­tle on Nor­folk Is­land.

The en­tire pop­u­la­tion of 194 along with ev­ery­thing they owned made the 6079km voy­age on the Mo­rayshire, ar­riv­ing on June 8. The day be­came Bounty Day (also known as An­niver­sary Day), and it is marked by the descen­dants of the Pit­cairn­ers who live on Nor­folk to­day.

Head­ing for shore: Pit­cairn­ers ar­rive at Nor­folk Is­land in a re-enactment of boats be­ing rowed from the Mo­rayshire on June 8, 1856.

Nor­folk fes­tiv­i­ties: Descen­dants of Bounty mu­ti­neers in pe­riod cos­tume cel­e­brate Bounty Day.

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