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The Sherburds
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A history of the Sherburds - a family of Van Diemen's Land pioneers, whalers and master mariners descended from convicts and Norfolk Island settlers.

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Recovering Convict Lives - Port Arthur
Added: Nov 25, 2021
 
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An historical archaeology of the Port Arthur Penitentiary in Tasmania.

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No Ordinary Convict - A Welshman Called Rebecca
Added: Aug 4, 2021
 
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The Rebecca Riots took place in Wales between 1839 and 1844 to protest primarily about excessive tolls imposed on travel across the Welsh countryside.

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The Convict Letter Writer
 
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The extraordinary story of a woman's journey from convict maid in Campbell Town to prosperity, status and wealth on the other side of the world.

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The Diemenois - A Novel in Pictures
 
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A graphic novel... On the 5th of May 1821 Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France, died of stomach cancer. Or did he?Little is known about the French Tasmanian colony of la Ville de Baudin. Less still about its most mysterious colonist, Henri Maurice Claudet.

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The English Dane - from King of Iceland to Tasmanian Convict, Jorgen Jorgenson
 
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Jorgen Jorgenson was a Dane who made Britain his adopted country - restless for adventure, he began his career by sailing to establish the new colony of Tasmania.

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The Fatal Shore
 
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In 1787 the British Government sent a fleet to colonize Australia - The Fatal Shore is an epic description of this and subsequent brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia.

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The Ghost & the Bounty Hunter
 
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Just after Christmas 1803, convict William Buckley fled an embryonic settlement in the land of the Kulin nation (now the Port Phillip area), to take his chances in the wilderness.

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The Lost Boys of Mr Dickens
 
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How the British Empire turned artful dodgers into child killers.

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The Port Arthur Coal Mines 1833 - 1877
 
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A history of the coal mines at Port Arthur on Tasmania's Tasman Peninsula.

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The Sherburds
 
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A history of the Sherburds - a family of Van Diemen's Land pioneers, whalers and master mariners descended from convicts and Norfolk Island settlers.

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The Ship That Never Was - The Greatest Escape Story of Australian Colonial History
 
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The greatest escape story of Van Diemen's Land's colonial history by the son of Australia’s best-loved storyteller.

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The Tin Ticket - the heroic journey of Australia's convict women
 
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Tin Ticket tells the story of convict women discarded by their homeland and forgotten by history - who, by sheer force of will, become the heart and soul of a new Australian nation.

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