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Abandoned women : Scottish convicts exiled beyond the seas / Lucy Frost.

Abandoned women : Scottish convicts exiled beyond the seas / Lucy Frost.

From the crowded tenements of Edinburgh to the Female Factory nestling in the shadow of Mt Wellington, dozens of Scottish women convicts were exiled to Van Diemen's Land with their young children. This is a rich and evocative account of the lives of women at the bottom of society two hundred years ago.

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Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date reserve
L049560 NF 365.43 FROS
NonFiction   Emu Park Branch . . On Loan . 18 Jun 2021
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ISBN 9781760290269 (pbk.)
1760290262 (pbk.)
Author Frost, Lucy, 1941- author.
Title Abandoned women : Scottish convicts exiled beyond the seas / Lucy Frost.
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2015.
©2012
Description 231 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, photographs ; 20 cm.
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [207]-215) and index.
Summary From the crowded tenements of Edinburgh to the Female Factory nestling in the shadow of Mt Wellington, dozens of Scottish women convicts were exiled to Van Diemen's Land with their young children. This is a rich and evocative account of the lives of women at the bottom of society two hundred years ago.
Subjects Women convicts -- Tasmania -- Social conditions -- 1803-1851
Women convicts -- Tasmania -- History
Women prisoners -- Tasmania -- History
Convict labor -- Tasmania
Reformatories for women -- Tasmania
Women -- Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1900
Women -- Tasmania -- Social conditions -- 1803-1900
Women pioneers -- Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1900
Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1900
Scotland -- Social conditions -- 19th century
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