Exiles from Erin: Convict Lives in Ireland and Australia

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Bob Reece
Springer, Sep 18, 1991 - Social Science - 336 pages
In April 1791 the "Queen" sailed from Cobh in Cork with the first cargo of Irish convicts destined for New South Wales. During the next 76 years, Ireland supplied 40,000 of all the convicts transported to Australia. This book looks at what happened to these exiles.
 

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Contents

The Convicts of the Queen
12
General Joseph Holt
27
The Ballagh Barracks Rioters
57
The Ballad of Maitland Jail
112
The True History of Bernard Reilly
135
Ia Newgate Prison Dublin c 1779
160
7a Patrick ODonohoe in the dock at Clonmel Court House 23
160
The Connerys
184
Ned Kellys Father
218
Outcast of the Exiles
246
The Strange Career of William de la Poer Beresford
284
Bold Jack Donahoe The Exile of Erin
308
Index
324
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