Exiles from Erin: Convict Lives in Ireland and Australia
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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