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Abandoned women : Scottish convicts exiled beyond the seas / by Lucy Frost.
Call No: D3/23/20
Author: Frost, Lucy 1941- ;
Publisher: Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2012.
Subject: Scotland - exiles ; Tasmania - penal system ; Australia - Tasmania ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: 231 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-215) and index.
Public Note: Purchase
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.

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