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Orphans of history : the forgotten children of the First Fleet / Robert Holden.
Call No: B3/30/25
Author: Holden, Robert. ;
Publisher: Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2000.
Subject: Great Britain. Royal Navy. Fleet, First. ; Great Britain. Royal Navy. Fleet, First Biography. ; Convicts - New South Wales - History. ; Children - Social life and customs. ; Prisoners. ; First Fleet, 1787-1788. ; Prisoners - Australia - New South Wales Biography. ; Australia - History - 1788-1851. ; New South Wales - economic & social conditions & customs ; Australia - New South Wales ;
Material Type: Book
Pagination: 219 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes: Bibliography: p. 216-219.
Public Note: Donated by Nina Fairweather
Summary: Social conditions in London for children in 1783 - Newgate Prison - Conditions on board ship - Landfall - Norfolk Island - Botany Bay - John Hudson.
Contents:
The Infant Colony -- London 1783 -- Chinmneysweep to Convict -- Perceptions of Childhood -- Newgate Prison--An Entrance to Hell -- A Nursery of Crime -- A Celebrated First Fleet Family -- A Floating Nursey -- Voyage and Landfall -- The Infant Colony Christened -- Norfolk Island -- The Devil at Botany Bay -- Family Blessings -- John Hudson: In Memoriam Afterword Notes -- A Biographical Index of Children of the First Fleet -- Checklist of Children -- Select Bibliography.

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