publication . Thesis . 2005

The Transportation of Convicts from County Tipperary to Australia 1836-1853

Butler, Patrick;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2005
  • Country: Ireland
The aims and objectives of this work are to consider the socio-economic conditions prevailing in county Tipperary during the period in question. The affects on those residing within the county, both rural and urban, and to try and understand how socioeconomic conditions had such an influence in the perpetration of crime and the resulting cases of transportation. The investigation of why, when and how convicts were transported to Australia from the late eighteenth up to the middle of the nineteenth century has been looked at in depth by both historians and those hoping, to trace their convict ancestral roots. Some have studied conditions on the ships, some have s...
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