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D'Arcy Wentworth 1762-1827 : a second chance

Dermody, Kathleen Mary


This thesis examines the life and times of D'Arcy Wentworth. Born in 1762 in Portadown, Ireland, he attended a local school, trained as a doctor in Tanderagee and moved to England in 1785 to further his medical studies. While in London, Wentworth appeared at the Old Bailey charged with highway robbery. Although acquitted, he saw no future by remaining in England. With the help of his family and friends, he secured a berth on the Neptune In 1790 and sailed for the penal colony of New South...[Show more]

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Date published: 1990-04
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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