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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