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The origin and character of the convicts transported to New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land 1787-1852

Robson, L. L.


This Thesis begins by outlining briefly the history of transportation of convicts from Britain , and legal procedures leading to transportation. Some historians ' views of the convict settlers of Australia are then presented, the methodology of sampling described and a summary view of the number of men and women transported given. Part A of the Thesis concerns the males , examines the number of variables in the enquiry and presents them in tabular form, with some explanation , as the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1963
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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