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Aspects of Irish assisted Emigration to New South Wales 1848-1870

Reid, Richard


Contrary to popular mythology only 12% of the Irish who went to the Australian colonies in the 19th century did so as convicts. From the late 1830s it was government assisted emigration which gave Australia its Irish population. This study deals with key aspects of the emigration of approximately 44,188 Irish who went as assisted emigrants to Sydney between 1848 and 1870. The distinguishing feature of the assisted passage was its organisation by a government agency in Britain - the Land and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-07-24
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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