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Good reading about the convict days.

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A series of 12 historical Fiction books by William Stuart Long
It follows convicts from England across the sea to Australia and through their lives and the children in Australia. Great reading, but may have get them from a library as they are hard to come by.
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on 2008-01-07 23:36:06

six has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jan 2008. is researching the following names: TAUNTON, PARKER, ALLYCAT and 13 other(s).

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by kerbent on 2008-01-08 00:34:45

I have recently read "The Secret River " by Kate Grenville which was a really good read and very illuminating about the life a convict and his family both before and after he was convicted.
Fortunatly for me the story mirrored my own convict ancestor. I believe she has also written a companion book about how she went about the research which my "Genelogical friends" seemed to all have loved. I haven't read any of William Stuart Long works so I will have to look them up.
Sandra

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