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Main Title: Of infamous character : the convicts of the Boddingtons, Ireland to Botany Bay, 1793 / Barbara Hall.
Author: Hall, Barbara, 1942-
Imprint: B. Hall, 2004.
Collation: xx, 242 p. : bib., index, pbk ; 21 cm.
Subject: Boddingtons (Ship)
Prison and prisoners
Passenger lists
ISBN: 0958149917 : 9780958149914
This third book in a series of five traces the lives of 145 convicts on one of the smaller ships to arrive during the 1790s. It nevertheless had a violent element to its cargo, and a large contingent of convicts from the North of Ireland. Arrivals include Laurence Davoren, fiery republican lawyer and his wife Alice; Thomas Biggers, a short-tempered overseer; John Kenny, school teacher and murderer; Mary Bryan, Mary Curran and Catherine McLean, highwaywomen who dressed as men to rob the Wicklow Mail; robber Joseph Flood, father of Edward Flood, a Lord Mayor of Sydney; James McCarthy, labelled a rebel in Ireland, and who became a well respected Catholic leader in Sydney; Bryan Reilly, rebel and marshal of the croppies at the Battle of Vinegar Hill; and many more.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 365.65 HAL Available