Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

2/11/2011

Novel approach to history

The British government was about to announce that transportations would end, and the last ship, the Hougoumont, arrived (in Fremantle) in January 1868 with convicts and an especially recognised and quartered group of Irish political prisoners, or Fenians,” writes Australian novelist and historian Tom Keneally in the second volume of his history of Australia, Australians: Eureka to The Diggers (Allen & Unwin, $59.99 HB). for more click here

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