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Convict lives at the Cascades Female Factory. Volume 2 / edited by Alison Alexander and Alice Meredith Hodgson
Bib ID 7755348
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Alexander, Alison, 1949 September 23- author,, editor
 
Description South Hobart, TAS : Convict Women's Press, [2018] 
©2018 
ix, 210 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 9780994385918
Summary

"Cascades Female Factory in Van Diemen's Land opened in 1828 and closed as a gaol in 1877. Female convicts, and some locally convicted women, were sent there for punishment, to be assigned or hired as servants, or to await confinement. In telling their stories, the authors provide historical context for the critical events in these women's lives. Convict Lives will give you insight into Tasmanian and female convict history as well as the lives of these fascinating women. This book contains the stories of 33 female convicts who passed through Cascades Female Factory. The stories are written by 22 contributors." --Website.

Full contents
  • Louisa Goslin: 'of body-snatching notoriety' / Leonie Mickleborough
  • Mary Ann Draper: 'she was a Gypsy, you know' / Mary Leah de Zwart
  • Ephemia Lawson and mandatory sentencing / Andrew Cocker
  • Catherine Cahill, Catherine Shaw, Susan Cassidy: a sad trio / Colleen Arulappu
  • Catherine Murray: an unstable life / Karlyn Robinson
  • Mary Lewis: a letter to her son Thomas / Susan Stott
  • Frances Crew: a walk in her shoes / Sallie Mulligan
  • Mary Ann Haldane: a tempestuous life / Victor Malham
  • Agnes McMillan: fifteen year old thief / Lorna Johnson
  • Mary Stannaway: from highwaywoman to matriarch / Susan Geason
 
Notes

Previous volume: Convict lives: women at Cascades Female Factory, 2012.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-204) and index.

Subjects Cascades Female Factory (Tas.) -- History.  |  Cascades Female Factory (Tas.) -- Biography.  |  Women convicts -- Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1900 -- Biography.  |  Women prisoners -- Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1900 -- Biography.  |  Penal colonies -- Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1900 -- Biography.  |  Convicts -- Tasmania.  |  Female Factory Historic Site (Hobart, Tas.) -- Biography.  |  Hobart (Tas.) -- History -- 1803-1900 -- Biography.  |  Tasmania -- History -- 1803-1900 -- Biography.
Other authors/contributors Hodgson, Alice Meredith, author,, editor

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