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Women of Van Diemen’s Land - Staffordshire Convicts By Gladys Dinnacombe
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In the sequel to her book 'Sent to Van Diemen's Land', Gladys delves deeper into the histories of Staffordshire people transported to Australia. Gladys has extensive experience in researching family... More > histories. During her study of her own family tree she has been struck by the stories that have been both inspirational and harrowing. In 'Sent to Van Diemen's Land' she concentrated on the Staffordshire Chartists. In this book she concentrates more on the women convicts and their families.< Less
Women of Van Diemen’s Land - Staffordshire Convicts By Gladys Dinnacombe
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In the sequel to her book 'Sent to Van Diemen's Land', Gladys delves deeper into the histories of Staffordshire people transported to Australia. Gladys has extensive experience in researching family... More > histories. During her study of her own family tree she has been struck by the stories that have been both inspirational and harrowing. In 'Sent to Van Diemen's Land' she concentrated on the Staffordshire Chartists. In this book she concentrates more on the women convicts and their families.< Less
The Halfcastes of the Furneaux Group By Paul Tapp
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In 1945, Tasmanian academic, teacher and philanthropist, A.L.Meston wrote an essay entitled 'The Halfcastes of the Furneaux Group'. Meston documented the union between aborigines and white sealers... More > and whalers and others of those islands in Bass Strait that issued from those relationships of the 19th century. The producer of this small booklet based essentially on Meston's paper with some pictorial elaboration, feels that present-day Tasmanian aboriginal activism has a decided reference to this academic study.< Less
a diary of a rough voyage to America By Paul Tapp
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This booklet has its origins in a the diary of John Dixon,a relative of Valda Buckley, when her husband Barry operated the Blue Waters Hotel at Orford. It gives a fascinating insight into the... More > conditions aboard those small ships that ventured into the sometimes terrifying Atlantic between Liverpool and London. Dixon made the voyage in 1868 when he and his family emigrated to America to start a new life. Through a piece of serendipity I discovered on the world-wide-web, an oil-painting of the same vessel on which he made the crossing, the Cunard steamship 'Tarifa'. The booklet also contains images sketched by artists of the time, which give a graphic account of cramped conditions on board, capturing also the terror of rough crossings. New York resident, Mrs Maggie Land Blanck, has kindly agreed to my use of these depictions she has posted on the web as a reminder of the brave pioneering spirit of those who filled America for new lives from across the globe.< Less
2019 Calendar Nature By Helene Malmsio Strategic Publications
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Nature in all its glory for you to enjoy every month. Scenic photographs of natural streams, beaches, rain-forests, lighthouse, mountains and more. From Jan to December, with room to write notes in... More > each day's box. Perfect gift for nature lovers who need to get organized with a simple wall monthly planner schedule.< Less
ART e-SCAPES ~ Scenes & Scenery By Marlies Bugmann / David Irwin
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Photo Book. Scenes and Scenery that have inspired my creativity with painting, photography and writing. It includes landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes and many other scapes experienced and travelled... More > between 2000 and 2017. It is also a continuation from the volume "Cliffs, Capes, Bluffs & Stunning Vistas of the Tasman Peninsula".< Less
The Saturday People By Paul Tapp
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A chance visit by the author to a derelict and remote house led to the discovery of what Tasmanian archivists call a treasure trove. Hundreds of diaries of a simple man and his cows; of his lonely... More > sisters; of his stoic parents; letters and scribblings, reveal the loneliness and the struggle of a proud family bound to old principles in a changing world.< Less
Engagement by seamail : letters between Mary Travers and Andrew Jack from 21st April 1928 to 9th June 1931 By Adrienne Higgs
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The courtship of Andrew Jack, a steamship officer working in India and Ceylon, and Mary Travers, of a Tasmanian farming family, was recorded for posterity in a series of witty, touching and eloquent... More > letters the pair exchanged between 1928 and 1931. These have been gathered in this volume along with historical notes by Mary's relatives and contemporary photographs reprinted from the original negatives for this book. This book gives a fascinating glimpse into another time and place and a timeless romance.< Less
Letters on leave : letters between Mary Travers and Andrew Jack, and other family letters, from 1935 to 1941 By Adrienne Higgs
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Continuation of the acclaimed Engagement by Seamail chronicling the life of Mary Jack (nee Travers) in the leadup to WWII. Also includes letters from Archibald (Bill) Travers, an RAF Blenheim bomber... More > crewman who was lost in the Battle of Ceylon in 1942.< Less
The Customs and Traditions of the Aboriginal Natives of North Western Australia By John G. Withnell
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The Customs and Traditions of the Aboriginal Natives of North Western Australia by John G. Withnell. THE object of this work is to preserve, before civilization has made them obsolete, the... More > traditions and customs of the aboriginal natives of the North-West of Western Australia--particularly those of the Pilbarra district--as accurately as possible, based upon upwards of twenty years' observation. Since the discovery of gold and the consequent influx of population the natives cannot carry out their traditions as they used to do--most of the young men being in the employment of the whites, prefer to imitate them, caring little or nothing for their elders' teachings. So it is merely a matter of time when they will become extinct. It is quite probable that the curse of drink together with the supplanting of black children by mixed races will eventually cause them to die out, for it is reasonable to suppose that few intellectual persons will find companionship in the natives...< Less

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