A Drift of 'Derwent Ducks'
Miss Leake's Journal
Patchwork Prisoners
1858 Valuation Rolls
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Publications by Research Tasmania include books on female convicts and indexes to the 1858 valuation rolls for Tasmania.

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Download biographies of female convicts transported on the Australasia 1849 and the Rajah 1841.
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Books:

A Drift of 'Derwent Ducks': Lives of the 200 female Irish convicts transported on the Australasia from Dublin to Ireland in 1849, by Trudy Mae Cowley, winner of the Kay Daniels Award 2006.

Convict Lives: Women at Cascades Female Factory (1st edition), by members of the Female Convicts Research Centre.

Miss Leake's Journal, by Alice Meredith Hodgson.

Patchwork Prisoners: the Rajah Quilt and the women who made it, by Trudy Cowley and Dianne Snowden, nominated for the Kay Daniels Award 2014.

Indexes:

Alphabetical Listings by Owner and Occupier of the 1858 Valuation Roll for the City of Hobart Town, compiled by Dr Trudy Cowley

1858 Valuation Rolls for Northern Tasmania: including Launceston Town and the districts of Deloraine, Devon, George Town, Horton, Launceston, Longford, Morven, Port Sorell and Westbury, compiled by Dr Trudy Cowley

1858 Valuation Rolls for Central and Eastern Tasmania: including the districts of Bothwell, Brighton, Campbell Town, Fingal, Glamorgan, Hamilton, New Norfolk, Oatlands, Richmond and Spring Bay, compiled by Dr Trudy Cowley

1858 Valuation Rolls for Southern Tasmania: including the districts of Franklin and Hobart, compiled by Dr Trudy Cowley

 

You may also be interested in books published by Convict Women's Press and Anchor Books Australia.

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