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Published books:  (how to order)

  • A Drift of 'Derwent Ducks': Lives of the 200 female Irish convicts transported per Australasia from Dublin to Hobart in 1849
    EBOOK cost $15.00
    PAPERBACK sold out
  • Miss Leake's Journal 
    PAPERBACK cost $25.00 (188 A5 pages, 350g)
  • Patchwork Prisoners: the Rajah Quilt and the women who made it
    PAPERBACK cost $59.00 (352 B5 pages, 850g)
    EBOOK cost $15.00 
  • 1858 Valuation Rolls
    • Alphabetical Listings by Owner and Occupier of the 1858 Valuation Roll for the City of Hobart Town
      PAPERBACK sold out

    • 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
      PAPERBACK sold out

    • 1858 Valuation Rolls for Southern Tasmania: including the districts of Franklin and Hobart
      PAPERBACK cost $27.00 (80 A4 pages, 400g)

    • 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
      PAPERBACK cost $36.00 (110 A4 pages, 550g)

 To Order

To order any of the PAPERBACK or EBOOKS listed above, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. providing:

  • the title of the book
  • the number of copies required
  • your full name
  • your postal address
  • the format—paperback or ebook

For PAPERBACKS, a fee for postage and handling will be charged in addition to the cost of all books. Postal charges within Australia are as follows:

  • maximum $9.00 for parcels weighing up to 500g (less than $9.00 for Miss Leake's Journal)
  • $14.00 for parcels weighing between 500g and 3kg

If you live in Hobart, you may arrange to collect the books (please state this in your email).

For both EBOOKS and PAPERBACKS you will be sent an invoice via email. If you wish to pay by credit card, please indicate this when you order, and you will be sent an invoice via PayPal. Overseas clients will also be sent an invoice via PayPal.

Once payment is received, PAPERBACK books will be posted to you or EBOOKS will be made available for you to download from the website. To download EBOOKS, you must register.

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