Spring 2017:  Tales of the Unexpected.

Online Audio files are available on our website for 8 of the presentations. To help us cover seminar costs, these will be made available to FCRC members at an introductory fee of $10.  Please contact us by email if you are interested in listening to these presentations.


Session 1: Not your usual convict women

Leonie Mickelborough: Bodies from the grave

Hamish Maxwell-Stewart: Female Convicts Runaways

Ros Escott: Cross Dressing Convicts

Session 2: The young and the old

Alison Alexander: 'Very Decrepit": The grim fate of elderly convicts

Arthur Davidson presented by Lilian McDonald: Margaret Grey

Diane Snowden:  ‘Expect the Unexpected: My Dear Father & Mother’

Session 3: Outside Van Diemen’s Land

Colette McAlpine: I want to go back to Tasmania

Cheryl Griffin: Jemimah Champion, Pioneer of Oregon

Tamsin O'Connor: Women at Morten Bay





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