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David Boon's Blog – February 2010 Archive (1)

Irish Tasmania

Irish Tasmania

With almost 10,000 Irish convicts arriving in Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) between 1840 and 1853 combined with numerous other Irish convicts sent via England prior to that time, assisted Irish immigrants and some more wealthy Irish settlers, it is no surprise that many Tasmanians feel a strong bond with Ireland and…


Added by David Boon on February 6, 2010 at 12:00 — 4 Comments

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