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Mary Bowater
A Most Remarkable Woman, Mary Bowater, by Irene Schaffer, 2005,  24pp,  A5, soft cover, not indexed.
 
Follows the life of Mary Bowater, convict and landholder, 1765 - 1849, Shrewsbury England to Norfolk Plains Van Diemen's Land.
 
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Guide to Port Arthur cover
A Short History Guide to Port Arthur 1830-1877, by Alex Graeme-Evans & Michael Ross, 1993,  59pp,  A5, soft cover, not indexed.
 
This book has been written to give an "underlying appreciation not only of the intrinsic importance of the....settlement in terms of Australian pioneering history, but also....as a monument to the existence here at an earlier era, of one of the most significant British Imperial prisons ever constructed outside the British Isles...."
 
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An Eligible Situation
An Eligible Situation, by Diane Phillips, 2004,  138pp,  A5, soft cover, not indexed.
 
The early history of George Town and Low Head. A straight forward, easy to read, never published before history of the Female Factory in early George Town. Includes listings of many early arrivals including convicts.
 
Price: AUD $25.00 + P&P $4.55 within Australia
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Martin Cash cover
Martin Cash: Life after Bushranging, by Maree Ring, 1993,  41pp,  A5, soft cover, not indexed.
 
Tasmanian's famous bushranger Martin Cash. The story of his exploits in New Zealand and in Montrose, Tasmania
 
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Penal Peninsula cover
Penal Peninsula, by Ian Brand, reprint 1998,  234pp,  A5, soft cover, indexed.
 
Detailed history of Tasmania's Port Arthur and its outstations 1827-1898. Five years of extensive research culminates in a comprehensive chronological history of the penal system. Many illustrations, well referenced. Absolutely outstanding.
 
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