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Title:
'End of Transportation' special presentation
When:
Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:00am
Where:
Royal WA Historical Society -
Category:
Special Event

Description

Guest speaker, Dr Pamela Statham Drew will present "WA Convicts: their lives and influence on the  Colony".

The arrival in Western Australia of the Hougoumont, with its cargo of convicts and Pensioner Guards, marked the end of transportation worldwide.  The 9 January 2018 will mark the 150th Anniversary of this event and so the WA Genealogical Society and the Royal WA Historical Society will be holding a series of Joint Presentations and Displays of Artefacts and Photographs of the men who came to the Swan River Colony, both in chains and in Uniform, during the convict era.
In this presentation Dr Pamela Statham Drew will talk about the lives of the nearly 10,000 convicts who came to the Swan River Colony over the 17 years of Transportation.

Sunday 11 February 2018
10.30am Morning tea after presentation.
Gold Coin donation, WAGS member and visitors welcome
Venue: Stirling House 49 Broadway Nedlands

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Venue

Venue:
Royal WA Historical Society
Street:
49 Broadway, Nedlands

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