Abandoned Women

Scottish convicts exiled beyond the seas
by Lucy Frost
$22.99

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

Publication Date: June 24, 2015

ISBN: 9781760290269

Binding: Paperback

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From the crowded tenements of Edinburgh to the Female Factory nestling in the shadow of Mt Wellington, dozens of Scottish women convicts were exiled to Van Diemen's Land with their young children. This is a rich and evocative account of the lives of women at the bottom of society two hundred years ago.