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The Kerry Girls: Emigration and the Earl Grey Scheme (Paperback)
  • The Kerry Girls: Emigration and the Earl Grey Scheme (Paperback)

The Kerry Girls: Emigration and the Earl Grey Scheme (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 05/05/2014
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As part of the controversial Earl Grey Scheme, this is the true story of the Kerry girls who were shipped to Australia from the four Kerry Workhouses of Dingle, Kenmare, Killarney and Listowel in 1849 and 1850. Leaving behind scenes of destitution and misery, the girls, some of whom spoke only Irish, set off to the other side of the world without any idea of what lay ahead. This book tells of their 'selection' and their transportation to New South Wales and Adelaide, their subsequent apprenticeship, and finally of their marriage and attempts to rebuild a life far from home.

Publisher: The History Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781845888312

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