Crime and Punishment in Dundalk. The Transportation of Irish Women in 19th Century Ireland: A Case History

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dc.contributor.author Nolan, Blathnaid
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-08T15:40:26Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-08T15:40:26Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3901
dc.description.abstract This article focuses on the tale of two sisters, Margaret and Judith Byrne, who were arrested in Dundalk for the larceny of a pair of shoes, transferred to Grange Gorman Lane, transportation depot, and disposed of on the Phoebe in 1845 to Van Diemen’s Land. This article examines the case as it was presented to the courts including the petitions put forward on behalf of the sisters. Their journey from Dundalk to Hobart will be considered and documentary analysis will uncover how the sisters fared once they stepped foot on Vandemonian soil. en
dc.description.sponsorship Not applicable en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. School of Social Justice. Women's Studies en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Women & Gender Studies Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Vol. 12(2) en
dc.subject Convict transportation en
dc.subject Convict women en
dc.subject Grange Gorman en
dc.subject Penal reform en
dc.subject Victorian ideology en
dc.subject Van Diemen’s Land en
dc.subject Female factories en
dc.subject Feminist historiography en
dc.subject.lcsh Penal transportation en
dc.subject.lcsh Women prisoners--Ireland--History en
dc.subject.lcsh Ideology--History--19th century en
dc.subject.lcsh Tasmania en
dc.subject.lcsh Historiography en
dc.title Crime and Punishment in Dundalk. The Transportation of Irish Women in 19th Century Ireland: A Case History en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Nolan|Blathnaid|aut|


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