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Author Murray, Michael John.

Title Prayers and pastures : Moidart emigrants in Victoria, 1852-1920 / by Michael John Murray
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2006


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 MELB  304.89450411 Mur/Pap  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 445 leaves : maps ; 30 cm
Summary In 1852 thirty-seven Households from working class Catholic backgrounds emigrated from Moidart, Scotland, to the Colony of Port Phillip in Australia. This study personalises and contextualises the experiences of three generations in Scotland, on board ship and in Victoria concluding that upward mobility and economic security were achievable
Notes Submitted to the School of History, Heritage and Society of the Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
Degree conferred 2007
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (leaves 404-435)
Subject Scots -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Crofters -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Victoria -- Emigration and immigration.
Scotland -- Emigration and immigration.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.
Deakin University. School of History, Heritage and Society