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Prayers and pastures : Moidart emigrants in Victoria, 1852-1920

Author: Michael John Murray; Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.; Deakin University. School of History, Heritage and Society.
Publisher: 2006.
Dissertation: Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2006.
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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.
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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael John Murray; Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.; Deakin University. School of History, Heritage and Society.
OCLC Number: 225632120
Notes: Submitted to the School of History, Heritage and Society of the Faculty of Arts, Deakin University.
Degree conferred 2007.
Description: vii, 445 leaves : maps ; 30 cm.
Responsibility: by Michael John Murray.

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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.

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