GSV is privileged to have Elizabeth Rushen presenting ‘Bounty and government emigrants 1836-1840 including Mr Marshall’s migrants‘.
Liz Rushen has written a number of books in this area and you can see more about them at her website HERE.
Her talk is on this coming Thursday 18 October 12.00pm – 1.00 pm. Bookings are essential but you can still get a place if you are quick. Bookings can be made in person at GSV, via the website HERE. Or you can book by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 9662 4455.
GSV Members $5.00, RHSV/CAV/FHC $15.00 and Non-members $20.00.
There were many emigration schemes and agents operating in the early to mid-nineteenth century and this talk by historian and author Elizabeth Rushen will give a broad overview of emigration in the 1820s and 1830s. Various emigration schemes were available until the formation of the Colonial Land and Emigration Commission in 1840 and John Marshall was the most active entrepreneur under the bounty scheme of assisted migration to Australia.
This is an area of our history with which many of us have links and this is a great opportunity to get a knowledgeable overview.
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