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

Murray, Michael John. 2006, Prayers and pastures : Moidart emigrants in Victoria, 1852-1920, Ph.D. thesis, School of History, Heritage and Society, Deakin University.

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Title Prayers and pastures : Moidart emigrants in Victoria, 1852-1920
Author Murray, Michael John.
Institution Deakin University
School School of History, Heritage and Society
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2006
Keyword(s) Scots - History - Victoria
Crofters - History - Victoria
Victoria - Emigration and immigration
Scotland - Emigration and immigration
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 Degree conferred 2007.
Language eng
Description of original vii, 445 leaves : maps ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 304.89450411
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