Topic Talk – Australia
October 9, 2023 @ 1:00 pm
Used (or misused) as a prison colony, England deported its convicts in the 1700s and beyond…and contributed to the making of Australia. Irish convicts in your line? Some may have touched these shores. Under more promising circumstances, later folks from England and other Commonwealth countries went to the towns and the outback. For US researchers, we say “hurrah for the English language.” Small continent, big country. Let’s go down under!