A Little Bit of Irish

A Little Bit of Irish : My Mother's People in Australia

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William Skyvington explores the background of his maternal Irish ancestors. Their family names were Walker, Hickey, O'Keefe, Kennedy and Cranston. Among them, there was a convict and a bushranger, but most of the others were simple folk fleeing from poverty in the Old World. Rural pioneers, they were seeking greener pastures than those of their native Ireland. Their one-way journey to the Antipodes was a gigantic adventure, culminating in their helping to found a new nation.
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  • Hardback | 266 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 16mm | 549g
  • English
  • 2919427016
  • 9782919427017
  • 1,069,458