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Published by Wentworth Books in Sydney .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Australia,
  • Scotland,
  • Scotland.

Subjects:

  • Exiles -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • Political prisoners -- Scotland -- Biography.,
  • Radicalism -- Scotland.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesScottish radicals tried and transported to Australia for treason ...
Statementby Margaret and Alastair Macfarlane.
ContributionsMacfarlane, Alastair D., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8950.A8 M16
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p., [3] p. of plates ;
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4476927M
ISBN 100855870877
LC Control Number79304603

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Macfarlane, Margaret. & Macfarlane, Alastair. , The Scottish radicals: tried and transported to Australia for treason in / by Margaret and Alastair Macfarlane Spa Books Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Wikipedia Citation. Over the summer of , radicals were tried for treason in courts in Stirling, Glasgow, Dumbarton, Paisley and Ayr. The trials were conducted under English law which, to put it mildly, did not go down at all well in Scotland. Four men were sentenced to death. In one case sentence was commuted to transportation to New South : Maggie Craig. The lives of the transportees have been thoroughly researched and well-presented in - "The Scottish Radicals - tried and transported to Australia for treason in " by Margaret MacFarlane & Alastair MacFarlane, first published , and there is also a revised edition, published in Cameron, A. D. Living in Scotland - Book John Revie Devine, T. M. The Scottish nation - Book John Revie Devine, T. M. The Scottish Radicals; Tried and Transported to Australia for Treason in Book John Revie Mackenzie, Peter.

  Margaret & Alastair Macfarlane, The Scottish radicals: tried and transported to Australia for treason in , p. 21 (Stevenage, Hertfordshire: Spa Books, ) Family Notices (, March 31). Empire, p. ‘THE SCOTTISH INSURRECTION OF ’ (Gollancz , Pluto Free ) P. B. Ellis & S. Maca’Ghobhain ‘THE SCOTTISH RADICALS. TRIED AND TRANSPORTED FOR TREASON IN ’ (Australia , SPA Books ) M. & A. MacFarlane ‘SCOTLAND: A CONCISE HISTORY BC - ’ (Gordon Wright Publishing ) James Halliday.   The Scottish Radicals of were considered respectable settlers, unlike most other Scottish convicts. They received a full pardon in August While most Scottish convicts were transported for petty crimes, driven by poverty and destitution, they also formed a remarkable pool of skilled and semi-skilled workers. For if it prosper, none dare call it treason." Sir John Harrington The executions of James Wilson, Andrew Hardie and John Baird for High Treason marked the end of the so-called Scottish insurrection of Like many Radicals,' the leaders of the disturbances which broke out into open defiance and violence against authority, were.

Scottish Radicals - Tried & Transported to Australia for Treason in (MacFarlane) Singleton District Pioneer Register (FHS Singleton) Shoalhaven Pre Pioneer Register Vol 1 A-L (Shoalhaven FHS) Shoalhaven Pre Pioneer Register Vol 2 M-Z (Shoalhaven FHS). The radical leaders – those already not in jail, don’t forget – were all arrested and their trials on capital charges such as treason were soon organised. In the immediate aftermath of the War there was one bloody incident in Greenock that showed the determination of the authorities to crack down on the radicals at any : Hamish Macpherson.   Another 19 radicals were sentenced to death, but this was subsequently commuted and they were ‘transported’ to New South Wales in Australia. Despite the unsuccessful nature of the Scottish radical uprising of , the actions of Wilson, Hardie, Baird and others played a significant part in laying the foundations of Scotland’s socialist and .   Mrs Craig’s new book One Week in April: The Scottish Radical Rising of , tells the story of the males and females who rebelled together to demand political representation and better pay and.