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Welsh Patagonians : the Australian connection / Michele Langfield and Peta Roberts. (2005)

Authors: Langfield, Michele, 1946-, Roberts, Peta R.
Publisher:Darlinghurst, N.S.W. : Crossing Press,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 21 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 21 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Langfield, Michele, 1946-
Physical Description:
  • xviii, 398 p. : ill., maps, ports., geneal. tables ; 25 cm.
Summary:
  • One hundred and fifty one Welsh Patagonians migrated to Australia between 1910 and 1916. A similar number of Welsh had sailed to Patagonia in 1856 to start their own self sufficient colony in Southern Argentina. A prospect of better life and land in Australia brought a lot of them here - this is their story.
Contents:
  • Machine derived contents note: One
  • Wild Mad Schemes: Wales To Patagonia
  • And Patagonia To Australia
  • Two
  • The Welsh Settlement: Moora-Miling, Western Australia 31
  • David And Mary Ann Humphreys 49
  • John And Ellen Hughes 60
  • John And Mary Evans 87
  • Thomas And Catherine Owen 104
  • Three
  • Reserved For The Welsh Of Chubut: New South Wales
  • And Victoria 117
  • John And Margaret Edwards, Robert And John Jones 132
  • David Lloyd And Catherine Jones 140
  • Morgan Jones 154
  • John And Ellen Jane Rowlands 179
  • Joseph Coslett And Sarah Ann Thomas 199
  • Four
  • Filching Argentine Colonists: The Darwin Group 215
  • Thomas And Elizabeth Brunt And Hugh Kent 232
  • Edward Davies, Jane And George Davies, Martina 245
  • And John Richard Davies And Enoch Davies
  • Fausto Martinez 275
  • Five
  • Pack Your Bags Ann: Individual Family Migrations 281
  • Samuel John And Elizabeth Thomas 282
  • Walter And Ann Roberts 296
  • Robert And Ann Day 311
  • Six
  • The Organ In The South: Heritage And Identity 319
  • Appendix
  • Welsh Patagonians In Australia: Who They Were 333
  • Bibliography 343
  • Notes And References 351
  • Index 385.
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Notes:
  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography: p. 343-350.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0957829183
Dewey Number:
  • 994.004/‚Äč9166
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 27195861
  • 27195861
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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