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Scottish Highland Migrants

Saturday 18 August • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Gold Coin Donation

From 1730-1830, the Scottish Highlands was in a state of severe social, economic and cultural upheaval. In the 1830s starvation and destitution caused many to migrate to Australia.

Join author, Jim Donaldson to hear the story of their selection, voyages, settlement and life after their arrival in this country.

This event is run as part of National Family History Month.

Gold coin donation invited.

Book cover Farewell to the Heather

Jim Donaldson is the author of ‘Farewell to the Heather: An account of the government assisted emigrants from the highlands and islands of Scotland to New South Wales 1837-1840

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Date:
Saturday 18 August
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Gold Coin Donation
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Venue

PMI Victorian History Library
39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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Phone:
9510 3393

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