Vandemonians in North Melbourne: our local convict past
November 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 27 November at 7.30pm. Hotham Room, North Melbourne Library.
A talk by Professor Janet McCalman AC, titled Vandemonians in North Melbourne: our local convict past. Janet is a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor of the University of Melbourne and Professor of History in the Centre for Health Equity. She is also a founding member of Hotham History Project Inc. In this talk Professor McCalman will draw on her research on Tasmanian convicts and their descendants with a focus on those who made their way to North Melbourne.